Upcoming Events of HVN Interest

March 2021 | Food Safety – Risk & Compliance / Safe and Sustainable Packaging Materials Conference

A co-located conference focusing on maintaining a world-class food safety strategy and innovative sustainable solutions for packaging. Implementing and maintaining a world-class food safety strategy is imperative for consumer, brand and industry protection.

On the Packaging side of things, there is also a one-day forum to analyse developing government legislation, explore current industry-wide challenges, highlight packaging material trends, and showcase strategic and innovative sustainable solutions.

University of Auckland NZFSSRC members are eligible for a 15% discount, contact d.nolan@auckland.ac.nz for details.

Date: 16/17 March, 2021

Location: Ellerslie Events Centre, Auckland


May 2021 | E Tipu 2021 | The Boma NZ Agri Summit

E Tipu 2021 is designed to bring together people who work across New Zealand’s entire food and fibre sector, from the start of the supply chain to the finished products.

If you’re a farmer, producer, innovator, supplier, researcher, educator, student, government or finance worker looking at how to grow Aotearoa’s agriculture industry amidst exponential changes, you won’t want to miss it.

Date: 11/12 May, 2021

Location: Christchurch Town Hall, Christchurch


July 2021 | New Zealand Institute of Food Science & Technology Inc (NZIFST) Conference 2021


Date: 6-8 July, 2021

Location: Convention Centre, Palmerston North 


July 2021 | Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) Conference

Speakers include Michelle Dickinson (Keynote Speaker), Patrick Gower (MC) and Jamie Fitzgerald (Former NZ Rower, World Record Holder)

Registrations open soon for the 2021 Local Government New Zealand conference, to be held in Blenheim, also known as Waiharakeke, and the heart of Marlborough.  The region offers an ideal opportunity to showcase the natural capital of rural and provincial New Zealand.

The conference runs from 9:30am Thursday 15 July to 5:30pm Friday 16 July – and is preceded and followed by various member meetings.

Date: 15-17 July, 2021

Location: Waiharakeke, Blenheim


September 2021 | Aquaculture Conference


Date: 22 – 23 September 2021

Location: Rutherford Hotel, Nelson


November 2021 | New Zealand Society of Gastroenterology – Gastro2021

The theme for the Annual Scientific Meeting 2021 is Restart, Relaunch and Reboot – giving us the opportunity to restart, relaunch and reboot our social lives and scientific activities in 2021.

Date: 17 – 19 November 2021

Location: Te Pae, Christchurch Convention Centre