12 Madden Street

12 Madden Street, Wynyard Quarter, Auckland

12 Madden Street is New Zealand’s first purpose-built coworking space.

Innovation starts here

A shared office space and supportive environment where innovative companies of all sizes can thrive. Full of interesting and inspirational spaces – from small, plant-filled crannies to soaring ceilings and sleek lounges. And, of course, it’s all supported with Generator’s full range of always-on, high-quality services.

Based on NZ’s smartest street, this site is the perfect home for innovators, both large and small.

Become a Member

Keen to be part of our 12 Madden and GridAKL community? We’re servicing businesses of all shapes and sizes, especially in the innovation field. Check out our membership options below to see if anything fits the bill. We’ve got something for everyone, but if we’re not quite ticking all your boxes, just let us know – we’ll come up with a solution that works for you.

Our membership options

Hot Desk

Enjoy all the benefits of a casual relationship, with the addition of 1, 2 or 3 days of hot desk space a week.

Month-to-month membership options
Pay-as-you-go printing
Member rates for meeting room hours
Multi-site common areas access
From $279 +GST Check it out


Give your business a premium address, with a desk that’s permanently yours.

Designated desk
24/7 access
Multi-site common areas access
Included meeting room hours
From $1200 +GST Check it out

Private Office

Require a bit more privacy? From exclusive office suites to full floors, we’ve got you covered. Literally.

Private lockable office
24/7 access
Multi-site common areas access
Included meeting room hours


A Remote Membership is perfect for businesses with teams who fully work from home or remotely, but need a base in the city from time-to-time.

Credit for Day offices, meeting rooms and event spaces
Member discounts on additional services and beverages
Invitations to Generator member events
Access to Generator Lounge
$1000 +GST Check it out

Not sure about shared working? Find out why it’s the future.

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Host an event at 12 Madden Street

12 Madden Street offers a comprehensive range of urban chic event spaces. From interesting and inspirational environments, to blank canvases, small plant-filled crannies, soaring ceilings and sleek lounges. It’s all here for the hosting.

Spaces available at 12 Madden Street

The Powerplant

A polished creative space perfect for workshops & thinking sessions.

Built in AV
Space can be split into two for smaller groups
Cabaret for 48
Up to 50 guests Enquire now


A creative open space great for networking events, product launches and parties.

Built in AV
Funky furniture
Sliding door onto a pedestrian laneway
Bookable from 5pm during the week or any time on the weekend
Up to 150 guests Enquire now

The Generator

The perfect spot for workshops, discussion sessions, confidential board meetings and starting a business empire.

Seats 14 people boardroom style
Built in AV
Video conferencing
80" flat screen TV
Up to 14 people Enquire now

The Annex

Crisp, contemporary and the perfect blank canvas. The Annex is a versatile, stand-alone event space in the heart of Wynyard Quarter.

Standing cocktails for 140
Theatre for 86
Cabaret for 70
Built in AV and Video conferencing
Up to 140 guests Enquire now
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Not sure about hosting your event? Find out how we can help.

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Use our handy tool to find the right event space for your event.


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Ready to experience Generator or simply have a question? Fill out the form below and one of our friendly team will get back to you as soon as we can!



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