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Haere-roa Events Centre

90 Ilam Road
Christchurch 8041
New Zealand
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+64 3 369 0555
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Venue Facilities
  • Additional Meeting Rooms
  • On-site Catering
Layout Options
  • Banquet 180
  • Theatre 327
  • Classroom 327
  • Cocktail 650
  • Trade Booths 28

Haere-roa is a new, purpose-built venue designed with tradeshows, conferences and large events in mind.

Haere-roa has been designed to be a versatile and flexible venue with multiple spaces available to accommodate anything from small intimate meetings to functions of 1000+. This versatility combined with the experienced and dedicated team of event and hospitality professionals makes them a market leading one-stop-shop for all your event needs. They are experts in helping to plan and run your event smoothly and successfully, leaving you with more time to focus on your guests.  

The outstanding team of chefs have years of experience catering functions of all sizes, and their diverse skills allows the venue to provide catering packages to suit all budgets, tastes and requirements.

Haere-roa offers an amazing selection of gourmet finger foods, canapés, morning and afternoon tea items and platters. The team are happy to specially tailor menus to fit budget, expectations and dietary requirements to suit any need.

Haere-roa is available for business events outside of University terms, and bookings during term will be considered on a case by case basis. Please contact the team to check availability. 


Available Rooms:

  • UCSSA Ngaio Marsh Dinner

    Ngaio Marsh Theatre

    Floor area: 325m²

    Layout Options:

    • Banquet 300
    • Classroom 327
    • Theatre 327
    • Cocktail 650
    • Trade Booths 28
  • UCSSA Ti Kouka Class Room

    Dr. Bk Ngau Tī Kōuka

    Floor area: 288m²

    Layout Options:

    • Banquet 180
    • Classroom 90
    • Theatre 220
    • Cocktail 250
    • Trade Booths 17
  • UCSSA Becca Boardroom

    BECA Boardroom

    Floor area: 12m²

    Layout Options:

    • Boardroom 12
    • Theatre 14
  • UCSSA The Foundary

    The Foundry

    Floor area: 151m²

    Layout Options:

    • Banquet 100
    • Theatre 100
    • Cocktail 300
  • UCSSA Bentleys

    Bentleys Lounge

    Floor area: 114m²

    Layout Options:

    • Banquet 100
    • Classroom 50
    • Theatre 100
    • Cocktail 120
  • UCSSA Central Street

    Central Street

    Floor area: 278m²

    Layout Options:

    • Cocktail 150
  • UCSSA Shelley Tables

    Shelley Foyer

    Floor area: 84m²

    Layout Options:

    • Cocktail 50
  • UCSSA Bentleys Classroom

    Social Space

    Floor area: 148m²

    Layout Options:

    • Cocktail 95
  • UCSSA Bentleys Classroom

    Movie Room

    Floor area: 43m²

    Layout Options:

    • Classroom 20
    • Theatre 25
    • Cocktail 30
  • UCSSA Bentleys Classroom

    Full venue

    Layout Options:

    • Cocktail 1000