Irrigation New Zealand


Conference Programme and Registrations

For the conference programme: click here

For individual registration: click here 

For group packages click here

Conference Pricing

Registration Type Cost (incl GST)
Earlybird Irrigation Scheme and Water User Group package (4 people) $1850
Earlybird Industry Group Package(3 people) $1500
Earlybird Member $530
Earlybird Non Member $690
Accompanying Member’s Partner $365
Full Member $650
Student $230
Day – Thursday $420
Day – Wednesday $420
Full Non Member $820

IrrigationNZ members benefit from special registration rates – to find out more about becoming an INZ member check our website.

Reduced per person pricing is available for irrigation schemes or water user groups with four or more members attending, or for industry groups with three or more people attending. For enquiries about group packages please contact or phone 04 473 8042. 

An earlybird discount is available for registrations received and paid before the 15  February 2018. Any registrations not paid by that date will be re-invoiced at the standard rate.

For Accommodation

The Central Otago i-SITEs have reserved accommodation throughout the region for Irrigation Conference delegates.

To book accommodation or for more information contact the Central Otago i-SITEs on.

Ph 03 262 7999, Email

Please click here for a list of accommodation options.

Sponsorship and Expo sites
We have sponsorship opportunities available and a limited number of expo sites available with remaining sites expected to fill quickly.

For more information

Contact Kate Mills or Charlotte Butler, or

Ph: 03 341 2225

Principal Sponsors:



Have a look at our other sponsors: click here


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