TENZ 2019 Conference

1-3 October 2019 → Albany Senior High School

Field Visits

Invormation about the Field Visits and special opportunities available for conference delegates is available below.

Pop-Up Globe Workshops

Tuesday 1 October, 1:30 - 4:30pm

  • 20 places
  • $15 for conference delegates

Wednesday 2 October, 1:30 - 4.00pm

Backstage and Scenic Design

Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled.
Message from the organisers: "Due to circumstances beyond our control, Malcolm Dale has now been pulled across to Perth to remedy some building work on the playhouse there, and won't be back in time to deliver the workshop."
We are very disappointed about this and apologise for the inconvenience.

  • 25 places
  • $15 for conference delegates

More details in the flyer below.

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Peter Minturn Goldsmith

Tuesday 1 October, 1.30 - 4.30pm

  • 10 places
  • $50 per person

In this workshop the attendees will be making a silver band ring.

The skills this will teach are :

  • workshop safe practices
  • measure metal to fit the correct ring size
  • annealing (heating) the metal
  • forming (“turning a ring up” or bending)
  • using saw to generate a neat cut
  • soldering
  • pickling ring (removing unwanted marks with acidic dip)
  • filing and sanding any  imperfections
  • using a wire brush before finishing
  • finishing (polishing, using Tripoli and roge to polish the ring to a high standard)
  • use ultra-sound for final clean
  • stamp ring with hallmark

Attendees will need to bring closed toe shoes and have any long hair tied up.

Cooking Master Class & Eggplant Extravaganza

Wednesday 2 October, 9.00am - 12.30pm

  • 28 places
  • Brought to you by vegetables.co.nz and The Heart Foundation

Join the Eggplant Express for a tour of the largest Eggplant growing operation in New Zealand. You will be amazed, impressed and inspired!

This will be followed by an Extraordinary Eggplant masterclass with Chef Asher Regan, The Heart Foundation’s Foodservice advisor.

Andrea Bidois and Pip Duncan will introduce the latest resources in the Food Curriculum project specifically for Year 7 and 8 teachers, but being used in all years.





Auckland Harbour Bridge Climb

Wednesday 2 October, 1.30 - 4.30pm

  • 25 places
  • See flyer below for special rates for conference delegates

The one and only Bridge Climb in New Zealand operating on the historic Auckland Harbour Bridge, the last of its kind to be built in the world. Magnificent 360 degree views can be enjoyed on this unforgettable adventure that takes climbers under, around, up and over this stunning landmark. Custom engineered walkways provide a safe, enjoyable and easy-going experience while you listen to full fun commentary from your personal tour guide.

Learn history, fun facts, unlock secrets and fall in love with Auckland. Perfect for small and large groups, all weather friendly and what you learn can’t be missed. If you’re brave enough you can take on the Bungy while you are up there or one of our team will jump for you to witness NZ’s most famous invention.

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