Conference 2022 – Venue and Location

Waikato Management School is a perfect venue to host larger conferences requiring multiple breakout rooms. The largest lecture theatre can seat 394 delegates, with over 13 breakout rooms in the vicinity equipped with state-of the art audio visual requirements. 

Venue Maps

Click here to view and download a pdf map of the University, with the Management School highlighted.

Click here to view and download a pdf of the Management School floorplan.


The Management School is 127 km south of Auckland, 11.7 km from Hamilton Airport and approximately 5 km from the Novotel Hamilton.

There are several taxi and shuttle options for transport from and to the airport and university. 

There is a bus to the University from the Novotel (CBD).
Exit your hotel and cross Victoria Avenue. Head to your right, take your first left into Bryce Street and walk one block to the city Transport Centre (approx. 7 minutes). Take the Route 17 (Ham East/Uni) bus and alight at the stop opposite the University on Hillcrest Road.

Campus Parking

General parking areas are located off Gates 1, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b or 10, with Gate 10 being closest to the conference venue.

Parking charges apply on the Hamilton campus Monday–Friday, 8.30am–4.30pm. These are set at $2 per day (24 hours from time of purchase) and $6 per week (seven consecutive days from time of purchase). At the nearest silver payment machine, enter your licence plate number, select the tariff option, and payment method (eftpos + credit/debit/Paywave, or coin + credit/debit/Paywave). A receipt is available on request, but does not need to be displayed. Your licence plate number is proof that you have paid.

Please do not park in a numbered/named park – these are reserved for permit holders and clamping fees apply.

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