Our Venues

Our Venues

Unique spaces to host your next Christchurch function or event

Opened in July 2019, Haere-roa is the new hub of UC students and the UCSA.

This new, purpose-built space includes student welfare and advocacy spaces, an outdoor amphitheatre overlooking the Avon River, as well as club, meeting, hospitality, office and event spaces.

A key feature of the building is the new Ngaio Marsh Theatre. As well as being used for performances and concerts, it's a space for UCSA's 180 clubs and societies.

Haere-roa. Designed with tradeshows, conferences, and large community events in mind. The majority of the building is available for hire as one, accommodating over 1000 guests.

Haere-roa is a brand-new, multi-function event centre, housing four individually bookable venues and many smaller breakout and meeting spaces. Haere-roa’s venues are perfect for corporate celebrations, networking events, theatre productions, weddings, product launches, conferences, trade shows, live music gigs and everything in-between!

Events and functions are central to our organisation’s DNA. We plan and host hundreds of industry-leading events each year for student, community and business stakeholders. With this in mind, Haere-roa has been designed to be a versatile and flexible venue. This versatility combined with our experienced and dedicated team of event and hospitality professionals makes us a market leading one-stop-shop for all your event needs. We’re experts in helping to plan and run your event smoothly and successfully, leaving you with more time to enjoy the night!

Contact our team now to learn more about our industry-leading hospitality, audio-visual, and event coordination services.

Ngaio Marsh Theatre

A renowned performing arts venue returns with state of the art audio visual, event and performance specifications. Tiered seating, seated dining or flat floor, a multi function space with unlimited event potential.


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Ti Kouka

North facing with stone flooring and large windows this premium space is light, modern and warm. Space for up to 220 guests standing or seated.

OnCampus Conferences
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A beautiful multi purpose space with modern furnishings and full AV capabilities. Hosts a hatched bar, stylish furniture, independent entrance and a covered balcony overlooking the Haere-Roa lawn and the river Avon. Designed for private parties, networking events, workshops and conferences.

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The Foundry

A lively and modern bar available for private hire with a wide range of beverage options, perfect for watering thirsty guests!


Central Street

Running the length of the building this double height, double width "street" connects our venue and can be used as a welcome or networking space.

OnCampus Haere-roa
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