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Conference Venue

Convention Centre, Palmerston North, New Zealand

354 Main Street, Palmerston North

Extensively redeveloped in 2001, the Palmerston North Convention Centre features sophisticated audiovisual, communications and information technology which helps organisers to produce professional events with ease and significantly reduces additional costs.
Over the past three decades the Palmerston North Convention Centre has built an enviable reputation for professionalism and service excellence that sets us apart from the competition. Our high rate of repeat business is testament to the fact that our clients’ expectations have been met or exceeded.
With a versatile range of function spaces available to accommodate from six to over 600 guests.

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Palmerston North is the geographical centre of New Zealand. 140km (87 miles) north of Wellington. It is part of New Zealand’s second largest population hub, with over one million people located within a two hour (200km) radius.

With a population of just over 79,000 people, Palmerston North is large enough to provide big-city facilities without the traffic congestion, access difficulties - and cost. On arrival this bonus for any visitor is soon apparent. The trip from the airport takes less than 10 minutes to hotel check-in.

Palmerston North Airport has domestic services to all of the major cities as well as numerous provincial centres. It also had the record for being open the most days of any New Zealand airport. Palmerston North’s central location is also well serviced by road and rail.
Everything is accessible at the Palmerston North Convention Centre. Conveniently located in the heart of the city, the Centre offers the very best proximity to a range of superb hotels and motels and is surrounded by vibrant bars, cafes, restaurants, cultural institutions and retail shops.


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