Emerging Planners Congress

 
Wednesday 24th March

The Emerging Planners Congress is the pre-eminent annual professional development event organised by and for emerging planners in New Zealand.

​Registration

 

Registration includes: Entry to Emerging Planners congress incl. lunch and refreshments, entry to the Emerging Planners social function.
Full conference incl. Welcome & Awards function and gala dinner,  social functions and field trips are separate registration fees.  

 

$100 (NZPI Student Members)

$150 (NZPI Emerging Planner Members)

$175 (Non-Member)

*Rates are GST exclusive

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

Programme



8.10am

 

8.30am - 9.30am  

9.40am

10.00am - 10.10am

 

10.10am - 11.15am

 

 

 

 

11.15am - 11.45am

11.45am - 12.35pm

 

 

12.35pm - 1.45pm   
 

 

1.45pm - 2.45pm    

2.45pm – 2.50pm  

 

2.50pm - 3.20pm

 

 

3.20pm – 3.50pm  
 

3.50pm - 4.00pm

 

5.00pm - 7.00pm

7.00pm



Buses depart Rutherford Hotel for Whakatū Marae

 

Pōwhiri at Whakatu Marae

 

Buses depart Whakatū Marae for Rutherford Hotel 

 

Introduction and Official Welcomes – David Curtis, NZPI CEO

 

Workshop – An interactive session with emerging planners: The role and value of urban design to planners

  • Lee Beattie, Urban Designer, Urban Planner and Independent Hearing Commissioner

  • Ian Munro, Independent Urban Planning & Design Consultant


Morning tea – Waimea foyer, Rutherford Hotel

Navigating a planning career

  • Hamish Peacock – Technical Director – RMA Planning

  • Pattle Delamore Partners LTD

How Waka Kotahi is responding to some of Aotearoa’s biggest challenges

 

  • Claire Pascoe –Lead Advisor Urban Transformation – Waka Kotahi

 

Lunch – Waimea foyer, Rutherford Hotel

Aotearoa Pacific Planners Forum – Vishal Chandra

(joining Papa Pounamu Hui)

 

Assessing The Quality of Engagement - ​Courtney Bennett (joining Papa Pounamu Hui)

 

Reducing Risk – What can planners do? - Emily Grace – QLDC

 

Hui wrap up
 

NZPI Conference Welcome Function – Rutherford Hotel

Emerging Planners Social Function - Heritage Planning Tour of Nelson, ending at Mama Cod for refreshments

​*Please note that the programme is subject to change

Thank you to our Emerging Planners Congress Sponsors:

Cuttriss
Cuttriss

Emerging Planners Gold Sponsor

EQC
EQC

Emerging Planners MC Sponsors

Boffa Miskell
Boffa Miskell

Emerging Planners lunch & refreshments sponsor

Eighty4 Recruitment
Eighty4 Recruitment

Social Function Sponsor