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For Equity & Social Impact

Games for Learning

He tākaro, he huarahi ako

Venue & travel

Conference venue

The 2017 Games for Learning conference, 31st August and 1st September,  is located at the Museum of New Zealand
Te Papa Tongarewa
in Wellington, New Zealand. 


Te Papa believe in empowering lifelong learning: he waka akoranga; supporting future-oriented learning; and a responsibility to help shape an inclusive, resilient community, with a sustainable future.

What's nearby?

Te Papa is located on Wellington's waterfront and in central Wellington city. Te Papa has cafes and the essentials for your day, but all amenities are close by - the city is at your doorstep! Enjoy what the the walking and cultural capital of New Zealand has to offer, from:

  • entertainment;

  • exhibitions;

  • the best coffee;

  • boutique and op-shop shopping;

  • amazing food;

  • and creative spaces to inspire.

Find out about the neat places in Wellington or Discover Wellington.

Public transport

The address of the conference venue is:

Museum of New Zealand
Te Papa Tongarewa

55 Cable Street
PO Box 467
Wellington, 6011
New Zealand


Te Papa is about a 20 minute drive from the Wellington Airport or around 30 minutes by bus. The nearest bus stop is located on Courtenay Place about 5 minutes walk away. 


Our city is considered to be a walking one, so most of your amenities will likely be in walking distance. There are also buses available, and you can find the timetable on the Wellington public transport network website.


There is a taxi stand outside the entrance to Te Papa, our most popular taxi companies are Green Cabs and Wellington Combined Taxis.


Wellington offers accommodation to suit any budget and needs. You will find accommodation located in the CBD a short distance away from the conference venue. You can find more about what accommodation Wellington has to offer on, and check out reviews on tripadvisor, or search Airbnb.

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