The Pavilion at Hagley Oval opens

4 December 2014

Be bowled over by Vbase’s newest venue Vbase is bringing its special brand of service and hospitality to the newest venue in its portfolio, the Pavilion at Hagley Oval.

Centrally located in Hagley Park with expansive views across the cricket oval and the park, this new purpose-built venue offers a vast array of options for event organisers.

“It hails the return of international cricket to Christchurch, and has created an oasis in the city, perfect for meetings, community gatherings, dinners, celebrations, award ceremonies, small exhibitions, and launches.

Darren Burden

Vbase general manager, Darren Burden says the creatively designed pavilion is a spectacular new addition to Christchurch’s offerings for meetings, cocktail functions, conferences and gala dinners. “The impact, style and appeal of a world-class sporting venue makes the Pavilion at Hagley Oval an exciting setting, and our team are thrilled to be hosting some of Christchurch’s most stylish events here.

“It hails the return of international cricket to Christchurch, and has created an oasis in the city, perfect for meetings, community gatherings, dinners, celebrations, award ceremonies, small exhibitions, and launches.

“Vbase can help you put it all together, and the only limit is your imagination,” he says.
Complimentary wifi, excellent AV and latest lighting and heating technology are all part of the package.

The main Pavilion lounge caters for up to 260 people theatre style, and 200 for seated dining, and there are five smaller rooms for 20 to 30 people as well the spacious Players Dining Room that seats 80.

The Pavilion lounge is flooded with natural daylight and boasts outstanding views of the Oval wicket and tree-lined Hagley Park. The latest lighting, temperature control and AV technology is built in throughout, and includes automatic blinds in the main lounge.

Hagley Oval will host the opening match and welcoming ceremony for the ICC World Cricket Cup between New Zealand and Sri Lanka on February 14, 2015.