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NZ’s finest venues, staff recognised at EVANZ Awards
5 Dec 2022   /

NZ’s finest venues, staff recognised at EVANZ Awards

The best and brightest of New Zealand’s venues and staff have been celebrated at the 2022 EVANZ Awards.


“Win” for events as court confirms Showgrounds’ lease unlawful, awards XPO’s Spillane costs
19 Oct 2022   /

“Win” for events as court confirms Showgrounds’ lease unlawful, awards XPO’s Spillane costs

Cornwall Park Trust Board acted unlawfully by leasing part of Auckland Showgrounds to a film studio for three months this year, causing some of the country’s largest events to cancel or suffer postponements, according to a ruling from the High Court in Auckland.


Te Pae opens doors to legal conference
4 Oct 2022   /

Te Pae opens doors to legal conference

Te Pae will host the In-house Lawyers Association of New Zealand annual conference, which begins tomorrow in Christchurch.


Hamilton’s Claudelands Grandstand venue closed for repairs
22 Sep 2022   /

Hamilton’s Claudelands Grandstand venue closed for repairs

Hamilton’s Claudelands Grandstand is out of action for at least 12 months while remedial works are planned and undertaken to repair borer damage.


Eden Park triple-header could attract 100k
16 Sep 2022   /

Eden Park triple-header could attract 100k

Close to 100,000 people are expected to converge on Eden Park over two days next weekend in a blockbuster triple-headline of sports events.


‘Significant progress’ made improving Tauranga venues – council
10 Aug 2022  

‘Significant progress’ made improving Tauranga venues – council

Tauranga City Council says its Bay Venues network has made ‘significant progress’ to improve customer experience, staffing and operational facilities within its aquatics, sports, community centres and halls, and events.


Chamber praises Christchurch stadium decision
15 Jul 2022   /

Chamber praises Christchurch stadium decision

The Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce has praised Christchurch City Council’s decision to continue building the $683m Te Kaha stadium.


Wellington wins MEETINGS 2023
14 Jul 2022   /

Wellington wins MEETINGS 2023

BEIA takes its business events conference to the capital for the first time, helping to showcase the brand new Tākina venue.


Waitangi venue operator wins $30k grant
14 Jul 2022   /

Waitangi venue operator wins $30k grant

Waitangi operator Baylys’ Farm’s wedding and event venue has won a $30,000 grant from Top Energy’s Business Development Fund.


One year to go: Tākina counts down to first event
7 Jul 2022   /

One year to go: Tākina counts down to first event

There is just one year to go until Tākina Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre opens, kicking off with the Festival for The Future in June 2023.


Viaduct Events Centre to return, Team NZ to go
7 Jul 2022   /

Viaduct Events Centre to return, Team NZ to go

Auckland’s Viaduct Events Centre will reopen for events in 2023 following Emirates Team New Zealand’s relocation to Wynyard Quarter.


With new venues launching, an opportunity for local food
28 Jun 2022   /

With new venues launching, an opportunity for local food

Large venues around the country are following the lead of Venues Ōtautahi, which has spent the past two years overhauling its supply chain to support local food producers.


St James sets stage for reopening after $42m works
23 Jun 2022  

St James sets stage for reopening after $42m works

Wellington’s iconic St James Theatre is celebrating its reopening with an orchestral performance this weekend and a range of festivities from 1 – 2 July.


Queenstown floats sale of events centre land
31 May 2022   /

Queenstown floats sale of events centre land

QLDC plans to sell parts of the Queenstown Events Centre and adjoining Frankton Golf Centre land to Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency.


Hamilton’s Founders Theatre to be demolished
27 Apr 2022  

Hamilton’s Founders Theatre to be demolished

Hamilton City Council will demolish the dilapidated Founders Theatre in the central city to make way for a $4m multi-purpose park and community performance space.


Watch: Ōtautahi Christchurch’s conference attraction
26 Apr 2022   /

Watch: Ōtautahi Christchurch’s conference attraction

Why one conference picked Ōtautahi Christchurch for its big event.


