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Our team

We believe in the power of live events – from performances and exhibitions, to conferences and events. We’re experts in event logistics and delivery, and our focus is on finding the right venue and creative solution to make each and every event a stand-out success.

Venues Wellington is part of WellingtonNZ who are shamelessly passionate about driving the prosperity and vibrancy of the Wellington region. Hosting world-class events, making business connections happen and building a loyal fan base are all part of hosting events in Wellington.


Warrick Dent, General Manager Events & Experiences

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Warrick leads the teams charged with the with the attraction and development of, and investment in, major, performance and business events, along with the management and operations of the various conference and performance venues in Wellington. Email Warrick.

Hayley Righton, Conference & Events BDM


Hayley leads a talented sales team that provide venue solutions for conference organisers, event managers, promoters, cocktail planners, exhibitors, brides-to-be and everything in between.

To discuss hosting your upcoming event with Venues Wellington, email Hayley.

Helen Glengarry, Head of Performances

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Helen works with event promoters, including international and national hirers, to develop a strong calendar of live performances in the Wellington region.

If you'd like to bring your performance event to one of our venues, email Helen.


"Should we be in a position to host another conference in Wellington, Venues Wellington will be my first port of call. I highly recommend their professionalism."

Fiona O’Halloran, conference convenor, NZ Institute of Medical Radiation Technology.