Wildlife Conference May 2021


14th-15th May 2021, Auckland


WReNNZ is New Zealand's national wildlife network, open to everyone interested in New Zealand wildlife rescue, rehabilitation and release. Annually WReNNZ provides quality wildlife education focused on best practice rehabilitation, biennially hosting a national wildlife conference.

The 2021 WReNNZ Wildlife Conference will be held  on the14th-15th May in Auckland, at the Auckland Zoo.

Registration starts at 8.30am on Friday 14th May and the conference will conclude at 4.00pm on Saturday 15th May.

The WReNNZ AGM will be held first on Saturday morning 15th May; all attendees are welcome to attend and voting is open to WReNNZ members only. After the AGM conference sessions will recommence at 10am.


Agenda Overview

Two Days of Speakers

Rehabilitation Presentations 14th and 15th May

  • Guest Speaker is Dr Stuart Hunter - Senior Lecturer in Wildlife Pathology, Massey University

Restaurant Monsoon Poon - Dinner (Friday evening)

  • Dinner is optional and is not included in the conference fee, the cost for dinner will be $45 per person + drinks

AGM Saturday 15th May

  • Optional AGM session for all conference attendees, voting open for WReNNZ members only

Free Auckland Zoo pass for use after the conference and valid for one week



For those travelling to Auckland for the conference there is an extensive range of places to stay, with many options conveniently located near both the airport and the venue.

To see a wide variety of accommodation choices visit AirBnB, Booking.com, Expedia or use the button link below to review Google results. 



Tickets & Member Discounts

Early bird ticket prices are available until 10th April 2021, or until all tickets are sold.


WReNNZ members receive access to discounted rates.

For the 2 day conference ticket pricing is:

  • Early Bird Non-Members $150 (save 17%)

  • Early Bird Members $90 (save 25%)


After 10th April if tickets are still available the following prices will apply:


  • Non-Members $180

  • Members $120

Registration will close on the 10th May 2021 or when all tickets are sold.

PLEASE NOTE: There will be no refund once registrations have closed, but should the conference be cancelled or postponed a full refund will be given.

If you would like ongoing access to discounted wildlife training rates and  you are not yet a WReNNZ member, please join today before buying your conference tickets.


Our Speakers & Topics

  • Guest Speaker is Dr Stuart Hunter - Senior Lecturer in Wildlife Pathology, Massey University

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For more information about WReNNZ, visit WRENNZ.ORG.NZ.