FAQs

When does the conference start and finish?

The Justice Conference will run for one-and-a-half days, starting at 7pm on Friday, November 2, with registrations opening at 5.30pm. Our Friday night session ends at 9.30pm. The conference will start again at 9.00am and conclude at 9.30pm on Saturday, November 3. Join our mailing list to keep up to date with programme announcements.

Where is the best place to stay?

If you’re not from Auckland, staying in the Viaduct Basin of Tāmaki Makaurau and its inner suburbs (such as Ponsonby, CBD, St Marys Bay, Westhaven and Herne Bay) will mean you’re either walking distance or a short public transport trip away.

Trip Advisor is a wonderful resource to help you find accommodation that suits your needs. At this stage, we do not have any discount or promotional deals with accommodation in the city.

Why is there a booking fee?

A nominal booking fee is added by Eventbrite to all purchases to cover administration and credit card processing costs. 

Are seats allocated?

No. Your ticket provides you with a seat at all main sessions, but these seats are not allocated, it's first in, first served. The same principle applies to the workshop sessions.

What topics will be addressed at the conference?

You can expect to hear main session addresses or electives on the following topics:

  • Our bicultural journey in action
  • Connection between Christianity and Islam
  • The economics of entrenched inequality 
  • Creativity for justice
  • Global justice and development
  • Restorative justice
  • Justice and the Earth

Speakers continue to be announced over the coming months. Our full speaker line-up and programme will be released in October. 

CAN I GET A REFUND ON MY TICKET?

Yes, you are welcome to a refund on your ticket*. Please email info@thejusticeconference.org.nz with the name on the ticket and we will arrange this for you. 

*Refund requests must be received no later than COB on Wednesday the 31st of October to ensure they are processed prior to the close of ticket sales.

CAN I CHANGE DETAILS ON MY TICKET?

You can change the details of your ticket (such as name or email address) by logging into your Eventbrite Account. See this support article from Eventbrite for more information.

WHERE IS THE CONFERENCE BEING HELD?

The 2018 Justice Conference will be held in Auckland, in the hub of the city’s Viaduct Basin at the Victory Convention Centre. 

HOW DO I GET A TAX INVOICE?

You can print tax invoices from the order confirmation email you received when booking or from the Tickets section of your Eventbrite account. 

Please contact us if you require further assistance. 

IS THERE PARKING AVAILABLE?

Yes, there are 300 free car parks on site. It’s first in, first served.

Can I only attend part of the conference?

Not at this stage, but we’ll be sure to inform you if we open up tickets for one night of the conference on our website and Facebook page.

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE TICKET PRICE?

Your ticket to The Justice Conference gives you access to all sessions of the conference across the days relative to your ticket (i.e. two days or Saturday night only).

Meals are not included in the ticket price, we encourage you to explore the wonderful cafes and eateries of Auckland!

DO I NEED TO BRING A PRINTED TICKET?

Bringing a printed copy of your ticket is not mandatory, rather, we can check you in by scanning your ticket on your mobile device. However, if you feel more comfortable bringing a hard-copy, you are most welcome.

Will there be door sales?

Unless we sell out prior to the conference, yes, there will be door sales.

Are children allowed to attend?

Children between the age of 0-3 can attend the conference for free. Children over the age of three will need their own ticket to attend.

We will have a Parent's Room available for you to look after your infant or toddler. While here, you will need to stay with your little one.

IS THERE A GROUP TICKET OFFER?

Yes- we offer $10 off each ticket to every group who buys ten tickets. Simply choose the 'Group' ticket option on our Register page.

We also offer a church group ticket deal. Church communities who bring 20 people to The Justice Conference get 5 extra tickets for FREE. Email info@thejusticeconference.org.nz before you register, if you'd like to take us up on this offer.

Will the conference be recorded?

Not in its entirety, but we will be sharing parts of the conference on our Facebook page. Be sure to check it out!

WHAT DOES “PREMIUM TICKET” MEAN?

This year we’re delighted to be offering you the Premium option: Spend a little extra on your Justice Conference ticket and subsidize the cost for someone struggling to buy one at full price. As a small thanks from us, premium ticket holders will be invited to opening night drinks to mix and mingle with Justice Conference speakers and artists.

IS YOUR CONFERENCE DISABILITY FRIENDLY?

Yes–please contact our conference team at info@thejusticeconference.org.nz if you are late in your pregnancy, suffer from a severe illness or ailment, require a wheelchair or disabled access.

Wheelchair access is available on all levels of the event building. Our team of staff and volunteers will assist wherever possible however not all needs can be met.

Is there food available at The Justice Conference?

Yes, we have this covered! There will be a number of food trucks on site serving delicious food to feed you and keep you sustained (cold drinks, water and coffee available).

  • Bacon Bros- with vegan and gluten free options

  • Ice Cream Social

  • Grub- British Food

  • Hapunan- Healthy Filipino food with vegetarian options

  • Oh My Cheese- Raclette cheesy goodness over potatoes

  • NZ Coffee carts – will be onsite from 7:30am Saturday  for your early morning fix

There are a number of cool and functional communal areas in and around the conference venue to sit and enjoy your meals.