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Planning Your Visit

Planning your visit  is easy with our comprehensive guide.

Transportation: Arrange for convenient and reliable transportation options, book your preferred accommodation,

discover the city's diverse dining options, and choose from a range of sightseeing activities, such as visiting historical landmarks, museums, parks, and other Auckland attractions. 

Restaurants & Sightseeing

The Wellingtons Restaurant and Bar is located onsite at the Waipuna Hotel, which is available for bookings.

The Waipuna Conference venue is also close to the Sylvia Park Mall, where a number of eateries provide convenient options for the Friday evening meal.


Auckland offers many things to do and see, such as the Auckland Museum, MOTAT, Auckland Zoo, and many more activities.

For further details on dining and sightseeing options, please see below.


The Waipuna is offering a special accommodation rate of $175.00 incl GST, per room, per night to conference guests.


This rate is based on the entry level twin rooms and is room only (rate applies for Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights, any accommodation required Monday through Thursday will have a higher rate).


Guests to mention the RASNZ Conference Queens birthday to receive the special rate.


To book a room at the Waipuna, or for alternative accomodation, please click the link below.

Getting to the Venue

The Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre is located in Mt Wellington, about a 20 minute drive from Auckland's City Centre.

Parking: There are plenty of onsite at carparks available at the venue at no cost.

Public transport: The Waipuna is a 10 minute walk from the Sylvia Park train station and there are nearby bus stops within walking distance. 

Taxi or rideshare: You may wish to book a taxi or rideshare service such as Uber. 


Please click below for more information.

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