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Managing five spectacular venues, Events & Venues Rotorua caters for premier conferences, exhibitions, gala dinners, meetings, sports, entertainment, weddings and any other event you can imagine.

We have a venue for every occasion; from the impressive state-of-the-art Energy Events Centre, Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre (formerly the Rotorua Convention Centre) and Rotorua International Stadium through to the historic Te Runanga Tea House.

Our venues are close to the Rotorua city centre, and most are within walking distance of major Rotorua hotels, cafes, restaurants, and beautiful Lake Rotorua.

Our experienced team specialises in every aspect of venue and event management and can provide you with an array of event ideas and options to create exceptional - and personalised occasions.

To ensure every event is a complete success, Events & Venues also works closely with accommodation providers, caterers, technicians, local theming companies and activity operators.

Rotorua Energy Events Centre

Rotorua’s Energy Events Centre
Rotorua’s Energy Events Centre is a versatile, multi-purpose complex positioned on the steamy edge of Lake Rotorua. With its stunningly unique location in the picturesque Government Gardens, the Centre provides extensive car parking and is also within easy walking distance of the retail precinct, accommodation, restaurants, cafes and spa facilities.

Sir Howard Morrison Centre

Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre
An architecturally stunning building, the Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre has contemporary elements that create a versatile and elegant venue. Located in the midst of Rotorua’s downtown business and retail area, the Convention Centre is a leisurely stroll from major hotels, shops, bars and restaurants. Designed specifically for conferences, exhibitions and entertainment.

Te Runanga Tea House

Te Runanga Tea House
The historic Te Runanga Tea House is located in the Government Gardens, adjacent to Rotorua city centre. Built as a tea pavilion in 1903, its location, mid-way between the Rotorua Convention Centre and the Energy Events Centre, makes it great for an extra breakout room. The building attracts many smaller conference and incentive groups seeking something extra special.

Rotorua International Stadium

Rotorua Stadium
Rotorua International Stadium is located just ten minutes drive from downtown Rotorua and is the traditional domain of local and international sporting events and festivals.

The Stage

The Stage
Located at the Civic Theatre, Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre, The Stage is unique and incomparable to any other venue in Rotorua—as your event will literally take centre stage! Comfortably able to host as many as 200 guests, The Stage will prove to be the highlight of any conference experience.

Parks and Reserves

Parks and Reserves
There are more than 110 public reserves in the Rotorua urban area. Council maintains these open spaces, gardens and parks, and provides facilities like toilets, playgrounds and barbecue areas.

Venue Locations

Venue Locations
Our Venues are Central to Everything
All our event venues are close to the city centre, and most are within easy strolling distance of major Rotorua hotels and accommodations, cafes and restaurants, and beautiful Lake Rotorua.