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
Horncastle Arena 18 2500 1250 4500 4000 8800
Vbase 770 2500 1250 50 4500 8800
Claudelands Conference & Exhibition Centre 11 594 1400 1120 36 3000 10000 6000
The Trusts Arena 130 3000 3500 40 7000 5000
Trustpower Baypark 10 1000 2500 1500 5000 6932 5000
TSB Arena & Auditorium (Shed 6) 4 1560 1200 32 2800 155 3972
Venues Wellington 10 429 1200 2800 155 3972
New Plymouth Event Venues 8 150 1000 60 3518 2200 3188
ASB Showgrounds 6 500 3500 24 6000 18000 3000
Edgar Centre 6 500 1200 30 1500 16800 3000
Rotorua Energy Events Centre 10 2490 2600 1600 5650 3567 3000
Vodafone Events Centre 14 1200 1400 10 2500 3700 3000
Dunedin Venues 26 300 2400 5000 2972
New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC) 33 1464 3000 45 4000 6674 2850
Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre 21 2000 1800 72 2500 2600
Auckland Conventions, Venues & Events 53 376 44 2000 2379
The Civic 4 410 320 525 2378
Christchurch Town Hall 6 310 50 500 1000 2250
The Cloud 3 1750 2000 2697 2218
Michael Fowler Centre 3 70 300 16 1000 26 2210
Aotea Centre 12 376 580 464 40 1000 1100 2139
ILT Stadium Southland 4 120 1000 60 78 2000 2100
Life Venues Limited 400 238 500 1850
Queenstown Events Centre 2 800 800 29 2000 1700 1700
Shed 10 2 800 2000 2216 1575
St James Theatre 2 200 289 650 30 1552
Auckland Town Hall 2 400 350 320 670 550 1529
Trafalgar Centre 2 1000 600 50 1000 2700 1500
Wellington Convention & Exhibition Centre 13 1170 1400 34 1750 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 13 660 860 12 411 1000 62 1150
Ellerslie Event Centre 22 500 750 60 247 1200 1100
Bruce Mason Centre 6 93 406 820 200 1056
Air Force Museum of New Zealand 4 770 650 1000 2140 1000
Sir Howard Morrison Centre 7 300 600 1000 1000
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre 10 230 570 900 981
Alexandra Park 8 220 650 60 1000 900
Lower Hutt Events Centre 6 400 650 60 1000 900
Pullman Auckland 16 450 550 50 340 1000 900
Grand Millennium Auckland 14 400 550 70 452 1000 800
ASB Theatre Marlborough 6 250 400 50 720 720
Awapuni Function Centre 13 550 104 1000 700
Mt Smart Stadium 4 500 650 20 1000 1257 700
Museum of New Zealand - Te Papa Tongarewa 20 400 500 54 3500 894 700
North Harbour Stadium 10 224 500 36 1000 974 700
Rutherford Hotel Nelson 6 350 500 350 300 113 700 700
ASB Waterfront Theatre 3 60 200 30 400 675
Great Lake Centre 4 300 400 750 691 650
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
Turner Centre 5 300 400 26 970 600
Wairakei Resort Taupo 9 300 550 45 380 700 600
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 20 203 600 500
Massey University Hospitality Services 50 110 400 60 500 600 745 500
Palmerston North Conference & Function Centre 6 250 350 34 400 500
Sky Stadium Function Centre 15 120 750 60 1500 4626 500
SKYCITY Hamilton 6 210 300 12 600 500
Waitomo Glowworm Caves 5 300 16 60 700 500
Crowne Plaza Auckland 10 340 340 110 352 400 460
Plymouth International 7 200 500 50 76 500 450
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 9 180 230 40 116 500 400
Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands 7 200 250 200 50 180 500 400
Holiday Inn Auckland Airport 11 240 300 40 251 400 400
QT Queenstown 8 220 260 170 50 69 450 406 400
Rydges Lakeland Queenstown 8 220 260 170 50 72 450 406 400
Rydges Latimer Christchurch 11 240 310 252 74 138 500 378 400
Trinity Wharf Tauranga 5 180 296 168 88 123 400 25 400
Skyline Queenstown 3 130 430 30 650 380
Novotel & Ibis Auckland Ellerslie 6 180 260 65 247 360 360
Rydges Rotorua 6 160 300 40 135 600 170 360
Auckland Zoo 5 320 350 4000 350
Black & Gold Events + Venues 15 130 230 40 650 350
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 Conferences & Events 7 180 300 72 450 275 350
Novotel Rotorua Lakeside 7 144 300 240 30 199 500 350
Te Papa Venues - Parliament Buildings 3 200 280 20 450 350
The West Coast Events Centre 5 150 250 40 350 350
