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Weaving Soil Science Across Cultures & Environments

A Joint NZSSS and SSA Conference

2nd to 5th December 2024,
Rotorua Energy Events Centre, NZ

Accommodation

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Urban Loung Sleepery

​​Situated smack bang in Rotorua’s city centre with 32 rooms, Urban Lounge Sleepery features room types that suit a wide range of travelers, perfect for families and groups who are visiting both on business and leisure. This Sleepery features co-working and co-living spaces that create a sense of belonging along with a thermally heated pool to make your trip special in every way.

Get 10% off with this code – UHG2021
​Booking

Book directly on the Urban Lounge Sleepery site to get this discount, click here

Instructions: On the home page, select the dates and enter the code into the 'Promo Code' box, then check availability.

Location

1286 Arawa Street,
Rotorua 3010

View map, click here

Distance to the Energy Events Centre

Walking: 1.1km (14 mins)
Driving: 1.2m (3 mins)

Contact

Email: info@ripplerotorua.co.nz

Phone: +64 7 347 9497

Other Information
  • Car parking is limited, please pre-book a park if you require one.

  • Car parking is $10 per night.

Terms and Conditions
  • Rates are exclusive of GST.

  • Discount runs over the course of the Conference, check with this accommodation provider for more information.

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Ripple Rotorua

​Ripple Rotorua is nestled on the edge of the crystal clear Waiowhiro Stream, right on the doorstep of Rotorua’s
must-do attractions on the outskirts of town. Located only a 10-minute drive from Eat Streat, Energy Events Centre and the Rotorua Lakefront. With spacious and peaceful surrounds that envelop guests in an oasis of green, come and enjoy the largest rooms in town, year-round swimming, including private hot tubs in many of our rooms, as well as top rated restaurant The Brook. Brought to you by the award-winning team at Aura Accommodation, come and experience something special.

​Booking
Get 15% off with this code – ONCUE24

Book directly on the Ripple Rotorua home page to get this discount on all room types, click here.

Instructions: On the home page, select 'Book Now' then enter dates and enter the code into the 'Promo Code' box,
then check availability.

Location

4 Barnard Road, Fairy Springs
​​​​​​​Rotorua 3015

View map, click here

Distance to the Energy Events Centre

Walking: 5km (1.2 hours)
Driving: 5km (9 mins)

Contact

Email: info@ripplerotorua.co.nz

Phone: +64 7 347 9497

Other Information
  • Parking is complimentary

Terms and Conditions
  • Rates are exclusive of GST.

  • Discount runs over the course of the Conference, check with this accommodation provider for more information.

  • Minimum nights stay may apply.

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​Booking
Get 10% off by booking directly at Accor Hotels

To get discount off best available online rates on all room types, click here.

Instructions: From the dropdown menu 'Hotels' select Novotel Rotorua Lakeside, then enter dates.

Location

Lake End Tutanekai Street
Rotorua 3010
See map, click here

Distance to the Energy Events Centre

Walking: 1.6km (13 mins)
Driving: 1.6km (4 mins)

Novotel Rotorua Lakeside

Novotel Rotorua Lakeside offers a blend of comfort, modern amenities, and stunning natural surrounding. Situated on the shores of Lake Rotorua, the hotel provides breathtaking views of the lake and its surroundings.

Contact

Email: h1874-re1@accor.comm

Phone: +64 7 346 3888

Other Information
  • On site assessable parking with Tesla and other recharging units

Terms and Conditions
  • Rates are exclusive of GST

  • Discount runs over the course of the Conference, check with this accommodation provider for more information

  • The 10% off offer will expire 30 days prior to arrival.

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​Booking
Get 10% off by booking directly at Accor Hotels

To get discount off best available online rates on all room types, click here.

Instructions: From the dropdown menu 'Hotels' select Ibis Rotorua, then enter dates.

Location

Lake End, Rangiuru Street,
Rotorua 3010
See map, click here

Distance to the Energy Events Centre

Walking: 1.2km (16 mins)
Driving: 1.2km (3 mins)

Ibis Rotorua

Ibis Rotorua offers a comfortable and affordable stay.
The hotel provides modern, compact rooms designed
for efficiency and relaxation.

