You are invited to come on a journey to the 2019 Romance Writers of New Zealand Annual Conference, featuring an exciting range of international speakers, editors and agents, and RWNZ member presenters.
Put these dates in your diary: 23-25 August 2019
We’d love to see you in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Registration will open February 24. If you want to take advantage of our member rates please feel free to join RWNZ to take advantage of our contests, chapter meetings, newsletters and other benefits).
PLEASE NOTE when booking flights: For those who are booking the full 3 day conference (Fri-Sun), Melissa Storm is offering a FREE 2 hour workshop on Thursday night from 7pm to 9pm: Think Like a CEO, Earn Like a CEO.
|RWNZ 2019 Conference||Early Bird Price
|Early Bird Price
|24 Feb, 2019 —
31 May, 2019
|1 June, 2019 —
8 August, 2019
|1 Mar 2019 —
31 May, 2019
|1 June 2018 —
8 August, 2019
|Full 3 days (Fri, Sat, Sun)||$600||$650||$675||$725|
|Cocktail Party||$35 **||$35 **||$35 **||$35 **|
* Close—Any registration after this date is at RWNZ’s discretion.
|** Cocktail Party is free for anyone who buys the Full 3 Day Conference. Only those buying a conference ticket (either Friday, or the Weekend, can attend the cocktail party, or you may buy an additional ticket for your partner.)|
Please ensure that if you wish to attend the cocktail party or the awards dinner, you need to select it as a product before you go ADD TO CART. The cocktail party is FREE to everyone who buys the full 3 day conference so ensure you choose the correct product (there is one product that is free and one product that adds a cocktail attending payment).
You will be asked for your workshop and pitch choices during the check out process, so please ensure you have studied the Friday workshops, Saturday and Sunday workshops and the programme so you can make an informed choice. Also have a look at the Editor and Agents page so you know which editors and agents you’d like to pitch too.
You can update your registration details in My Account area whenever you like.
Online Registration Tickets/Tax Invoice
Retain all Tickets and Ticket/Tax Invoices sent to you following Registration and bring them to the conference. The ticket/s is proof of purchase for the Love and Other Journeys, and associated events, and must be presented at the time of registration and for admission to specific events.
Programme changes – In the unlikely event our programme changes at late notice due to unforeseen circumstances, the changes will be communicated to attendees via the RWNZ website and (where applicable) email.
Registration – Any person participating in or attending any RWNZ-sponsored conference event must be registered. Individuals who violate this condition will be invoiced for the full non-member event fee plus a 50% penalty. An exception to this policy being member attendance at the RWNZ Annual General Meeting.
Event refunds and cancellations policy
Cancellation by RWNZ of ticketed conference events such as the Conference Dinner, Cocktail Party, Core Conference (Saturday/Sunday) or Friday Full Day Workshop will result in registered Attendees receiving a full refund.
100% refund up until Early Bird payment deadline of 31 May 2019.
100% refund if cancellation is received between 1 June and 30 June 2019, less a $50 administration fee.
50% refund if cancellation is received after 1 July 2019 and up to 7 days prior to the event.
No refund if cancellation is received within 7 days of the event (except at the discretion of the Executive).
Attendee Refund Requests
Attendees may request a refund due to hardship or other mitigating circumstances. Written requests must be sent to the Conference Registrar. Any refund decision will be at the discretion of RWNZ Management.
Transfer or on-selling of tickets
Fully purchased tickets may only be on-sold or transferred in consultation with and on agreement by the Conference Registrar, and may incur a $50 administration fee.
Refunds will be by direct bank deposit and may take up to eight weeks to process.
If you are a RWNZ MEMBER please remember to log in before registering for conference to ensure you get the membership rates.