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 Fees


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




8.30 - 9.30am  

10.00 - 10.30am


10.30 - 11.15am






11.15 - 11.45am

11.45am - 12.30pm

12.30 - 1.00pm   

1.00 -1.45pm

1.45 - 2.45pm    

2.45 – 4.00pm  

4.00 – 4.30pm  



Powhiri at Whakatu Marae

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 – Rutherford foyer

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Lunch – Rutherford foyer

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Afternoon tea – Rutherford foyer

NZPI Conference Welcome Function – Rutherford Hotel

Emerging Planners Social Function - Venue TBC

​*Please note that the programme is subject to change

Thank you to our Emerging Planners Congress Sponsors:


 New Zealand Planning Institute | +64 9 520 6277 | admin@planning.org.nz | www.planning.org.nz

Planning together for a better New Zealand.

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