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Events

 CBA Invercargill Bar dinner 29 January  2022

The Criminal Bar Association is holding a bar dinner in Invercargill on Saturday 29 January 2022 at the Handle Bar.

 

There will be pre-dinner drinks at 6.00pm to be seated for dinner at 6.45pm.

 

The cost to attend the dinner is $130 for CBA members or $150 for non-members (GST inclusive).  Partners are also welcome to attend at a cost of $150 (GST inclusive).

 

The dress code for the dinner is black tie.  

 

Please click here to register. 

 

This is the weekend of Auckland, Northland and Nelson Anniversaries and we are hopeful that members may choose to travel south for a long weekend. 

 

Convenient accommodation is at the Quest Apartments https://www.questapartments.co.nz/properties/south-island/invercargill/quest-invercargill/overview or the Kelvin Hotel https://www.kelvinhotel.co.nz/ The Kelvin Hotel are offering us a group rate of $150 a night for a standard room, twin share for all nights you are with them. Quote CBA and reference number #4030 for your reservation.

 

You may wish to consider a day trip to Riverton (just 20 minutes from Invercargill) or a tiki-tour on the Southern Scenic Route or a trip to Curio Bay and the petrified forest in the Catlins which is just over an hour’s drive from Invercargill. Or there is always the short trip to Bluff to see the iconic southern signpost.  https://southlandnz.com/explore

 

For Aucklanders there are currently direct flights available on Friday, 28 January returning on Monday, 31 January if you wish to consider a 4 day weekend.  

 

Annual CBA Conference 2022 Details To be Announced

Annual CBA Conference was held on  7 and 8 August 2021

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This year's Criminal Bar Association Conference wias held in  Auckland over the weekend of 7 and 8 August 2021. The conference sessions was  held at the University of Auckland School of Business,.  Attendance at the full conference fulfils 10 CPD hours - the full annual requirement.

The speakers for this years conference include:

  • Chief District Court Judge Heemi Taumaunu
  • Privacy Commissioner John Edwards 
  • Scott Optican - Evidence Law Update 
  • Fiona Guy Kidd QC and Nick Chisnall - Substantive Law and Sentencing Update 
  • Appellate Judges Panel - Chief Justice Dame Helen Winkelmann, Justice Kos, Justice Thomas 
  • Anna Sandiford and Paige McElhinney, The Forensic Group 
  • Detective Superintendent Gregory Williams, New Zealand Police, National Organised Crime Group 
  • Andrew Butler, Barrister - Bill of Rights and Related Topics 

We have kept our prices the same as previous years and have included a discounted recently admitted members price (recently admitted membership for the CBA is less than 7 years post admission).

Some scholarships are available for CBA members for attendance at the conference and the CBA also offers payment plan options - please email events@criminalbar.org.nz with your details if you would like to apply for assistance.

We also offer discounted attendances for student CBA members - please contact events@criminalbar.org.nz for more details.

Because the conference is discounted for CBA members, please ensure you sign up or renew your membership before you register for the conference.  Click here to sign up or renew.

CONFERENCE PRICES (GST INCL)

CBA Members - Early Bird $550  ~~  After 2 July $650

CBA Recently Admitted Members - Early Bird $450  ~~  After 2 July $550
Non-Members - Early Bird $800  ~~  After 2 July $900

The conference price includes the price of attendance at our conference dinner, which will be held on the evening of Saturday 7 August at the Cordis Hotel. Partners are most welcome to attend the conference dinner; the cost of an additional dinner guest is $155.

ACCOMMODATION

For those who are travelling from out of town (or for those who just want a night in the city), we have some accommodation options provided by Cordis – click on the following link to book Criminal Bar Association Conference

Earlybird pricing closes 2 July 2021 so register now to secure your place!

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