Not just a venue

Delivering a range of functions from intimate cocktail parties to large gala dinners and corporate events, Te Puia’s world-class venues continue to host unforgettable gatherings, with impeccable food and Māori culture at their heart.



Te Puia’s newest venue, the 300-seat whare kai incorporating café and restaurant, is set to open in April 2018 and will further transform Te Puia’s dining experience with incredible views over the geothermal vista, including the world-famous Pōhutu geyser.


Te Whakaruruhau

Creating an atmosphere that makes the best of both worlds, Te Whakaruruhau provides a sheltered space with infrared heating for enjoyment all year round. Located next to Rotowhio Marae, Te Whakaruruhau can seat 300 people, or 1000 people standing, as well as being easily sectioned off for intimate groups.


Te Puke a Ruahine

Dine beneath the stars in the comfort of a marquee overlooking the world-famous Pōhutu geyser. Te Puke a Ruahine can comfortably seat 40 for a private dinner and 70 people standing for canapés and drinks.



Gather at Ngāraratuatara marquee and watch as fresh New Zealand mussels, whole king prawns, and vegetables are placed in flax woven baskets and poached in the geothermal spring. Topped off with New Zealand beer or wine, Ngāraratuatara welcomes 40 people seated and 70 standing.


Te Poari

Conveniently located next to Rotowhio Marae, Te Poari is an ideal venue for functions. With seating for 120 and a separate buffet area, Te Poari is a versatile gourmet restaurant.

Discover more event and function venue options at Te Puia