One of New Zealand’s most exciting blank canvas event venues, Mystery Creek Events Centre offers clients an abundance of indoor and outdoor space, set-up versatility, event management expertise, and catering and AV supplier flexibility.

Located in the heart of Waikato, on the banks of the Waikato River, Mystery Creek Events Centre boasts 112 hectares of pure event versatility.

We like to say that we’re a pretty big sandpit and we invite you, our client, to come play in our sandpit as we build and deliver innovative and creative events.

As one of New Zealand’s biggest event centres offering our clients a full suite of event solutions, we love to colour outside the lines and achieve the unachievable. We are a committed team of creative event professionals who think on our feet and accept the challenges that the events game throws at us.

Making premium use of our wide open green spaces, we deliver some iconic New Zealand events, including the New Zealand National Fieldays - the southern hemisphere’s largest agricultural business expo.

From grass roots level to high-end red carpet events, we have the experience, knowledge, creativity and flexibility to exceed all event expectations.

CONFERENCES – Purpose built facilities

Our Convention Centre and adjoining Convention Suites are designed with corporate events in mind. We offer a massive choice of activities and innovative ideas to enhance your seminar, meeting, or corporate event.

EXHIBITIONS – It’s what we are great at!

Whether you are planning a small or large exhibition, we are the ideal location with a range of both indoor and outdoor venue options.

GALA DINNERS - Expect the unexpected

A gala dinner is a special occasion that should be celebrated in style. At Mystery Creek Events Centre we have the expertise and creativity to create your ultimate gala dinner celebration.

TEAM BUILDING – The sky’s the limit

From barefoot bowls to Mystery Creek MasterChef, orienteering to Project Runway, we have the expertise, ideas and creativity to deliver your awesome team building experience

EVENT MANAGEMENT - Your place or ours?

Whether it be an interactive team building day at our venue or a conference, exhibition or gala dinner at a venue of your choice, our team of event professionals with work with you to create and deliver events that will surpass anything you’ve ever done before.

Main Services

Just 10 minutes from Hamilton City, adjacent to the Hamilton International Airport in its spacious setting on the banks of the Waikato River, Mystery Creek Events Centre offers unique event venues – all world-class, flexible and all available with the optional back-up of our professional events management team.

Mystery Creek Events Centre – Walk through

Mystery Creek Events Centre – Walk through

Facilities and Services


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

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Conference and Function Venues
Mystery Creek Pavilion
Theatre: 5500 Banquet: 3000
Classroom: 3000 Cocktail: 8000
Cabaret: 8000 Exhibition: 8000

Convention Centre
Theatre: 2000 Banquet: 900
Classroom: 900 Cocktail: 2000
Cabaret: 900 Exhibition: 2000

Pavilion & Convention Centre combined
Theatre: 8000 Banquet: 4500
Classroom: 4500 Cocktail: 10000
Cabaret: 4000 Exhibition: 10000

Convention Suites
Theatre: 225 Banquet: 150
Classroom: 150 Cocktail: 225
U-Shape: 60 Boardroom: 150

Convention Suite 1
Theatre: 50 Banquet: 50
Classroom: 30 Cocktail: 75
U-Shape: 20 Boardroom: 30

Convention Suite 2
Theatre: 50 Banquet: 50
Classroom: 30 Cocktail: 75
U-Shape: 20 Boardroom: 30

Convention Suite 3
Theatre: 50 Banquet: 50
Classroom: 30 Cocktail: 75
U-Shape: 20 Boardroom: 30

The Bledisloe (full venue)
Theatre: 700 Banquet: 500
Classroom: 500 Cocktail: 600
Cabaret: 600 Exhibition: 1000

The Bledisloe (reception venue)
Theatre: 150 Banquet: 130
Classroom: 130 Cocktail: 150
U-Shape: 60 Boardroom: 50




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