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NZHS Technical Workshop


Formal workshop presentations from submitted abstracts starting at 10am. This year’s key note speaker is yet to be confirmed.

Exhibitor/trade stand presentations will begin at 3:30pm, followed by the field day and gauging regatta briefing starting at 4:30pm.

Everyone is invited to attend the official Social Event at the workshop venue at 6pm.

Tuesday 9 th April - Technical Workshop (10am – 5pm)

Wednesday 10th April
Data Workshop and Gauging Regatta Field Day (9am – 3pm)

Attendees can choose between attending the Data Workshop OR the Regatta Field Day: NB both take place on the same day so you can only pick one option

Regatta Field Day: Bus departs from Rydges Hotel at 9am sharp

Annual flow gauging regatta at Tucker Beach, Shotover River. This is an opportunity for organisations to field validate their instruments on a common section, and for new technologies to be explored and demonstrated in the field.

Reminder: Please bring your WQ gear, meters and black disk for NEMS calibrations and visual clarity comparisons.

Otago Regional Council are happy to accept delivery of gauging/field gear at the Queenstown office by prior arrangement.

Please contact Nick Boyens ( or Amy Platt ( to arrange this.  


Postal address:

Otago Regional Council

Alta House, Level 1

Terrace Junction

1092 Frankton Road

Queenstown 9300





Data Workshop: Coronet Room, Rydges Hotel.  Start time: 9am.

Tea and Coffee available from 8.30-9.00am in the Wakatipu Room (Exhibitor Space)

A mixture of presentations and group discussions on relevant environmental data topics, such as continuous water quality data, community based monitoring, data delivery, data quality and more.  Guest Speaker Amber S Jones, will also be in attendance at the Data Workshop, for some additional expert opinion.

Please Note: To make the most out of the interactive Python Session, you should bring the following:

  • A laptop with internet connection

  • A test time-series of your choice in csv format

  • An account set up on the HydroShare system

More information relating to this session will be provided prior to the Data Workshop.

Thursday 11th April -Technical Workshop (9am – 5pm) 

Full day of formal workshop presentations from submitted abstracts.

The formal Workshop Dinner & Drinks will be held at Bazaar Queenstown at 6pm.

Shorter day of formal workshop presentations from submitted abstracts, followed by prize giving.

The earlier (12pm) finish allows for travel home.

Please note: the full workshop programme, including the Data Workshop Programme can also be found on your conference app.  All registered attendees have been sent App login details.

Friday 12th April - Technical Workshop (9am – 12pm)

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