Aotea Centre

For all your business events, you need not look further then Aotea Centre. Based in the central business district, the venue is home to Auckland’s largest plenary theatre, seating over 2000.

Aotea Centre is capable of wrapping up your event in one neat package. With up to 19 spaces you are spoilt for choice at the Aotea Centre - whether you are holding a conference, seminar, exhibition, award ceremony, product launch, cocktail party or gala dinner.

The venue was designed with flexibility in mind and is a popular choice for multi-day conventions. Home to one of New Zealand’s largest modern tiered auditoriums, the ASB Theatre, which seats over 2000 delegates across three levels. The large day-lit foyers offer plenty of space for trade stands, circulation for delegate networking and catering.

Multiple breakout rooms are perfect for running concurrent sessions. Modern technology brings all spaces together with both wired and wireless connections throughout.

If your event requires indoor-outdoor flow, there are spaces within the building that have balconies with views of the city. These spaces are particularly stunning when themed for cocktail receptions and gala dinners. You may also want to make use of Aotea Square.

To compliment the building’s design there are a number of specially commissioned artworks that adorn the walls of the the Aotea Centre, making this not just a venue but a gallery of some of New Zealand’s most famous artists.

Aotea Centre is located in the centre of bustling Auckland city making it a convenient option for your guests. With a car park building directly below the venue, a variety of hotels within easy walking distance and an abundance of restaurants and cafes nearby, Aotea Centre provides easy access to all.

Regardless of the type and size of your event, Auckland Conventions will help you find the right space. When you book Aotea Centre, you will be allocated a dedicated Sales and Event Planner to bring together the practical and creative elements. Providing options for technical services, catering and security that fit your specific requirements and help reduce your stress levels.

  • Distance from airport: 20km
  • Located in the CBD
  • Parking 2 minutes walk away​​

Contact details

Phone: +64 9 307 5498
Aotea Centre, Level 4, 50 Mayoral Drive, Auckland 1010
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Room Name Theatre Classroom Banquet Cocktail Area (m²)
ASB Theatre 2139 - - -
Lower NZI (full hire) 620 260 650 1000 909
Upper NZI (full hire) 350 150 280 450 518
Limelight - exclusive hire 200 100 200 250 318
Goodman Fielder Room 100 60 80 100 180
Owens Foyer - - 300 800 800
BNZ Foyer - - 250 600 460
Air NZ Foyer - - 450 1000 1100

Amenities and services

  • Flexible and plentiful space
  • Contemporary and stylish décor complete with striking New Zealand artwork
  • ASB Auditorium space exceptionally versatile, seating over 2000
  • Latest technology
  • City centre location
  • Well-placed for parking, accommodation and public transport
  • Mulitiple breakout rooms and flexible spaces to cover all events
  • Every booking receives a dedicated Event Planner to coordinate your event
  • We will customise a venue package for you, no one event is ever the same.
  • Our technical team will put your mind at rest, taking care of all things technical, lighting and projection. It’s what they do best.
  • Food and beverage is of the highest quality as we have partnered with some of Auckland’s best catering specialists.
  • Safety and security is paramount at any event, our Security team are highly trained professionals who ensure your guests enjoy a safe and secure event.
  • Service is our primary focus, let Auckland Conventions deliver your event vision.​