ASM VENUE Location Information
The 2023 BCT 44th Annual Scientific Meeting will be held at The Cordis Hotel. The hotel is located in Auckland’s lively uptown area near Upper Queen Street and Karangahape Road.
Due to the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup being held in Auckland from Thursday 20 July – Sunday 20 August, and the influx of tourism during this time, there is limited availability at The Cordis Hotel. Accommodation can be booked directly with The Cordis by visiting their website.
The ASM Secretariat is responsible for conference registration only and delegates are responsible for their accommodation.
Alternatively, there are several hotels within walking distance of The Cordis, Auckland:
The average daytime temperature in Auckland during this time of the year ranges from 8 – 14 degrees Celsius (46.4 – 57.2 F). This is also the wettest month of the year in Auckland, with an average of 15 days of rain. Showers are common, so you might have sunshine one minute and a downpour the next. The weather tends to be cold and wet in July, and there can be some frost at night.
If you are an Australian Citizen you do not need a visitor visa to enter New Zealand. Permanent residents and citizens will both receive an Australian Resident Visa upon arrival in New Zealand. For more information about visitor visas, click here.
Things to do and see:
Auckland is a multi-cultural urban oasis of food, music, arts and culture. It’s where sparkling waters and lush landscapes meet city sophistication. World-class shopping and phenomenal dining are never too far from harbours, islands, native bush and black-sand beaches. Go skydiving or whale watching, hike an ancient volcanic cone, taste local award-winning wine, or stargaze from the International Dark Sky Sanctuary of Great Barrier Island.
Popular Beaches and Walking Trails
You’ll find the best of both worlds in Auckland, with beautiful rainforests, parks and beaches all so close to the city centre. The Waitakere Ranges Regional Park west of the city centre has more than 250 kilometres of walking and hiking tracks through lush native rainforest, past cascading waterfalls and along a magnificent coastline. You’re also never far from the sea in Auckland. Bring your board to one of the black-sand surf beaches on the wild west coast – Karekare, Piha, Te Henga (Bethells), Muriwai and more.
Auckland has an impressive variety of restaurants, cafes and bars to suit every taste and budget. In the inner city you’ll find modern dining at Britomart, Commercial Bay, Federal Street and City Works Depot. Enjoy dinner and drinks or a casual bite on Auckland’s beautiful waterfront in the Viaduct Harbour and Wynyard Quarter precincts.
Auckland loves its’ sport with a year-long calendar of sporting events. Rugby union is the national sport in New Zealand, and is popular across all sections of New Zealand society, and many New Zealanders associate it with their national identity. Other popular sports include football, netball and rugby league.
With stunning scenery greeting you almost everywhere you look, New Zealand’s coastal cities are set amidst some astounding natural sights and really are amazing to behold. Mountains and volcanoes surround them and lakes, rivers and islands border them; the best cities in New Zealand have a plethora of incredible outdoor activities for you to take part in.
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ASM Venue The Cordis Hotel, Auckland
83 Symonds Street, Grafton, Auckland 1010, New Zealand