Event Venues and Facilities
This page lists the Council operated function and event venues, parks and fields, for public and private use in Porirua City.
Te Rauparaha Arena - Porirua City's premier sports and events centre
Gear Homestead is a beautiful fully restored two storey colonial home which is available for small or large meetings, corporate conferences/retreats, and weddings;
- Pataka Museum of Arts and Culture is available for exhibitions, concerts, product launches, and small meetings.
Council Halls for hire for indoor meetings, conferences and displays;
Te Rauparaha Park and Porirua Park regularly hosts international sporting events, and are two of several parks that come with full support facilities for outdoor events including marquee events.
Parks and Reserves (see below for more information)
Events on Parks and Reserves
If you answer YES to any of the following questions you should complete an Events on Reserves Application Form, available from the link, and forward it to Council as per the contact details below.
- Will there be more than 20 people attending the event?
- Will the event cause impact on other reserve or beach users? eg restrict access, noise etc
- Will the event affect reserve neighbours?
- Will alcohol be available at the event?
- Will signs, marquees and other structures be erected on the reserve?
- Will additional services, eg toilets, lights etc, be required?
- Is the proposed event likely to cause damage to the beach, reserve or reserve vegetation?
- If an event organiser is unsure whether the event will cause damage to the reserve, they should discuss this with us.
Please phone us on (04) 237 5089, by email firstname.lastname@example.org or post a completed application form to:
Manager Customer Services
Porirua City Council
PO Box 50218
Porirua City 5240
Links to more event venue information
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