The 35th Conference of the
Australasian Society for Classical Studies


Conference Dinner

The conference dinner will be held on Wednesday 29 January at Bethany’s Restaurant located in the heart of Palmerston North, 32 The Square:

Have a look at the menu below and … start salivating.  There is an option for vegetarians and vegans.

Conference Set Menu.doc (60 KB)

You will be able to order for your choice of starter, main and dessert.  Wine and soft drinks (for those not drinking alcohol), as well as coffee and tea will be provided.  There is a bar if you wish to purchase beer or spirits.

Please arrive at the restaurant by 7:00-7:15.


Dining in the City

There is a wide variety of dining places in Palmerston North, especially around The Square.

For more information click here

Dining on Campus

Dining map.pdf (144 KB)

There are two choices for dining on Campus:

Options Cafe

Options Cafe, in the Courtyard Complex, is open 7.30 am - 3.00 pm (Mon-Fri).

We have a selection of hot food with vegetarian options:

  • Wedges/ fries
  • Sandwiches
  • Bagels
  • Paninis
  • Ficelles
  • Cakes
  • Slices

Bar Available
Beer and wine only.

Breakfast Menu
7.30am to 11.00am.


  • Cold drinks
  • Iced coffee, Chocolate, Mocha, Chai
  • Tea, plain and also a good selection of herbal teas.
  • Chai latte
  • Coffees


Wharerata is a historic homestead located opposite the Social Sciences Tower. 

Open Hours

Espresso coffees:  Monday - Friday, 8.30 am to 3.00 pm.

Hot Buffet & Cabinet Selection from 11.30 am.

  • Savouries $2.00 - $3.50
  • Sweet Slices $2.50 - $3.00
  • Fresh Fruit $2.00
  • Buffet Plate $9.00 medium, $12.00 Large
  • Hot Roast Sandwich $5.00

Bar can be made available for Group bookings.

Wharerata website

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