INNZ 2014 conference and AGM 

20-21 September 2014 , 
Founders Heritage Park
Nelson  , Nelson Bays 

He Maumaharatanga - memories, memorials and memorabilia

Nelson, New Zealand is the sunniest town in the south! Famous for golden sands and spectacular scenery, it’s the place to forget about the busy pace of life for awhile … to pause and re-focus on what’s really important – interpretation of course!

Our popular annual conference will have us reflecting on making memories, what triggers them, and how we remember the past. It’s a timely theme, as the anniversary of WWI approaches.

We have some exciting guest speakers lined up, including;

  • CREATING THE MEMORIES OF A LIFETIME - Our keynote speaker Craig Wilson has 19 years experience in the tourism sector, 
  • TOUCHING THE COLLECTIVE MEMORY OF THE REGION - Peter Millward, CE of the Nelson Provincial Museum will coverthe museum’s WWI exhibition
  • ITALIAN MEMORIAL WALK - Debbie Daniell-Smith, Arts & Heritage Adviser for Nelson City Council getting us out into the sunshine on the ‘Italian Memorial Walk’.
  • SNEAKING UP ON THE PAST THROUGH THE FOOTNOTES – David Veart – the popular presenter from last year returns, this time talking about food, toys and personalities as a way of engaging an audience.

We will be running the ever-popular Pechakucha session, where you, our members get to share your latest projects or opinions Plus the highlight of the weekend, curating our own ‘pop-up museum/exhibition’.

Bring along your own personal piece of memorabilia to include.

Registration forms and more information are on on