the lodge Pāuatahanui, wellington’s premium venue for corporate events and conferences

The Lodge at Pāuatahanui is an exceptional venue to hold a conference, offering a convenient location close to Wellington and a versatile range of rooms suitable for various types of events, from intimate board meetings to large-scale conferences. With its exceptional amenities, attentive staff, and tranquil surroundings, The Lodge provides the perfect setting for a successful and impactful conference.

The proximity of The Lodge to Wellington CBD makes it an ideal choice for conferences. Just a 20 minute  drive and you are presented with a peaceful retreat easily accessible for attendees. The serene surroundings of Pāuatahanui inlet provide a refreshing and inspiring backdrop, creating a conducive environment for focused discussions and productive networking.

The venue features a range of well-appointed rooms that can be tailored to the specific needs of a conference. Whether you require a small meeting room for breakout sessions or a larger space for keynote presentations, The Lodge offers flexible options to accommodate different group sizes and event requirements. Each room is equipped with modern audiovisual technology and comfortable seating, ensuring a seamless and engaging conference experience.

The Lodge’s experienced staff is dedicated to providing exceptional service and support to conference organizers. From assisting with event planning and logistics to coordinating catering and accommodations, the team is committed to ensuring the conference runs smoothly and exceeds expectations.

If you are looking for an exceptional venue for your next conference event then The Lodge at Pāuatahanui is the perfect choice.


All of our individual venue rooms have their own character and style:


Conference or meeting or dining this room transforms! Recently refurbished and comfortably seating over 100 guests, Harbour Vue offers a dance floor, entertainment facilities, separate bar and direct access to the Lodge homestead and outside garden. Move easily between the main event, drinks in the separate Vue Bar and then onto dining. Up to 100 for your conference, business meeting or event. The room can be split to meet breakout requirements and all meal service can be contained within the room or alternatively many clients opt to use one event room for their function and utilise another room to have separate dining. Depending on the size of your function The Stables is an ideal complement to the Harbour Vue setting. All rooms are available exclusively for you for the whole day.


With plenty of room to entertain and comfortable seating to settle in, a larger party will enjoy The Stables. The Stables is the largest of our event rooms and will accommodate up to 200 seated and extend to 300 for a canapé or finger food pre conference or stand up cocktail function. The Stables offers separate facilities, gorgeous decking, and open fire during winter with separate bar and food service arrangements. The Stables is a wonderful complement to any business or conference.

With a separate bar, large kitchen and offering one of the largest capacities in the region. A large open room with a stage for presentations, awards, bands, dance crews, DJ and lighting. Perfect for your conference, fund raising events, larger meetings and award presentations. The Lodge homestead is also yours to spread out and enjoy lunch or break out facilities with many areas to choose from.

There is also plenty of space for entertainment of any type, raised staging and dance floor


An intimate and elegant country dining room suited to a party of up to 20 delegates or less with an adjoining separate bar. Leading out onto a great deck for business or pleasure with an inhouse sound system and stunning views of the inlet and sunset. Intimate and elegant Vue ideally suits a small but sophisticated meeting venue seating up to 20 meeting style. Or alternatively, Vue can complement functions held in event venues at the Lodge for your delegates to dine and will seat up to 40.

The Boardroom is ideal for a seated board meeting or small business meeting. Seating up to 20 boardroom style in a comfortable and private setting, this discrete venue is part of the Lodge complex but not in the main area.  

Separate dining is accommodated in the elegant Vue restaurant for more formal dining or alternatively a working lunch in the room. In the summer lunch can be served on the magnificent deck with outstanding views of the harbour or in the secluded courtyard BBQ style.

Contact us today and find out how we can help plan your corporate event.


“My wife Eve and I held our 50th wedding anniversary at the Lodge, and I must say that the team could not do enough for us. The Lodge is a superb setting for any special occasion, and the hospitality is second to none. I highly recommend the Lodge and wish to thank everyone for the wonderful memories we have of celebrating our 50th anniversary there.”

— Don

“My fiance and I have been to the Lodge a number of times for different functions since 2020 and on each occasion we have enjoyed the hospitality of the Lodge team including wonderful food and drink, their professionalism and being made to feel warmly welcome. We look forward to upcoming functions at the Lodge.”

— Megan

“We have used this venue now on several occasions for business meetings and workshops. The owners are incredibly accommodating – nothing is too much trouble. The standard of food is very high and there is always plenty of it. There are a number of rooms which may this a versatile venue for meetings and breakout rooms. And on a fabulous Wellington day its great to make use of the extensive outdoor decking areas. I would highly recommend this venue for your next meeting or function. You won’t want to leave!”

— Michelle

“I have been to several events at the Lodge and each one has been a great experience. The beautiful setting, spacious events area, multiple bars and fantastic staff make this place truly fantastic. An easy 5 stars in my book.”

— Shavez