Capital to get arena

  • The Wellington region looks set to get a new indoor arena that could seat 12,000 people.

On Tuesday the Wellington Regional Strategy Committee, which includes the region’s’ mayors, unanimously agreed to make the long-term plan a reality.

Wellington Mayor Justin Lester said recommendations for a Wellington regional arena, for concerts and events, would be brought back to the committee in August.

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An enthusiastic crowd rocks to The Pixies performing at Vector Arena (now the Spark Arena) in Auckland. Wellington is in line to get its own indoor venue.