Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington

55 Cable Street, Te Aro, Wellington

The Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa Tongarewa, is located in the heart of Wellington, right on the waterfront. This landmark building is rich in symbolism and engineering feats – Te Papa is considered one of the safest buildings to be in during an earthquake! – was opened in 1998 and has been home to the EMPA New Zealand conference for the past four years. 

Easily accessible by foot, bus, ferry or e-scooter, Te Papa offers amazing vistas both inside and out. The hospitality of the staff and the comfort of their facilities makes this an ideal conference venue. 

Getting there

Te Papa is approximately 15 minutes from the Wellington airport by car. Other transport options available include bus, ferry, train and scooter. Find out more on their website – click here.


TRYP by Wyndham Wellington

15 Tory Street, Te Aro, Wellington

EMPA has secured discounted accommodation rates for delegates at TRYP Wellington, just 5 minutes from Te Papa, for reservations between 5 and 11 November 2024. 

Booking via Online Portal:

  1. Head to the website.
  2. Enter the code  110524DEL  under ‘More Options’ into the Group code field. (Click here for image)