Our Venues - On Campus
Our Venues


Winner of Hospitality NZ’s Best Live Entertainment Venue 2022 and Event Venues Association NZ Best Small Venue 2022 (under 1,000 seats). Haere-roa is perfect for small conferences, seminars, workplace meetings, social functions, live entertainment and much more. Situated on the banks of the Ōtākaro Avon River in Ilam, Haere-roa boasts a multitude of multifunctional event and entertainments spaces including Ti Kouka (function centre), the Ngaio Marsh Theatre, Bentleys (function/meeting space) and Foundry bar.

Contact us to learn more about our venue or book your next event.

Ilam Homestead

We partner with Ilam Homestead and cater to private and corporate functions hosted at this unique heritage venue, with lush, leafy gardens, a beautifully manicured lawn, full bar facilities and a series of fine rooms.


Oishii is a contemporary sushi bar opened in February 2021 and operated by OnCampus. Oishii serves tasty, fresh sushi by the piece. Our pick your own buffet model eliminates the need for plastic takeaway packaging, a win for the environment.


Licenced pizza place operated by OnCampus. Serving up pizza by the slice, curly fries, antipasto platters and more. Otto is the number one pizza place on the UC campus.

Undercroft Foodcourt

Comprised of three outlets operated by OnCampus; El Kiosco, Umami Spice, and Burgatory. The Undercroft Foodcourt is situated in the heart of the UC campus and offers a range of cost effective combos and filling items including burgers, homemade dumplings, burritos and nachos.

Café 1894

A cosy upmarket café, operated by OnCampus and serving great coffee, fresh bagels and a wide range of cabinet food.


Chilton’s is a grab and go non-licenced convenience outlet operated by OnCampus.

Nuts & Bolts

Nuts & Bolts is situated in the University of Canterbury’s Engineering Core (Rata) and serves a selection of filling meals to hungry students including BLTs, steak sandwiches and fries with gravy.


Collective cafeteria services a professional clientele base in Ilam.

Cafe Piko Piko

Cafe Piko Piko is operated by OnCampus Waikato in Glenview, Hamilton and serves up filling hot meals, fresh daily baking and delicious barista made coffee.