Conference Dates

The Conference takes place from Sunday 10 February 2019 until Thursday 14 February 2019.

Important Dates




Abstracts Open


Registration Open


Abstract Submission Closes (5pm NZ Time)

27 October 2018

Notification of Abstract Submission

15 November 2018

Earlybird Registration Closes

30 November 2018

Standard Registration Applies

1 December 2018

AMN9 Conference

11 - 14 February 2019


Travel Information

Passport & Visas

For full information please view the New Zealand immigration website:

Click here for details on Visa factsheet: Vistor Visa information 

Those who may require a visa should obtain visa in advance.

Please read the passports and visas section carefully or visit your local New Zealand Embassy. 

If you are transiting via Australia (even if it is just a 30 minute stopover) you are likely to require an Australian Transit Visa.  (click here for details). If you are transiting via any other country en route to New Zealand, please check the relevant visa requirements for that country.

Customs Requirements

New Zealand has strict rules to protect its agricultural industries from imported pests and diseases. If you bring in items such as food and plants, these must be declared to Ministry for Primary Industries. Visit for more information.

New Zealand has strict security concerning drugs, firearms and other dangerous goods. For information: visit

Letter of Invitation

If you require a letter of invitation to AMN9 for the purposes of obtaining a Visa, please use the contact page by CLICKING HERE

Please ensure you provide all the releveant information that will enable us to contact you.


A selection of local hotels are offering AMN9 delegates a set rate (subject to availablity) - please see details as follow:

QT Museum Wellington

This is the closest hotel to Te Papa. (Just across the road) 

All rooms on the code below are based on House availability and therefore subject to availability at the time of booking.  Your online corporate code is AMN9WEB

To access your special rates please visit

  1. 1.      Select your hotel, enter your dates and number of people
  2. 2.      Click on “BOOK NOW”
  3. 3.      Under “MORE BOOKING OPTIONS” in the “CORPORATE ID” field enter your corporate ID: AMN9WEB
  4. 4.      Click “UPDATE BOOKING”
  5. 5.      Your special rates will appear on the rates screen
  6. 6.      Available for stays between 9/2/19 and 15/2/19 (inclusive)

Park Hotel

The Terrace & Lambton Quay
Contemporary 4-star hotel

Main / vehicle entrance:  101 The Terrace, Wellington
Pedestrian entrance: 204 Lambton Quay, Wellington
Distance from Wellington airport: 8km
Distance to Te Papa (AMN9 Venue): 1.2km approx. 15min walk  

  • Standard Room (Robin – 1 queen bed)   $185 per night
  • Superior King Studio (Heron – 1 king or 2 split beds)   $199 per night
  • Executive King Studio (Takahe – 1 king or 2 split beds)   $235 per night

All accommodation reservations to be made direct with hotel quoting: AMN9
Email:   or phone: +64 4 260 500 or 0800 260 5000

Liberty Apartment Hotel

79 Taranaki Street
Centrally located in Wellington, close to shopping, cafes & restaurants

Distance from Wellington airport: 6.5km
Distance to Te Papa (AMN9 Venue): 750m approx. 5min walk

  • One bedroom apartment  (1 queen bed)    $210 per night
  • Two bedroom apartment  (2 queen beds)   $260 per night

All accommodation reservations to be made direct with hotel quoting: AMN9
Email:   or phone:  +64 4 830 0993

Subject to availability, please refer to hotel for terms & conditions

Distinction Wellington Century City Hotel

70 Tory Street

Centally located hotel close to restaurants and shopping

Distance from Wellington airport: 6.4km
Distance to Te Papa (AMN9 Venue): 750m approx. 5min walk

  • Studio rooms - $169 per room per night
  • Standard 1 bedroom - $189 per room per night
  • Superior 1 bedroom - $209 per room per night.

Accommodation reservations to be made online with hotel by clicking here

To book by phone or email, please call +64 4 801 0780 or email  Please quote AMN9 to access group rates.

Subject to availability, please refer to hotel for terms & conditions

The Venue: Te Papa

The Museum of New Zealand - Te Papa Tongarewa is the venue for AMN-9. 

Located at the centre of Wellingtons harbour, Te Papa is the perfect venue. The Airport is just 15 minutes by taxi and is 15 minutes’ walk from excellent hotels, cafes, restaurants and popular shopping areas.

Parking at Te Papa

Te Papa parking offers a special day event attendees discount rate of $10.00 from 6am to 6pm and an evening special of $6.00 from 5pm to 2am the next day.

To get the discount, please get your car parking ticket validated at the registration desk before you pay at the pay station on departure, the flat rate of $10 will then apply. 

Normal Daytime Rate, 8am–5pm

  • $4 per hour, up to a maximum of $30
  • Lost ticket fee: $40

Normal Evening and Overnight Rate

  • 5pm–8am: $2 per hour (up to $8 when exiting before 2am, or up to $24 before 8am)
  • 24-hour maximum: $40
  • Lost ticket fee: $40

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