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AGM - National

2019 Conference

Event date:
Event location:

Te Papa, Wellington
New Zealand

Event type:
AGM - National
Conservation area:
Courageous Conservation

We're proud to announce that the 2019 Forest & Bird Conference and AGM will once again be held in Te Papa, Wellington. Speakers include, Conservation Minister Hon. Eugenie Sage, School Strike 4 Climate organiser Sophie Handford, Youth delegate to the COP24 Climate talks Adam Currie, National Party Conservation spokesperson Sarah Dowie and climate spokesperson Todd Muller, and Graeme Elliot from the Department of Conservation. 

The Sanderson Dinner will take place on the evening of the 29th June with special guest Jeanette Fitzsimons - climate activist and former Green Party co-leader.  The AGM will be held on Sunday 30th June. 

Full Terms and Conditions for registrants are available here


If you're planning on attending now might be a good time to check out some accommodation options and get a good deal. We also encourage all those attending the conference to use public transport, cycling and/or carpooling when possible. 


Click on the link below to download our programme for our 2019 Conference - Courageous Conservation. 


CQ Comfort Hotel
223 Cuba Street, Wellington
Phone: 0800 888 5 999 
Bay Plaza Hotel 
40-44 Oriental Parade, Wellington
Phone: 0800 857 799
West Plaza Hotel 
110-116 Wakefield Street, Wellington
Phone: 0800 731 444
YHA Wellington
292 Wakefield Street, Wellington
Phone: (04) 801 7280
Downtown Backpackers Wellington
1 Bunny Street, Wellington
Phone: 0800 225 725
At Home Wellington City
181 Wakefield Street
Phone: 04  802 0858

Maps and Guides


If you'd like to nominate someone for one of our awards (to be given out at the Sanderson Dinner), then head along to our awards page to find out more information about the process, and to download the nomination forms. 

Event contact

Phil Bilbrough
021 2770974

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