Plastics New Zealand's 77th Annual Conference is occurring on the 4th - 5th May in Christchurch, New Zealand. All Members and Non-Members are welcome to attend


Plastics New Zealand 77th Annual Conference 
4 – 5 May 2023, Rydges Latimar Christchurch
"Rise Up"

(Updated 24 January 2023 - Further details will be confirmed closer to the event)

Wednesday 3 May 2023
10.30am    Pre-Conference Golf – 11.00am Tee-Off at Waitikiri Golf Club
                     Kindly sponsored by BASF NZ Ltd

5.00pm    Manufacturing Networking Event (TBC)

7.30pm     Free evening for Delegates

Thursday 4 May 2023

Principal Sponsor Viva Energy Australia  Viva 1

Conference Plenary Sessions Day 1 - Rydges Latimar Christchurch


 National Executive Meeting                                                                                                                         

8:00 am

 Registration Opens

8:30 am

 First Timers Briefing

9:00 am

 Conference Opening

9:15 am

 Plenary Session 1


 Morning Tea 

10:45 am 

 Plenary Session 2



1:15 pm

 Plenary session 3


 Afternoon Tea 

3:00 pm

 Plenary session 4

4:30 pm

 Day 1 Sessions close


Conference Gala Evening - Rydges Latimar Christchurch

Kindly sponsored by Competenz Te Pūkenga

5.30pm – 12.00am          Gala Dinner
                                                Themed costume event 
                                                 With live band - TBC

Friday 5 May 2023

Principal Sponsor Viva Energy Australia Viva 1

Conference Plenary Sessions Day 2 - Rydges Latimar Christchurch

9:00 am

 Opening Day 2                                                                                                                                            

9:05 am

 Plenary Session 5

10:30 am

 Morning Tea

10.45 am 

 Plenary Session 6

12.30 pm


1:15 pm

 Plenary Session 7


 National AGM     


 Afternoon Tea 


 Plenary Session 8

4:30 pm

 Conference Official Close/Prize Draws   


Post Conference Dinner

7.00pm     Post-Conference Dinner (Optional) for Delegates staying on for the Weekend
                  Venue - TBC


Join us in 2023 in Christchurch.  Download our registration pack here

 Download the conference programme here