Arts and culture Omicron package should be extended – Hospo NZ
3 Feb 2022   /

Arts and culture Omicron package should be extended – Hospo NZ

The Government’s newly announced Omicron support package for the arts and culture sector should be extended to the wider entertainment, events and hospitality sector, says Hospitality NZ.


Te Pae installs 1-ton artwork ahead of December opening
4 Nov 2021   /

Te Pae installs 1-ton artwork ahead of December opening

Te Pae convention centre in Christchurch is installing a major piece of artwork ahead of an expected opening before Christmas.


Fletchers sticks to 2024 delivery of NZICC
20 Aug 2021   /

Fletchers sticks to 2024 delivery of NZICC

Fletcher Building is continuing to forecast a 2024 completion date for the New Zealand International Convention Centre in its latest annual report, despite contractual leeway for a later delivery.


Agreement sets $15m Sebel Hotel completion by end of year
11 Aug 2021   /

Agreement sets $15m Sebel Hotel completion by end of year

The $15m Sebel Hotel in Lower Hutt’s CBD is set to complete by 31 December, following a revised Hutt City Council agreement and operator USAR Commercial Assets.


Multi-use arena appoints interim chair
2 Aug 2021  

Multi-use arena appoints interim chair

The Canterbury Multi-Use Arena Project Delivery board has appointed Barry Bragg as interim chair.


Te Pae launches recruitment drive for 100 staff before October
21 Jun 2021  

Te Pae launches recruitment drive for 100 staff before October

Positions include those related to running audio-visual, food services, events coordination.


Tākina ‘biggest single thing’ since stadium – Perks
9 Jun 2021   /

Tākina ‘biggest single thing’ since stadium – Perks

WellingtonNZ’s David Perks says he has received more than 30 “hard enquiries” for events at the $179m venue.


Te Pae’s Ross Steele on ushering in a ‘new generation’ convention centre
3 Jun 2021   /

Te Pae’s Ross Steele on ushering in a ‘new generation’ convention centre

The venue’s technology makes it more than just a pretty face, says its GM.


Tākina convention centre gets green certification
21 May 2021   /

Tākina convention centre gets green certification

Takina set to open mid-2023 in downtown Wellington.


Sculpture to greet visitors at Te Pae Christchurch
13 Apr 2021  

Sculpture to greet visitors at Te Pae Christchurch

A ceremonial entranceway called Te Aika is set to be installed for Ōtautahi Christchurch’s new Te Pae convention centre.


Auckland Live launches marketing kit for hotels
26 Mar 2021   /

Auckland Live launches marketing kit for hotels

Venue Auckland Live has launched an online marketing toolkit to encourage visitation to the city and create a cross-sector collaboration with the hotel industry.


Scenic departs Marlborough Convention Centre
2 Feb 2021   /

Scenic departs Marlborough Convention Centre

The Marlborough Convention Centre will now be managed by the Marlborough District Council, after Scenic Hotel Group’s lease came to an end after 13 years.


Theatre, museum, exhibition space scheme secures $11.6m
16 Sep 2020   /

Theatre, museum, exhibition space scheme secures $11.6m

The Government is providing $11.6m for an upgrade of Timaru’s iconic Theatre Royal and the construction of a new connected heritage museum and exhibition space.


Council appoints board to oversee ATEED/RFA merger
15 Sep 2020   /

Council appoints board to oversee ATEED/RFA merger

Auckland Council has unveiled its new seven-member board of directors to oversee the merger of Regional Facilities Auckland and ATEED.


Wellington convention centre to be named ‘Tākina’
10 Aug 2020  

Wellington convention centre to be named ‘Tākina’

Wellington City Councillors will this week be asked to approve Tākina as the name for the Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre currently.


Stadium opens interactive wall to mark 100-year history
21 Jul 2020   /

Stadium opens interactive wall to mark 100-year history

An interactive 84-metre display wall celebrating the 100-year history of FMG Stadium Waikato has opened.


Te Pae to benefit from NZICC delay to mid-2023
22 Jun 2020   /

Te Pae to benefit from NZICC delay to mid-2023

Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre looks set to be the biggest beneficiary of the New Zealand International Convention Centre’s delivery delay to mid-2023.


