The Turner Centre in Kerikeri offers an impressive set of in-house spaces for your next conference or event.

Events Centre

The Events Centre is a versatile space which can be split into two individual spaces, catering up to 100 theatre style seating each, or combined to create a space for up to 300 guests. Features include projector and screen, inbuilt speakers and microphone setup, and a commercial kitchen. This is the perfect space for meetings, workshops or events.


The Plaza is a multi-purpose space for up to 350 theatre-style seating, primarily used for performances, dinners and functions, as well as tradeshows and exhibitions. When combined with the Events Centre, the space can cater for up to 600 theatre style events. The Plaza comes equipped with heat pumps, lighting bars, roller door access and more, to make hosting an event easy.

Theatre Bar

The New World Theatre Bar offers an intimate arrangement of tables and chairs for up to 100 people, primarily used for smaller performances, meetings and art exhibitions. When combined with the outdoor terrace, up to 150 people can be seated. This space adjoins the main auditorium, perfect for pre-event gatherings and interval breaks by utilising the licenced bar.

John Dalton Theatre Auditorium

The world-class John Dalton Theatre Auditorium offers superb acoustics along with high quality sound and lighting setups. This space can seat up to 408 people, utilising the raked seating. A lot of well-known artists enjoy performing here, such as the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Royal New Zealand Ballet, as well as many theatre productions.

Let us know if you need any assistance with setting up your next event!


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