Conference 2017

Welcome to the NZ Truffle Association’s conference 2017 home page. This is the one source of information for your needs. We have a fantastic line up of speakers including Anne Mitchel from Western Australia. We are aligning with ‘Wellington on a Plate’ and have one location for our conference meal.  We have specials on accommodation and goody bags to take home. This year is going to memorable so come along.


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You can now register for the 2017 conference using this tool.

To answer you’re questions;


The NZ Truffle Association’s annual conference. The conference Theme is ‘Making your Truffierre more productive’.


It is being held at the Macs Brewery, 4 Taranaki Street, Wellington. On Sunday we will visit a Truffierre in Levin for the Morning, a workshop TBC, have lunch and return by 2.30pm – 3pm.


Sat 26th August from 9.30am – 5pm. Conference dinner available from 7.30pm.

Sun 27th August from 8.30am – 2.30pm


The schedule is as follows;

Conference schedule 2017


Costs are $160 early bird by the 1st July. $200 for members, $230 for non members. Bookings can be made on online using the tool provided above. Payments can be made using the bank details provided. Any questions contact the NZTA email.

Conference Meal

We have listened to conference goers from last year and have booked one restaurant. This is the Sterling Eatery, 101 The Terrace, Wellington.The meal will be 5 courses, 2 of which will highlight truffles.  There will be wine matches for all 5 courses as requested. Price is $160 inc wines for all courses. The rate for meal without wine is likely to be around $120. Non members are $200 with wine & $155 without wine.  This bookable via the registration link provided.

Accommodation Special

We have negotiated a special with the West Plaza Hotel, 110 Wakefield Street, Te Aro, Wellington. This is for;

Room type: 20 Assorted Queen rooms and Twin share (1 Queen and 1 single bed) (Over Fri & Sat nights). Room rate: $155 including GST and WiFi, per room, per night or $175 including GST, WiFi,1 fully cooked breakfast, per room, per night.

For Confirmation:    Use the Reference: NZ Truffle Association Code: #408917. If we achieve the 20 x Friday & Saturday bookings, there is a free night for one of you. This will be determined by lottery.

Summary  In summary, its all about ‘Making your truffierre more productive’. See you then 🙂