Conference Schedule

Set Apart Girl’s Conference Fri 22 Apr – Sun 24 Apr Open to Mothers as well
Marton Family Conference Sat 4 Jun – Mon 6 Jun Homeschool Conference
Mothers’ Journey to the Heart Tue 7 Jun – Wed 15 Jun
Whangarei Family Conference Mon 11 Jul – Tue 12 Jul Homeschool Conference
Auckland Family Conference Fri 15 Jul – Sat 16 Jul Homeschool Conference
Rejuvenate Mon 26 Sep – Sat 1 Oct A retreat for young men and young ladies
Widow’s Banquet Sat 10 Dec 11am A free Christmas banquet open to all widows
January 2017 Family Conference Thu 19 Jan – Mon 23 Jan Homeschool Conference
January 2017 Student Conference Mon 23 Jan – Thu 26 Jan
Above Rubies 2017 Family Camp Fri 17 Mar – Sun 19 Mar
Fathers’ Journey to the Heart Tue 18 Apr – Wed 26 Apr

Regional Conferences

Regional Conferences are held mid-year in Marton, Whangarei & Auckland – see above schedule.   A Christchurch Regional later in the year is dependant on families expressing interest.  Please email

Annual Conferences

See 2017 Family Conference Brochure

The Annual ATI Conference is held in late January at Marton (Arahina), in the North Island.
These conferences are a vital part of the growth and blessing received by the families involved with this ministry. They are also an important connection time for fellowship and building relationships with like-minded people, building friendships over the years.
The speakers are many and varied, with both live and DVD presentation. The challenge and enrichment is always timely and refreshing.

Children’s Programs

Little Blessings 2-4yrs: Morning sessions are in the Arahina Dining Room. Your children will participate in games, crafts, songs, and fun activities. A well-fenced, shaded area for supervised outdoor play will also be available. In the evening quiet children aged four and older are able to sit with you in the main auditorium.

History Makers 5-12yrs: This will run during the morning and afternoon sessions. The programme is designed with a focus on character qualities and scriptural principles using stories, songs, memory verses, crafts and other fun activities.


Compulsory for all ATINZ students 13 years and over and any other children who are interested.
Choir Dress Code: Young Men: Dark dress trousers, white dress shirt and tie. Young Ladies: Dark skirts and white dress tops or blouses

Serving Opportunites

Serving during conference is a wonderful opportunity for your young adults to be challenged in their personal walk with the Lord while ministering to those around them.
Students must be aged 14 & older to serve in: Little Blessings, History Makers, House Keeping, Nursing Mothers, Kitchen, Family Viewing, Audio Visual.


Accommodation and meal packages are available at Arahina – prices upon enquiry:

Tents, caravans, campervans, buses in two areas on property
– (includes access to power, water, toilets and showers at camp ground)
Parklands room with ensuite (some sleep 2 and some 3) only 20 rooms
Bed in one of the other Arahina accommodation areas and you supply bedding

Travel Information

If you place your booking well in advance many of the companies listed below have a limited number of economy fares available. Those people flying from the South Island may consider flying to Wellington and traveling to Marton by bus or train, rather than flying directly into Palmerston North, for a cheaper option.

Interislander / Lynx Ferries (0800) 802-802
Strait Shipping (0800) 844-844
Air New Zealand (0800) 737-767
Qantas Airlines
(Does not fly to Palmerston Nth) (0800) 808-767
Tranz Scenic Rail (0800) 872-467
Intercity Coach lines
PN Airport pickup/drop off Enquire with Arahina before 10th January for pricing and confirmation.