Tākina Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre is bringing international and domestic visitors into the capital of New Zealand. It is a place to share the stories of the nation, and a place to inspire.
Tākina is a highly flexible large venue for a range of different event sizes. It can operate from full capacity with packed conferences running simultaneously, through to smaller, more intimate events. It is designed to be accessible to the widest possible market.
Smart design of the buildings’ climate and lighting systems enables a high level of configuration to support the flexible room layouts, with efficient plant able to go into standby when individual zones are not required. This means a high level of comfort for delegates, regardless of the size of the event they are attending, helping make the building a highly desirable venue in the competitive international events and conferences sectors.
We provided a truly adaptable building while minimising the environmental impact of the design. It is New Zealand’s first 5* Green Star convention centre, located in the city’s heart and helping regenerate the Courtenay Place precinct, with delegates able arrive on public transport or on foot, and stretch their legs on Wellington’s iconic waterfront at lunchtime.
What's more, the ground floor houses New Zealand’s largest dedicated exhibition gallery and a café – activating the ground floor, regardless of whether there is a convention on – making it accessible for everyone to enjoy all year round.
Image Credits: Jason Mann Photography
Stars - Green Star certified
Annual energy reduction target
Litres of rainwater harvesting
Our team says…
“The team’s incredible level of collaboration has delivered this iconic and sustainable building that is helping revitalise central Wellington.”
Technical Director – Building Services
Our client says…
“I can confidently say the delivery of Tākina, and the engagement with the client team, was one of, if not the most seamless, I have witnessed in 25 years.”
Managing Director of RCP
What We've Done
New Zealand International Convention Centre