Wellington‘s new Tākina Convention and Exhibition Centre, which is currently under construction, has been awarded a 5-Star Green Star Design certification – the first convention centre in New Zealand / Aotearoa to achieve this standard.
The certification awarded by the NZ Green Building Council is an important project milestone incorporating industry leading environmental sustainability design and practices in Tākina, according to Wellington City Council.
Tākina’s green star design features include:
This is a great acknowledgement of the commitment that Council has made towards Wellington becoming a Zero Carbon Capital by 2050, says Mayor Andy Foster.
„This project is just one of the many sustainability initiatives we have in operation around the city. To date the building is running to budget and on schedule.” Tākina is on schedule to open in mid-2023.