2022 NZPIF Conference

9th to 11th September 2022

Hosted by Manawatu Property Investors Association

Celebrating their 50th anniversary with

Palmerston North Conference and Function Centre
354 Main Street, Palmerston North 4410

Friday 9th September 2022

Time Programme Location
9:00am to 5:00pm

Registration and Help Desk Open. Pick up registration bag and lanyards for entry to programmes

Exhibition tables in Elwood Room

Conference Centre Foyer
10:00am to 4:00pm

Property Brokers sponsors of the bus tours: 10:00am, 12:00am, 2:00pm
Art Tour: Guided tours at 10am and 3pm (weather permitting)
NZ Rugby Museum: Guided tours at 10am, 12am, 2 pm, or visit at your leisure during conference with a complimentary ticket.

Assemble in Foyer

2:30pm to 4:30pm


NZPIF Annual General Meeting The Gallery





Cocktail Evening.

Bring your complimentary drink tickets to enjoy canapes and drinks. 

Resimac sponsors of the Cocktail Evening

Welcome by Pauline Beissel, President Manawatu Property Investors Association
Official Conference Opening by Grant Smith, Mayor of Palmerston North, and entertainment by Jeremy Corbett




Elwood Room


Saturday 10th September 2022

Time Programme Location
8:00am to 9:00am Registration and Help Desk open Foyer

8:30am to 8:35am

8.35am to 8.45am

Conference opening

Property Apprentice, sponsor of the MC

Welcome by Master of Ceremonies, Jeremy Corbett

Conference Room
8:45am to 9:10am Official welcome and address by Andrew King, President of NZPIF Conference Room
9:10am to 9:55am Opes Partners Gold Conference sponsor Conference Room
9:55am to 10:00am Insulationtech NZ  sponsor of morning tea Conference Room
10:00am to 10:30am Morning Tea Elwood Room
10:30am to 11:55am Mike Pero Conference Room
11:55am to 12:00am myRent sponsor of lunch Conference Room
12:00am to 1:00pm Lunch  Elwood Room
1:00pm to 2:00pm Tony Alexander - Independent Economist Conference Room
2:00pm to 3:50pm

Breakout sessions:
Shane Storey - Demographics   

Nelson Lebo - Eco Designer

Jane Sullivan - Home staging               

Mark Withers - Tax expert

Dana Beissel - Property Litigation

Meeting Room

Elwood Room

Seminar Room

Conference Room

The Gallery


Gala Dinner

Dress code for the evening is formal.

Distinction Hotel, 175 Cuba Street
(4 minutes from Conference, see map below) This is the venue for the Gala Dinner and Dance.


Be seated for Gala Dinner  

Property Brokers sponsors of the Gala Dinner

6.15pm to 6.25pm

6.25pm to 6.35pm

6.35pm to 7.00pm

7.00pm to 11.30pm



Presentation of 2022 Landlord of the Year sponsored by Resene

Presentation of 2022 Renovation of the Year sponsored by Resene

Presentation of Certificates of Appreciation

Dinner served followed by the cutting of the 50 year Birthday Cake and Dance



Distinction Hotel

Sunday 11th September

Time Programme Location
8:00am to 9:00am Registration and Help Desk open Foyer
8:30am to 8:45am Welcome by Master of Ceremonies Conference Room
8:45am to 9:45am Heather Black Conference Room
9:45am to 9:55am Conference 2023 Presentation Conference Room

9.55am to 10.00am

10:00am to 10:30am

Showerdome, sponsors of morning tea

Morning Tea 

Conference Room

Elwood Room

10:30am to 11:00am Chris Bishop - National Party spokesman for Housing and Infrastructure Conference Room

11:00am to 11:55am

11.55am - 12.00 noon

Olly Newland

A A Home Response Plus - sponsors of lunch

Conference Room
12:00am to 1:00pm Lunch  Elwood Room
1:00pm to 2:00pm Michael Boulgaris Conference Room
2:00pm to 2:45pm Natalie Cutler-Welsh Conference Room
2:45pm to 3:00pm Prizes Conference Room
3:00pm to 3:30pm Conference Closing Address - Andrew King, President NZPIF Conference Room