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25 Best Meeting Venues in Wellington

by Avya Trotter-Hlavac | 20 Dec 2023

Host your next meeting in Wellington, the colourful and creative capital of New Zealand. Meeting spaces come in all shapes and sizes, and Wellington's offering is broad - from hotel meeting rooms to dedicated work spaces. If you're looking to have your next meeting in Wellington, we've compiled a comprehensive list of available spaces for you to peruse at your leisure. Check out our full Wellington venues guide here for more.


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NZCIS is an impressive events centre just 30 minutes from Wellington CBD. The 18-hectare property includes a conference centre, lecture theatres, lounges, media rooms and state-of-the-art meeting facilities. Designed to deliver seamless experiences, NZCIS is well-versed in the world of meetings & events. 

Rydges Wellington Airport

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Situated at the Wellington Airport terminal, Rydges is the most accessible meeting venue for guests flying in from out of town. This purpose-built events centre boasts numerous light-filled meeting spaces with individually controlled air conditioning and lighting, integrated audio-visual equipment and complimentary Wi-Fi.

Atura Wellington

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Atura Wellington is a cutting-edge meeting venue in the creative capital, located within walking distance of the business and government precinct, the waterfront, and all the must-see locations. Designed with productivity in mind, Atura's meeting spaces are complete with high-end AV technologies, soundproofing and individually controlled air conditioning units.

QT Wellington

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Meet in style at QT Wellington - an eccentric hotel venue in the heart of our creative capital city. Surrounded by urban and harbour views, QT Wellington offers meeting spaces designed to inspire and accelerate productivity. 

The Shamrock Suite

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The Shamrock Suite is a heritage space that has been reimagined in recent years to create a unique venue for meetings and events. Located near the heart of Wellington, The Shamrock Suite welcomes groups of up to 80 guests in multiple configurations. Whether you're in need of a meeting space for focused productivity or a cozy corner for unwinding conversations, The Shamrock Suite is versatile in its offering.

Te Raukura - Te Wharewaka o Poneke


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Wharewaka Function Centre is an award-winning function centre and waka house perched on Wellington's waterfront. With a contemporary style, stunning outlook and the latest AV technology - Wharewaka Function Centre can accommodate 20 to 500 guests, depending on your needs.

Willeston Conference Centre

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Willeston Conference Centre is the pinnacle of convenience. With its CBD location, harbour views, onsite catering, AV and assistance, Willeston Conference Centre is ideal for conferences, meetings and seminars.

Tiakiwai Conference Centre

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Tiakiwai Conference Centre is an engaging venue in the heart of Wellington's Government precinct. As part of The National Library, Tiakiwai Conference Centre is a place that connects guests through its stories, knowledge and memory. Rich in New Zealand heritage and cultural significance, Tiakiwai Conference Centre is sure to leave a lasting impression. The venue features a contemporary design and versatile spaces, including an award-winning auditorium, spacious foyers, and configurable meeting rooms. Just a stone's throw from the CBD and waterfront, a unique experience awaits you at Tiakiwai Conference Centre.


Meetings On The Terrace

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Meetings On The Terrace is a central venue with spaces for meetings, exams, interviews and training courses. With natural light, air conditioning, high ceilings, clear acoustics and WIFI - this venue offers a focused space for productivity. Preferred caterers will work alongside you to provide refreshments throughout your event.


Space Place

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Space Place is a world-class observatory and venue within Wellington's Botanical Gardens. With multimedia exhibits, interactive galleries, a full-dome planetarium and two dedicated meeting rooms - gatherings at Space Place are sure to leave an impression.

Oaks Wellington Hotel

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Oaks Wellington Hotel is a meeting venue managed by seasoned experts. Consisting of flexible meeting rooms, polished facilities and accommodation - Oaks does it all in the colourful heart of Wellington City.

Miramar Links Conference & Function Venue

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Miramar Links is an award-winning venue closer to the CBD and Wellington Airport. The meeting spaces are equipped with sound systems, project screens, and electronic whiteboards - while any additional tech can be easily arranged. This Wellington venue and its staff display convenience, efficiency and excellence.

Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club

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Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club is a meeting venue with well over a century of history within its walls. Established in 1883., the Yacht Club is a hub for the yachting community and a beautiful venue for meetings and events. The building has three versatile spaces and a sun-soaked deck extending over the water.

City Gallery Wellington

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Make your event a work of art at City Gallery Wellington - one of New Zealand’s foremost contemporary art galleries. Award-winning architecture, bright spaces and memorable exhibitions make City Gallery Wellington a truly captivating venue for meetings and events. 


Wellington ANZ Centre

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The Wellington ANZ Center sits in the heart of the city's commercial precinct and financial centre. The building's unique architecture showcases the harbour, providing a relaxing and meditative workspace. Multiple meeting rooms are on offer, all fully equipped with the latest AV tech and high-speed wifi. Rooms in the Wellington ANZ Centre are available for hire by the hour and are perfect for training, client pitches, interviews, or presentations.

Terrace Conference Centre

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Terrace Conference Centre is an impressive venue with 14 rooms across 4 levels. Each is filled with light, high-quality sound insulation and air conditioning. With the belief that the key to every good event is a great menu, Terrace Conference Centre hosts meetings with an emphasis on providing excellent in-house catering. 


Mercure Wellington Abel Tasman Hotel

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Three well-lit spacious meeting rooms are available for hire at Mercure Hotel Wellington – The Port Room (18 pax), The Nautical Room (36 pax), and the Starboard Room (20 pax). With numerous testimonials from businesses that have used their corporate spaces, it is safe to say that this venue's reputation speaks for itself. 


Lower Hutt Event Centre

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Keep it local with Lower Hutt Event Centre. Owned and operated by Hutt City Council, this venue has been an epicentre of meetings & events for the last twenty years. Refurbished in 2018, the Lower Hutt Event Centre is equipped with state-of-the-art technology and modern facilities.

The Arborist

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Why choose a boring meeting space when you can choose one of Wellington's favourite restaurants? The Arborist has a downstairs function space for up to 45 guests. With delicious refreshments at the ready - mix business with pleasure at The Arborist in the heart of Wellington City.

Urban Hub Offices

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Urban Hub Serviced Offices is a CBD venue with a selection of 10-person meeting rooms. These rooms feature soft lighting, sound-proofing and the latest tech, including 55” HD screens.

Cliftons Wellington

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Host with confidence at Clifftons. Take control of your event with collaboration-friendly meeting rooms, conference spaces and training rooms designed to accelerate productivity and inspire innovation. From convenient essentials like projectors and flip boards to audio-visual equipment and technology solutions, you can trust the professionals at Clifftons.

Grand Mercure Wellington

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Grand Mercure is a world-class hotel with the perfect dose of local warmth. Overlooking Cuba Quarter, Grand Mercure is within walking distance of the CBD and Wellington Harbour - making it the eprfect venue for out-of-towners keen to explore the City. Taking pride in its versatility, Grand Mercure boasts 8 Spaces, premium service and in-house catering.

Intercontinental Wellington

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Intercontinental Wellington offers five-star luxury right by the waterfront. Spaces vary from the largest pillarless ballroom in Wellington to meeting rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows, convenient conference spaces and a pre-function lobby.

Sofitel Wellington

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Indulge in French luxury in the heart of New Zealand's capital city at Sofitel. This 5-star hotel is central to the Parliament precinct, premium shopping and Sky Stadium. With beautiful catering, accommodation and versatile spaces on offer, Sofitel is a venue fit for a king.

Rydges Wellington

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Rydges is a prestigious hotel venue with streamlined service and flexible meeting rooms. The epitome of convenience and luxury, Rydges has seven spaces to host your intimate or large meeting. Enjoy onsite catering and integrated AV from the comfort of your light-filled meeting room.


West Plaza Hotel

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West Plaza Hotel is a venue famous for its warm atmosphere and stylish yet affordable facilities. Enjoy comfortable rooms, excellent facilities, superb dining experience, meeting & event spaces and hospitality to match. 

Bolton Hotel

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As Wellington's finest 5-star, family-owned and operated hotel, Bolton Hotel presents excellent hospitality across the board. Flexible in its approach and offering, Bolton Hotel specialises in meetings and conferences for small to medium-sized groups.