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Best known as the spiritual home for rugby in Hamilton, Waikato Stadium has also earned a reputation as a unique venue for functions and special events. With its range of spaces, each with its own flavour, personality, and the best views in town, Waikato Stadium becomes the preferred choice.

Best known as the spiritual home for rugby in Hamilton, Waikato Stadium is also a unique venue for functions and special events.

Whether it’s a cocktail function, banquet dinner or corporate event, Waikato Stadium has a range of unique function spaces across five levels, each with its own flavour and personality, and can cater for small to large groups of 20 – 250 people.

To complement the world-class venue, Waikato Stadium partners with the award-winning Montana Catering who is committed to providing exceptional catering services across a diverse range of menus, from canapés to banquet dinners.

And with the added convenience of free onsite car parking, video-conferencing facilities and a central city location within close proximity to a range of accommodation, it’s easy to see why Waikato Stadium has become a popular venue choice for corporate and private functions.

Main Services

Planning a function or event at Waikato Stadium is simple and they offer a number of services to make this process as effortless as possible including:

Parking: Waikato Stadium offers convenient onsite car parking for 100, as well as 8 accessible car parks.

Exclusive Partnership: Waikato Stadium’s exclusive catering partner, Montana Catering, believe that food and beverage are fundamental to the success of any event large or small.

Support Services: Waikato Stadium can provide in-house cleaning services, to ensure all function spaces are in perfect condition, experienced security staff, to ensure security measures are discretely in place for your event, and a full range of audio visual equipment is also available upon request.

Management Services: Our dedicated Functions Manager provides ‘one point of contact’ when your event is taking place and possesses an intimate knowledge of the venue and the specialist requirements of functions.

Facilities and Services


  • Extra meeting rooms
  • Parking
  • WiFi
  • On-site Audio Visual

Layout description

Conference and Function Venues
Gallagher Lounge
Theatre: 50 Banquet: 88
Classroom: 30 U-Shape: 26
Boardroom: 30 Cocktail: 100
Cabaret: 42

Bronze Lounge
Theatre: 350 Banquet: 250
Classroom: 120 Cocktail: 300
Cabaret: 168

Genesis Energy Lounge
Theatre: 150 Banquet: 150
Classroom: 84 U-Shape: 40
Boardroom: 30 Cocktail: 180
Cabaret: 84

Radio Sport Lounge
Theatre: 150 Banquet: 150
Classroom: 84 U-Shape: 40
Boardroom: 30 Cocktail: 180
Cabaret: 84

Clarke Lounge
U-Shape: 10 Cocktail: 20

TV Commentary Room
U-Shape: 6 Boardroom: 12
Cocktail: 15

Network Lounge
Boardroom: 10 Cocktail: 20

Boardroom: 11


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