The New Zealand Home-brewers’ Conference

The New Zealand Home-brewers’ Conference

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The New Zealand Home-Brewers’ Conference is an opportunity for brewers from all over the country to meet, learn and make better beer. Join us in Nelson, March 24th–26th for an epic weekend of beer, brewing and awesomeness.

Our presenter lineup

We have a great line-up of speakers for NZHC 2017. We have some exciting news in the pipeline, so check back regularly to see who's going to be there.


NZHC 2017 runs over three days

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Places are limited, so get in fast

$95 NZHC 2017
The Main Event
  • Entry to the Sunday conference
  • Keynote speakers
  • Workshops & Talks
  • Trade Expo
  • Fun, knowledge & inspiration!
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$80 NZHC 2017
The Main Event (SOBA Members)
  • Entry to the Sunday conference
  • Keynote speakers
  • Workshops & Talks
  • Trade Expo
  • SOBA Membership required.
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$10 Beer Entry for BrewMania
  • Allows you to enter three beers into BrewMania
  • Does not include entry to BrewMania Judging
  • Intended for people who wish to enter beer, but can't attend the BrewMania Judging at NZHC 2017
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$65 The Imbiber Tour
  • Visit a bunch of hand-picked Nelson craft Breweries
  • Meet the brewers
  • See behind the scenes where the magic happens
  • Lunch included
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$40 BrewMania Judging Ticket
  • Attend BrewMania as a judge
  • Taste the beer and cast your votes
  • Includes Club Night (beer served by home-brew clubs from around NZ)
  • Also includes the right to enter beer
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$40 MarchFest
  • Nelson's Craft Beer and Music Festival
  • Try a range of local brews, released at MarchFest first
  • Hang with our VIPs in the Home-brewers' lounge
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$25 NZHC 2017 T-shirt
  • Show your support for the event with one of our NZHC 2017 t-shirts
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$20 Sunday Brunch
  • Charge up your brain for the day ahead
  • Hang with other like-minded brewers
  • Brunch has a beer theme
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