Te Pae Christchurch is the city’s gathering place — an architectural and social landmark designed as a welcoming heart in the centre of the city.

This is a world-class venue, carefully designed and purpose-built to respond to the full range of your event requirements.


seat tiered auditorium, divisible into two 700-seat venues


meeting rooms for 20-2,000


exhibition space, expandable to 3,300m².


seat banquet space, overlooking Ōtākaro Avon River


largest banquet seating


highly flexible and adaptable

Nau mai, haere mai ki Aotearoa

Welcome to New Zealand

Aotearoa, the Land of the Long White Cloud

Aotearoa New Zealand is a country rich in culture and stunning natural landscapes. Home to a diverse population of almost five million people, the country is modern, innovative and collaborative. Known globally for its Kiwi ingenuity, New Zealand is internationally recognised for its entrepreneurialism, ease of doing business and welcoming, progressive society.

Ki Te Waipounamu

to the South Island

Experience the incredible beauty

Some of the world’s most spectacular natural landscapes are part of what makes a visit to the South Island of New Zealand so memorable. From rugged coastlines and lush plains, to snow-capped mountain ranges and crystal blue lakes, the South Island is a beautiful, bucket-list destination.

Ki Ōtautahi

to Christchurch

A vibrant, modern, future-focused city

Christchurch is a smart, connected city with a compact inner-city and a fascinating mix of expansive parks, stunning heritage venues and contemporary architecture.

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Te Pae Christchurch is not just about place – it is our people. Behind every great event is a team who all work together to ensure its success. We’re currently looking for the people who will help bring our events to guests from New Zealand and around the world.

Get in touch, call +64 3 266 1400

Gillian Officer

Director of Business Development | International Markets

+64 3 266 1403

Angela King

Business Development Manager | NZ Corporate and PCO

+64 3 266 1416

Heidi Heming

Business Development Manager | Australia

+61 423 780 613

Brad Isherwood

Business Development Manager | NZ Associations and Government

+64 3 266 1414

Jördis Renz

Business Development Executive | Local Business and Banqueting

+64 3 266 1418

Amanda Young

Business Development Executive | Exhibition and Live Entertainment

+64 3 266 1415