Latest update 10 Apr 2021

Ceremonial entranceway for new convention centre

A stunning white Ngutu, or ceremonial entranceway, will be a feature of the Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre.

Latest update 24 Nov 2020

Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre construction update

Construction of Te Pae Christchurch Convection Centre is expected to be completed by the middle of next year, with the first events likely to be held in the second half of 2021.

Latest update 27 Feb 2020

Braided river façade one quarter complete at Te Pae Christchurch

The braided river effect of Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre’s façade is taking shape, with CPB Contractors having now installed a quarter of the 43,000 herringbone tiles.

Latest update 28 Nov 2019

Crane change in Christchurch skyline

There’s going to be a change in the skyline this weekend with CPB Contractors bringing down the 60-metre tower crane working on Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre.

Latest update 19 Feb 2019

Internationally renowned operator appointed to manage Te Pae

Ōtākaro Limited has appointed AEG Ogden, a leading venue management company in the Asia Pacific region, as the operator for Te Pae Christchurch.

Latest update 06 Nov 2018

First year of Te Pae construction completed

One year on from the first concrete being poured for Te Pae, Christchurch’s new convention and exhibition centre is taking shape.

Latest update 14 Aug 2018

Take a virtual tour around Te Pae

A virtual tour around the outside of Te Pae is now available to assist with the international marketing of the convention centre.

Latest update 30 May 2018

Christchurch Convention Centre name unveiled at MEETINGS 2018

Te Pae has been selected as the official name for the Christchurch Convention Centre opening in 2020.

Latest update 29 May 2018

Heaviest lift of Christchurch Convention Centre construction completed

The heaviest crane lift to be undertaken as part of the Christchurch Convention Centre’s construction has been carried out today.

Latest update 24 Apr 2018

Christchurch Convention Centre ready for operator

With construction of the Christchurch Convention Centre on track for completion early in 2020, Ōtākaro Limited is looking to partner with an experienced venue operator to run this world-class facility

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