SSPA National Conference 2018 

THE PLACE WHERE WE CONNECT TO SHAPE THE FUTURE

 


Auckland – Monday and Tuesday, 29 and 30 October 

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HENARE O'KEEFE - OPENING SPEAKER

Henare O'Keefe has dedicated himself to combating family violence, mentoring youth and assisting in the reintegration of prisoners. His hands-on approaches are spearheading practical initiatives to build community and reverse negative stereotypes. 

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HON TRACEY MARTIN - MINISTER FOR CHILDREN

Tracey Martin, the Minister for Children, will speak at this year's conference about the government's inivitiatives to improve children's wellbeing. She will allow time to take questions from conference participants. 

brenda pilott

BRENDA PILOTT - SSPA NATIONAL MANAGER

Brenda will focus on the big issues facing providers and the work that still needs to be done to achieve  sustainable, well-resourced services able to meet complex needs.

air nz

NEW PERSPECTIVES

Air NZ - five times voted best employer - will offer innovative ideas on creating great workplaces and strong service delivery, despite stretched resources and big challenges.

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GRAINNE MOSS - ORANGA TAMARIKI CEO

Grainne Moss has been invited to talk about the changes underway at Oranga Tamariki to improve the support for children who need care and support, and new ways of working with community-based services.

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CO-DESIGN SESSIONS

Work with Oranga Tamariki on a fair funding model and implementing the new care standards.
Work with MSD on a new accreditation operating model and relationship management plans.
Work with the Multi-Agency Team on responsing to famuily violence and sexual violence.

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DEVELOPING THE SOCIAL SERVICES WORKFORCE

Gill Genet of Careerforce will get your input on workforce development to ensure social service providers have the people and skills they need for the future. 

 

Registration Fees

 

Registration category

Price

 2 days SSPA members

$350 +GST 

 1 day SSPA members

$180 +GST 

 2 days non members

$430 +GST 

 1 day non members

$220 +GST 

 2 days Student

$100 +GST

 1 day Student

$60 +GST 

 Dinner ticket on 29 Oct

$80 +GST

 
 
 
 
Information

Accommodation

Our registration fees do NOT include accommodation. To assist you with booking accommodation SSPA has negotiated exclusive rates at the hotels below (applies to 28 - 30 October 2018). Please arrange your accommodation directly with your preferred hotel. Rooms can be booked on availability and SSPA is not responsible for any bookings made by delegates.

Pullman Auckland

Superior King Room - $270 (incl. GST)
City Life Auckland Website and
quote Booking Code SOC300818.

 

City Life Hotels Auckland

171 Queen St (10mins walk from Pullman Auckland)
Superior room - $195.00 (incl. GST)
One bedroom Executive suite - $245.00 (incl. GST)
Room rate includes 2GB WIFI per day – 24 hours

Go to City Life Auckland Website, choose your dates and enter Promo Code SSPA2018 to redeem the rates.

 

Copthorne Hotel Auckland City

150 Anzac Avenue (5mins walk from Pullma Auckland)
Superior Room, Doubles/Twins - $179 (incl. GST)

Go to Copthorne Hotel Auckland Website, choose your dates and enter Group Code SSPA18 to redeem the rates.


Other options in the area are:
Ibis Budget - from $169, Website
Quest Apartment on Eden - from $159, Website

Venue

Pullman Auckland
Corner Princes Street and Waterloo Quadrant, Auckland
Tel: +64 9 353 1000 

Pullman Auckland is one of the largest inner-city conferencing and banqueting hotels in Auckland, located only a short walk to Britomart and Queen Street.

Access from the Airport:
SKYBUS Airport to City transfers take approximately 40-60 min. Times can vary depending on traffic conditions.

$18 Adult One Way
$34 Adult Return

Book tickets online at www.skybus.co.nz for discounted fares and to find more information about cash fares, timetables and bus routes. The closest bus stop to Pullman Hotel is Britomart (stop 7018).

Carpark:
Pullman's carpark is owned by Wilson's Parking. Early Bird parking deal is available from Monday to Friday. Check their website for details. Pullman Auckland offers valet parking at $40 per day.

 

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