Meeting Venue

Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre has been designed as Ōtautahi Christchurch’s ‘gathering place’. A key part of the regeneration of the city, the Government’s investment in Te Pae Christchurch is set to act as a catalyst – not only for the growth and development of the city, but as a way of building lasting social, cultural and economic connections between the region and the world.


188 Oxford Terrace, Christchurch Central City
Christchurch 8011, New Zealand


T: +64 3 266 1400


Te Pae Christchurch does not have onsite parking.

The closest car park is located on the corner of Armagh and Colombo Street, opposite Victoria Square.

There are multiple off-street parking facilities available within a five-minute walk to the venue.

For more information about getting to and from Te Pae Christchurch, please visit their website.

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Explore New Zealand

We are proud to host the AGITG Annual Scientific Meeting for the first time in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Aotearoa New Zealand is a country rich in culture and stunning natural landscapes. Home to a diverse population of almost five million people, the country is modern, innovative and collaborative. Known globally for its Kiwi ingenuity, New Zealand is internationally recognised for its entrepreneurialism, ease of doing business and welcoming, progressive society.

We encourage you to spend some extra time exploring the Christchurch-Canterbury Region, before or after the ASM. Find out more about this beautiful area by visiting the Christchurch-Canterbury Tourism website.

You can also see all the other amazing regions New Zealand has to offer by visiting the New Zealand Tourism website.

Travelling to New Zealand


For information on flights to New Zealand, please visit New Zealand Tourism website.

As a delegate of the AGITG ASM 2023, you will receive a 10% discount for return travel from Australia to Christchurch if you book your tickets before 30 September 2023. Use promo code ‘AGI23’.

The travel period will be 5 to 23 November 2023, giving a week either side of the ASM for you to extend your stay if you would like to explore Christchurch pre or post meeting.

Visa options and entry requirements

Having a valid passport and the right visa is key to a trouble-free entry into New Zealand. To learn more about visa options and entry requirements into New Zealand, please click here.

Travel agents, agencies and airlines

If you need assistance in planning and booking your trip to New Zealand, please click here.

COVID-19 requirements

COVID-19 vaccination and testing requirements for all travellers arriving in the country, including air crew, are no longer required. However, all travellers are strongly encouraged to remain up to date with their vaccinations before travelling to New Zealand. Vaccination remains a significant tool for preventing infection, reducing COVID-19 symptoms and severe illness. To learn more about COVID-19 safety in New Zealand, please click here.

Transport from Christchurch Airport


Super Shuttle provides door-to-door service around Christchurch using multi-passenger vans. The Super Shuttle rank is located outside International Arrivals. To learn more about Super Shuttle, please click here.


Taxis are available from the taxi rank, located outside International Arrivals (exit through Door 7). To learn more about transport from Christchurch Airport, please click here.

How should I pack?

Climate in November

November is a pleasant time to travel in New Zealand, as it is late spring. Temperatures can be quite summery in the middle of the day, but you should still expect colder nights and early mornings.

Time zone

Christchurch, New Zealand operates on New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) which is UTC+12, depending on the time of year, due to it observing daylight saving time.