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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.


Auckland misses out on millions as NZICC cuts events
23 Sep 2019  

Auckland misses out on millions as NZICC cuts events

Delivery delays of the $703m venue have seen it lose a series of major events worth millions.


Dunedin Convention Bureau rebrands 
16 Sep 2019  

Dunedin Convention Bureau rebrands 

The rebranding reflects a growing trend in the national conference industry as more regional offices move from ‘convention bureau’ to ‘business events’ terminology.


Ground broken for $179m Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre
28 Aug 2019  

Ground broken for $179m Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre

Work has started on the $179m Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre.


NZICC delivery now likely in 2021 – Stephens
14 Aug 2019   /

NZICC delivery now likely in 2021 – Stephens

The $703m flagship convention centre will probably miss its already-delayed 2020 delivery date, says SkyCity’s CEO.


Te Pae Christchurch unveils executive team
13 Aug 2019   /

Te Pae Christchurch unveils executive team

Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre has announced its full executive team as the $475m venue counts down the 13 months to opening.


Stephens: Missed opportunities, more hotels and ‘big plans’ for Auckland
8 Jul 2019   /

Stephens: Missed opportunities, more hotels and ‘big plans’ for Auckland

SkyCity Entertainment Group’s chief executive, Graeme Stephens, on the missed opportunity around the NZ Convention Centre, a new Wellington hotel, and its “big plans” for Auckland.


Sir Howard Morrison venue reaches $22.5m funding target
5 Jul 2019  

Sir Howard Morrison venue reaches $22.5m funding target

Rotorua’s Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre has secured the required $22.5m for strengthening and refurbishment of the facility meaning with work now scheduled to start later this year.


Te Pae hires European rep to target association market
2 Jul 2019  

Te Pae hires European rep to target association market

Christchurch’s new $475m convention centre is going after the European association market after appointing an international representation company to support its efforts.


Te Pae’s Steele: “Nothing better than beating up your big brother”
17 Jun 2019  

Te Pae’s Steele: “Nothing better than beating up your big brother”

With 15 months to go until Christchurch’s convention centre, Te Pae, opens its doors, the Ticker talks to the venue’s general manager, Ross Steele.


Strong pipeline for Chch Town Hall following $167m restoration
4 Jun 2019   /

Strong pipeline for Chch Town Hall following $167m restoration

The venue has returned to the market with “near-full books” following an eight-year earthquake-induced hiatus.


Wellington’s $179m convention centre on track for 2023
31 May 2019   /

Wellington’s $179m convention centre on track for 2023

Construction is to start at its Cable Street location in August and finish at the end of 2022.


AEG Ogden: Te Pae Christchurch 50% complete, set to open Oct 2020
22 May 2019  

AEG Ogden: Te Pae Christchurch 50% complete, set to open Oct 2020

Christchurch’s Te Pae is now 50% complete and on target to open October 2020, according to venue operator AEG Ogden.


NZICC strives for carbon neutral operations
17 May 2019   /

NZICC strives for carbon neutral operations

New Zealand’s new $703m international convention centre plans to operate as a carbon neutral venue – the only one of its kind in Asia Pacific – following completion of construction in 2020.


AEG Ogden secures Te Pae contract
20 Feb 2019   /

AEG Ogden secures Te Pae contract

The Australian-based venues giant will run Christchurch’s $475m convention centre.


Capital boost as new venue comes online
10 Jul 2018  

Capital boost as new venue comes online

Lower Hutt’s new Events Centre and refurbished Town Hall will boost the local economy attracting conferences and events to the city.   


New venues, hotel relaunch to debut at AFNC 2018
9 Jul 2018   /

New venues, hotel relaunch to debut at AFNC 2018

New Zealand representatives will be showcasing new venues and experiences at the Associations Forum National Conference (AFNC) on the Gold Coast this month.