Old Government House venue hire
From small meetings to large catered receptions, a range of rooms can be booked at Old Government House for University purposes or private functions.
- University requirements take precedence for the use of space at Old Government House.
- Due to the age of the building, first floor rooms are not easily accessible for people with a disability, as there is no passenger lift available.
|Main Dining Room||80 seated||Formal dining room|
|Member's Lounge||100-120 standing||Ideal reception room|
|Vice-Chancellor's Suite||60-70 standing||Very good smaller reception room|
|20-24||Meeting room, not ideal for seminars or presentations|
|20-40||Formal dining room|
|Federation of Graduate Women's Suite (First floor)||60-80||Very good seminar/training room|
|Upstairs Dining Room||10-20||Very good meeting space|
For larger groups, the main ground floor rooms can be combined together.
Terrace seating overlooking the lawn can also provide additional space, extending the number of people that can be accommodated.
Audio visual equipment is available in most rooms and includes standard whiteboards, data projector, screens and overhead projectors.
Other equipment can be arranged on request.
Catering needs at Old Government House are provided by Dawsons Catering, one of New Zealand’s most experienced and highly regarded catering companies.
Complete menu options are available for breakfast, morning tea, formal dinner, or reception.
Prices are available on application.
Bookings requested by non-University groups and individuals will be charged an amount that depends on their requirements.
To make enquiries about room bookings at Old Government House, please contact:
Staff Common Room Manager
Phone: +64 9 373 7599 ext: 85341
Fax: +64 9 373 7561