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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.

Johnny Cash Room – This is a versatile contemporary auditorium perfect for presentations, conferences or performances:

  • Location: G104 Media Centre in the Creative Industries building (access from Nile Street)
  • Size: 127sq metres
  • Specifications: The ‘Johnny Cash’ room is quiet, can be blacked out or open to daylight, has a stage, data projector and comfortable seating for up to 100 people
  • Hire cost: from $158 per half-day (up to 4 hours), $265 (full day)

NMIT Meeting Rooms – NMIT offers a range of meeting rooms with capacities ranging from 5 – 25 people:

  • Hire cost: From $70 (up to 4 hours), $142 (full day)
  • Standard meetings room have:  Chairs, tables and whiteboard / Data projector or wall mounted screen / PC, Internet, webcam and microphone
  • Minimum booking requirement of two hours

Lecture theatres – There are two purpose-built lecture theatres with tiered seating on campus that can seat 80 – 100 people:

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

Classrooms – NMIT has a large number of different teaching spaces available. Classroom capacities range from 14 – 50 people:

  • Hire cost: costs range from $94 (up to 4 hours), $142 (full day)
  • Classrooms available are:  Traditional classroom/flexible classroom / Computer suites (PC or Mac) / Science Laboratories
  • All classrooms have the following:  Chairs, tables and whiteboard / PC, data projector, screen, audio & Internet / Accessibility / Some rooms have Apple TV available for wireless projection direct from your Apple device
  • Minimum booking requirement of two hours

Commercial kitchen hire:

On-campus catering is available, please contact:

Richmond campus – We also have spaces on our Richmond Campus and highly specialist spaces to suit a variety of events. 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:

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


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(03) 539 5034


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