Te Raukura, Te Wharewaka o Pōneke

Wharewaka Function Centre

‘Te Raukura’ was opened on Waitangi Day 6 February 2011 and is of special significance to descendants from Te Ātiawa/Taranaki iwi katoa re-establishing a physical Māori presence not seen on the waterfront since 1880’s.

Impress your guests in the modern and beautiful Wharewaka Function Centre, a purpose  built facility offering 4 spaces, with a modern contemporary look and  feel, this venue is a “must see”.

Bookings from 20 – 230 seated, up to  500 standing.  Indoor, outdoor flow on the ground floor and stunning  views on the first floor.

Wharewaka Tours

Wellington’s rich and diverse Māori history is uncovered with Te Wharewaka o Pōneke Waka (Canoe) and Cultural Walking Tours.

An indigenous Māori cultural experience provides visitors to Wellington and New Zealand with an authentic and unique opportunity to share our stories of Te Whanganui a Tara (Wellington) from a Te Ātiawa/Taranaki Whānui (tribe) perspective.