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Silver Fern Farms Events Centre

44 Stanley Avenue, Te ArohaIMG 1289

The Silver Fern Farms Events Centre provide a sports hall with 2 full size netball/basketball courts and space for 8 badminton courts. There is also the Ballance Agri-Nutrients Function and Conference Rooms which can seat 160 people. The function room can be split into two equal size rooms. The Ballance Room has full kitchen facilities, while the Seales Winslow Room has a small kitchenette. 

Please note:

  • The hirer is responsible for delegating a fire warden for their group and is responsible to carry out an evacuation following the Events Centre evacuation procedures during the time of their booking. 
  • When making a sports hall booking please note your booking time is charged from when you activate the lights to the stadium. 
  • For the function rooms the booking time is charged from when you enter the facility until when you close the doors.  You must allow for any set up, pack down and clean up time in your booking.
  • Additional Services and support for your booking such as AV, Catering, Tea, Coffee, Set up and Pack down, are available. To enquire about these services and the cost please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


Silver Fern Farms Event Centre Hireage Fees and Charges

Silver Fern Farms Event Centre - Information for hirers (pdf, 2.3mb)

Terms and Conditions of Hire (pdf, 385.67kb)


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