Wairarapa Business Events

Food in the Wairarapa

Food in the Wairarapa

The Wairarapa is a one hour drive or train ride from Wellington and provides an excellent escape from a city business event or a rural venue for the whole thing.

Specialising in events up to 300 delegates, the Wairarapa can combine first rate venues like the Carterton Events Centre, with the relaxed atmosphere of a rural setting and boutique towns and villages.

Wairarapa Points of Difference

  • open jaw airport access through Wellington and Palmerston North
  • train travel from Wellington through the longest passenger train tunnel in the country
  • world class coach transport from Masterton based Tranzit Coachlines; read Rugby World Cup, Cricket World Cup, U20 Football World Cup
  • boutique towns and villages, Castlepoint and Cape Palliser
  • the most easily accessible wine region in New Zealand
  • only 40,000 people...we know everyone and can organise just about anything for a special themed event
  • southernmost point on the North Island of New Zealand... spectacular!

Contact us!

Claire Lynch on email or +64 274 388 950

The Tui Brewery is truly an icon of New ZEaland culture and a great conference venue. Located in Mangatainoka, about 45 minutes from Masterton and the same from Palmerston North.
The Tranzit Coachlines team are travel logistics specialists. Not only will they get your group to Wairarapa safely, they will also help plan the activities, times and overall logistics for your group.
Pukaha National Wildlife Centre is a truly special and unique place to hold a business event with breakouts amongst native bush, kiwis and kaka.
Cloud 12 is a collection of New Zealand stays and activities that take you from Cloud 9 to Cloud 12.
Parehua Resort is surrounded by vines with a panoramic countryside view, perfect for an executive retreat.
Wharekauhau Country Estate provides exclusive lodge accommodation overlooking Palliser Bay, offering guests the chance to enjoy unique New Zealand country hospitality, while relaxing in pure luxury.
Brackenridge Country Retreat & Spa is a purpose-built conference venue in Martinborough in a quintessential rural setting; famland, mountain views and cottage accommodation.
Just over an hours drive from Wellington, you'll find a relaxed and intimate setting for small conferences and retreats.
The Carterton Events Centre is the most modern and largest non-pillared, flat floor space in the Wairarapa. Full staging and raked seating options, this blank canvas is yours.
Tirohana Estate in Martinborough is an award wining winery set amongst the vines. A world class producer of fine wines and exquisite food set on the outskirts of Martinborough.
Luna Blue Rock in Martinborough is perched high on the hills overlooking the Martinborough plains. Venue, cellar, vines and a tour are all in the one place.
Margrain Vineyard is an informal, Martinborough conference venue with the perfect vineyard setting overlooking the vines.
Pukemanu Bar & Function Centre is the local pub in Martinborough with a dedicated function centre, E10.
Gather in the heart of Martinborough - use The Martinborough Hotel for meetings and seminars, and stay with The Martinborough Hotel plus their selected accommodation partners around the Martinborough Square.  
Rose & Smith at Tauherenikau is a boutique venue nestled in the heart of the beautiful Tauherenikau Racecourse making it a spectacular backdrop for your event, wedding ceremony and outdoor photographs.  
Set in beautifully landscaped grounds with stunning mountains as a backdrop, choose Conferences at The Claremont for your conference or team building event.
With 7 conference rooms to choose from that can accommodate up to 500 people, nestled amid native bush, vineyards, and beaches your guests will leave impressed!
Live Like The River Flows Charitable Trust offers the chance to take some or all off the conference business agenda out into the creative outdoors.