Institute of Certified NZ Bookkeepers


#Bookkeepcon22 is being held at the Te Pae Convention Centre in Christchurch on 29 and 30 July 2022 with a predicted attendance of 200+ delegates.

The event promises to be an exciting and insightful event, offering a great opportunity to meet with leading professionals in the industry while delivering a diverse and innovative programme.

Themed “Future Focussed”, #Bookkeepcon22 aims to recognise the significant contribution and assistance that bookkeepers in New Zealand have, and continue to provide following the struggles of business arising from the global pandemic.


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Te Pae

Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre has been designed as Ōtautahi Christchurch's ‘gathering place’. A key part of the regeneration of the city, the Government's investment in Te Pae Christchurch is set to act as a catalyst – not only for the growth and development of the city, but as a way of building lasting social, cultural and economic connections between the region and the world.              

The meaning of 'Te Pae'             

Our name, ‘Te Pae’ draws inspiration from several phrases in te reo Māori:

Te Pae Maunga – our mountain views.

The source of our origin and central to our land and people, mountains are a key element on the southern landscape, just as Te Pae is a central point within our city.

Te Pae Whenua – the vast plains we inhabit.

With our strong ties to mountains and the rivers and plains they create, it is only natural this influence can be found in the building’s design, where shapes and lines represent the contours of our Southern Alps and braided rivers of Canterbury.

Te Pae Tangata – a place to meet and converse.

To talk, to be hosted, to share, entertain and inform… for Christchurch, Te Pae Christchurch is a gathering place.