Ko Awatea Centre has everything you need to make your meeting, function or event a success!

Ko Awatea Centre is much more than just an events centre; it is a hive of activity, a hub for our current and future healthcare professionals. It represents the important themes of a diverse, new, exciting and prosperous partnership building on improving our healthcare and growing our future healthcare leaders.

Ko Awatea Centre features 21 fully air-conditioned function and breakout rooms plus two large lecture theatres, one tiered lecture theatre and one computer lab.

Our tiered lecture theatre offers a podium with laptop connectors to run presentations and videos from, as well as Wi-Fi screen-sharing. We have a hands-free microphone for the presenter, and portable mics for audience participation. We can record sessions onto USB, with a choice of four camera views including one for the audience.

The tiered lecture theatre seats 140 people, four of which are for wheelchair accessibility with lecture theatre style seating arrangement.


We offer a choice of room size including:

  • Lecture Theatre main 220 seater
  • Lecture Theatre half 90 seater
  • Tiered Lecture Theatre 144 seater
  • 3x 80 seater (Rooms 103, 106, 107)
  • 7x 30 seater (Rooms 101, 102, 105, 202, 203, 204)
  • 5x 20 seater (Rooms 211, 212, 213, 214, 215, 216)
  • 1 x 14 seater (Room 217) 
  • 6x 12 seater (Rooms 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210)
  • 1x Computer Lab 14 seater

Ko Awatea is a modern centre with modern capabilities to match. We have a Technology Help office providing service and support to the centre and its users.

Our Lecture Theatre has PCs loaded with Microsoft Windows 7, Office 2010 and 2 projection screens. Microphones are available in this room.

Ko Awatea’s 30 seater rooms have short throw projectors. Ko Awatea’s 12 seater rooms have 40 inch LCD screens.

Ko Awatea has the capacity to create an overflow room should your event require it. Your event will be simultaneously video recorded live and displayed live in any other room within our centre.

Room set up

These seating options are available in most rooms, contact us if you have any queries.


For any booking enquiries and pricing please email the Centre team on

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