Step into another world at The Civic, seating up to 2378 people, this beautiful, Moorish-themed auditorium is ideal for ceremonies and presentations.
Originally built in the 1920s, the auditorium gives a real sense of occasion to any event. Decorated lavishly, the room includes dramatic pillars, spires and minarets. But the focal point has to be the ceiling where twinkling lights give the illusion of a starry night.
The auditorium combines comfort and a stunning setting, with on-site technical facilities to build drama and impact in what is New Zealand's largest atmospheric theatre.
The stage of The Civic Auditorium offers an exclusive setting for hosting premium banquet and cocktail functions. With the opportunity to experience the incredible theatre from a totally unique perspective, guests feel like the stars of the show. The stage of The Civic Auditorium can accommodate 300 people for a lavish cocktail function or banquet style event or up to 150 guests.