Function Rooms

Function Rooms within our Members Complex

La Mer Lounge
Function Capacity 350+

The La Mer Lounge is the largest and most flexible of our function rooms, located on the ground level and features floor to ceiling windows that overlook the birdcage and the racecourse beyond.

It offers an array of seating options and can comfortably accommodate 500 guests, depending on the style of the event. It also has a built in dance floor, bar, and bathrooms.

The lounge is suitable for all types of events including conference, workshop, functions, weddings.

All facilities and amenities within the room are for your exclusive use.

Key Information
- 400m²
- Theatre style 300+
- Banquet style 200+
- Function 350+
- Cocktail style 500+
- Full bar
- Cafeteria
- Bathrooms

$400 Half day (inclusive of GST)

$750 Full day (inclusive of GST)

*Half day hire is 4 hours or less, including set up


Scottish Charm Lounge
Banquet Capacity 180

The Scottish Charm Lounge is situated upstairs from the La Mer Lounge. The room is a long rectangular shape and features panoramic views of the racecourse and the city beyond. The lounge has its own access via an external stairwell, as well as an internal staircase, or lift.

It also features it’s own bar facilities and bathroom amenities. All facilities and amenities within the room are for your exclusive use.

This space is suitable for training/workshops, conferences, classroom events, as well as weddings, and other celebrations.

Key Information
- 200m²
- Theatre style 50+
- Classroom, conference, etc. 30+
- Banquet style 180
- Cocktail style 200
- Full bar
- Bathrooms

$230 Half day (inclusive of GST)

$400 Full day (inclusive of GST)

*Half day 4 hours or less including set up



Rough Habit Lounge
Banquet Capacity 100

Our Rough Habit Lounge is a fabulous plush space with stunning views of New Plymouth Raceway, and beyond.

Situated upstairs, at the far end of the main complex above the birdcage, it features a large balcony with views stretching across New Plymouth down to the sea. The room comfortably accommodates 150 guests cocktail style, 100 banquet style, or 70-100 conference style.

The Rough Habit Lounge comes complete with a beautifully ornate bar too.

Key Information
- 168m²
- Theatre style 200
- Banquet style 100
- Conference, classroom, etc. 70-150
- Full bar
- Kitchenette
- Bathrooms
- Balcony and access to outdoor area

$300 Half day (inclusive of GST)

$520 Full day (inclusive of GST)

*Half day 4 hours or less including set up



Tasman Lounge

The Tasman Lounge is a small room located between the Scottish Charm Lounge and the Rough Habit Lounge. It has indirect access onto an outside balcony, which overlooks the birdcage. It comes complete with its own bar and has panoramic views of the racecourse.

This room is suited as a supplementary room when hiring either the Scottish Charm or Rough Habit Lounge. Not suitable for a standalone hire.

Key Information
- 55m²
- Full bar
- Outside balcony access
- Amenities are located in the Scottish Charm or Rough Habit Lounges

$100 Half day (inclusive of GST)

$210 Full day (inclusive of GST)



Egmont Room
Capacity 30

The Egmont Room is perfect for small meetings and has its own external entrance or can be accessed through the La Mer Lounge. The bathrom amenities are located in the adjacent La Mer Lounge.

Key Information
- 40m²
- Theatre style 30
- Classroom or conference 15-25
- Entrance via external doors or through the La Mer Lounge
- Amenities located in the La Mer Lounge

$125 Half day (inclusive of GST)
$230 Full day (inclusive of GST)


Grand Stand Complex
Currently unavailable for hire


Entire Pukekura Function Centre Complex

If you want to hold a big event, expo, or gathering, you can book our entire complex for your exclusive use. This gives you use of all of the lounges, event spaces, grounds, and car parks, with the exception of areas leased to third parties, and for the trainers, and Taranaki Racing administration team to carry out their business.


$2,875 (Inclusive of GST)

$1,725 (half day 4 hours or less)