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NZSSS Conference

"Aotearoa's most precious resource - past, present, future

2022: BLenheim  28 Nov–1 Dec 2022


We have a lot of great sponsorship opportunities available for this year's conference. Visit the sponsors page for more information.


The NZSSS Conference committee are excited announce the programme is now available 


Registrations are now open, register before 14 October to take advantage of the Earlybird fees

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Programme at a glance

Friday 25 November

– Soil Judging Competition (practice/training day)

Saturday 26 November

– Soil Judging Competition (practice/training day)

Sunday 27 November

– Soil Judging Competition (competition day)

Monday 28 November

– Conference Sessions

– Student Function

– ECR Rogaine

– Welcome Function

Tuesday 29 November

– Group Field Trips


Wednesday 30 November

– Conference Sessions

– NZSSS Dinner & Awards

Thursday 1 December

– Conference Sessions

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Venue: Marlborough EVENTS Centre

Marlborough Events Centre is set in

the heart of Marlborough and the beautiful

regional centre of Blenheim and on the

banks of the Taylor River, the Marlborough Convention Centre boasts state of the art

facilities offered in a relaxed and tranquil

setting that will enhance your event.

Its new, purpose-built complex combines

superb design and state-of-the-art

technologies to set a benchmark for

conferences, conventions and events.

Whatever the occasion, there are spaces and resources to suit. It’s an exciting new option for local events, national and international gatherings, adding a fresh and different location to the list of successful venues New Zealand has to offer.

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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


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

Early-Bird Registrations — End 28 October


Lea Boodee, OnCue Conferences

03 928 0620

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