Grand Proclamation 2018

For ME Comp Brian White is being held in New Plymouth, Taranaki on 2-4 March 2018.

Registration for 2018 Grand Proclamation and Convocation

Registration Form Here

Invitation and Registration Booklet Here

Online registration (after 20th September 2017) Here

I am pleased to advise that the Convocation registration forms for New Plymouth (2-4 March 2018 details are on the website ) have now been circulated to all Chapters, Cryptic Councils, Grand Superintendents, PGZ’s and Management Council.

We look forward to seeing you there and particularly the current team from the Central Division and the 3 Grand Sojourners all of whom have a role to play in the ceremony.

A plug also for those in the Central and Northern Division who are qualified – the Order of the Silver Trowel nomination forms have been sent out by R Ill Comp R S Jaray, (Recorder of the Council of the Silver Trowel No 111) to Council Recorders. Please contact him direct.

The overall timetable of events is shown over. Please note that the hotel is prepared to have a lunch available on the Saturday for those who indicate interest on the Friday. It will be a “self-pay” sandwich, rolls style of limited menu.

If you are having problems down loading the registration form from the web site check you have adobe reader – print as a booklet using that function in the print menu. I can email you a A5 version if you need that style.

Companions may register on-line from 20 September 2017 Here

Alternatively, you can complete the Registration Form on the back page of the invitation booklet and post it with payment if appropriate to The Convocation Registrar, 19 Cruickshank Road, Clouston Park, Upper Hutt 5018. Email:

Additional Registration Forms only (PDF format) may be downloaded Here

Programme and dates and more details below:-

Day/Date Meeting Start Finish Location
Thursday 1 March 2018 Management Council 12:00 5.00 pm Governors
Friday 2 March Grand Principals’ and GP’s Elect 8.30am 9:00am Garden Court
UGPNZ (Knights Templar) 9.30am 12 noon De Burgh Adams
Friday 2 March Grand Superintendents 9.30am 12 noon Garden Court
Friday 2 March Royal Arch Forum and Research Chapter 1pm 3.00pm Hobson Room
Friday 2 March Order of the Silver Trowel 3pm 4.45 pm De Burgh Adams
Friday 2 March Convocation Meet ‘n’ Greet 6.00pm 8.30pm Foyer Lounge and Garden
Saturday 3 March Ladies’ Tour 8.30am 12 noon Departs Devon Hotel
Saturday 3 March Business Session 9.00am 11.00am Hobson Room
Installation Rehearsal 11.15am 12.30pm Grand Auditorium
Installation/Proclamation 2.00pm 4.30pm Grand Auditorium
Banquet 7.00pm 11.30pm Grand Auditorium
Sunday 4 March Bus Trip (Pukekura Park) 9.30am 12.00pm Departs Devon Hotel


All events except those shown at the De Burgh Adams Lodge rooms will be held at the Devon Hotel in New Plymouth, Taranaki over Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th March 2018.