When: Sunday 23 July
Where: The Auckland City Council hosted tours depart from the foyer of the SKYCITY Convention Centre on Federal Street (next to the SKYCITY Grand entrance)
Time: 10.00am - 12.30pm
Tickets: Delegates and partners may purchase tickets when registering at $35 per ticket
Auckland's Tupuna Maunga
Co-governance is a world leading and evolving area of governance in which Treaty-based partnerships between mana whenua and local government are embedding a Te Ao Maori perspective in the management of some of our significant natural resources. This tour will involve visiting three of the Tupuna Maunga (ancestral mountains/volcanic cones) and learning how this is being put into practice in the management of these taonga.
This tour is limited to 35. Places will be allocated on a first in basis.
Toi o Tamaki: behind the scenes
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki is New Zealand's largest and most inspiring visual arts experience. Join this 'behind the scenes' tour at one of Auckland's most iconic buildings, and learn about the role the Art Gallery plays in the Aotea Quarter, the city's arts and entertainment hub, and the Gallery's large and significant permanent collection of New Zealand art. The tour will conclude with a visit to the Art Gallery café.
This tour is limited to 20. Places will be allocated on a first in basis.
New Lynn: urban regeneration in a growing city
Visit New Lynn to see firsthand the regeneration of New Lynn town centre, one of Auckland's ten metropolitan centres earmarked for significant growth through to 2040. Hear about the work which has paved the way for the revitalisation of New Lynn, including a kilometre-long underground trench for the railway corridor, double tracking, the stunning and award-winning transport interchange, the Clark Street extension, Totara Ave's shared space and the redeveloped Todd Triangle and Gardner Reserve. Tour participants will return to Britomart station on the train.
Please note that this tour is now fully booked.
Date: Monday 24 July
Time: 10.45am - 3.45pm
Ticket: $120.00 per person
Duration: 5 hours
Enjoy a two course lunch at Stonyridge Vineyard, one of Waiheke Islands longest established and best known vineyard restaurants. This tour includes ferry tickets, on-island transfers to and from the ferry and a two course lunch. Attendees are to meet at the Auckland ferry terminal at 10.45am for an 11.00am departure. Please note minimum and maximum numbers apply.
We Are What We Eat - Fonterra Demonstration Kitchen
Date: Monday 24 July
Time: 10.30am - 12.30pm
Ticket: $20.00 per person
Duration: 2 hours
Calling all food lovers! Come and sample a range of our world class products, from cheese to ice cream, and discover the extraordinary places you might find our products outside of the kitchen. And if you have ever wondered why chef's around the world are choosing our products, and what they are actually doing with them, then sit back and our 'We Are What We Eat' chef will whip you up a few things whilst you enjoy fresh scones and whipped cream. You will take home your very own chiller bag stocked with recipe cards and ingredients so you can re-create the magic at home.
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