2008 District Convention

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This page contains information about our 2008 district convention, held from the 5th to the 7th of September, 2008 in Christchurch on the South Island of New Zealand. The convention venue was the Hotel Grand Chancellor, Christchurch. The convention was hosted by the Kiwanis Club of North West Christchurch.

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About the venue:
The convention was held at The Hotel Grand Chancellor. Address: 161 Cashel Street, Christchurch.

Convention Theme:    

Springtime, Swingtime!

Christchurch and the Canterbury region:
Christchurch, the "Garden City", is one of New Zealand's nicest cities. For ideas about the attractions of Christchurch, check out this link:


Other links with information about Christchurch:
Ride the historic Christchurch tramway The Antarctic Center

Accommodation Arrangements:
  Accommodation was available at the convention venue at a special rate.

Alternate accommodation was available at:
Oakstay Apartments:  (2 minutes walk from convention venue)
187 Cashel Street, Christchurch
Web page:   www.theoaksgroup.co.nz/Property.aspx?sid=30

The full registration fee was NZ$275 per person for members and the same rate for partners. The full registration fee did not include the partners program. Early bird incentive:  The first 100 full registrations paid by 30 June went into a draw to win one FREE registration.

The full registration fee included participation at all social events plus morning teas, Friday and Saturday luncheons, workshops and associated activities excluding the partners program. Partner's program cost $70. The Friday evening function for those without full registration cost $60. The Saturday evening function for those without full registration cost $70.

Convention Organizers:
    Alan Duffell
    2008 district convention chairman
    Karen Furness
    2008 district convention secretary

The Kiwanis Club of North West Christchurch did a splendid job of providing the district Kiwanians and their partners at the convention with an entertaining and fun experience.

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Page last updated by webmaster@kiwanis.org.nz (David Fentress) on 23 October, 2008.
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