The HIANZ 2021 Conference, Trade Show and Hire Excellence Awards Dinner will all be held at the Rotorua Energy Events Centre.  Positioned on the edge of Lake Rotorua, the Energy Events Centre’s unique location within the picturesque Government Gardens provides extensive car parking and is also within easy walking distance of the retail precinct, accommodation, restaurants, cafes and spa facilities.

Carparking at the Rotorua Energy Events Centre (377 carparks)  is free for all attendees.


The conference programme includes a number of networking opportunities, including:

Wednesday Happy Hour
from 4.00pm – 5.00pm, in the Trade Show Hall

Wednesday Function
from 6.30pm. The Wednesday evening function will be held at the VR Rotorua Lake Resort, approximately 20 minutes’ drive from the conference venue. 

Transfers will depart from 6.00pm with the last bus leaving at 6.15pm sharp and will only be going from the below stated hotels. Rolling transfers will start at 10.00pm with the last bus departing the VR at 11.00pm. If anyone misses the bus, they will need to arrange for their own transfers.

Thursday Breakfast
Come for breakfast with the Exhibitors and a special act/presentation from our MC Antonia Prebble. 8:30am in the Trade Show Hall

Thursday Happy Hour
from 3:30pm – 4.30pm in the Trade Show Hall

Hire Excellence Awards Dinner
from 6.30pm, Thursday, sponsored by Youngman Richardson & Co
at the Rotorua Energy Events Centre


Enjoy the magic of Rotorua in a wide selection of accommodation options

Special accommodation options and rates have been sourced for all HIANZ Conference attendees.  Please note all accommodation rates are subject to availability at the time of booking and are available for Tuesday 10 to Friday 13 August 2021 only.

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Accommodation options

Pullman Rotorua – 5min walk to The Energy Events Centre

  • Superior King Guest Rooms: $225/night
  • Superior Twin Guest Rooms: $245/night

Book via this link

Novotel Rotorua Lakeside – 12min walk to The Energy Events Centre (located next to the Ibis)

  • Standard City View King/Twin Guest Rooms: $179/night
  • Standard Lake View King/Twin Guest Rooms: $209/night

Book via this link

Millennium Hotel Rotorua –  9 min walk to The Energy Events Centre

  • Superior Rooms: $180.00/night
  • Superior Lakefacing Rooms: $210.00/night
  • Club Rooms: $270.00/night

To book, visit the Millennium website under book a room, enter stay dates, number of guests, then select codes and options and enter HIANZ21 in the “Use a Group Code” field, click book now and will show you discounted rates. 

Jet Park Hotel – 15 min walk to The Energy Events Centre

  • Standard or Superior King – $150/night
  • Standard or Superior Twin – $160.00/night
  • Executive Suite or Apartment – $190/night
  • Family Suite – $210/night

To book, visit the Jet Park website and enter in the promo code HIANZ21.  
Or phone reservations on 0800 538 466 or email and quote the promo code HIANZ21


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Megan Old  – Event Coordinator
Tel: +6 7 595 0565

Amanda Graham – Event Manager
Mob: +64 27 482 3707

hianz office

Kylene Schlebusch
Tel: +64 7 575 2563
Mob: +64 21 855 405