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
Park Hyatt Auckland 9 104 160 128 56 195 400 132 324
Stamford Plaza Auckland 8 168 220 168 30 286 400 320
Novotel Auckland Airport 10 180 200 102 263 315 315
Bill Richardson Transport World 6 100 680 30 6 1000 300
Bracu 1 200 98 5 250 280 300
Hilton Auckland 7 192 400 168 54 187 700 300
New Zealand Maritime Museum 240 192 20 300 300
Novotel Hamilton Tainui 6 130 180 25 217 300 300
Sudima Christchurch Airport 9 150 150 40 246 300 300
The Tannery 4 100 350 200 50 600 300
Toitu Otago Settlers Museum 5 70 250 60 450 300
TW Events & Incentives 6 100 600 30 6 1000 300
Villa Maria Estate 5 240 300 26 500 300
Sudima Auckland Airport 6 120 200 128 40 153 300 280
Hilton Lake Taupo 7 153 200 70 72 113 430 260
Novotel Christchurch Airport 10 97 190 75 200 233 182 260
Sudima Lake Rotorua 3 120 170 60 250 400 260
AJ Hackett Bungy Queenstown 1 200 250 250
Hagley Oval Pavilion 7 100 160 144 50 280 250
Heritage Collection Lake Resort Cromwell 2 150 150 120 40 60 200 250
Quality Hotel Lincoln Green 5 140 160 100 70 300 250
Sudima Kaikoura 2 140 120 24 120 250 178 250
The Parnell Hotel & Conference Centre 8 100 140 40 105 260 250
Wellington Functions 4 100 200 60 300 250
James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor 8 150 200 150 50 268 300 240
Rydges Wellington 5 120 230 160 50 280 250 230
Generator 25 120 120 22 299 220
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
Millbrook Resort 7 144 150 90 60 160 220 210
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 43 100 200
Copthorne Hotel & Resort Queenstown Lakefront 3 108 130 40 240 250 200
DoubleTree by Hilton Queenstown 5 115 130 112 36 220 240 200
Grand Central Hotel New Plymouth 5 55 150 55 60 225 200
Grand Mercure Auckland 8 100 150 50 207 350 200
Grand Mercure Wellington 8 91 112 66 114 189 200
Heritage Queenstown 5 150 150 112 40 175 250 200
Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa 5 115 130 120 36 220 240 200
Novotel New Plymouth Hobson 2 120 170 40 85 250 200
Otago Museum 9 50 460 50 850 200
Peppers Clearwater Resort 5 64 120 40 75 200 200
Rydges Auckland 12 140 130 48 267 240 205 200
The Henley 6 100 200 24 14 250 200
Tiakiwai Conference Centre, National Library of New Zealand 7 72 120 38 250 200
VR Group of Hotels & Resorts 120 160 40 350 200
Four Points by Sheraton Auckland 2 80 110 100 54 255 200 190 180
Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco 4 60 180 50 140 250 180
Karstens 5 70 120 80 26 150 180
Kauri Bay Boomrock Ltd 2 115 200 130 250 180
Kingsgate Hotel The Avenue Wanganui 2 60 152 60 45 180 180
Zenders 3 75 160 12 250 180
Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu 2 300 150 500 178
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki 6 130 16 250 160
Chateau Tongariro Hotel 5 150 110 50 106 250 160
The Bluestone Room 1 60 170 30 450 160
The Grounds @ Whoa! Studios 5 50 200 36 800 990 157
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 48 150
Crowne Plaza Queenstown 4 100 100 139 200 150
Distinction Dunedin Hotel 4 120 80 30 121 120 150
Events on Khyber 7 120 120 12 150 150
Grand Mercure Puka Park 3 80 110 40 48 150 150
Mercure Wellington Abel Tasman 4 70 100 50 148 180 150
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
SO/ Auckland 6 96 120 40 130 200 150
Southern Discoveries 3 90 150 50 180 150
Tamaki Maori Village 4 150 200 150 56 300 150
The Thorndon Hotel by Rydges 5 72 110 70 60 108 180 150
Crowne Plaza Christchurch 4 104 90 72 38 204 140 140
Edgewater - Lake Wanaka 4 60 120 90 45 103 140 10 140
Gibbston Valley Winery 6 70 90 60 350 130
Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square 7 70 90 50 154 130 130
Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour 5 60 100 50 172 230 130
Camp Glenorchy Eco Retreat 3 66 110 24 22 120 120
Castaways Resort 5 48 140 32 80 150 120
Dunedin Public Art Gallery 4 60 200 60 300 120
