Permanent position in our Venue Tech team
Be part of the exciting events industry
Venues Ōtautahi venues attract and host a wide range of events in Christchurch and manage a diverse and iconic portfolio of community venues. Venues Ōtautahi own and manage both the Christchurch Town Hall and Wolfbrook Arena, and manage Apollo Projects Stadium, Hagley Oval, the Air Force Museum of NZ and Te Kaha, the new Canterbury Multi Use Arena due to open in April 2026.
With 30,000 seats, and a 36,000 capacity for large concerts all under the cover of a roof, Te Kaha will be New Zealand's premier and most accessible, inclusive, sustainable, and flexible venue. As we work towards our opening date in April 2026, the career opportunities here at Venues Ōtautahi are simply incredible. It is time to get your foot in the door!
The events held across the Venues Ōtautahi portfolio deliver significant social, cultural, and economic benefit to the region and ultimately these iconic city venues play a valued role to the Christchurch way of life and the economic prosperity and social wellbeing of the region.
About the Role
Venues Ōtautahi is delighted to be accepting applications for a Venue Technician. Reporting to the Head of Technical Services, this is a key role in the team supporting the technical requirements of events across our venue portfolio.
The Venue Technician, like all roles at Venues Ōtautahi, is a hands-on role. You will have previous experience in audio within the events and entertainment industry as the ability to design and operate complex systems across a broad spectrum of event types including live bands, conferencing and musical theatre.
We are looking for someone with proven organisational and planning skills coupled with attention to detail, safety and service delivery to our clients and guests.
It's an exciting time to join Venues Ōtautahi and you'll have the opportunity to help shape our future as part of our passionate and hard-working team.
We act with aspiration, agility, kindness and are driven to take care of the venues to make them places of pride and delight for everyone. If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you.
To apply please click on the Apply now link below;
Address: PO Box 5110,New Plymouth 4343, New Zealand
Phone: +64 21 0823 1394
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