Congress venue

Tākina Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre

50 Cable Street, Te Aro, Wellington

Inspired by Wellington’s dramatic landscape and environment, Tākina means to ‘invoke’, reflecting Te Whanganui a Tara Wellington as a place people come together to talk and think. With two levels of purpose-built event space designed for the ultimate experience, the ground floor hosts a café and a rotating calendar of world-class exhibitions.

Through local, sustainable cuisine that showcases the region, cutting-edge contemporary design and panoramic views over the city and Wellington Harbour, Tākina offers the ultimate Wellington experience.

Situated across the road from Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa in the heart of the vibrant capital, and just a 15-minute drive from the airport.

Airport Transfers 

We recommend booking your airport transfer prior to your departure. 

Uber – if you have the Uber app on your smart phone, a booking for an Uber driver can be made. 

Car parking

There is no on-site parking at Tākina. Tākina is located directly across from both Readings on Wakefield and Barnett Street car park. Parking is available all-day Monday-Sunday at Readings on Wakefield and Monday-Saturday at Barnett Street.