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Te Whare Ora Hall

Capacity: Up to 99

Equipment: Overhead Projector & Screen, Whiteboard, AC/Heating, Piano, WIFI, Kitchenette

Outside Access: Yes

Seating: Seated, Unseated

Are you planning a special event or celebration but struggling to find the perfect venue? Look no further than Te Whare Ora Hall! With its fully self-contained, standalone space, this venue offers everything you need to make your occasion a success.

Once the home of Emilia Maud Nixon and boasting historic building status, Te Whare Ora Hall offers a unique and charming atmosphere that’s perfect for weddings, parties, and other special events. With a wooden floor, small kitchen, and accessible toilets (including disability facilities), this venue has everything you need to host your guests in comfort and style.

Te Whare Ora Hall also comes equipped with an overhead projector and screen, making it easy to showcase slideshows and other visuals during your event. With its warm and welcoming ambiance, this medium-sized hall is the perfect space to host between 40-80 people.

Don’t settle for a cramped or impersonal venue – choose Te Whare Ora Hall and make your celebration one to remember!



Separate access allows hirers to use this room outside normal opening hours at no extra cost. This space is ideal for baby showers, hens’ or birthday parties, meetings, exercise groups, weddings and more. You have the option to book the space day or night for regular weekly or monthly business meetings or one-off celebrations and events.



Te Whare Ora is a space where hirers can use offsite catering options or self cater. Our onsite café operators, The Gallery Café, can provide your group or business with all catering needs. The normal cafe hours are Tuesday to Saturday 8:30am – 2:30pm. There are a variety of menu options available and they are happy to chat about your needs and accommodate accordingly. Book directly with The Gallery Café in advance to ensure that your event is perfectly catered for.



  • Is this space big enough to accommodate your needs?
  • Is the location convenient for your guests?
  • Check nearby street and public carparks for parking options.
  • How many attendees are you expecting?
  • And most importantly, is the hire fee affordable compared to other venues?
  • Do you require any extra services from the venue?

So why wait? Book Te Whare Ora today and experience a combination of flexibility & convenience this space offers.

Catering & Bar

We have options for your morning coffee/afternoon tea, buffet lunches, snacks, or full meals. Feel free to discuss your options with our catering co-ordinator if you want something special: we cater for vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free. Our premises are licensed from 9am to midnight, 7 days a week.

Make an Enquiry

Contact Us on +64 9 535 6467 or fill out the form below and someone from the team will be in touch shortly.

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