Situated in the heart of the North Island of New Zealand, the University of Waikato is set in 68 hectares of beautifully landscaped grounds, making it an ideal venue for conferences, seminars and retreats.

Situated in the heart of the North Island of New Zealand, the University of Waikato is set in 68 hectares of beautifully landscaped grounds, making it an ideal venue for conferences, seminars and retreats, we are your one stop shop for all conference requirements! No matter how big or small your conference is, we have you covered!

The University has over 100 lecture and seminar rooms with seating capacity of 394 in our largest lecture theatre down to our smallest rooms of 20 seating capacity.

There is ample room for exhibitions, trade displays and catering in our three main conference venues and plenty of breakout rooms.

We offer accommodation for up to 697 in our Halls of Residence, we have three main conference venues all lecture theatres are equipped with state-of the-art audio visual equipment , we can also assist with any catering requirements.

We’re only 4 km’s from the Hamilton town Centre and 14 km’s from the airport. Call us today for more information!

Main Services


Accommodation-We offer 697 single rooms all linen supplied:

  • Fully furnished single rooms, with your own key
  • A Smoke-Free environment
  • Recreation rooms and lounges for socialising
  • All linen provided
  • Sky TV, table tennis and pool tables, food and drink machines
  • Communal bathrooms
  • Kitchenettes (with tea, coffee and milk provided) Laundry facilities

Venue and Equipment Hireage

The University has over 100 lecture and seminar rooms with seating capacity of 394 in our largest lecture theatre down to our smallest rooms of 20 seating capacity with state-of the-art audio visual equipment , we can also assist with any catering requirements.

Facilities and Services

Facilities

  • On-site accommodation
  • Extra meeting rooms
  • Parking
  • WiFi
  • On-site Audio Visual

Layout description

Conference and Function Venues
L1
Theatre: 340

L2
Theatre: 217

L3
Theatre: 217

L4
Theatre: 156

L5
Theatre: 156

L6
Theatre: 62

L Foyer
Exhibition: 100

SG.01
Theatre: 144

SG.02
Theatre: 177

SG.03
Theatre: 82

S1.04
Theatre: 192

S1.05
Details on application

S Block Foyer
Exhibition: 300

MSB1.01
Theatre: 120

MSB1.02
U-Shape: 50

MSB1.05
Theatre: 120

PWC
Theatre: 394

ELT
Theatre: 250

APA
U-Shape: 100 Boardroom: 30
Banquet: 150 Cocktail: 300
Cabaret: 150 Exhibition: 300

Halls of Residence
Banquet: 250 Cocktail: 250

Chapel
Details on applications
Accommodation Rooms Sleeps
Halls of Residence 697 697

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