Venue Capacity Index

Many of New Zealand's conference, convention and meeting venues cater for groups of all sizes in a variety of settings.

For your easy reference, all columns can be sorted simply by clicking on the column heading.  The Venue Name column will sort alphabetically and all other columns will sort in descending order, i.e. from largest to smallest.  

The accommodation capacity is based on the total number of rooms.  

If you click on the name of the venue you will be directed to their website listing which holds further information.    

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No. of Meeting Rooms
Classroom
Banquet
Cabaret
Boardroom
Rooms
Cocktail
Exhibition
Theatre
Spark Arena 3 1600 3500 4800 10600
Mystery Creek Events Centre 10 8000 4000 1000 10000 8000
Claudelands Conference & Exhibition Centre 11 594 1400 1120 36 77 6000
ASB Baypark 3 1000 2500 1500 17700 4583 5000
Horncastle Arena 18 2500 4500 4000
Rotorua Energy Events Centre 11 2490 2600 1600 5650 3567 4000
TSB Arena & Auditorium (Shed 6) 4 429 1200 32 2800 155 3972
Venues Wellington 10 429 1200 2800 155 3972
New Plymouth Event Venues 15 500 1000 80 3518 2200 3189
ASB Showgrounds 6 500 3500 24 6000 3000
Edgar Centre 4 200 1500 30 1500 3000
Vodafone Events Centre 14 1200 1400 10 2500 3700 3000
New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC) 33 1464 3000 45 4000 2850
The Civic 4 410 320 700 2378
Christchurch Town Hall 6 250 360 50 500 2250
The Cloud 3 1750 4500 107 2218
Michael Fowler Centre 3 70 300 500 26 2209
ANZ Viaduct Events Centre 7 1200 1200 22 2200 2200
Dunedin Venues 26 1000 1500 2145
Aotea Centre 376 580 520 6 1000 42 2139
Auckland Conventions, Venues & Events 53 260 30 2200 2139
ILT Stadium Southland 4 120 1000 60 78 2000 2100
Queenstown Events Centre 2 800 800 29 2000 1700 1700
SKYCITY Auckland Convention Centre 21 918 1040 639 1500 107 1700
Shed 10 2 800 2500 68 1575
St James Theatre 2 200 289 650 30 1552
Auckland Town Hall 2 400 450 320 1600 40 1529
Trafalgar Centre 2 1000 600 50 1000 2700 1500
Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre 24 1296 1250 72 1600 1400
Regent on Broadway 4 300 300 45 500 1393
The Opera House 1 130 130 1381
Whanganui War Memorial Centre 3 600 1300
Wanaka Recreation Centre 1 600 600 25 1600 1200
Cordis, Auckland 26 660 860 12 1000 62 1150
Ellerslie Event Centre 22 400 900 60 247 1200 1100
Bruce Mason Centre 5 420 450 40 1000 1069
Air Force Museum of New Zealand 4 800 50 900 1000
Lower Hutt Events Centre 6 400 650 60 1000 900
Pullman Auckland 16 450 650 50 340 1000 900
Grand Millennium Auckland 16 400 550 70 452 1000 800
Sir Howard Morrison Centre 7 300 600 1000 800
ASB Theatre Marlborough 6 250 400 50 720 720
Alexandra Park 8 180 650 60 800 700
Awapuni Function Centre 13 400 550 28 1000 700
Mt Smart Stadium 3 500 650 20 700 700
Museum of New Zealand - Te Papa Tongarewa 15 400 500 54 3500 700
QBE Stadium 10 224 600 40 1000 700
Rutherford Hotel Nelson, A Heritage Hotel 6 350 500 350 300 113 700 700
ASB Waterfront Theatre 3 60 200 30 400 675
Great Lake Centre 4 300 400 750 650
Addington Raceway & Events Centre 8 360 1000 1000 100 3000 600
Ascot Park Hotel and Conference Centre 9 320 400 40 116 700 600
Auckland Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira 6 450 16 500 600
Distinction Hamilton Hotel & Conference Centre 11 260 400 110 146 600 600
Hampton Downs Events Centre & Motorsport Park 10 300 450 30 16 700 600
Millennium Hotel Queenstown 8 270 300 50 220 600 600
Wairakei Resort Taupo 9 300 550 45 380 700 600
Marlborough Convention Centre 5 252 350 252 560 560
