Kowhai Room: Flexible, large meeting room for hire for presentations & celebrations

4.8 (5)
· 31-35 Te Pai Place, Henderson, Auckland, New Zealand ·
Min. 2 hours
Te Pai Centre

Hosted by Te Pai Centre

SpacetoCo Host since March 2021

Te Pai centre is the home of Netball Waitakere and an incredible community events venue. We have affordable and professional meeting, event and wedding venues ranging from 50 to over 1000 capacity. Modern, easy and local, we welcome everyone to enjoy Te Pai.

This space contains 4 different areas that can be booked independently.

Kowhai Room: Flexible, large meeting room for hire for presentations & celebrations

Min. 2 hours
4.8 (5)
Please contact us direct for specific pricing Options, 09 838 6856 or [email protected]

About this space

Te Pai is an incredible community venue in the heart of West Auckland. Perfect for businesses, government, community and of course our family of sports clubs, we have quality facilities that will make your event easy and successful.

The Kowhai room is a large and flexible space with views out over our indoor arena. It's a blank space that works for everything from a simple presentation to a wedding. You can really make it your own.

We recommend the room for conferences, meetings, weddings, presentations, birthday parties, Christmas parties, corporate functions, community gatherings, training and team workshops.


  • Full Kowhai Room

    • $100 per hour (Minimum 2 hours) up until 5pm

    • $750 for evening event from 5pm onwards

  • Half Kowhai Room

    • $75 per hour (Minimum 2 hours) up until 5pm

    • $500 for evening event from 5pm onwards

The room hire includes:

Set up and pack down, full clean post event, use of all the AV kit including microphone, sound system, large screen and projector, wi-fi and whiteboard.

The room is light filled and spacious. It has a large open space with options to present on a large screen on the arena side or window side. It has it's own bar and a serving area for catering.

The room AV is set up to work for professional events. There is a microphone, speakers, high quality screen and projector. The use of this is included in the room hire, just let us know what you need at checkout so we can get it set up for you. It can seat 240 banquet style and accommodate 350 cocktail style. It's completely private and quiet as upstairs from our main centre.


  • $35 per hour up to 150 pax

  • $70 per hour 150 pax – 300 pax

  • 300 pax + Price on application

  • Alcoholic Drinks @ $10.00 each (non-members) @ $7.00 each (Members)

  • Non-Alcoholic Drinks @ $3.00 each

  • Special Licence for non-members events, Price on Application. EOC to provide cost within 24hours of request


  • $45 per hour up to 150 pax

  • $90 per hour 150 pax – 300 pax

  • 300 pax + Price on application

  • Security required for ALL Arena Events and when Bar is operating in Kowhai room.


  • Preferred Caterer, Fernz Catering

  • Self-Catering @ $350.00 per booking, includes use of Kitchen, plates, cutlery etc

  • Tea & Coffee @ $5.00 per head

Function Equipment:

Rectangle tables (seats x8): 20

Round tables (seats x10): 10

Bar Leaners: 7

Black fabric chairs: 300

The room hire does not include:

Catering, decoration

Netball Waitakere Members

If you're a Netball Waitakere member, you will automatically get a 20% discount by using the discount code NWMEMBER2021 at the checkout. This will be checked against our database and is only for NW members.

Catering and Alcohol

We are happy for you to self cater your event or bring in an external caterer.

Decorations and customising the space

The room can be transformed with drapes and lighting - check out the photos to get some inspiration. We're happy to discuss options and ideas with you and can recommend trusted suppliers to work with you on getting the space to look and feel how you want it. We don't allow the use of glitter, candles or anything stuck to the walls.

Why you should choose Te Pai for your event?

We support with set up and pack down, so you can get started straight away when you arrive

This is a clean, modern and affordable venue where you can make your event your own

We have easy and affordable catering to make organising food & drink incredibly stress free

We have easy to use, professional standard AV and presentation facilities

We have a great location with lots of parking available.

We love to host all types of users, from our local sporting community to businesses and other organisations.

Booking schedule

1 AM
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5 AM
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12 PM
1 PM
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10 PM
11 PM

Extra items and charges

This space has extra items and charges that can be added to your booking. Some may be required depending on your booking time and type, which will be shown at the checkout.

Screen & Projector
No Extra Charge
Free use of our screen and projector
Microphone and Speakers
No Extra Charge
Free use of our microphone and speakers
Commercial Kitchen
$420.00 per booking
Use of kitchen facilities, subject to availability


Tables Screen WiFi Chairs/Sofas Family Friendly Free Parking Coffee / Tea Toilets Public Transport Accessible Air Conditioning Heater Sound System Available Staff Projector Whiteboard Wheelchair Friendly

Suitable for

Exhibition Film Performance Birthday (Kids) Birthday General Celebration Graduation Party Baby Shower Community Group Conference Class Lecture Training Workshop General Fitness


31-35 Te Pai Place, Henderson, Auckland, New Zealand

Opening times


7:00am - 5:00pm


7:00am - 5:00pm


7:00am - 5:00pm


7:00am - 5:00pm


7:00am - 5:00pm


7:00am - 5:00pm


7:00am - 5:00pm


No Smoking

Additional charges apply if there are any false fire alarms or call outs required during the course of your event

Damages incur a deduction from the bond.


4.8 (5)

Additional details

Host's Cancellation Policy
100% refund on cancellations up until 30 days before your booking. After that, there are no refunds on cancellation.
Parking and Public Transport Information

We have lots of onsite, free parking for your guests

Te Pai is nestled in the heart of West Auckland, over looked by the Waitakere ranges. It's a 10 minute walk from Lincoln village and lots of coffee/eating options.

It's a 20 minute drive or taxi from the CBD, just off the SH16.

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