Conference Programme

FRONZ 2019 Conference programme. 

Friday 31 May 2019
Time Event - Session
1300 Coach from Christchurch airport to Timaru
1500 Coach arrives at Timaru
1700-1900 Registration & Social Evening
Comfort Hotel Benvenue, 16-22 Evans Street, Timaru.
Saturday 1 June 2019
Time Event - Session
0815 Registration continues at Landing Service Conference Centre (Speights Ale House) 2
George Street, Timaru.
0815 Coach leaves Comfort Hotel Benvenue, for Landing Service Conference Centre
0845 Welcome & Housekeeping Matters. FRONZ President Grant Craig
0900 Conference Opening. Damon Odey. Mayor, Timaru District Council
0910 Host Welcome. Pleasant Point Museum & Railway
0915 Keynote Speaker- Andrew Falloon - MP for Rangitata
1000 Morning Tea
1030

WorkSafe. Hazardous Substances Management.

1100 NZTA - Future Funding & General Update - Chris Ballantyne, Rob Gould.
1200 Lunch
1300 Kiwirail Update - Logan Aves
1330 Tracksafe New Zealand - Megan Drayton
1400

Nic Doncaster 

1430 Tramways Update - Dave Hinman
1500 Afternoon tea - Conference group photo
1530 Members Activities this year—Video presentation from Lindsay Benbrook, Majik Video.
1600 Conference breaks into Discussion Groups
 
Network Heritage Operators Meeting.
A meeting for those member organisations currently registered and approved for Network Operations. Other delegates representing member organisations with genuine aspirations to considerations for future endorsement may attend.
Tramway Operators Meeting.
A meeting for those member organisations operating tramways.
Heritage Railway Operators (Non-Mainline) Meeting.
A meeting for those member
organisations operating non-mainline railways.
  Saturday Evening Free
Sunday 2 June 2019
Time Event - Session
0830 Coach leaves Comfort Hotel Benvenue, for Landing Service Conference Centre
0840 AGM Sign In
0900 AGM
1000 Morning Tea
1030 AGM Continues
1100 Convenors Forum. Conveners Reports and your questions
1120 TBC
1130 NZ Rail Heritage Trust. Murray King
1200 Lunch
1300 Coach leaves Landing Service Conference Centre to Plains Railway, Ashburton
1400

Coach arrives Plains Railway, Ashburton

1530

Coach departs Plains Railway, Ashburton, return to Comfort Hotel Benvenue

1630 Arrive Comfort Hotel Benvenue
  Break ahead of awards dinner
1800 Coach leaves Comfort Hotel Benvenue, for awards dinner at Landing Service Conference Centre
1830

2019 FRONZ Awards Dinner Landing Service Conference Centre

Monday 3 June 2019
Time Event - Session
0930 Coach leaves Comfort Hotel Benvenue for Pleasant Point Museum & Railway
1200 Lunch at Pleasant Point Museum & Railway
1300 Depart Pleasant Point Museum & Railway for Christchurch Airport.
1530 Arrive Christchurch Airport