About the Conference

Using the Connection is all about continuing on from last years conference Making the Connection. Its about building on the relationship of ground staff and their interactions with public daily when […]

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Sir Don Rowlands Event Centre

601 Maungatautari Road, RD2, Cambridge

The Sir Don Rowlands Centre is on of New Zealands most versatile Event venues. Situated on the lakes edge with its stunning views of Mt Maungatautari and the scenic Lake Karapiro, it is the ideal setting for any event. The Centre is a multipurpose complex with flat floor setting. This venue is easily transformed from classroom to exhibition to dinner settings, and is an ideal HQ for large events. The Centre features rooms of varying sizes, including the Main Hall, Waipa Room, Karāpiro Room,Te Manawa o Matariki Room and Perry Community Water sports Centre. The outdoor deck provides the perfect viewing spot for any event happening on the water. The Centre's grandstand seats 700 people.


2020 Speaker Sam Johnston
Chief Executive Student Volunteer Army
2020 Speaker Livi Mulholland
Operations Manager KYND Wellness
2020 Speaker Bruce Wilson
Owner Forensic Crash Consultancy Ltd
2020 Speaker Bryce Ongley
National Corridor Manager - Planning & Engineering KiwiRail
2020 Speaker Suzanne Watt M.Sc (Hons), B.Sc
Engagement Lead, External Strategy and Engagement WorkSafe
2020 Speaker Bridget Burdett
Principal Researcher MRCagney
2020 Speaker Kim Laurenson
Senior Advisor, Technical Training and Education Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency
2020 Speaker Neil Greaves
Principle Advisor CoPTTM Waka Kotahi NZ Transport
2020 Speaker Duayne Cloke
Senior Manager – Critical Risk Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency