Venue / Destination Conference Venue Amora Hotel, The conference will take place at the Amora Hotel. Wellington is the perfect base downtown in the entertainment precinct and the waterfront. Every room in this superbly appointed hotel provides premium accommodation and unobstructed city or harbour views. Other facilities include the award winning grill restaurant and bar, as well as the largest conference hotel venue in Wellington. Wellington – “The Coolest little Capital in the World” Wellington is a picture perfect city, set between a magnificent harbour and rolling green hills. It is also a compact city where funky shops, exciting galleries and great restaurants are within easy walking distance. The compact size of Wellington makes it perfect for explorations on foot. In just a few kilometres, four unique areas sit side by side, making up the unique experience of Wellington. With its restaurants, bars, cafes, cinemas, and theatres, Courtenay Place is thoroughly distraction packed. Cuba Street captures the creative pulse of this vibrant arts capital. Lambton Quay tempts with designer fashions and food to match. And to unwind, follow the locals to the Waterfront where many parks, museums and landmarks stand beside the stunning harbour. Visit: for ideas and options. If you would like to know what is happening in Wellington during the conference, please visit for comprehensive listings, Travel By air: By train: – only from select locations By bus: By car: Please click here to go to an interactive National map. Parking The James Smiths Car Park is located next to the Amora Hotel. You can book parking in advance and view parking rates here. New Zealand General Elections For NZ citizens eligible to vote, voting day is Saturday 26th November 2011, the last day of the conference Delegates attending the Conference have 2 choices: 1. Casting a 'special out of electorate' vote at a polling booth near the Amora Hotel in Wellington. Directions will be advised nearer the time. The process may take a little longer as your name will need to be searched via the computer data base. 2. Making an advance vote You can vote in advance from Wednesday 9 November.  Advance voting closes on Friday 25 November. Information about where, when and how to vote in advance will be available online at or Freephone 0800 36 76 56 from 2 November.