Contact

Email: h1874-re1@accor.comm

Phone: +64 7 346 3888

Other Information
  • On site assessable parking with Tesla recharging unit.

Terms and Conditions
  • Rates are exclusive of GST

  • Discount runs over the course of the Conference, check with this accommodation provider for more information

  • The 10% off offer will expire 30 days prior to arrival.

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TOP 10 Holiday Park

Rotorua Blue Lake

Rotorua’s only TOP 10 Holiday Park located on the stunning Blue Lake, offering quality accommodation from Lakeview Motel units to spacious powered & non-powered camping sites. We are the perfect home away from home for you and your family to relax and unwind. Awake to the chorus of native birdsong, start your day with a walk through native forest followed by a dip in the crystal clear waters of
Lake Tikitapu.

​Booking
Get 15% off with this code – CONFERENCE2024

Book directly on the Rotorua Blue Lake Top 10 Holiday Park home page to get this discount on all room types, click here

Instructions: On the home page, select 'Book Now' then enter dates and proceed. Enter the code into the 'Promo Code' box on check out.

Location

723 Tarawera Road, Lake Ōkareka
Rotorua 3040
See map, click here

Distance to the Energy Events Centre

Walking: 11.2km (2.5 hours)
Driving: 11.2km (16 mins)

Contact

Email: info@bluelaketop10.co.nz

Phone: 0800 808 292

Other Information
  • Facilities include laundry, BBQs, TV, table tennis, pool table, hockey table and WiFi.

Terms and Conditions
  • Rates are exclusive of GST.

  • Discount runs over the course of the Conference, check with this accommodation provider for more information.

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Sudima Hotel Lake Rotorua

You can’t get any closer to the lake, Sudima Lake Rotorua sits right on the shore offering breath-taking vistas across the water. It’s also just a short stroll from Rotorua’s vibrant CBD and Convention and Events Centre. This well-appointed home-away-from-home has all the facilities and features you’d expect from a Qualmark 4-star hotel, as well as a few that set it apart, like the heated pool and kidzone.

​Booking
Get 10% off with this code – NZASSSC24

Book directly on the Sudima Hotel Lake Rotorua home page to get this discount on all room types, click here.

Instructions: On the home page in the top banner, enter dates and then enter the code into the 'Promo Code' box.

Location

1000 Eruera Street Central
Rotorua 3010

View map, click here

Distance to the Energy Events Centre

Walking: 600m (9 mins)

Driving: 700m (3 mins)

Contact

Email: reservations@sudimahotels.com

Phone: +64 7 348 1174

Other Information
  • Accessible car parking facilities on site.

Terms and Conditions
  • Rates are exclusive of GST, non commissionable and subject to availability at the time of booking.

  • Discount runs over the course of the Conference, check with this accommodation provider for more information.

  • Please note there are some dates with limited availability already so it will be first in first served.

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Arawa Park Hotel

Nestled right next to Arawa Racecourse in one of New Zealand’s most activity-rich cities. Fitted with 135 spacious rooms complete with corner baths, lounge chairs, footstools, free WiFi, gym access — and private balconies in some quarters — your stay won’t be anything but a comfortable one at Arawa Park Hotel Rotorua.

​Booking
Get 10% off with this code – CFX4B

Book directly on the Arawa Park Hotel home page to get this discount off the best available Bed and Breakfast rate, click here.

Instructions: On the home page, select book, enter dates, then use the silder 'I Have a Code" and enter the code into the 'Promo Code' box.
Or email: Mention you are attending the NZ Freshwater Science Society Conference, send to: Reservations_ArawaParkHotel@AHL1.onmicrosoft.com

Location

272 Fenton Street, Glenholme
Rotorua 3010

View map, click here

Contact

Email: Reservations_ArawaParkHotel@AHL1.onmicrosoft.com

Phone: +64 7 349 0099

Other Information
  • Free on-site parking, WiFi, gym and laundry facilities.

