Events Centre

Event Centre Bookings

Ph  027 253 9205

This is a purpose built facility on the Main Road in Waikouaiti that caters for a range of uses:

 ...   Sports Events 

 ...   Cultural Activities 

 ...   Social Functions


The Johnny Jones Auditorium has basket ball, volley ball, netball & badminton courts marked across it. There are change room facilities including metered showers. The stage area is a feature of the Auditorium, but can be hired separately. The kitchen facilities are close to the Auditorium. This provides the opportunity for catering for large functions such as weddings and reunions.


Committee Room and John Brown Function Room These two smaller areas can be hired individually or opened up to create a larger space suitable for small functions and meetings. Access to the kitchen and foyer are adjacent to these rooms.


Andrew Noone Board Room. The board room is an upstairs venue designed for meetings and smaller functions.


Foyer. This area can be hired on its own for activities such as displays.


Viewing Platform. This upstairs area, providing views into the Johnny Jones Auditorium, caters for 60 people. Children must be supervised while up here.

Other items available within the venue include crockery and cutlery for hire for large functions, internet connection and telephone connection. 


Maximum Room Capacities

The total maximum capacity for the East Otago Events Centre complex is 500 people. This includes the Doctors Surgery and the Plunket room.
Meeting Room 20 people
John Brown Function Room 65 people
Andrew Noone Board Room 25 people
Foyer 120 people.
First Floor Viewing area 60 people




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