Venue hire

Located close to the heart of Nelson central business district, NMIT could be the perfect spot for your next conference, meeting or function with a wide range of venues available for hire.

Nelson Campus

Located in Hardy Street, close to the Nelson Central Business District, NMIT has a range of world-class facilities and stunning green spaces. Our spaces are available for hire anytime except when timetabled for use by NMIT staff or students.

Some security and cleaning charges may apply for after-hours bookings.

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NMIT Meeting Rooms, Classrooms & Lecture Theatres

Meeting Rooms

NMIT offers a range of small meeting rooms with a maximum capacity of 6 people.

Hire cost: From $70 (up to 4 hours), $142 (full day).

These meetings room have:

  • Chairs, tables in a rectangular conference style
  • TV screen, webcam
  • Internet, Wi-Fi access (upon request, additional charges may apply).

* Minimum booking requirement of two hours.

Lecture theatres

There are two purpose-built lecture theatres with tiered seating on our Nelson campus that can seat up to either 82 or 96 people.

Hire cost: From $142 (up to 4 hours).


NMIT has a large number of different teaching spaces available. Classroom capacities range from 15 – 40 people.

Hire cost: costs range from $94 (up to 4 hours), $142 (full day).

Classrooms available are:

  • Traditional classroom/flexible classroom
  • Computer suites (PC)
  • Science Laboratories

All classrooms have the following:

  • Chairs, tables and whiteboard
  • PC, data projector, screen, audio & Internet
  • Accessibility
  • Wireless projection from your Windows device - Please note our institute is Windows based.

* Minimum booking requirement of two hours.

Catering Services & Café Ake Ake

On-campus catering is available, please contact:

Guy Zwaagman

Hospitality Team Leader


03 539 5118


Richmond campus

We may also be able to offer some spaces on our Richmond Campus outside of our NMIT teaching hours. Our Richmond Campus is situated at Lower Queen Street, Richmond. 

How to book a venue at NMIT

For all Nelson or Richmond Campus hire enquiries and bookings, please contact:

Aline Lefèvre

Engagement Team


03 539 5034


The team can assist with finding the ideal room solution to meet your requirements and advise of availability.

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