Creative Fibre National Education Event 2018

Registrations will be processed in order of arrival. Please ensure your form is filled in carefully. Please ensure direct credit payments include your member number and surname as a reference. Confirmation of your workshop choices will be sent out as soon as possible after receipt of your forms. Event information will be included with your First Light Fibres welcome pack on your arrival. Registrations will close on 16 April 2018.

Workshops will fill up quickly so register early to avoid disappointment. Click here to view workshop information or read about our tutors.

Register online or download the registration form.

Medical Services
In the event of a medical emergency please dial 111. Gisborne Hospital is 2.9km away at 421 Ormond Rd, Gisborne, phone 06 869 0500, and first aid will be available at the event centre.

Please advise when registering of any assistance you may need during your time with us. Wheelchair access is excellent at the event centre.

R and R
To relax after a busy day learning, creating and shopping there will be a knit and natter area on site.

Getting to Gisborne is easy by public transport using Intercity or Naked Bus, and Air New Zealand fly into Gisborne several times a day. Also check Sunair who provide services from several North Island destinations. Travelling by car from north of Gisborne, enjoy the Waioeka Gorge Scenic Reserve, or from south, the Wharerata Forest.

While you are enjoying your First Light Fibres experience we will be running a regular shuttle service that will pass all major motels throughout the event.

Gisborne has a variety of accommodation to suit everyones needs within ten minutes drive of the event centre – Google ‘Gisborne NZ Accommodation’ or head to When searching Google maps for motels, please note that Gladstone Road runs onto Main Road.

At the event centre we will have an on-site caterer ‘Café 1874’ to accommodate all of your dietary needs, tastes or whims.