Highlands - Experience the Exceptional 4 220 6 300 120
Tui Hills 1 120 120 120
Copthorne Hotel Wellington Oriental Bay 3 70 90 39 118 120 110
Academy Galleries 1 100 250 100
AREA 5 54 80 20 60 140 100
Carrington Estate 6 50 130 40 101 150 100
CPG Hotels - Willis Wellington Hotel 3 50 70 30 90 90 96 100
Distinction Christchurch Hotel 3 60 130 42 179 160 100
Duke of Marlborough 4 80 250 30 47 400 100
Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/ Len Lye Centre 1 80 180 100 250 100
Kingsgate Hotel Te Anau 1 40 60 30 94 100 100
Papamoa Beach Resort 2 80 24 48 100 100
The George, Christchurch 7 50 90 30 53 160 100
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 30 148 100 90
QT Wellington 7 30 60 30 180 180 180 90
Sofitel Queenstown Hotel & Spa 3 60 118 36 82 140 90
Sofitel Wellington 4 48 48 36 26 129 70 85
Copthorne Hotel Auckland City 1 40 60 40 110 80 80
CPG Hotels - Picton Yacht Club 1 70 40 47 80
Home of Compassion Retreat & Conference Centre 4 32 24 24 80
Hotel Grand Windsor 4 50 80 12 79 90 80
Ibis Hamilton Tainui 3 40 60 20 126 80 80
Kennedy Park Resort Napier 2 60 140 24 360 80
QT Auckland 4 48 64 48 36 150 200 80
Rydges Wellington Airport 6 38 66 50 40 134 95 80
Kauri Cliffs Lodge 6 64 64 24 36 64 72
Cardrona Alpine Resort 1 55 50 15 100 70
Copthorne Hotel & Apartments Queenstown Lakeview 1 30 22 85 100 70
International Antarctic Centre 2 40 130 20 250 70
Novotel Queenstown Lakeside 3 45 180 30 273 300 70
Porters Boutique Hotel 3 35 30 42 70
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers 9 18 65 44 26 70 65
BreakFree on Cashel 4 40 60 30 263 60 60
CityLife Auckland, A Heritage Hotel 4 24 40 28 155 70 60
The Rees Hotel, Luxury Apartments & Lakeside Residences 4 40 28 150 120 60
Weta Workshop 1 100 60
Chateau Marlborough 3 25 30 80 50
Millennium Hotel New Plymouth, Waterfront 1 20 40 24 43 55 43
Eagles Nest 1 50 20 30 100 40
Holiday Inn Queenstown Frankton Road 1 30 35 16 75 50 40
Ibis Christchurch 1 30 48 20 155 40
M Social Auckland 4 40 24 20 190 50 40
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Queenstown 2 36 32 32 30 227 36
Larnach Castle 1 14 250 17 250 32
Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa 30 20 20 50 30
Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch 4 18 12 171 25 30
Dunedin Chinese Garden 1 16 16 10 120 22
Cocoon House 3 30 18 40 20
Eichardt's Private Hotel 120 24 12 150 20
Novotel Wellington 1 14 12 139 16
The Landing 2 14 20 14 14 30 14
Matakauri Lodge 4 12 21 12 16 21 12
Accor Hotels
Agrodome 1 120
AJ Hackett Bungy Auckland 40 70
AUT Hospitality Services
Brick Bay 1 60 120
Capstone Hotels & Resorts Ltd
Christchurch Adventure Park 1 120 160
Christchurch Attractions 3 120 60 200
Christchurch International Airport Limited
CPG Hotels - New Zealand
Distinction Hotels Group
Eden Park Catering
Event Cinemas New Zealand Limited
Fullers Group & 360 Discovery Cruises 650 650 650
Go Orange
Haere-Roa
Hilton Hotels
iFLY Queenstown 2 200
Imperium Collection 4 120 12 27 150
InterContinental Hotels Group
Kingsgate Hotel Autolodge Paihia 113
Kingsgate Hotel Greymouth 97
Minor Hotels 100
Montana Food & Events
Moonlight Country Ltd 1 350 600
Nesuto Hotels & Apartments NZ
Ngai Tahu Tourism
NZ Adventure Retreats
Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre 1 320 320
Polynesian Spa
Raglan Sunset Motel 24
Rainbow Springs Nature Park
Ramada by Wyndham
Real Journeys 2 300 400
Remarkables Park Ltd
Russley Golf Club and Function Centre
Rydges Hotels & Resorts
Skyline Rotorua 4 500 1000
Speight's Brewery
Sudima Auckland City 3 12 194 20
Sudima Christchurch City 86
Sudima Hotels
The Fat Lamb 2
The Hotel Britomart
The Land Yacht Bar Limited
The Sebel Auckland Viaduct Harbour 113
The Sebel Quay West Auckland 34
The Spire Queenstown 2 30 12 10 60
Touch of Spice
Unique Stays & Experiences
Waitangi Treaty Grounds
Wayfare
Wilsons Abel Tasman
Winehouse 1 250 250
Ziptrek Ecotours