Pukekura Function Centre

Located within the Pukekura Raceway accommodating 400+ guests with 750+ parking spaces


We are the contracted caterer for all functions at Pukekura Function Centre. The venue offers seven versatile function spaces with plenty of parking space, with the TSB Stadium and Pukekura Park just next door. We and the staff at the Pukekura Function Centre will not only organise your catering and function hire, but help set up the room to your requirements, and take care of the cleaning; all included in the cost. 

Some function rooms have private amenities such as toilets, bars, kitchenettes, balcony access and extended meeting rooms. 

Function Rooms Members Complex

La Mer Lounge
Banquet Capacity 350 pax
The La Mer Lounge is the largest and most flexible of all function rooms, located on the ground level and features floor to ceiling windows that overlook the birdcage and the racecourse beyond. It offers an array of seating options and can comfortably accommodate 350 seated guests, either banquet or conference style, or 600 cocktail style. It also has a build in dance floor, bar, and bathrooms. The La Mer Lounge is complemented by the Egmont Room, a smaller room off the main lounge that is available for use when you hire the lounge.

Scottish Charm Lounge
Banquet Capacity 180 pax
The Scottish Charm Lounge is situated upstairs from the La Mer Lounge. The room is a large rectangular shape and features panoramic views of the racecourse and the city beyond. The Scottish Charm lounge has its own access via an external stairwell, as well as the internal staircase at the rear of the La Mer Lounge, the room has its own bar facilities and toilet amenities. There is also a lift should you need it. The Scottish Charm Lounge is complemented by the Tasman Lounge, a smaller adjacent room that is available for use when you hire the lounge.

Rough Habit Lounge
Banquet Capacity 110 pax
The Rough Habit Lounge is a fabulous plush space with stunning views of the Pukekura Raceway. Situated at the far end of the main complex above the birdcage, it features a large balcony with views stretching across New Plymouth down to the sea. The room comfortably accommodates 150 guests cocktail style, 100 banquet style, or 150 conference style. The Rough Habit Lounge comes complete with a beautifully ornate bar too.

Tasman Lounge
Banquet Capacity 40 pax
The Tasman Lounge is a small room located between the Scottish Charm Lounge and the Rough Habit Lounge. It has access onto an outside balcony, which overlooks the birdcage. It comes complete with its own bar and has panoramic views of the racecourse. This room is excellent for private functions on race day.

Egmont Room
Banquet Capacity 40 pax
The Egmont Room is perfect for small meetings and has its own external entrance or can be accessed through the La Mer Lounge. Theatre style room can fit 30 guests or 40 cocktail style. 

Function Rooms Grand Stand Complex

Tuson Stand (Public Grand Stand) 
Banquet Capacity 400 pax
Underneath the grandstand is a large space that can be used for a huge range of functions or events from evening to market stalls. Commonly referred to as the public stand, the Tuson Stand is the biggest of our event spaces. 

Poetic Prince (Mezzanine)
Banquet Capacity 100 pax

The Poetic Prince is a mezzanine floor in the Tuson Stand. It offers an additional space if hiring the Tuson Stand for private parties, break out space, or as additional bar, food and amenities for guests. POA. Complimentary use when you hire the Tuson Stand, subject to availability. 

Bar Services

The Pukekura Function Centre has its own on site bar where they can customise the beverages you want available, with prepaid, cash or tab options. Wait staff can be available to provide drinks upon arrival, or set up drink placements at dining tables. 

Function room information obtained from the Pukekura Function Centre website. For more information, please visit their website here
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All prices include GST


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