New Zealand® is proudly sponsored by International Entertainment
29th New Zealand International Magicians Convention will
be held in Auckland New Zealand from the night of December
27th 2008 to January 1st 2009, 1.00am.
Registrations will open during the afternoon/evening of
to announce that Charles Gauci (Aust) has been added to the
is known as "The Magicians Magician". A title given
to him by his peers, meaning that he can not only mystify
and enthrall lay audiences, he has also managed to fool some
of the world's best magicians with his original creations.
is Charles's favorite form of entertaining. Performing at
tables in restaurants, corporate functions and private parties.
This is magic performed right under your nose with various
audience members participating for an unforgettable experience.
Charles performs at each table and his warmth and humor captivate
his audience and his mysteries leave them spellbound. His
favorite quotation is "Watch closely, for, the closer
you watch, the less you will see."
for garden parties or corporate events Charles mingles with
the guests performing magic. This type of entertainment is
suitable for occasions where there is no specific performing
area and the party is informal.
it is a cabaret, stage or a big convention, Charles's stand
up routine can entertain audiences of up to 800 people. He
demonstrates incredible feats of memory, and his mindreading
feats leave his audiences wondering for days as to how they
were done. For corporate events Charles works closely with
the organization ensuring that the corporate message is delivered
in a magical manner for maximum impact.
John Shryock (USA), Marty and Brenda
Hahne (USA), Ross Skiffington (Aust), George Schindler (USA),
Steve Walker (Aust), Sean Taylor (Aust) and Charles Gauci
For those attending eg from Christchurch or Wellington take
advantage of the special deals that Qantas
and Air New Zealand
are now offering if you purchase your ticket online.
The 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
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.
40 rooms only are available at this rate and reservations
need to be made well before the end of November 2008.
recent refurbishment programme has assisted in the hotel attaining
a four star Qualmark rating.
Alan Watson - Marketing & Publicity