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19-21 May 2023 – NZCFS National Conference & AGM


Recent Updates:


This year’s National Conference and AGM will be held over the weekend 19-21 May in Tauranga. The venue for Friday evening drinks, the National Conference on the Saturday morning, and the AGM on Sunday is:

The Armitage Hotel
9 Willow Street
Tauranga 3110

All visiting conference attendees, including VIPs, speakers and panellists, are asked to gather outside the entrance to the Conference Centre by 8.50 am on the day of the conference. Local conference attendees, including Tauranga Branch committee members, will be seated inside the room. Visitors (manuhiri) will be called into the room at 9.00 am for a mihi whakatau (welcome ceremony).

Dates: 19 – 21 May 2023



“Friendship in Action”

This follows last year’s theme:
“What do friends do? Renewing and enhancing NZ China friendship in difficult times.”

Please book accommodation early, and ensure that they can be cancelled as it is possible that this may need to be converted to an online meeting.

Also, please make travel arrangements at your earliest convenience, while fares are still reasonable.



Registration for the 2023 NZCFS Annual Conference & AGM is now available.

NZCFS Annual Conference Saturday 20 May: $150
(Includes morning tea/lunch and transportation via coach for afternoon tours)

NZCFS Annual General Meeting Sunday 21 May: No additional charge
(Includes morning tea)

Please note early bird pricing has now ended.

Payment by direct credit to

NZCFS Tauranga Branch ​
Bank Account: 01-0434-0108000-00

Important: Please quote name and ‘Conference’ as reference.

[Thank you to all that attended!]

Final Programme

Last updated: 20/05/2023
Download as a pdf



Hotel Armitage & Conference Centre

For individually paid accommodation please to direct all attendees to the The Armitage Hotel website – Click Here

Use the code “DIRECT” to avail discount.
Booking comment to mention: NZ China Friendship Society
Booker can choose the between Hot Deal or Flexible Rate
Booking terms & conditions applies
Rooms and rate are subject to availability upon booking.

07 5748200
9 Willow Street, Tauranga 3110

Roselands Motel

07 578 2294
21 Brown Street, Tauranga 3110

Durham Court Motor Inn

07 5779691
60 Harington Street, Tauranga 3110

Quest Tauranga Central

07 2829100
71 Devonport Road, Tauranga 3110

The Tauranga on the Waterfront

07 5787079
1 Second Avenue, Tauranga 3110


Tauranga Taxis: 07 578 6086
Tauranga Taxi Cabs: 07 57807878
Dial-a-cab: 07 5435050