2020 HETTANZ Conference

We are excited to announce the 2020 HETTANZ Conference is being held in Wellington on the 15 – 17 May at Massey University (Wallace Street, Mount Cook, Wellington).


Registrations for the 2020 HETTANZ Conference are now open. There are special discounted early bird rates available until Wednesday 25 March so be quick!

Conference Registration prices:

Early Bird (members) $150 + GST

Early Bird (non-members) $270 + GST (includes joining opportunity)

Full price (members) $250 + GST

Full price (non-members) $370 + GST (includes joining opportunity)


This year’s theme is ‘Diverse, Driven & Dynamic’.

Friday (afternoon only) – Field Trips and Networking Dinner

Saturday – ‘For the teachers by the teachers’ Sessions, Trade Exhibition, AGM, Opening Keynote Speaker, Workshops and Conference Dinner

Sunday (morning only) – Invited Speakers and Closing Keynote Speaker

Click here to view the full 2020 HETTANZ Conference programme



Departing  from CQ Hotel at 12pm

Textiles/Design Field Trip:

Fabric and Craft Stores, Minerva Book Store, Nisa Workroom, Afternoon Tea ($20.00 + GST)

Food Field Trip

Ruth Pretty Cooking School Tour, Afternoon Tea, Otaki Retail Stop ($30.00 + GST)


We have two great networking functions at this year’s conference.

Friday Networking Dinner Southern Cross, 6:30pm ($45 + GST)

Saturday Conference Dinner Harbour Side Function Centre – The Cable Room, 7:00pm ($80 + GST)

Tickets for each function need to be purchased in addition to your conference registration.


Coming to the Conference from out of town?

HETTANZ has secured rooms at CQ Hotel at a discounted rate of $149.00 NZD per room night. To book simply e-mail reservations@cqwellington.com and quote HETTANZ2020 to receive this special rate.


If you have any questions about the 2020 HETTANZ Conference please contact James Austin at info@HETTANZ.org.nz