General Information

Show Dates

Wednesday, 12 May: Conference and exhibition
Thursday, 13 May:
Conference and exhibition

Exhibition Hall Hours

Wednesday, 12 May: 9.00am-5.00pm
Thursday, 13 May:  9.00am-3.30pm


Conference and Exhibition:
Lower Hutt Events Centre
Laings Rd, Lower Hutt
New Zealand 5010

T: +64 4-560 1066

Getting Here

The Lower Hutt Events Centre is only 20 minutes drive from Central Wellington.

From Wellington

Exit Wellington via SH2 keeping to the right two lanes on the Harbour side of the motorway. Drive for 12 minutes (off peak and 20 minutes during peak hour) past the Petone off ramp and take the next exit (Maungaraki). Then turn right at the roundabout into Lower Hutt.

Continue in the right lane onto Hutt Road and follow up and over the Ewen bridge taking a right at the roundabout onto Woburn Road. Continue for 200m and turn left on to Myrtle Street. Drive 500m and take the first left to reach the Lower Hutt Events Centre.

Arriving From The North On SH1
On SH1 at Pukerua Bay continue for a further 6km and then turn left at the traffic lights onto Grays Road. Follow the winding Grays Road for 6km and turn right onto Paekakariki Hill Road. Continue onto SH58 for 10km until you arrive at the Manor Park intersection – turn right onto SH2.

Continue for 8km and take a left into Lower Hutt using the bridge. Turn right at the second roundabout onto High St and drive 900m before taking the 3rd turnoff on your left onto Laings road. Drive 250m along and the Lower Hutt Events centre will be to your right.

Public Transport

From Wellington the Airport Flyer Bus service will deliver you to the Queensgate shopping mall and return you to Wellington. The Events Centre is a 4 minute walk from there. Regular train services operate between Wellington Central and Waterloo & Melling stations, and it is a short taxi fare or a 20-minute walk to the Events centre from either of the train stations. The Event Centre is a 22km journey from the Wellington International airport and is an approximate $80 taxi fare depending on your time of travel.

Taxi Services

Hutt & City Taxi’s 04-570 0059
Capital Taxi’s 04-384 5678


Complimentary buses will be provided to all delegates between Te Papa and the Lower Hutt Events Centre. In your registration please select your preferred departure time.


The Lower Hutt Events Centre and Town Hall are connected to a public pay and display car park providing 40 spaces. The Centre City Plaza car park is located 250 metres from the venue and the large Riverbank car park is 800 metres from the centre. Full day parking at the Lower Hutt Events Centre costs $6.50. There are many side street car parks available and some are free all day. Myrtle Street parking bays cost $4.50 per day.

Please visit to consider available public transport routes and to view the list of alternate parking options.