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Venues & Project Development

WREDA's Venues & Project Development team manage a portfolio of six civic venues in Wellington, delivering hundreds of knockout events every year.

David Perks, General Manager Venues, Marketing and Destination Development

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The Venues & Project Development team, headed up by David Perks, take care of commercial, performance, sales, marketing and operations to drive the combined growth of some of Wellington’s key venues – Michael Fowler Centre, St James Theatre, The Opera House, TSB Arena & Auditorium (Shed 6), as well as delivering events at the Academy Galleries. David also works across the development of Wellington’s proposed Wellington movie museum and conference centre. Email David.

Venues Sales

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The venues sales team work across selling space in the six venues that WREDA manages. Their team work with the organisers and promoters of conventions, events, performances and exhibitions. If you’d like to discuss using a WREDA-managed venue for your upcoming event, email Alana

Venues Operations

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The venues operations team look after the facilities management of WREDA-run venues to keep them running smoothly. They look after maintenance, pack in and out, ushering, and work with event managers on logistics. Contact Adam if you have a venues operations inquiry. 


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The venues finance team take care of accounts, finance, suppliers and invoicing. For finance queries or if you are a supplier with an invoice to be processed, email the venues finance team

Wellington i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

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The Wellington i-SITE Visitor Information Centre team are your local experts in all things Wellington. This Qualmark endorsed centre is operated by WREDA and is part of New Zealand's official Visitor Information Network (i-SITE). The i-SITE staff can help you make the most of your time in Wellington and your travels around New Zealand, and are fluent in multiple languages.

For capital holiday information and bookings, what to do in Wellington and advertising opportunities within the visitor centre, email the i-SITE or phone them on +64 4 802 4860.  

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