Healing Our Spirits Worldwide - The Seventh Gathering is taking place at Claudelands Conference and Exhibition Centre, located on the corner of Brooklyn Road and Heaphy Terrace in Hamilton.
To view the venue location on Google Maps please click here.
General Parking from Monday 16 to Thursday 19 November will be complimentary and available on the Claudelands Oval through Gate 4 off Brooklyn Road. Please follow wardens instructions. VIP and disability parking only (approximately 80m from the Arena Plaza) will be through Gate 7 on Heaphy Tce.
To view parking maps click here.
Accessibility to the venue for wheelchair users
Access to the venue is via the Ground Floor. Lifts are available in the arena foyer and at the conference concourse. Accessible bathroom facilities are available on the lower and upper arena concourse of the Claudelands Arena, the lower conference concourse and beside the Brooklyn Rooms on the upper level. Wheelchair accessible spaces are available in the Arena
There are three Verge Café’s and coffee stalls serving a variety of food items priced between $3.50 and $16 where you are able to purchase food from throughout the day. Please note that due to the contractual arrangements with the venue we are not allowed to bring in food to the venue that has not been purchased at the venue. Should you wish to bring your own food and drink it must be consumed outside the venue.
To view Verge Cafe menus click here.
Free wireless internet is available at the Gathering for general use. There will be a charge for dowloading large files or a connection that is faster and more reliable.
To view the full Gathering Programme please click here. Please be aware that only registered attendees are able to gain access to the plenary and concurrent sessions. Should you wish to attend presentations you are most welcome to register as a Gathering attendee and attend these.
To view Claudelands Arena map click here.
Claudelands is a 10-15 minute walk from the CBD, pedestrian access is via the Arena Plaza on Heaphy Terrace. Bicycle racks are also available on site. Taxi stands are located on Heaphy Terrace. Bus stops are situated on Brooklyn Road and Heaphy Terrace. Transport is available to Hamilton from Raglan and other cities, access timetables at The Transport Centre
Info around relevant bus services to/from Claudelands:
The closest bus stop to Claudelands Event Centre is on Heaphy Terrace – served by the 14 Claudelands bus (click here). This bus runs around every half hour from 7am until 7pm. It travels between town and Chartwell via Claudelands, Fairview Downs and Chedworth.
The 15 Ruakura service also has stops on Brooklyn Road (click here) and runs half hourly between 7am and 9am and 3pm and 6pm and hourly for the rest of the day. It travels between town, Claudelands, Ruakura and Silverdale.
The Orbiter also stops around 10 minutes walk away, on Peachgrove Road near Five Cross Roads (click here). This bus circles the city in both directions around every 20 minutes.
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