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Welcome to New Zealand’s Premier

Events and Exhibition Centre

Just minutes from Auckland’s CBD, surrounded by the beautiful Cornwall Park in Greenlane, the Auckland Showgrounds have been hosting events for over 160 years. With over 18,000m² of indoor and outdoor exhibition space, we can transform our venues to meet any requirement. This flexibility combined with our impressive facilities make the Auckland Showgrounds the premier exhibition and events venue in New Zealand.

Upcoming Events

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Chinese New Year Festival & Market Day


Saturday 3 February 2024 / 9:30am to 4:00pm

The 2024 Chinese New Year Festival & Market Day will feature the following activities: -

Grand Opening at 10.00am with Lion Dance
Over 200 stalls selling traditional & exotic Chinese hot delicacies, Chinese New Year foodstuffs, Chinese traditional arts & crafts, & promoting advisory services.
Extensive entertainment programme of Chinese cultural songs, dances

& musical items. Other entertainment and games & rides for children.

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NZ Gift & Homewares Fair – Autumn


Sunday 3 March 2024 / 9:00am to 6:00pm

Monday 4 March 2024 / 9:00am to 4:00pm

Tuesday 5 March 2024 / 9:00am to 6:00pm

The New Zealand Gift and Homeware Fairs are trade only shows where retailers can view and order the latest product lines in one place, at one time.

Season after season, NZ Gift Fairs are specifically timed to showcase a huge range of the latest products just when shelves need restocking.


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Baby Show


Saturday 9 March 2024 / 10:00am to 4:00pm

Sunday 10 March 2024 / 10:00am to 4:00pm

Bumps, births, babies and beyond - there's so much value to be had at New Zealand's leading parenting event! From tips and tricks by leading experts to show only specials, the Baby Show is a must attend event for all mums, dads and parents-to-be. 

To make your Baby Show experience easier and more fun, we ensure the show is parent-friendly with wide aisles for buggies, parenting rooms, and lots of comfortable rest areas.

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The Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show

Thursday 16 May 2024 / 10:00am to 6:00pm

 Friday      17 May 2024 / 10:00am to 6:00pm

Saturday 18 May 2024 / 10:00am to 6:00pm

 Sunday    19 May 2024 / 10:00am to 9:00pm

The Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show is NZ’s largest, longest running and most popular boat show. It is the perfect place to check out and compare all the latest boats, engines, electronics and accessories. It is also home to NZ’s largest fishing supermarket with a number of major retailers and dozens of smaller ones showcasing their latest rods, reels and tackle and offering some truly incredible bargains.

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Thursday      28 May 2024 / 9:00am to 5:00pm

Wednesday  29 May 2024 / 9:00am to 5:00pm

Thursday      30 May 2024 / 9:00am to 4:00pm

EMEX has a solid reputation for connecting industry innovators. If your customers are manufacturing, processing goods or services, using General Engineering, Machine and Metalworking Technology, Plant Automation & Maintenance, Engineering Software & Computerisation, Welding, Cutting & Plastics Engineering, Fluid Engineering or Measurement, Control & Instrumentation. EMEX offers opportunities you can't afford to miss.

EMEX gives you the opportunity to showcase new & innovative products and techniques and provides a professional & comprehensive marketing platform bringing together industry buyers, suppliers and educators to share ideas and develop business relationships.


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Tuesday       25 June 2024 / 10:00am to 5:00pm

Wednesday 26 June 2024 / 10:00am to 5:00pm

BuildNZ is a leading trade show for the Building & Construction Industry with a solid reputation for bringing building professionals and construction industry innovators together to share ideas, showcase the latest products, and develop business relationships.

BuildNZ saves you time and money, delivering an incredible variety of new products and services to keep you up to date with the latest technologies across home automation, joinery, hardware, cladding, flooring, insulation, lighting, roofing, spouting, timber and everything else you need in the trade.


BuildNZ is conveniently co-located with The National Safety Show and Facilities Integrate.

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