The Awapuni Function Centre is based at the Awapuni Racecourse. Centrally located with ample free car parking and green space, the Awapuni Function Centre is purpose-built to cater for any occasion. Whether you are looking for a simple meeting room hire or a fully-serviced conference with AV, trade and catering and a quick change over for your exhibition or conference dinner you will find the team always on hand to make sure your event runs smoothly. With 13 meeting rooms of various size, including a main plenary which seats 700 and can cater for your every need.
Silks Lounge has its own sound system, dance floor, ceiling to floor curtains, the ability to divide the space into three separate areas and outside you will find a covered balcony with tables and chairs overlooking the Tararua Range.
Terrace Lounge is perfect for conferences, party's, trade shows, product launches, weddings and dinners. The view is over the racecourse with a fantastic outdoor area that can be used for pre-dinner drinks, outside dining and team building.
Marton & Feilding Lounge is ideal for small meetings, conferences, breakout rooms and private dinners. The lounges have a dividing wall and can be used as separate spaces or can be opened up into one venue.
Rangitikei Lounge can be used as a stand alone space or as an extension into the Silks Lounge which makes it ideal to be used for a small meeting, breakout room, additional catering space or a speaker prep room.
Stewards Lounge is perfect for intimate dinners, meetings or a breakout room. It has a purpose built bar, an outdoor balcony and great views over the ranges
Owners Lounge is situated on the ground floor and overlooks the Birdcage. The stunning décor lends itself well to intimate dinners and cocktail functions as well as meetings or a breakout space.
Awapuni Lounge sits along side the Stewards Lounge, the Awapuni Lounge has the addition of a dancefloor as well as a purpose built bar, and an outdoor balcony. This Lounge is ideally used as a larger breakout or catering space.
Eulogy Lounge is located on the second floor of the members side of the building and is connected by a walkway, stairs or a lift from the Silks and Main Foyer. It is mainly used as a large break out space for full venue conferences
Birdcage Lounge is situated on the ground floor at the end of the building this lounge boasts a more private setting. With an outdoor area and purpose built bar this lounge is ideal for celebrations or can be used for smaller meetings.
Event Catering by Creative Creating
The team at Creative Catering are based at the Awapuni Function Centre and cater for all events onsite. Creative Catering can cater for a breakfast meeting, day meeting or multiday conference at the Awapuni Function Centre. If you are catering for a cocktail style or formal dining, then Creative Catering gives you the advantage of consistently great food and staff who truly understand the importance of your event. Canapés can be served tray served to guests on arrival to allow your guests a chance to mingle before sitting down and then choose from our extensive and innovative dinner menus.