The Turner Centre is made up of unique spaces to cater for smaller and larger events. All designed to accommodate each and every type of event. Whether you are holding a conference, seminar, exhibition, performance, presentation, board meeting, birthday party or gala dinner, we have a space to suit your needs. We have great (free) parking facilities and are located in the center of Kerikeri.


The Plaza is ideal for band performances, prize givings, road shows and conferences. The Plaza is a multi-purpose space that can cater for a wide range of events. It comes equipped with an inbuilt concert sound system, LED lighting system and roller door access to make hosting an event easy.

Used for performances, dinners, weddings, presentations and functions, as well as trade shows and exhibitions.

  • Up to 970 people
  • House Line array sound system
  • House Lighting System

Event Centre

This space is perfect for corporate functions, meetings, dinners, balls, auctions, and any other type of event you can think of. This space boasts flexibility, with the adjoining commercial kitchen and bar and built-in presentation facilities.

  • Up to 970 people
  • Inbuilt ceiling speaker system
  • Adjoining commercial kitchen

New World Theatre Bar

A licensed bar, beautiful outdoor terrace and art exhibitions on regular display. This is the perfect space for presentations, live music, meetings, art exhibition openings and birthday parties.

  • Up to 150 people
  • Licensed bar
  • North facing terrace

John Dalton Auditorium

The crown jewel of the Turner Centre, with easy access to the New World Theatre Bar next door. Perfect for all types of performances and meetings. Many international, national and local theatre groups use this space.

  • Up to 408 people
  • Counterweight Fly system
  • House Audio/Lighting System

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