KO WAI MATOU - about us

Venue

Make Pipitea Marae & Function Centre  your conference, dinner or cocktail venue. Enjoy the warmth, culture and mana of this outstanding venue for a valued corporate experience.   A newly renovated and modern boardroom is also available and can accommodate 10-20pax. This is ideal for meetings that require total peace and quiet. A large city central location, walking distance from Wellingtons; The Terrace and Lambton Quay, a perfect location for large events.  The marae can accommodate all function needs such as dinners, classroom style set up, theatre style events.  There are unlimited options for your events and conferences.   

Catering & Audio Visual

A one-stop shop, your entire event can be managed by us including all catering (food and beverage) needs for your event.  We are professionals in all aspects of catering and are the only commercial caterer able to offer their services in this venue.  We are able to meet most budgets and or offer assistance where required, to ensure your manaakitanga/hospitality is at the level expected.  


AV Media provides all Audio Visual Equipment and services for events held at Pipitea Marae. AV Media share our commitment to creating events that achieve your objectives and exceed your expectations, providing the latest in audio visual technology, a dedicated sales team and fully trained technicians.   Upon your enquiry a member of the AV Media sales team will be in contact with you to discuss your Audio Visual requirements and provide a tailored quote & floor plan.   All AV equipment will be charged on a separate invoice through AV Media. For all AV enquiries please contact  May Ryder -Sales and Events Coordinator – may@avmedia.co.nz 04 479 2303.

Cultural Services

Lead by our Cultural Services team, Kura Moeahu (Trustee) and Ngati Poneke, we can arrange your pōwhiri or mihi whakatau to open your event, with a welcome by the mana whenua.  The marae is there to then accommodate all your function needs.  We will discuss this service with you upon enquiry,