New Zealand® is proudly sponsored by International Entertainment
The night of December 27th 2008 to January
1st 2009, 1.00am
Late Sessions at the lounge
The late sessions are for people to gather in a less than
formal environment and talk with each other about magic, possibly
learn something, and perform some magic for each other, as
they wind down from the days events. The start times will
be 10 minutes after the end of the previous events on the
Both nights Greg Chapman will introduce the session, and then
introduce the scheduled performers who will help get things
rolling with a quick performance (or not so quick, as they
choose). A short Q & A will follow. Conversations and
close-up magic will likely continue amongst the night owls.
Saturday 27th December
Guest performers: Wayne Rogers & Guest #2 (to be
Host: Greg Chapman
Q & A: Tips on Strolling? The guest performers
will join the host in an informal Q & A, which people
may join in conversation.
Monday 29th December
Guest performers: Steve Walker & Mike Easterbrook
Host: Greg Chapman
Q & A: Approaching a group (in a strolling situation).
The guest performers will join the host in an informal Q &
A, which people may join in conversation.
Q & A sessions will likely be skipped if there are lay
audience members present in the Waipuna lounge.
**Last chance to register**
As of tonight there is close to 140 registered
official registration and competition form for the convention
can be downloaded from: http://www.ibmring160.com/
Convention registration can be paid by cheque or direct
Direct credit details
Account name: International Brotherhood of Magicians (Ring
160) or IBM Ring 160
Account no: 020223 - 0080757 - 00
you don't have internet web access contact Ross Harlick, Secretary,
91 Panapa Drive, Meadowbank, Auckland 1072, New Zealand
Or by: Phone: (09) 521 3327
Fax: (09) 521 3327
e-mail: Ross Harlick
venue will be Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre in Mount
can be made for convention accommodation by contacting: Waipuna
Hotel & Conference Centre, 58 Waipuna Road, Mt. Wellington,
PO Box 14 164, Panmure, Auckland, New Zealand.
+64 9 526 3000
Fax: +64 9 527 1937
Toll Free Reservations (NZ): 0800 924 786
have been able to secure a very attractive room rate of
$NZ110 per night (incl GST) for single or double rooms
with registrants being able to book direct with the hotel.
recent refurbishment programme has assisted in the hotel attaining
a four star Qualmark rating.
Alan Watson - Marketing & Publicity