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Auckland Conference Venue Bankruptcy Scare

M&C / Asia, July 16, 2021 - Relief for event organisers as a new operator takes over the 160-year-old Auckland venue. The show will go on at ASB Showgrounds for now, with NZ Exhibition and Events Company (NZEEC) appointed as its new operator under a one-year license.

Former operator Auckland Agricultural Pastoral and Industrial Shows Board, trading as ASB Showgrounds, went into voluntary liquidation in June due to the impact of Covid-19.

It is believed that the venue would be renamed.

Landlord of the venue, Cornwall Park Trust Board (CPTB), confirmed in a media statement that “Auckland Showgrounds” would continue operating as an events and exhibition centre under an agreement with NZ NZEEC.


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