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Wellington Convention & Exhibition Centre honoured with Māori name

13 August 2020

The city selected the name after working in close collaboration with local iwi (indigenous) partners based in or near Wellington – New Zealand’s capital city.

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Work to start on Wellington’s Convention and Exhibition Centre

27 August 2019

The ground has been broken for the Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre, a first-of-its-kind building for the country which will lead the way for resilience and sustainability.

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Wellington to make an exhibition of itself – in the best way possible

30 May 2019

Delegates are in for a treat when the Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre (WCEC) opens its doors in the heart of the coolest little capital in the world.

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Conference & Exhibition Centre opens a world of opportunities

13 December 2018

Wellington’s future as a business events destination has been assured with Wellington City Council giving the green light for the new Conference and Exhibition Centre (CEC).

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