Inner Wheel New Zealand and District NZ298  are excited to be welcoming you to Queenstown for the  IWNZ Conference 14th - 16th May 2021.

Surrounded by majestic mountains and set on the shore of Lake Wakatipu Queenstown is best known for its breathtaking scenery and the diverse range of activities and experiences on offer including world class golf courses, award winning wineries, amazing restaurants, biking and walking trails. There are also plenty of thrilling activities such as Bungy, jet boating and paragliding for those that want to get their pulse racing.

“One of the best adventures Inner Wheel Members can have is ... getting together, building new friendships and renewing old ones.”

We are looking forward to welcoming you to beautiful Queenstown in 2021. Bring your husbands, partners, daughters and friends and...

let the adventure begin!

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Important Dates

10 January 2021 Registrations Open

10 February 2021 Earlybird Registration Closes

10 April 2021 $40 Late Fee applied to registrations

1 May 2021 Registration Close

Covid-19 Contingency Plan

Due to the extraordinary circumstances we are living in, IWNZ has devised a Covid -19 Contingency plan with a pathway to follow based on the NZ Government, Ministry of Health levels and restrictions to ensure that all risk to members is minimised by following all Health and Safety procedures.

All contracts have been negotiated to cover protection for all members when attending the conference to ensure refund policies are in place for fairness to all. 

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Nestled on the shores of the Frankton Arm of Lake Wakatipu, three kilometers from Queenstown Airport. Queenstown is 10 kilometers away and there's a water taxi for rides across the lake. You'll find a heated indoor pool, full-service spa, fitness center, outdoor terrace with lake views, and multiple dining options.


Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa

A lakeside resort and spa close to Queenstown

Accommodation Bookings

Please make your own bookings.

* Please note :All Inner Wheel conference guest will only be charge for their accommodation on check-in. If in the event that the conference unfortunately had to be cancelled or delayed due to COVID-19 provided that the rules set by the government, we are not charging the guest any cancellation fee.

Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa

Special Rate $145* per night for a King Hilton Guest Room or Twin Room (Room Only) 

A Special breakfast voucher of $25 can be purchased from Reception on check in.

(Rates Valid for the nights of 11th - 18th of May 2021.)

When booking your accommodation reservation, Call direct 0800 450 443 or 03 450 9400

Reference code required is GINNB

Online booking

Car Parking options:

  • $40 per night for Valet Parking,
  • $16 per night for underground self-parking and
  • complimentary outdoor Village Parking around DoubleTree          

*however kindly note that it is first come first serve basis. Otherwise, guest can also park at the top of the hill along the main road.

Eforea Spa 20% Discount (excludes packages) for Inner Wheel Members attending the conference.


Friday 14th May

1 - 5.30pm - Registration Desk Open

6pm - Meet & Greet Cocktail Party

7 - 8.30pm - Opening Ceremony

Saturday 15th May

7.15 - 8am - Morning Walk

8.30 - 10.15am IWNZ Business Session

10.15 - 10.45am Morning Tea

10.45am - 12.15pm IWNZ Business Session / Inner Wheel Inspiration

12.20 - 12.30pm Keynote Speaker intro

12.30 - 1.30pm Lunch

1.30pm - 2pm Keynote Speaker

2 - 4pm Inner Wheel Inspiration

5.45 - 6pm Cocktails

6 - 7.15pm Keynote Speaker

7.30pm Gala Dinner

Sunday 16th May

7.30 - 8.15am - Morning Walk

9 - 10am Services of Faith & Remembrance

10 - 10.30am Morning Tea

10.30 - 11am Speaker

11 - 11.30am National Changeover

11.30am - 12pm Closing Ceremony

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Saturday Afternoon Keynote Speakers

Dr Amanda Foo-Ryland

Dr Amanda Foo-Ryland delivers in a way that your audience will take away light bulb moments, tools that can be used immediately and simple mind hacks for a limitless life. 

She is committed to delivering in a fresh, playful and simple way, easy to understand and will apply to everyone. Think of her keynotes as transformational Neural Coding, simple upgrading of the most powerful computer on the planet, the human brain. Through her life experience and authority on Neural Coding she takes her audience on an emotional journey, connecting them with their inner genius.

IWNZ is extremely grateful to Dr Amanda Foo-Ryland for donating her time and energy to inspire us all on Saturday afternoon.

Denise Andrews

Denise has had a busy and full life. Starting out as a Laboratory Technician, Veterinary Nurse, Army Medic, farming both sheep and dairy farms and has spent the past 9 years owning food businesses employing over 60 staff.