Distance to the Energy Events Centre

Walking: 2km (28 mins)
Driving: 2km ( mins)

Terms and Conditions
  • Rates are exclusive of GST.

  • Discount runs over the course of the Conference, check with this accommodation provider for more information.

  • Rooms subject to availability.

  • Standard EVT cancellation terms and conditions apply.

  • Non-combinable with other promotions.

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Millennium Hotel Rotorua

Next to mystical Lake Rotorua and just a brief stroll from the city centre, Millennium Hotel Rotorua is an eco-friendly destination in New Zealand. Rooms and suites feature residential-style decor with views of Lake Rotorua or the native garden including accessible rooms for guests with special requirements. Heating is harnessing the hotel’s natural geothermal resource. This is a 4 Star Plus rated hotel with an Enviro-Gold status for its sustainability practices; a member of the Tourism Industry Aotearoa Sustainability Commitment; embrace the Tiaki Promise to care for New Zealand; and have partnered with Save the Kiwi.

​Booking
Discounted rates using this code – NZFSS24

Standard (no refurbed room) $199.00 | Superior (refurbed room) $229.00 | Superior Lake Facing Room $259.00

Instructions: Book directly on the Millennium Hotel Rotorua home page to get these discounts, click here. On the home page, select 'Book Now and Manage Bookings', enter dates, then in the advanced search enter the code into the 'Use a Group Code' box.

Location

1270 Hinemaru Street, Ohinemutu
Rotorua 3010

View map, click here

Distance to the Energy Events Centre

Walking: 700m (9 mins)
Driving: 700m (3 mins)

Contact

Email: Conference.Rotorua@millenniumhotels.co.nz

Phone: +64 7 349 9634

Other Information
  • Free off-street parking with 3 electric vehicle charge stations.

  • Heated pool and toddler pool.

  • Spa and massage therapists.

Terms and Conditions
  • Rates are exclusive of GST.

  • Discount runs over the course of the Conference, check with this accommodation provider for more information.

Pullman Rotorua

We are the first and only 5-star international hotel and is centrally located. We are moments away from the Rotorua lakefront and Events Centre as well as from major attractions like Te Puia and Skyline.

Get up to 30% with this code – BGPG
​Booking

Superior King, city view $340.00 | Superior King, lake view $360.00 | Delux King, city view $380.00

Instructions: Access the Accor booking website, click here. Enter 'Pullman Rotorua' into the 'Destination Hotel Name" box. Enter check in and check out dates.

Click on 'More Options' and choose 'Promo Code' from the dropdown menu under 'Other Special Offers and Promo Code'.

Breakfast: $46 per person, per day.

Location

1135 Arawa Street

Rotorua 3010

View map, click here

Distance to the Energy Events Centre

Walking: 600m (9 mins)
Driving: 600m (2 mins)

Contact

Email: mary.jimenez@accor.com

Phone: +64 27 4700 0060

Other Information
  • Valet parking for $49 per car, per day for guests. Our team will valet park your car in an outdoor, onsite or offsite location.

  • Self parking on the street is also available, time limits and costs may apply.

Terms and Conditions
  • Rates are exclusive of GST.

  • Special rate is only valid on the nights of 18 November to 22 November 2024 and 28 November to 5 December 2024 inclusive.

  • Room rates with promo code are priced per room, per night and for room only.

Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor

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Platinum Sponsor

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Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE

Timothy Clough, NZSSS President, Lincoln University
Matt Oliver, Marlborough District Council
Anne Wecking, Tasman District Council
Leo Condron, Lincoln University
Sam Carricks, Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research
Jim Moir, Lincoln University
Jennifer Owens, Scion Research
Trish Fraser, Plant and Food
Simeon Smaill, Scion Research
Thomas Caspari, Landcare Research

Kirstin Deuss, Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research
Lea Boodee, OnCue Conferences

KEY DATES

Abstract Submissions — Now Open
Early-Bird Registrations — July
Abstract Submissions — Close 14 August

Early-Bird Registrations — End 28 October

CONFERENCE CONTACT

Lea Boodee, OnCue Conferences

lea@on-cue.co.nz

03 928 0620

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