Convention Venue - Costs

Ruataniwha Room TerraceRelaxing over a drinkRuataniwha Room

Cost of Hire      (all prices are inclusive of GST, to 31 Dec 2020)

Please Note: Venue no longer for hire due to property being for sale.

Sleeping Accommodation:  Price   Notes
Double/Twin Rooms  $45 per person/night  Includes linen & towel
Does not include shampoo,shower gel etc.
Single Room $60 per person/night 
(Please note: - guest bedroom bookings to be made via our on-line booking system or add $5 administration fee per person/night when bookings are not handled centrally by group organisor)
 Venue Hire    
Ruahine Hall (auditorium): $800/day   $1,200 for both rooms
Turiri Room $800/day  
Ruataniwha Function Room $800/day    
Other rooms Price on application  
Pool-Unheated $50/day (discretionary)  
Pool -Heated
(to 28°C)
$1200/day for 1st day 1,
$400/day thereafter
(Up to 33°C PoA)
Heating Supplement  $150-$350/day
(depends on area hired-optional) 2


1. Pool takes 2-3 days to pre-heat via the coal boiler.

2. Heating is supplied at your request, at a daily rate depending on the area hired. Heating is via coal boiler and radiators and can not be stopped/ started over short periods of time. There are generous supplies of hot water thanks to our boiler.

Example costing

For a group with 100 overnight guests in twin/double rooms for a weekend (Fri + Sat nights) in summer,  the hire fee would be $8000 inclusive GST (excludes catering and bar charges).
(= $80 per person/per weekend inclusive of GST for shared room or $100 pp for single)
(Assumes guest bookings are made and paid via our on-line website or hirer has managed room allocation and booking of guests)

Plan of Convention Venue

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Convention Venue Plan