Judged by Lonely Planet as one of the world’s top regional destinations, Taranaki offers a fresh and creative conference and business travel destination. 

A growing number of events are drawn to New Plymouth’s innovative architecture, cool cafés, rich culture and heritage, supported by a wide and varied array of modern facilities and inspiring locations.

Visitors will be delighted with what the region has to offer. Unique, breath-taking venues, excellent accommodation options within walking distance of conference locations, and memorable experiences for delegates and accompanying partners. From a guided walk on Mount Taranaki, a tour of the stunning Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre, a tasting tour sampling locally-produced delicacies, to helping source honey from beehives, learning to surf or visiting glorious gardens, Taranaki has a lot to offer beyond the venue, ensuring your visit is truly memorable.

  • Venues with theatre capacity up to 3,300
  • Direct daily flights from Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch
  • 12km from New Plymouth Airport to New Plymouth CBD
  • Mount Taranaki, Coastal Walkway, beaches, gardens, art, museums, café culture


To enquire about having your business event in New Zealand please feel free to contact me.

Leonie Ashford

Leonie Ashford

Business Events Bid Manager

New Zealand