Central Hawke's Bay Venues

About Central Hawke's Bay

Things to do - general

There are two main towns in Central Hawke’s Bay – Waipukurau and Waipawa – with a number of smaller townships including Otane, Takapau, Tikokino, Porangahau and Ongaonga; as well as several beach townships including Kairakau, Pourerere, Aramoana, Blackhead and Te Paerahi.

State Highway 2 runs through the centre of Central Hawke’s Bay leading south to Palmerston North and the Wairarapa and north to Hastings and Napier.

Central Hawke's Bay Venues

Argyll Community Hall

Cnr Argyll & Brow Roads, Argyll East, Central Hawke's Bay
Price per 4 hours $ 125
Capacity 110
Central Hawke’s Bay, Community Hall venue A quiet, peaceful Community Hall in a rural setting, More info

Artmosphere Gallery

1307 State Highway 2, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay
Price per 4 hours $ 300
Capacity 120
Artmosphere is an art gallery and sculpture garden set in an historic wooden homestead in north Waip More info

CHB Community Rooms

Kitchener Street, Central Hawke's Bay
Price per 4 hours $ 25
Capacity 30
Waipukurau, community venue The Community Rooms are a child-friendly space behind the Plunket Rooms More info

CHB Municipal Theatre Main Auditorium

16 Kenilworth St, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay
Price per 4 hours $ 450
Capacity 340
Waipawa Central Hawke’s Bay, theatre venue For over 100 years Central Hawke’s Bay histor More info

Community Hall Ashley Clinton Makaretu Sherwood

Makaretu Road, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay
Price per 4 hours $ 150
Capacity 80
Central Hawke’s Bay, Community Hall venue This Community Hall next to Sherwood School has a lo More info

Concert Chamber CHB Municipal Theatre

16 Kenilworth St, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay
Price per 4 hours $ 200
Capacity 120
Waipawa Hawke’s Bay, threatre venue The Gwen Malden Concert Chamber is the smaller of the two More info

Garden at Chapelwick Estate

482 Hunter Road, Porangahau, Central Hawke's Bay
Price per 4 hours $ 0
Capacity 300
Central Hawke’s Bay, Wedding Venue. Chapelwick Coastal Estate provides a peaceful, dreamy back More info

Gwavas Garden Homestead Dining Room

5740 State Highway 50, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay
Price per 4 hours $ 600
Capacity 14
Central Hawke’s Bay, historic house venue. In ancient Cornish, the word Gwavas means “pe More info

Gwavas Gardens Side Lawn

5740 State Highway 50, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay
Price per 4 hours $ 500
Capacity 50
Hawkes Bay Homestead Garden venue. Between the Gwavas Garden Homestead and the edge of the spectacul More info

Hawkes Bay Settlers' Museum

23 High St, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay
Price per 4 hours $ 250
Capacity 50
Central Hawke’s Bay, museum venue The historic Bank of New Zealand building in Waipawa, gifted More info

Mangarara Eco Lodge

298 Mangarara Road, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay
Price per 4 hours $ 300
Capacity 50
Hawke’s Bay, lodge venue Come and connect with a simpler life.  Mangarara champions sustainabl More info

Ormondville Railway Station

Ormondville Railway Station, Ormondville, Central Hawke's Bay
Price per 4 hours $ 300
Capacity 20
Central Hawke’s Bay, Railway venue. Historic Ormondville Railway Station is a quaint venue for More info

Otane Town Hall

Higginson Street, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay
Price per 4 hours $ 0
Capacity 200
This is a classic country town hall, with a history since 1886 of serving the heart of the local com More info

Oval Lawn and Gardens at Punawaitai

3339-3340 Pourerere Rd, Central Hawke's Bay
Price per 4 hours $ 500
Capacity 200
Hawke’s Bay, garden venue Here’s a large lawn in lovely Pourerere valley on the coast of More info

Pukeora Estate

208 Pukeora Scenic Rd, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay
Price per 4 hours $ 600
Capacity 600
Central Hawke’s Bay, estate venue This remarkable, extended building is a large, versatile ven More info

Punawaitai Homestead

3339-3340 Pourerere Rd, Central Hawke's Bay
Price per 4 hours $ 500
Capacity 50
Hawke’s Bay, homestead venue Punawaitai is an historic homestead in an enchanting valley on th More info

Ranui Farm Barn

785 Nicholls Road, Central Hawke's Bay
Price per 4 hours $ 160
Capacity 60
Central Hawke’s Bay, barn venue Ranui Farm Park is a working sheep and beef farm surrounded by More info

The Chook House Board Room

4 Northumberland St, Central Hawke's Bay
Price per 4 hours $ 50
Capacity 8
Waipukurau, meeting room venue You will feel at home when you visit The Chook House – the meet More info

The Chook House Workshop Space

4 Northumberland St , Central Hawke's Bay
Price per 4 hours $ 50
Capacity 15
Waipukurau, meeting room venue The Chook House in Waipukurau is a shared workspace, a very modern wa More info

Waipukurau Little Theatre

19 Ruataniwha Street, Central Hawke's Bay
Price per 4 hours $ 200
Capacity 66
Waipukurau,  theatre venue This tiny gem is a provincial theatre with great character.  It is well u More info

Waipukurau Memorial Hall

Cnr River Terrace & Herbert Street, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay
Price per 4 hours $ 0
Capacity 200
The Waipukurau Memorial Hall building is due for major renovation at the end of 2016 and will be clo More info

Wallingford Homestead Drawing Room

2914 Porangahau Rd, Wallingford, Central Hawke's Bay
Price per 4 hours $ 400
Capacity 20
Hawkes Bay Homestead Venue. The Wallingford Homestead drawing room has witnessed many executive meet More info

Wallingford Homestead Garden

2914 Porangahau Rd, Wallingford, Central Hawke's Bay
Price per 4 hours $ 400
Capacity 100
Hastings, Hawke’s Bay, homestead venue. A large gazebo on the lawn in the beautiful garden of More info

Wallingford Homestead Pool Pavilion

2914 Porangahau Rd, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay
Price per 4 hours $ 400
Capacity 30
Hawkes Bay Homestead, Pool Pavilion. Wallingford Homestead is an historic country house that offers More info

Whare Paddock & Woolshed at Punawaitai

3339-3340 Pourerere Rd, Central Hawke's Bay
Price per 4 hours $ 500
Capacity 200
Hawke’s Bay, woolshed venue This woolshed has seen weddings and parties, dances and sheep shea More info