Denise enjoys her spare time training for Multisport events, running, swimming and biking.  Loves the outdoors and is so grateful to have this beautiful country to explore and appreciate.

Denise has had the privilege to work alongside and mentor a variety of people over the years and has been constantly drawn to helping people add value to their life.

Our world is constantly evolving and throwing challenges at us. NLP can give you the tools to meet these challenges head on and run to the roar.

Saturday Evening - Keynote Speaker

Lisa O'Neill

In an all-too-serious world, Lisa O'Neill is a colourful bubble of joy and laughter. Make no mistake, though, her memorable messages come from life-tested wisdom. From a career in fashion and television to being a mum of four, Lisa has her feet on the ground. 

With refreshing directness, Lisa is passionate that we should all get to live the best version of ourselves. She has written five books on how to do exactly that. ‘Look Gorgeous Be Happy’, ‘Juggling in High Heels’, ’The Lickable Third’, '100 Questions to Self Awareness' and 'Everything You Want'.

Lisa is guaranteed to leave you inspired, energised and ready to change the way you think about life.

Optional Adventures

Inner Wellbeing Day

Friday 14th May

10am - 4pm 

at the Hilton Resort & Spa, Queenstown

Cost: $95pp

A day for you to reset, relax, unwind and find inspiration. The day includes 4 speakers (1 hour each), Lunch, use of the sauna, steam and pool area. 

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Partners' Day

Saturday 15th May

9.30am - 2pm

3 Options available : 

1. Highlands Motorsport Park - Taxi Ride $90pp

2. Highlands Motorsport Park - Ferrari Fast Dash $200pp

3. Private Highlights Tour $129pp

Find out more

Friendship Cruise

Sunday 16th May

2 cruises -  either 1-3pm or 3.30-5.30pm

Cost : $65pp

Enjoy time together in Inner Wheel Friendship as you spend 2 hours cruising on Lake Wakatipu onboard the Million Dollar Cruise directly from the Jetty at the Hilton.

Includes drink and platter food.

*Please note that once you register you will be able to select the cruise time of your choice,

Out and About around Queenstown

While you are in Queenstown for the weekend, why not extend your stay for a few days before or after Conference. 

Here are a few website links that will help you plan your time in the Adventure Capital of NZ:  

Scenic Helicopter Flights – Queenstown and Milford Sound

 Fly with Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters to explore the most magnificent landscape that surrounds Queenstown and Milford Sound areas.  Awe-inspiring fiords, green-blue glaciers, remote snow-covered mountain plateaus, tussocky alpine outcrops and the dramatic Southern Alps are all easily within reach by air. 

 All flights include landings in remote alpine or glacier locations, only accessible by helicopter.

 Our highly experienced pilots and modern fleet of Airbus helicopters are sought after by holiday makers and film producers alike.  We’ve been involved in filming of world-wide blockbusters such as the Lord of the Rings Trilogy and Mission Impossible – Fallout to name but a few. 

 We recommend you book for a flight during the early part of your stay in Queenstown, so that if the weather is poor we can reschedule you for a better day.   We can fly up to six passengers at a time (minimum of four to fly) so gather your friends together and make a booking today.   Phone 0800 801 616 or email:  Mention you are with the Inner Wheel Conference for a bonus 10% discount.

Never hesitate to ask...                

Frequently Asked Questions

  When does registration open and close?

Registrations Open on 10th January 2021. A late fee of $40 is applied to all registrations after 14th April and No registrations are accepted after 3rd May 2021

 What is the Registration Fee?

Member  - $270  

Partner  - $170

What is Earlybird Registration? Earlybird Registration closes on 10th February 2021Earlybird gives you an opportunity to go into the draw to receive your *registration fee back  *note that this only applies to the basic registration fee, not any included optional adventures.

 What is the Dress Code?

Generally smart casual.  Inner Wheel badges or chains to be worn on Saturday's Business Session. Gala Dinner is "Celebration"/ Party Attire.

 Are you able to accommodate any dietary needs?

Please fill in any dietary needs on your registration form so that the venue can cater for these. If you forgot to add them please ensure they are emailed to us as soon as possible by 1st May. 

 Is transport Available?

More information regarding transportation will be available in February. Once you have registered to attend conference we will contact you to share transportation options.

Didn't find your answer yet?  

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Sponsors & Supporters

IWNZ is so grateful to the following sponsors & supporters of the IWNZ Conference 2021

Sponsors of Keynote Speaker, Lisa O'Neill:

Sponsors of Conference Bags:

Sponsors of Gala Dinner Tables:

Sponsor of Website and technical support:

A special mention to the Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa for their exceptional generosity and support of IWNZ.