Hyundai Marine Sports Centre Events

Welcome to the Hyundai Marine Sports Centre. A brand new, purpose built event venue and marine based sports & community hub with unparalleled views over Auckland Harbour. The Centre has been designed to operate as a true multi-user facility. It includes event spaces capable of hosting more than 350 people as well as over 800m2 of training and educational areas.

Located on The Landing in Okahu Bay, it’s just a short 10-minute drive from the CBD and a vibrant destination for the whole community. With ample parking and dedicated private spaces, the state of the art Hyundai Marine Sports Centre is the perfect venue for your next event.

From short lunch meetings, team building afternoons on the water, to formal weddings, school balls and everything in between. The experienced team at HMSC are ready to make your next occasion a memorable one.

Proceeds from all bookings support the Akarana Marine Sports Charitable Trust which works to promote and provide sports education, recreation and leisure opportunities to the community of Orakei, Auckland and beyond.

Te Kawau Room

The Te Kawau Room is a beautiful 360sqm room with panoramic views of the harbour and Rangitoto. Sliding glass doors the width of the room open on to a balcony, perfect for enjoying a gentle sea breeze and taking in spectacular scenery.

This ‘blank canvas’ room has ample space to host up to 350 people for cocktails (220 banquet, 300 theatre) and can be set up to suit any kind of event, from wedding’s to wakes, school balls, birthday parties, experiential launches, or even broadcast studios.

The room has two built in bars that play homage to the old Royal Akarana Yacht Club building and our experienced bar team will make sure a cold drink is always at hand for your guests.

Beverages are charged on consumption with a minimum spend required to open each bar. Specific beverages can be brought in on a case by case basis with a corkage charge. We are proud to have an in house catering team which can create your ideal menu for any occasion. Sample menus and prices will be provided on request.

Room hire fee includes set up, cleaning and a on site event manager. Evening events must finish by 12am, with all guests off site by 12:30am latest.

Te Kawau Room hire including gst Fee
Half Day (morning only) $2300
Full Day (Monday – Sunday) $3450
Evening (Sunday – Thursday) $4600
Evening (Friday) $5175
Evening (Saturday) $5750
Additional pack in/out time $184 per hour

*Additional facility fees may be charged for any set-up or installation required prior to the agreed time and date of the event.

*An AV technician will be required if any additional equipment is needed. HMSC work with Edwards Sound to provide all additional AV & staging requirements.

*Security guards are available on request for an extra fee.

Equipment included in hire Quantity
Banquet rounds (10pax) 10
Folding chairs 100
Bar leaners 10
Bar stools 20
Lectern 1
Stage 3 x 2m 1
Projectors / screens 2
Hand held mics 4
60’’ Inch screens above bars 2

Joyce Fisher Room

The Joyce Fisher Room can be booked for events of up to 40 guests seated or 50 standing / cocktail style. The floor to ceiling sliding doors gives you direct access to the lower deck and seaside lawn with beautiful views overlooking the harbour and Rangitoto. This room is perfect for cocktail, engagement and birthday parties, team building days, casual meetings, restaurant group bookings and more. The room can be set up theatre, classroom or u-shape, and includes two 60” screens, PA system and in-room wifi. Catering to this room is exclusively provided by Akarana Eatery.

The Joyce Fisher Room is available for $173 per hour (min 3 hours), or $1035 per day (8 hours) including gst. While not a private dining room, it can be booked in the evening with Akarana Eatery minimum spend of $1500 including gst.

The Joyce Fisher Room is primarily used for the New Navigators programme which provides intermediate-aged school students from low decile schools, or organisations working with under privileged youth, a marine sports learning experience. Evening and full day room hire, includes the sponsorship of one child through the New Navigators programme ($75). To learn more about the New Navigators programme click here.

Meetings and Conferences

The Okahu and Orakei boardrooms seat 10 and 14 guests are located on the second floor of the Hyundai Marine Sports Centre at opposite ends of our main function room the (Te Kawau room). Looking over Okahu Bay and Orakei Marina respectively, both rooms come with hi-speed wifi, 60” screen with HDMI connection, white board and in-room tea, coffee and water facilities. Catering to these rooms is exclusively provided by Akarana Eatery. Working lunches, morning and/or afternoon tea can be ordered in advance.

Boardrooms are available for $115 per hour (min 3 hours), or $805 per day (8 hours) including gst and are available seven days a week, between 7am and 10pm.

Larger conferences of between 25 and 120 guests can book the Te Kawau room, which can be set up u-shape, classroom, cabaret or theatre style, with break out space for morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea. The Te Kawau room comes with two large projectors, two 60″ fixed screen and wireless mics with a sound system for conference presentations. The boardrooms can also be booked along side the main function room for additional break out space.

Event Enquiries

For event bookings please contact:

Tara Armstrong
Tara ArmstrongEvent Sales Manager

Please call +64 211 089 717 or email us at or complete the contact form below and our dedicated events team will be in touch.