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Venue - Rātā/Engineering Core E16 Lecture Theatre


  • Therapy Café (personal recommendation)
  • Ancestral (also has bubble tea)
  • Nuts and Bolts café (same venue as conference)
  • Café 101
  • Café 1984


  • Ancestral
  • Oishii sushi
  • The undercroft (various options)
  • Zyka Indian Cuisine (off campus but nearby)


  • Bus: Buses run every few minutes from numerous stops around campus and can be viewed on this map. The website http://www.metroinfo.co.nz has timetables, route maps and a journey planner for all bus routes in Christchurch. The number 3 line runs from the airport to the Ilam Campus every 30 minutes.
  • Taxi: Green Cabs, Blue Star, and Gold Band
  • Shuttle: Super Shuttle offer airport transfers.


Warning: Beware of phishing emails that claim to be organising accommodation or travel on behalf of the conference. These are scams and should be ignored!

You are responsible for booking your own accommodation. There are numerous motels on Riccarton Road, approximately a 20 minute walk from the conference venue. For example:

And many others.