(Summary of events and timings for flights and planning)

Monday 24th June 

5:00-7:00pm - Pre-registration networking with drinks and nibbles


Tuesday 25th June - Day 1 of conference 

8:00am - Registration opens 

9:00am - Opening ceremony 

5:00pm - Conference ends

6:00pm - Pre-dinner networking and drinks

7:00-11:00pm - Awards ceremony, dinner and entertainment


Wednesday 26th June - Day 2 of conference

8:45am - Opening key note speakers

4:00pm - End of HUI conference

4:00-4:30pm - Networking with wine and platters



We have an incredibly insightful, exciting and informative programme planned for this conference. Some of the topics covered over the 2 days are targeted to both secondary and primary schools and will include:

  • Building relationships, collaboration, strategic goals
  • Leadership, Managing, Motivating, Inspiring Team/Staff
  • Enhancing Student Experience
  • Legal Matters, Terminating Enrolment
  • Inclusive Leadership or Improving Cultural Intelligence
  • Strategic Planning or Leadership
  • Student complaints, complaints management and the role of the new DRS
  • Insurance & wellbeing perspective
  • How to get 'Market Ready' before travelling overseas
  • Great Orientation
  • Mediating between Host Parents & Students
  • Homestay - best practice & sharing sessions
  • Working with Agents
  • Pastoral Care
  • Best Starts - the little things that improve the student experience on arrival
  • Marketing - Tripping & Tipping
  • Marketing - The Ripple Effect - a customer service approach to working with international students
  • Collaboration not Competition  - Marketing
  • Self-Review & Continous Improvement - the holy grail of compliance
  • Code Scenarios - The spirit of the Code
  • Agent Reference Checks & Monitoring
  • Diversity New Zealand
  • Regional Group Workshop - Cooperation & Collobration
  • New Literacy and Numeracy Co-Requistes
  • Meeting the wellbeing/mental health needs for international students
  • Internationliazation Case Studies
  • Programmes for Non NCEA Students, 4 + 1 Programme. Surfing, Equine, Golf etc
  • Marketing Trips & Working Effectively with Agents
  • Online Orientation Programme
  • Managing Finances and monitoring your budget 

To balance out your conference days we have created space for pause and rest with the beautiful Ash and Stone providing sound bath relaxation sessions. We also have on site massage therapists available to be booked for free massage sessions throughout the day.