Programmes  
Day 1  Thursday 8th July 2004
7.00am - 12.00pm N.Z. Alumni Golf Tournament
9.00am - 5.00pm Welcome &  Registration
3rd Floor, Crowne Plaza Riverside Hotel (Photo Session with Dayak Warrior)

Sightseeing and Recreation

11.00am - 5.00pm N.Z. Exhibition - "Education, Tourism & Trade", Sarawak Chamber 1, 3rd Floor, Crowne Plaza Riverside Hotel
3.00pm - 4.45pm N.Z. Movie: "Jubilee"
Star Cineplex
7.30pm - 9.00pm Cocktail Reception
at Sarawak Chamber 2 & 3, 3rd Floor, Crowne Plaza Riverside Hotel (Attire: Lounge Suit)
 
Day 2  Friday 9th July 2004
8.00am - 9.00am Orientation
3rd Floor Foyer, Crowne Plaza Riverside Hotel
9.00am - 5.00pm N.Z. Exhibition - "Education, Tourism & Trade"
at Sarawak Chamber 1, 3rd Floor, Crowne Plaza Riverside Hotel
9.00am - 11.30am OPENING CEREMONY & KEYNOTE ADDRESSES
The Right Honourable Pehin Sri Dr. Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud
Chief Minister of Sarawak and Patron of Convention with
The Honourable Jonathan Hunt
Speaker of the House of Representatives, New Zealand

visit to N.Z. Exhibition by NZAC Patrons
11.30am -2.15pm Networking Lunch at Crowne Plaza Riverside Hotel
2.15pm - 5.00pm Session 1 : "Learning from Sarawak's History"
by Dr. Bob Reece, Assoc. Professor, Murdoch University, Australia
  Session 2 : "Recent Developments in the New Zealand University Sector"
by Prof. Stuart N. McCutcheon, Chair of New Zealand Vice Chancellors Committee (NZVCC)"

Tea Break

Session 3 : "The Lessons I learned in the Rainforest"
by Mr Takashi Kiuchi, Chairman, Future 500 Japan

5.15pm - 6.45pm Alumni Gathering
1. University of Canterbury - Magherita Lounge, Lobby Floor,  Hilton Hotel
2. Victoria University of Wellington - Rajawali & Selasih Room, 1st Floor, Hilton Hotel
3. Massey University - Casablanca, Mezza, 9th Floor, Crowne Plaza Riverside Hotel
6.50pm Bus depart from Crowne Plaza Riverside Hotel to State Library
7.30pm -10.30pm Convention Dinner
hosted by State Government of Sarawak at the State Library, Petra Jaya
Performance by N.Z. Group:  Te - Vaka
(Attire: Convention T- Shirt)
 
Day 3  Saturday 10th July 2004
9.00am - 5.00pm N.Z. Exhibition - "Education, Tourism & Trade"
8.30am - 10.45am Session 4 : "USD Renaissance? - An Asia Pacific Perspective"
by Mr. Bhanu Baweja, Director, UBS, Singapore

Session 5 :
"The Old Grey Kiwi Ain't What She Used to Be"
by Hon. Austin Mitchell, MP, United Kingdom
  Session 6 : "Alumni, Aotearoa and Asia: Synergies and Challenges"
by Mr. Timothy Hannah, Former New Zealand High Commissioner to Malaysia   
10.45am - 11.00am Tea  Break
11.00am - 1.00pm Session 7 : "Is Our World too Small for Biological Diversity?"
by
Dr David Given, Botanical Services Curator, Christchurch City Council, New Zealand

Session 8 "Tourism - it's a Small(er) World"
by Prof. David G. Simmons, Professor of Tourism, Lincoln University   

  Session 9 : "Birds of a Feather?  How New Zealand and Malaysian SMEs can work together more" by Mr. Philip Lewin, Chief Executive, Wellington Chamber of Commerce, New Zealand
1.00pm - 2.00pm Lunch at Crowne Plaza Riverside Hotel
2.00pm - 3.30pm PANEL SESSION
                                   
PANEL SPEAKERS
CHAIR: Tan Sri Datuk Amar (Dr.) Hamid Bugo
1. His Excellency Geoff Randal, NZ High Commissioner to Malaysia
2. Hon Tan Sri Datuk Amar Alfred Jabu, Deputy Chief Minister of Sarawak
3. Hon Dato Sri James Jemut Masing, Minister of Social Development, Sarawak
4. YBhg Datuk Leo Moggie, Chairman of Tenaga Nasional
5. Prof. Roy Sharp, Vice Chancellor of University of Canterbury
6. Prof. Ken Heskin, Deputy Vice Chancellor of Massey University
7. Mr. Alick Shaw, Deputy Mayor, Wellington City
8. Mr. Mark Revington, Senior Journalist, N.Z. Listener
3.30pm - 3.45pm Tea Break
3.45pm - 4.45pm CLOSING CEREMONY

Presentation by NZAC 2006 Host City
5.30pm Bus depart for Sarawak Cultural Village
6.30pm FELLOWSHIP NIGHT
at Sarawak Cultural Village, Damai Beach "Rainforest World Music Festival" 
(Attire: Convention T-Shirt)
10.45pm Bus Depart for Crowne Plaza Riverside Hotel
   
Day 4  Sunday 11th July 2004
  Post convention tours.

                  


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