Agrodome 4 200 450 550 550
Auckland Zoo 8 550 5000 550
The Devon Hotel and Conference Centre - A Heritage Hotel 11 250 450 360 50 102 750 550
Blue Baths 3 200 350 100 650 500
Copthorne Hotel & Resort Solway Park, Wairarapa 7 200 400 40 102 400 500
Distinction Palmerston North Hotel & Conference Centre 4 300 380 100 83 500 500
Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre 7 240 340 110 133 500 500
Holiday Inn Rotorua 6 250 300 80 203 600 500
Hotel Ashburton & Conference Centre 8 285 400 30 54 550 500
Hotel Ashburton and Conference Centre 6 285 400 30 54 550 500
Palmerston North Conference & Function Centre 6 250 350 34 400 500
SKYCITY Hamilton 6 210 300 12 600 500
Crowne Plaza Auckland 10 340 340 110 352 400 460
Carterton Events Centre 200 300 20 400 450 450
The Spencer on Byron Hotel 6 250 450 70 120 500 450
Queenstown Memorial Centre 250 500 422
Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre 17 408 250 40 148 500 408
Brentwood Hotel 8 180 230 40 116 500 400
Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands 6 200 250 200 50 180 500 400
CPG Hotels - Willis Wellington Hotel 4 160 200 60 400
Hilton Auckland 7 160 400 168 60 166 700 400
Holiday Inn Auckland Airport 10 240 300 40 251 400 400
MOTAT – Museum Of Transport and Technology 350 500 400
QT Queenstown 12 220 260 170 50 267 500 400
Rydges Latimer Christchurch 11 258 320 252 138 400 400
Rydges Queenstown 9 220 260 170 50 165 500 400
Trinity Wharf Tauranga 5 180 296 88 123 400 400
Turner Centre 5 300 400 800 400
Skyline Queenstown 3 130 430 30 650 380
Novotel & Ibis Auckland Ellerslie 6 180 240 35 294 360 360
Rydges Rotorua 7 160 300 80 135 600 360
Black and Gold Events and Venues 4 130 300 1200 350
FMG Stadium Waikato 8 120 250 30 300 350
InterContinental Wellington 9 150 220 90 236 400 350
Lincoln University 50 500 60 500 700 350
Millennium Hotel Rotorua 7 160 160 128 35 227 350 350
Napier Conference Centre 7 180 350 72 450 350
Novotel Rotorua Lakeside 7 144 300 240 30 199 500 350
Real Journeys 200 350 350
Chateau on the Park - Christchurch, a DoubleTree by Hilton 7 180 240 24 192 340 340
Copthorne Hotel Rotorua 5 110 200 70 110 300 340
Lake Wanaka Centre 2 200 200 50 500 330
Stamford Plaza Auckland 8 168 220 168 30 286 400 320
Novotel Auckland Airport 12 180 200 80 263 315 315
Bill Richardson Transport World 6 100 600 30 6 1000 300
Heritage Auckland 10 140 200 160 64 185 350 300
Orakei Bay 3 120 200 60 500 300
Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron 6 300 80 30 500 300
Sudima Christchurch Airport 10 150 150 40 246 300 300
The Kinloch Club 3 190 220 90 40 10 375 12 300
Toitu Otago Settlers Museum 5 300 515 300
Novotel Tainui Hamilton 6 130 180 25 177 300 280
Sudima Auckland Airport 6 120 200 128 35 153 300 280
Hilton Lake Taupo 3 120 200 70 50 113 430 260
Sudima Lake Rotorua 3 120 170 60 250 400 260
Novotel Christchurch Airport 10 67 194 75 233 259
AJ Hackett Bungy Queenstown 1 200 250 250
Dawsons - Cuisine, Events, Venues 180 220 350 250
Hagley Oval Pavilion 7 100 180 50 280 250
James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor 8 150 200 150 50 268 300 250
Quality Hotel Lincoln Green 6 140 160 100 250 250
Quality Hotel Parnell 8 100 140 40 105 260 250
Rydges Auckland 12 140 150 48 267 240 250
Wellington Functions 4 100 200 60 300 250
Jet Park Hotel & Conference Centre 11 120 180 160 40 222 250 240
Rydges Wellington 5 120 230 160 60 280 300 230
Heritage Collection Marlborough Vintners Hotel 3 120 120 30 16 250 220
Hobbiton Movie Set 4 200 550 1000 220
Te Puia 40 350 25 20 1000 220
