Jersey NZ’s Annual Conference kicked off on the Tuesday evening with over 100 members and guests attending the annual Awards Dinner, which was held in the Grand Hall, Parliament House.

Conference was officially opened by the Hon Paula Bennett, Deputy Prime Minister.
Following the presentation of awards, a lively and entertaining debate was held between a team of MPs and a team of well-known Jersey members and industry leaders.

Wednesday morning saw delegates choosing from four industry based workshops, followed by the keynote speaker Brent Impey, Chairman, NZRU.
Delegates then visited Weta Workshops before touring Sir Peter Jackson’s Great War Exhibition, at the Pukeahu National War Memorial Museum before settling in the Museum’s troopship styled café for the Jersey Pride Sale.

The Annual General Meeting was held on Thursday and the Conference finished off with a ‘Gold Masquerade’ Dine & Dance at Rydges Hotel.

A full article will be in the September Jersey FOCUS.