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We have established fabulous partnerships with some of Wellington's premier suppliers.


Restaurant Associates - Venues Wellington's preferred catering supplier

With a contemporary and innovative food style Restaurant Associates’s menus are tailored to match the theme and style of every occasion. Showcasing the very best of the region’s food and beverage with a seasonal twist, their chef-led team are culinary experts producing menus exquisitely prepared to leave a lasting impression with your guests.  Restaurant Associates is proud to have strong connections to the vibrant Wellington culinary scene, working with well-recognised restaurants and chefs.

View Restaurant Associates’s Menu Planning Guide to find see what deliciousness can be served up for breakfast, morning & afternoon tea, working lunch, flavoursome canapes, antipasti platters and seasoned plated dinners.

Whether you’re hosting a corporate lunch, an intimate reception for a few guests or a gala for a few thousand, Restaurant Associate’s creative team will be delighted to work with you to custom design a truly memorable experience.

Contact Monica Ellis at Restaurant Associates now on 021 227 8543 or email.

Sarah Searancke Catering Ltd

Sarah Searancke Catering Ltd are known for delivering precision service, inventive solutions, and creative cuisine.  Their rich heritage and forward-thinking culture have allowed them to set the standard in Wellington for industry leadership, innovation, and excellence.

View Sarah Searancke Catering brochure.

For further information contact Sarah Searancke Catering Ltd

Ruth Pretty Catering

The heart and soul of Ruth Pretty Catering is catering for individuals and companies... board room lunches, private dinner parties, corporate cocktail events and weddings are their "bread and butter", and they love them.  They have worked with some clients for 20 years, and really value those relationships.  They believe successful catering is as much about impeccable organisation and high quality service as it is about great food. It's their "holy trinity".

For further information check out Ruth Pretty Catering.

Nosh Catering

Nosh specialises in office and corporate catering for businesses needing catering for a morning tea, a board room lunch or maybe catering for your company’s Christmas party.  Nosh love the challenge of presenting food in a way that it adds to the occasion and personalises each individual event.

For further information contact Nosh Catering.


NW Group – Venues Wellington's preferred technical provider

NW Group incorporates two well-known and highly respected New Zealand made businesses – Oceania and Spyglass.  Providing rental & production services across audio, lighting, staging & vision, NW Group is the largest supplier of technical services in Australasia and has a long history of operating in our venues and roots in Wellington.  They pride themselves in bringing a significant depth of experience and first-rate equipment to provide impeccable client service and delivery.  Oceania & Spyglass have been working in VW's venues for over 30 years and have had Wellington offices since 2004.

For technical support contact NW Group.

Other approved venue technical suppliers are:

Multi-Media Systems Limited

From planning to production, Multi-Media Systems Limited has a reputation for detail, reliability and outstanding customer service.  With state-of-the-art technology available, they can provide high-quality communication solutions for any event.  Coupled with more than a decade of delivering events in our venues, the team of highly trained technicians deliver a fully integrated service.

For technical support contact Multi-Media Systems Ltd.

Grouse Lighting Aotearoa

Grouse is a New Zealand-based event and production lighting company.
Operating in Wellington since 1984 they offer services in design, hire, rigging and sales.  Grouse Lighting Aotearoa provides innovative design solutions.  They are dedicated to continual improvement of their products and services and provide clients with a consultative creative design process with the aim of providing extra value to their event.

For further information check out Grouse Lighting Aotearoa.


Red Pebble Event Design

Red Pebble has over ten years experience managing both corporate and private functions New Zealand wide. All events are treated with a creative point of difference. They work closely with key venues, lighting specialists, draping companies, audio-visual specialists, graphic designers, musicians and entertainers — all in the pursuit of creating an engaging and memorable experience for your guests.

For further information check out Red Pebble Event Design.

Cut the Mustard

Cut the Mustard are dedicated to redefining the boundaries of design by bringing you creative solutions for your next event. They specialise in four areas of design - Events, Christmas, Exhibition Stands and Interiors. So whether you are holding a cocktail soiree for 100 or need an engaging exhibition stand, Cut the Mustard create unique environments that demands attention.

For further information check out Cut the Mustard.

Exhibition Services

Displayworks – Venues Wellington's preferred supplier

Having worked in major venues they understand the professionalism, creativity and organisation needed to make your event a success.  They have the ability to work closely with you and the venue to understand your requirements and how best to achieve the desired outcome.  They are continually investing in new products and are in a unique position to provide you with exactly what you need to create the right atmosphere.

For further information check out Displayworks Wellington.


First Contact Limited

First Contact Limited (FCL) is a company whose ethos revolves around providing their clients with the very highest level of professional and trusted service when it comes to their security, specialist service and training requirements.

For event security enquiries please contact your event coordinator or sales manager.

Fine art. Fine venue.

Venues Wellington is proud to manage the gallery function space 'Academy Galleries'.

Free wi-fi

Keep your finger on the pulse during an event - we offer free access to wireless internet for delegates in our conference venues (Shed 6, TSB Bank Arena, St James Theatre and the Michael Fowler Centre).

Contact our sales team on 04 801 4207 for more information.

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