Grand Mercure Wellington 7 80 160 66 114 200 218
Central Energy Trust Arena 8 100 140 50 250 200
Commodore Hotel, Christchurch Airport 7 120 140 50 157 200 200
Copthorne Hotel & Resort Hokianga 1 64 120 84 30 33 100 200
Copthorne Hotel & Resort Queenstown Lakefront 3 108 130 40 240 250 200
Copthorne Hotel Grand Central New Plymouth 5 55 150 55 60 225 200
DoubleTree by Hilton Queenstown 5 96 120 112 36 220 240 200
Grand Mercure Auckland 10 120 150 50 207 300 200
Henley Hotel 6 100 200 24 14 250 200
Heritage Collection Lake Resort Cromwell 1 150 120 40 34 200 200
Heritage Queenstown 8 150 150 112 40 175 250 200
Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa 5 115 130 120 36 220 240 200
Novotel New Plymouth Hobson 2 120 170 40 188 250 200
Otago Museum 9 50 460 50 850 200
Peppers Clearwater Resort 5 64 120 40 82 200 200
Waitomo Glowworm Caves 1 100 500 200
Auckland Museum 6 450 500 199
Four Points by Sheraton Auckland 2 110 140 100 60 255 200 190
Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco 4 60 180 50 140 250 180
Heritage Hanmer Springs 2 120 160 100 25 86 200 180
Karstens 5 70 120 80 26 180
Kauri Bay Boomrock Ltd 2 115 200 130 250 180
Kingsgate Hotel The Avenue Wanganui 2 60 152 60 55 180 180
Scenic Hotel Southern Cross Dunedin 9 75 120 70 178 200 180
The Bluestone Room 1 60 180 350 180
Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu 2 300 150 500 178
Quality Suites Huka Falls 6 80 120 46 70 250 170
Dunedin Public Art Gallery 4 50 200 300 160
Mercure Wellington Abel Tasman 4 70 100 40 73 180 160
The Grounds @ Whoa! Studios 60 150 500 157
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki 5 16 250 150
Brinkley Resort 3 120 120 120 222 200 150
Cliftons Wellington 9 60 100 25 100 150
Copthorne Hotel Palmerston North 4 60 120 42 89 150 150
CPG Hotels - Wains Hotel 3 72 120 150
Crowne Plaza Queenstown 4 100 100 139 200 150
Grand Mercure Puka Park 3 80 110 12 96 150 150
Highlands - Experience the Exceptional 4 120 6 300 150
Millbrook Resort 7 100 130 50 160 140 150
Millennium Hotel & Resort Manuels Taupo 3 100 140 30 51 190 150
Naumi Hotel Auckland Airport 6 72 120 72 60 193 150 150
Quality Hotel Elms 5 70 120 60 96 200 150
Tamaki Maori Village 4 150 200 150 56 300 150
The Thorndon Hotel by Rydges 5 70 120 70 70 108 160 150
The Wharf 3 60 180 40 600 150
Crowne Plaza Christchurch 4 102 90 72 38 204 140 140
Edgewater - Lake Wanaka 3 60 120 90 45 103 160 140
Copthorne Hotel Wellington Oriental Bay 3 70 90 39 118 120 130
Kingsgate Hotel Greymouth 2 50 90 40 97 150 130
Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square 7 70 90 50 154 130 130
Scenic Hotel Marlborough 2 65 90 60 54 200 130
Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour 5 70 100 40 171 100 130
Academy Galleries 1 100 250 120
Distinction Dunedin Hotel 5 70 100 40 121 120 120
Heartland Hotel Cotswold 3 50 100 50 77 150 120
Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands 2 50 100 40 114 140 120
Skyline Rotorua 3 80 350 25 1000 120
Swiss-Belsuites Victoria Park 50 60 24 40 250 120
Terrace Downs Resort 5 80 100 30 17 150 120
Tongariro Lodge 3 75 100 49 49 150 120
Heartland Hotel Croydon 6 60 80 25 36 500 110
AREA 5 54 80 20 60 140 100
Boomrock 1 50 90 40 130 100
Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre 1 80 180 100 250 100
Kingsgate Hotel Te Anau 1 40 60 30 94 100 100
Mercure Dunedin Leisure Lodge 3 50 65 35 76 100 100
Papamoa Beach Resort 2 100 60 24 48 100 100
The George, Christchurch 7 50 90 30 53 160 100
Travelodge Hotel Wellington 5 70 60 35 132 120 100
Hotel St Moritz, Queenstown 2 60 80 20 134 100 90
Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin 2 35 80 20 55 120 90
Mercure Queenstown Resort 3 70 70 25 148 100 90
QT Museum Wellington 5 40 60 30 180 180 90
Sofitel Queenstown Hotel & Spa 3 51 118 36 82 140 90
Stardome Observatory & Planetarium 3 50 80 30 120 87
Sofitel Wellington 3 48 48 36 26 129 70 85
Camp Glenorchy 3 42 100 16 70 110 80
Copthorne Hotel Auckland City 1 40 60 40 110 80 80
CPG Hotels - Picton Yacht Club 1 70 40 80
Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference Centre 2 45 100 30 115 100 80
Home of Compassion Retreat & Conference Centre 4 28 30 80
Ibis Tainui Hamilton 3 40 60 20 126 80 80
International Antarctic Centre 4 40 120 20 250 80
Kennedy Park Resort Napier 2 60 140 24 360 80
Regent of Rotorua 3 60 80 28 35 100 80
Kauri Cliffs 6 64 60 24 24 60 72
Copthorne Hotel & Apartments Queenstown Lakeview 1 30 40 22 85 100 70
Heartland Hotel Auckland Airport 2 50 60 36 141 70 70
Novotel Queenstown Lakeside 3 45 180 30 273 300 70
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers 9 18 65 44 26 70 65
BreakFree on Cashel 4 40 60 30 263 60 60
Chateau Marlborough 3 25 30 80 40 60
CityLife Auckland, A Heritage Hotel 4 24 40 28 155 70 60
Heritage Collection Waitakere Estate 3 35 35 24 28 70 60
M Social Auckland 4 40 20 190 60
Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier 3 36 120 32 130 80 60
The Rees Hotel, Luxury Apartments & Lakeside Residences 4 40 28 150 120 60
VR Group of Hotels & Resorts 2 35 48 28 85 80 60
Weta Workshop 1 60
Adina Apartment Hotel Auckland, Britomart 2 26 10 159 50 50
Eagles Nest 1 50 20 30 100 40
Heritage Collection Portside Hotel, Gisborne 1 24 24 55 40 40
Heritage Collection Tuscany Villas Rotorua 2 6 28 40 40
Ibis Christchurch 1 30 48 20 155 40
Rainbow Springs Nature Park 1 80 80 40
Scenic Hotel Dunedin City 1 26 24 24 121 40 40
Te Waonui Franz Josef 2 10 97 40
Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch 4 18 35 12 171 40 35
Sudima Hamilton 2 12 10 69 40 35
Huka Lodge New Zealand 1 60 22 25 60 32
Larnach Castle 1 14 250 17 350 32
The Classic Villa 2 12 40 12 27 40 30
Wild on Waiheke 1 30 150 19 1 220 30
Dunedin Chinese Garden 1 16 16 10 100 22
Novotel Wellington 1 14 14 139 20
Hulbert House 1 16 16 16 6 35 16
Matakauri Lodge 4 12 21 12 16 21 12
Abbeville Estate
AJ Hackett Bungy Auckland 110
AUT Hospitality Services
Brackenridge Country Retreat & Spa
Capstone Hotels & Resorts
Christchurch Adventure Park
Christchurch International Airport Limited
Continental Catering Group
CPG Hotels - New Zealand
EcoZip Adventures
Eichardt's Private Hotel
Event Cinemas New Zealand Limited
Events on Khyber
Explore Limited - Auckland
Explore Limited - Otehei Bay, Urupukapuka Island
Fullers Group & 360 Discovery Cruises 650 650 650
Gibbston Valley Winery 6 100 520
Go Orange – Rafting, Kayaking, Skiing & Cruising
Heartland Hotel Queenstown 81
Heritage Christchurch 33
Hilton
Hotel Montreal 40 10 26 60
iFLY Queenstown 2 200
ikoi Spa
Kingsgate Hotel Autolodge Paihia 113
Lakeview Lodge Karapiro 3 12 10 8 24
Linda Wong - AUT
Minor Hotels
Moonlight Country Ltd 1 350 600
Motion Entertainment
National Library of New Zealand
Nelson Venues
NZ Adventure Retreats
NZSki Limited
Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre 350 350
Polynesian Spa
Quinovic Viaduct 180
Remarkables Park Ltd
Scenic Hotel Auckland 0 96
Scenic Hotel Te Pania 1 10 113
Scenic Suites Queenstown 84
Southern Discoveries
Te Papa Venues
The Sebel Auckland Viaduct Harbour 110
The Sebel Quay West Auckland 33
The Spire Queenstown 2 140 18 15 200
Vbase Venue Management Group
Ziptrek Ecotours