Frequently asked questions

We have endeavored to include all our frequently asked questions below, if you have additional questions please do not hesitate to contact our events team at +64 211 089 717 or email

Furniture and AV

The following furniture and AV equipment is included in the Te Kawau room hire. If you require any additional AV equipment or furniture, there will be an additional cost for this. For additional AV requirements we can engage our preferred supplier Edwards Sound.


Type Quantity
Folding chairs 100
Bar stools 20


Type Quantity
Banquet rounds (10pax) 10
Bar leaners 10
Trestle Tables 2.4m 2


Type Quantity
Stage 2x3m 1
Wireless mics 4
Lectern with goose neck mic 1


We have two landscape screens in the Te Kawau Room and a portrait screen in the main foyer. If you would like to use these screens, please supply artwork prior to your event in jpeg format.

Artwork dimensions
Foyer: 1080px by 1920px (right screen only)
Te Kawau Room: 2550px by 1440px


We have two 2x3m projectors on both ends of the Te Kawau Room which can be plugged directly into a laptop via HDMI cable. You will need to bring your own laptop and if the laptop does not have an HDMI port, we ask that you bring your own adapter.

We suggest you arrive prior to your event to ensure this is all working.


If you would like to play background music, we suggest creating a Spotify playlist on a phone which can be plugged directly into our inhouse AV system.

You are welcome to bring your own dj or band.

Event Furniture for Hire

Type Quantity Dimension Cost
Wooden Dining Table 4 90cm W x 180 L x 76.5 H TBC
Bar 1 84cm W x 280cm L x 115cm H TBC
Leaf Background Wall 1 275cm L x 180cm H TBC
Frame Board (black felt can be removed) 1 98cm W x 125cm H TBC
White Plastic Lounge Chair 11 82cm H x 56cm W x  52cm D TBC

Food and Drink


There are two bars located in the Te Kawau room, a bar can be opened with a minimum $1000 spend.

Beverages are charged on consumption basis.

If you would like to BYO, there is a $20 BYO wine corkage fee per bottle. Otherwise a $30 per head for BYO beer and wine.

Bars can be run with a tab or cash/credit.


For the Te Kawau room we work closely with Tony Price from Private Fine Dining which can cater all styles of food and cuisine; please ask your event manager for further details.

All catering for the Joyce Fisher room, Orakei and Okahu boardrooms is provided by the Akarana Eatery.

We do not allow BYO catering.


Cakeage is $3 per person which covers cutlery, plate and napkins.



The Hyundai Marine Sports Centre has both free and paid parking. Please click here to view the parking map.

FREE PARKING – identified with white lines
PAY & DISPLAY – identified with yellow lines


Hyundai Marine Sports Centre
8-10 Tamaki Drive
Okahu Bay, Auckland 1071


The venue is completely wheel chair accessible we have an onsite lift and several disabled car parks and toilets if your guests require them.

Opening hours

Event centre opens at 8am however we can arrange earlier access if required.

Events must finish by 12am, with all guests offsite by 12:30am.


You are welcome to bring your own decorations with you, sustainable decorations are preferable. Decorations must be removed after the event.

No Blu-tack can be used on the white walls. Easily removable adhesives must be used.

Room dimensions (approximate)

Te Kawau Room: 27.5m by 12.75m (360m2)
Orakei Boardroom: 4.5m by 6m (32m2)
Okahu Boardroom: 5m by 6.5m (34m2)
Joyce Fisher Room: 7m by 8m (58m2)
Lift: 160cm by 138cm wide 1 ton capacity

Opening October 2021
Rangitoto Room:
8.5m by 10m (80m2)
City View Room: 8.5m by 12m (100m2)


With views of the Harbour and Rangitoto the Hyundai Marine Sports Centre is a beautiful destination to hold your seaside wedding.

With seating up to 220 people (350 cocktails), floor to ceiling windows and an unobstructed floor plan the Te Kawau Room is the perfect location for your big day.

Contact our events team for more details.


Located on the waters edge between Orakei and Okahu Bays, Hyundai Marine Sports Centre is a picturesque environment to celebrate the life of your loved one. At this difficult time our events team are here to help.

We have worked with many funeral directors and service providers and they are familiar with the venue.

If you would like further information please touch base with our event manger.


Please contact us to book your next event

Call +64 211 089 717