Nau mai, haere mai, welcome to 'Wellington Functions'

These are two truly outstanding award winning function venues, Wharewaka Function Centre and Pipitea Marae & Function Centre offer a total of 6 versatile spaces (see below) and have some of Wellingtons best indoor/outdoor flows.   Impress your guests in the modern and beautiful Wharewaka Function Centre, a purpose built facility with a modern, contemporary look and feel, this venue is a "must see".  Book now to secure your function room, in this very "in demand" function centre offering safety, a central location  and close to many of Wellingtons top hotels.  Click here for the Wharewaka Earthquake and Sustainability Facts   Or book at one of Wellingtons largest venues, now known as Pipitea Marae & Function Centre.  This large versatile space has recently undergone both external and internal upgrades, making this function centre one of Wellingtons largest function spaces, accommodating up to 500 persons seated, 600 theatre style and exhibition options.  The award winning external design makes this a perfect, centrally located venue. Make our function centres your venue of choice and enjoy the warmth culture and mana of these outstanding venues for a valued corporate experience.

Check out our function rooms virtual tours below. Contact our coordinators now for all bookings, enquries and quotes and our onsite AV team (AV Media) can service all your AV needs.

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Maakaro 2
  • Cocktails 300
  • Banquet 240 (incl gallery area)
  • Theatre 250
  • Cabaret 140
  • Boardroom TBA
  • 215m2

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Matiu Banquet 2
  • Cocktails 150
  • Banquet 100
  • Theatre 140
  • Cabaret 72
  • U-shape 35
  • 167m2

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Mokopuna 2
  • Cocktails 50
  • Banquet 32
  • Theatre 50
  • Cabaret 24
  • 70m2

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Te Puni 2
  • Cocktails 70
  • Banquet 70
  • Theatre 70
  • Cabaret 56
  • 167m2

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Karaka Cafe 2

Available for private hire, evenings in winter.  Can also be used for pre-dinner cocktails for large events.

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Pipitea Marae 2
  • Cocktails 800
  • Banquet 500
  • Theatre 680
  • Cabaret 320
  • Pillar-less space, with 4.2mtr centre roof stud
  • 18m by 22m
  • 396m2

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Rowing Club
  • One of our neighbouring venues
  • Available as breakout rooms
  • Or we can cater and service your full event at this historic venue
  • Enquire now

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BoatShed
  • One of our neighbouring venues
  • Available as breakout rooms
  • Or we can cater and service your full event onsite in this beautiful function space
  • Enquire now

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Manaaki - here to look after you

Manaaki Management Ltd - We are a venue management company, who provide full service management including, facility, bookings, food and beverage.   We work with many of Wellingtons top suppliers and businesses to provide all needs for your event including the team from AV Media.   Our onsite chefs will provide delicious and innovative menus and our management team and staff are here to take care of all your needs.  We are proud to manage the Wharewaka Function Centre and Pipitea Marae & Function Centre and are the owner/operators of the Karaka Cafe located in the Wharewaka.  Call us now to enquire about our management services.  Paul - 0274 512 186

Contact Us

Interested in making a booking? Need information?
Or want to arrange a walk through? Fill out our request info form and the event manager will answer all of your questions.

We will attempt to answer all emails within 24 hours. If you can't wait phone numbers are listed below.