Venue Information

SENZ 2021 will be held at the Ellerslie Event Centre, 80 Ascot Ave, Auckland.

It's the big white grandstand at Ellerslie Racecourse behind the Globe Theatre.  Exhibits are on the Ground Floor, Classrooms on the 1st Floor (Entry to this area is only for those that have booked into classes), and Cafe on the 2nd Floor. 

See Ellerslie Event Centre Venue information here. 


Arriving By Road -  From  the Southern Motorway turn off at the Greenlane Roundabout and go down Greenlane Road East and turn right at the first lights into the Racecourse/Novotel/Ascot Hospital  (Ascot Ave). From East come via Remuera Rd and turn left into Greenlane Rd and then left into Ascot Ave.  Parking is Free for All SENZ visitors - you do not need to pay and display. VIPs and Exhibitors can park in the inner car park through the gates, just drive slowly past the Event Centre and park behind the new stables. Others park in the large carpark just past the avenue of Palm trees.  

All parking is free for Event Centre Visitors. 

Arriving from the Airport - From the Airport come down Pah Rd and turn into Greenland Rd and turn right at the Racecourse.

Arriving By Train - If coming by train, take the Southern Line and get off at Greenlane station. There is a 700m walk from the station to the venue.

Arriving By Bus - See for the bus and train timetable.

Uber is also another efficient and easy way to get around Auckland. You download the app and create an account linked to your credit card then you just request a ride when you need one.


Accommodation: is an option to search for accommodation

Here are some accommodation providers within 2km of the venue with approx. walking times.

Auckland Phoenix Palm  - Google maps - 35 mins 

Greenlane Manor Motel  - Google maps - 29 mins

Sai Motels  - Google maps - 29 mins

Royal Park Lodge - Google maps - 40 mins walk

Greenlane Suites - Google maps - 41 mins walk

Greenlane Motel  - Google maps - 33 mins

Bag Minding:

For a gold coin fee you can bring your luggage, shopping or craft gear to the Info Desk for us to look after.  We recommend you use this service rather than carrying heavy items up and down the escalators. 


On the 2nd Floor up the Escalators or Lift (recommended for anyone with disability issues). Coffee/Tea/Drinks and lunch items available to purchase. Please do not bring food into the Exhibitors stalls as sticky fingers can damage the papers and other fragile products.


There are ladies toilets on every floor of the building. Mens toilets are on Floors 1 and 2.