ILANZ, In-House Lawyers Association of New Zealand

Social Functions

Wednesday 16 May

Welcome Function at Restaurant on Alma, Novotel Hamilton Tainui, 5pm - 7pm

Restaurant on Alma

If you are arriving in Hamilton on the Wednesday, why not join us for a welcome drink at the Novotel Hamilton Tainui? There will be complimentary drinks and canapes, and a welcome address by the ILANZ president, Erin Judge. A perfect opportunity to get settled in and meet your fellow conference goers.

Thursday 17 May

Hamilton Gardens, 6.30pm - 9.30pm

Hamilton Gardens2

On the Thursday evening, we will be heading to the iconic and award winning Hamilton Gardens. Join us for a wonderful evening of entertainment, activities, great food, and ample opportunity for catching up with your peers and making new connections.

Friday 18 May

Gala Dinner and Awards, Claudelands 6.30pm till late

Gala dinner

On Friday night, we will be holding the Gala Dinner and Awards at Claudelands.

The theme for the dinner is 'Wonderful Waikato' - we would like to celebrate everything the Waikato region has to offer. Here are some attractions and events around the Hamilton Waikato region for inspiration:

  • Hobbiton
  • Waitomo Caves
  • Rocky Horror Picture Show 
  • Rafting, hiking, rowing, mountain biking
  • New Zealand Sevens
  • Hamilton Gardens
  • Hamilton Zoo
  • International Polo Day

Alternatively, you are welcome to come in black tie or evening gown, business suit or cocktail wear.