Opened in 1990, Aotea Centre was designed around specially commissioned works by some of New Zealand's most famous contemporary artists. This emphasis on design, together with large expanses of space bathed in natural day light, make it the ideal location for both business and pleasure.
The building boasts the latest cutting edge technology throughout. All spaces have both wired and wireless connections and rooms can be easily data-linked making the venue ideal for large conventions requiring multiple rooms.
The Aotea Centre houses New Zealand’s largest modern tiered auditorium, seating more than 2,000 people over three levels.
Whether you are holding a conference, seminar, exhibition, award ceremony, product launch, cocktail party or gala dinner, the Aotea Centre has a space to suit.
From 1 July 2016 room hire rates include free Wi-Fi for up to 500 devices.
Size ( m2 )
Capacity 160 - 2139 Size -m2
The ASB Theatre has been one of the busiest spaces in Auckland since it opened over 20 years ago. In 2012, an extensive refurbishment was undertaken and the theatre is now one of Aucklands most modern convention venues.
Capacity 42 - 1000 Size 909m2
Lower NZI is an incredibly flexible space offering four different configuration options. Each option creates a contemporary space perfect for hosting cocktails, banquets, classroom or theatre style events.
Capacity 26 - 450 Size 518m2
Large windows and city views add to the contemporary feel of the Upper NZI. The 518m2 area can be used in its entirety or divided into three separate spaces each with excellent soundproofing and superb technical facilities.
Capacity 12 - 250 Size 318m2
Another versatile space within Aotea Centre, Limelight can be used in its entirety, or divided into two separate rooms.
Goodman Fielder Room
Capacity 60 - 110 Size 180m2
With floor to ceiling windows, and a balcony over-looking Aotea Square, this room is a favourite for day meetings, conference break-out sessions and intimate celebrations.
Capacity 25 - 800 Size 800m2
This large foyer combines natural daylight and modern lighting to create an 800m2 space suitable for a range of events.
Capacity 35 - 600 Size 460m2
Floor to ceiling glass windows and stunning white marble flooring creates a beautiful, contemporary feel to the BNZ Foyer. This clean, bright space of 460m² is multi-functional.
Air New Zealand Foyer
Capacity 50 - 1000 Size 1100m2
Located on the top level of Aotea Centre, the Air New Zealand Foyer is bathed in natural light and offers sweeping city views.
50 Mayoral Drive, Auckland
The Aotea Centre is located towards the top end of Queen Street in Auckland’s CBD. The venue is well connected to Britomart transport centre with free buses that regularly run up and down Queen Street. Aotea Centre is positioned close to a wide selection of accommodation and is surrounded by a multitude of dining and entertainment options.
The closest car park building to Aotea Centre is The Civic car park, located off Mayoral Drive and Greys Avenue.
This venue is located in Central Auckland and has a large range of accommodation options in close proximity.
We have preferential rates with a range of hotels including Rendezvous Hotel Auckland, Heritage Auckland and CityLife Auckland.