14 February 2005




Amanda Fairbairn has been appointed Sales & Marketing Assistant to NCC (NZ) Ltd Director Cathy Hemsworth, replacing Claudia Bieschke who has gone to Chicago. Amanda recently returned from four years working and living in London, where she held senior level PA roles in a wide range of fields - from a programme for under privileged children to a Housing Association, National Rail and a local authority. She worked in the NZ shipping industry for four years before travelling. Canterbury born and educated, Amanda’s interests include travel, photography, and sports, especially netball, rugby and both water and snow skiing. “That wonderful variety of fields has given me great experience with working in different environments and with different people – something I will be able to well use in my new and exciting role.”


NCC (NZ) Ltd is the venue manager for the Christchurch Convention Centre (NZ's largest purpose built international standard facility catering for up to 2500 delegates), Christchurch Town Hall and Westpac Centre for Sport & Entertainment (NZ's largest indoor arena with seating capacityof 8888). The venues are owned by the Christchurch City Council.