RFA reopens Auckland attractions, venues
15 Jun 2020   /

RFA reopens Auckland attractions, venues

Regional Facilities Auckland has reopened the Auckland Town Hall, Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki,  The Civic, Bruce Mason Centre, The Cloud, and Shed 10 on Queens Wharf.


$179m Wellington convention centre ahead of schedule despite Covid-19
1 May 2020  

$179m Wellington convention centre ahead of schedule despite Covid-19

The development of the $179m Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre is slightly ahead of schedule despite the impact of Covid-19, according to WellingtonNZ.


Green light for $1.2m Wellington venue fit-out
24 Apr 2020   /

Green light for $1.2m Wellington venue fit-out

Karori Event Centre’s $1.2m fit-out has been given the go ahead by Wellington City Council after a unanimous vote of support at yesterday’s council meeting.


NZICC work to resume under alert level 3
23 Apr 2020   /

NZICC work to resume under alert level 3

Staff will be brought back to the New Zealand International Convention Centre site under alert level 3, says Fletcher Construction.


Work to restart on Wellington convention centre
23 Apr 2020  

Work to restart on Wellington convention centre

The $157.8m convention centre remained on track to be completed in early 2023.


Claudelands’ kitchens churn out free meals for needy
23 Apr 2020   /

Claudelands’ kitchens churn out free meals for needy

Claudelands Events Centre is using its kitchens to support community groups struggling to keep up with demand for food during the lockdown.


NZICC blaze began by blowtorch but accidental – FENZ
22 Apr 2020   /

NZICC blaze began by blowtorch but accidental – FENZ

Speculation the fire was caused by an inexperienced contractor leaving a blowtorch on was incorrect, say investigators.


Job losses hit Dunedin rail, venues operations
21 Apr 2020   /

Job losses hit Dunedin rail, venues operations

Almost 70 roles are to go as the city grapples with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.


Quake-damaged building to be cleared for new Chch stadium
6 Mar 2020   /

Quake-damaged building to be cleared for new Chch stadium

Demolition of a quake-damaged building will begin earlier than expected to make way for Christchurch’s new multi-use arena.


Green light for $473m Christchurch arena investment case
16 Dec 2019   /

Green light for $473m Christchurch arena investment case

Christchurch City Council has approved the investment case for a $473m multi-use arena which mayor Lianne Dalziel said will be a game-changer for Christchurch and will help re-establish the region as New Zealand’s sporting and cultural capital.


ATEED CEO: APEC 2021 could be held in temporary structure
29 Nov 2019   /

ATEED CEO: APEC 2021 could be held in temporary structure

The potential for a temporary structure being built in Auckland for the event is gaining currency, says Nick Hill.


Fletcher Building: We’re committed to completing NZICC for all NZers
28 Nov 2019   /

Fletcher Building: We’re committed to completing NZICC for all NZers

Fletcher Building has updated shareholders on the fire at the $703m NZICC last month, reiterating its commitment to the project and restating its belief that it remains within the construction provisions it announced in February 2018.


NZICC fire: First confirmed event casualty
18 Nov 2019   /

NZICC fire: First confirmed event casualty

The Asia-Pacific Association for International Education conference is the first confirmed casualty for the New Zealand International Convention Centre, following the devastating fire that ripped through the construction site in October.


Fletcher takes back NZICC site following fire
4 Nov 2019   /

Fletcher takes back NZICC site following fire

The New Zealand International Convention Centre site has been handed back over to Fletcher Building, following the fire that broke out on 22 October.


Auckland venues forecast record $53m summer spend
22 Oct 2019  

Auckland venues forecast record $53m summer spend

Auckland council controlled Regional Facilities Auckland is forecasting that events hosted at its venues this summer will generate $53m in visitor spend – eclipsing all previous records.


NZICC delays “abysmal, unacceptable” – SkyCity director
21 Oct 2019   /

NZICC delays “abysmal, unacceptable” – SkyCity director

The operator reveals it is facing “a tsunami of claims” from Fletcher Construction over the $703m project.


Watch: The countdown begins for Te Pae opening
16 Oct 2019   /

Watch: The countdown begins for Te Pae opening

The first conference to be held at the new Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre is only a year away.