Get in touch with the Event Manager, Mandy Train.  Phone: 0274 952 718
Devon Hotel, 390 Devon St E, Strandon, New Plymouth
Smart casual throughout.  Conference dinner is formal (jacket essential, tie optional).
The Devon Hotel is approx 1.8km from the Len Lye Centre.  Coach transport will be in place, departing The Devon at 5.45pm, and returning at 7.45pm.
The Devon Hotel is just 10km from the airport.  Transfers are your own responsibility.  Taxis and SuperShuttle services are available and we recommend booking in advance.

Expect highs of 18 degrees and overnight lows of 11 degrees.  Bring a warm jacket for the evenings.

Please notify the Event Manager in writing. If you are unable to arrange a replacement, a full refund less an administration charge of $200.00 will be made providing notification is received by 1 March. After this date, refunds will be at the discretion of the organisers and will be processed after the conference.
The hotel has a large car park at the front of the hotel, with street parking available on Devon, Watson and Courtenay Streets.
Complimentary wifi is provided at the conference venue for delegates and in house guests.

The 2019 Conference Planning Committee is: 

Mick Lester, Chair, NZ Community Boards Executive

Mike Reid, Principal Policy Adviser, LGNZ

Jayne Beer-Tidbury, Community Relations Officer, New Plymouth District Council 

Doug Hislop, Chair, Kaitake Community Board

Bronwyn Bauer-Hunt, Deputy Chair,  NZ Community Boards Executive

Mandy Train, Event Manager, Conference Innovators

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