New Zealand Shoulder Elbow Society 19

Welcome BBQ. Monday 15th July 1800-2100, Le Meridien Hotel; Le Fare beach café and bar.

Being held at Le Meridien Hotel (privately) in the picturesque Le Fare beach café and bar , Inclusive for Delegates and included sponsors: Cash Bar, Additional tickets available for adults and children (children under 15yoa)

Conference Dinner, Wednesday 17th July 1800-2230, Duck Island

In a departure from tradition this dinner is also an excursion. The informal nature of this location allows us to include the family members; including children of all ages. Departing by water taxi from the Le Meridien hotel beach area, we will alight onto Duck island (10 minutes) . Buffet  Dinner and refreshments will be served in the beach fare. Entertainment during the evening is provided by a DJ .The water taxis are available from 2100 to return guests to the hotel. Inclusive for Delegates and included Gold sponsors, Additional tickets available for adults and children (children under 15yoa)

 Members and Faculty Dinner, Thursday 18th July, Le Roof 1900-2200

This dinner is NZSES member and partners, the restaurant is another special place in Noumea, a ten minute walk from Le Meridien/Chateau Royal along the beach pathway to the restaurant - followed by a French gourmet experience, as a 5 course degustation menu with wines.  Le Roof restaurant is located at the end of a pier over the lagoon, has an open floor sections for viewing the coral and tropical fish underneath, and offers magnificent views across the bay at Anse Vata.  Inclusive for NZSES members, Additional ticket available for partners.



Tine Golf Club

 Friday 19th July

 Depart Le Meridien Resort at 12 noon (25 minutes travel) daylight till 5.30pm

The cost is  19500xpf +6% tax. This includes : 

Transfer from Le Meridien to Golf and return,

Golf Fee 18Holes,

Golf Cart for 2, Golf Balls,

Club rental

2 small bottle of water per player.

 To book please email

1/2 Day cruise on a sailing catamaran named SAFRAN the 19th July, departure 12:00pm and return at 04:00 pm.

 pick up / drop off at le Meridien/Chateau Royal

The transfer will be done (By group of 7 passengers with our bus)
On a half day, we can sail to the Master Island (swimming, snorkelling « lot of fish, turtles or Goeland Island (swimming, snorkelling in a beautiful blue lagoon)

The maximum is 15 passengers. (cost 65000) no matter how many people 1-15 possible
We will divide the cost by the number that take this excursion:


OLETI TOURCity tour and Tjibaou cultural center (6 hours) Date of tour: Friday, July 19, 2019

FRIDAY 12 NOON  pick-up at Le Meridien, we would drive you to the restaurant of your choice, for lunch. Then I would recommend a visit of the Tjibaou Cultural Center, and its gardens: to discover the Kanak culture. After that we could drive you around the city and finish with a climb to the Ouen Toro lookout for a view over the lagoon.

 City tour and Tjibaou cultural center (6 hours) Date of tour: Friday, July 19, 2019

Number of people 5- 6 -7- 8 -

Price per person 8,000 XPF -7,000 XPF- 6,500 XPF- 6,000 XPF (depends on number)

Included: guide, transport in minivan, insurance, entrance fee for the Tjibaou cultural center Not included: Lunch is at your own expense

 Taste of France - Experience the Art of French Foods and Wine
Minimum 15 & maximum 30/ 3 hour tour, recommended pick up at 8:30am, return to the hotel at 11:30 Tuesday to Saturday included. Not available on Sundays or Mondays. 

 Start off your day by visiting Nouméa’s colorful and animated markets where you can see all of the local produce and some nice handicrafts. After your morning visit, you will go on to a lovely French chocolate shop, taste the different flavors of New Caledonian made chocolates.

We will then take you to a very funky and arty winery where you will be in your element with beautiful wine and cheese tasting. 

Cost per person : 10 500xpf + 7% tax Including : hire of coach for 3 hours, English speaking guide on board, chocolate tasting (60gr or 3 chocolates per person), and wine and cheese tasting 


Cooking class at the Stanley restaurant  planning this for Thursday 18th 

Minimum 8 PAX Pick up at 930am – 2pm lunch is included Located 15-minutes from le Meridien / le Chateau royal , arrival at a beautiful water front restaurant / kitchen you will be welcome by two French chefs & 2 translators/coordinators and will make a starter, main and dessert, the menu will be designed by the chefs using local Caledonian products. 

At lunch enjoy the dishes that you have prepared with the chefs. Coffee and departure back to the hotel.

 Cost per person : 16 000xpf + 7% tax Including return coach transfers, two chefs, coordinators, hire of kitchen at the Stanley, food, equipment, coffee and tea. 


SEGWAY botanical gardens (no specific pick up times) tour subject to availability 

Minimum 4 persons, maximum 16 segways in total per rotation, we can carry out several rotations Minimum 14 years, no pregnant ladies, minimum 45 kg et maxi 118 kgs Departure time at 9am 

 Botanical garden tour by Segway – total tour duration : 3 hours PZF Visit our beautiful endemic dry forest, only minutes from the heart of the city. Ride your Segway through this magical collection of flora and fauna. Enjoy the off-road section with splendid post card views.

Pick up at your hotel for a 15-minute transfer up to the botanical gardens where your English speaking instructor will give you a safety brief and spend time with each one of you to ensure you totally feel at ease with your Segway.

 Enjoy a 2-hour visit of Nouméa’s beautiful botanical gardens, a great way to learn how to Segway in a lovely environment! You will be dropped of at a French restaurant close to the hotel for a main and dessert together with 2 drinks per person, soft, beer or wine. Cost per person : 12 500xpf + 7% tax Including entrance fee, training, and 2-hour visit & transfer 

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 Canopy tours - Zip lining; planning this for Friday 19th with an afternoon departure

in the New Caledonian forest at la Belle Verte - tour duration approx. 4 hours Minimum 15 pax & maximum 40 pax – transfer time one way 45-minutes Recommended departure from hotel at 8:30am, return to hotel at around 12:30pm tour subject to availability 

 New Caledonia's first canopy tour includes a 600 meters walk through a local forest, and stop overs near creeks. Zipline through a tropical forest at 90 m high on one of the longest rides in the south pacific (1.2km of ziplines), 4 zip lines await you: 1) 180m long at 55m high 2) 220m long at 60m high 3) 300m long at 80m high 4) 310m long at 90m high!

A 45-minutre drive from your hotel and you will enjoy a real adrenaline runner – a lovely walk through the forest then in the hands of professionals you will zip your way through the wonderful Caledonian forest! What fun!

After your two-hour experience, drinks await you to cool you down, soft, beer and white wine! 

Cost per person : 13 500xpf + 7% tax Including hire of coach, English speaking guide / coordinator, 2 bottles of water per person and drinks after the tour beer, wine and so


Banknote denominations in circulation:

  • 10,000 XPF (approx. $144 NZD)

  • 5,000 XPF (approx. $72 NZD)

  • 1,000 XPF (approx. $14 NZD)

  • 500 XPF (approx. $7 NZD

Coin denominations in circulation:

  • 100 XPF (approx. $1.44 NZD)

  • 50 XPF (approx. $0.72 NZD)

  • 20 XPF (approx. $0.29 NZD)

  • 10 XPF (approx. $0.14 NZD)

  • 5 XPF (approx. $0.07 NZD)

  • 2 XPF (approx. $0.03 NZD)

  • 1 XPF (approx. $0.01 NZD)