Conference general information

“Creation: ecology, theology, revolution”

The Conference begins at 3.00 pm on Friday
st-andrews-on-the-terrace-logo-250pxSt Andrew’s on The Terrace, 30 The Terrace, Wellington

Please check in at our on-site registration desk in the Hall in St Andrew’s  Centre, collect your conference pack, and—if relevant—choose a location for Friday evening’s meal. Afternoon tea will be available until 2.30 pm.

Entrance to St Andrew’s Centre is via the ramp or steps to the right of the church. The Hall—which will be clearly signposted—is on the left of the entrance lobby.

We are delighted that Philip Garside will be selling books at the Conference, as will St Andrew’s Trust for the Study of Religion and Society (SATRS). ALL book sales will be in the Green Room, in St Andrew’s Centre, on the right of the stairs in the entrance lobby.

TRANSPORT – click this heading for details
In line with our environmental theme, we encourage conference attendees to use public transport where possible. You can plan your transport with Greater Wellington’s Public Transport Network Metlink Journey Planner

PARKING – click this heading for details
Parking at and near the conference venue is extremely limited. Car parks on The Terrace are for 2 hours only, and weekend parking fees WILL BE imposed in September 2018. We recommend walking or using public transport to and from your accommodation if possible.
Map of parking buildings and locations

MEALS AND CATERING – click this heading for details

MORNING AND AFTERNOON TEAS will be provided by volunteers from St Andrew’s on The Terrace and sister parishes. St Andrew’s provides Fair Trade tea and coffee.
FRIDAY EVENING MEAL—at your own cost: choose a restaurant within walking distance of St Andrew’s and join a group, led by a local host, for a meal.

SATURDAY LUNCH—local company Blue Carrot will provide individual lunch bags. A range of dietary options are available; you need to choose one when registering.

Catered by Pomegranate Kitchen: a social enterprise that provides employment opportunities for people from a refugee background. So that St Andrew’s doesn’t need to obtain a liquor licence to serve alcohol, this will be a BYO drinks event. Non-alcoholic drinks, and Fair Trade tea and coffee, will be available.

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Conference Registration is for Friday 7 to Sunday 9 September.
It includes morning and afternoon teas, and lunch on Saturday.

Early bird registration—until 20 June $95.00 per person
Registration from 21 June: $105.00 per person
Conference Dinner: $40.00 per person

You can download a form to complete, or submit information online.
A registration form can be emailed or posted to you on request:

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS – click this heading for details
We recommend you book your accommodation as early as possible. Early bird deals are available from hotels near The Terrace, but although there are no other major events in Wellington on the conference weekend, accommodation sells out fast.

This map shows the location of nearby hotels, apartments and backpackers’: central Wellington

4 & 5-star hotel and apartment rooms (within 1.5km of The Terrace) currently range from $150—$280 per night.

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