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Venues Wellington news and updates

Latest news from our team on all things Venues Wellington.

Introducing Live in WLG

In September we launched our new events marketing campaign ‘Live in WLG’. Developed to help promote events held in our venues and wider Wellington and to reinforce Wellington's reputation as the cultural capital.

Bumper summer of events in our venues

Our venues have an exciting array of events on offer this summer, from international sport to comedy, concerts and festivals; we're in for a busy season ahead at Venues Wellington.

The WREDA big six

From supercharging events to accelerating the big projects like a new convention centre - take a look at the WREDA big six.

New seats for TSB Arena and Shed 6

There's nothing better than watching a show or attending a business event with comfortable seats! So, we are pleased to have new seats in two of our venues.

Wellington well-served by new Venues’ menus

Venues Wellington’s business event guests can expect a taste of the ‘Streets of the Wellington’ and much more, courtesy of newly-appointed preferred supplier Sarah Searancke Catering.

Changes to catering at Venues Wellington

We have been advised that from 1 October 2017, Compass Group/Restaurant Associates will be ending their services with us following a change to their business model. We are working with the Restaurant Associates team on a transition plan so that we can provide a seamless transition to our hirers to one of our other excellent catering partners.

What’s news in Venues Wellington?

There's lots happening in our iconic Wellington venues, St James Theatre will close for strengthening work from Apr 2018 to August 2019, with this closure many performances will transfer to The Opera House. It's thumbs up for the Wellington Town Hall revamp, sign off for the construction of a Movie Museum and Convention Centre has been approved, and more!

Greetings from MEETINGS

The Venues Wellington team attended MEETINGS 2017, the CINZ annual tradeshow event. From showcasing our venues to hosting over a coffee and culinary delights, the Australian buyers were shown why Wellington is the best city to host events.

Ticketmaster joins the Venues Wellington team

As of 1 June 17, Venues Wellington ticketing provider is transitioning to Ticketmaster, following a long and successful relationship with Ticketek.

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