The Newly Renovated Pohutu Conference & Events Centre

The Pohutu Conference & Events Centre 

Situated amongst the geothermal wonderland of Whakarewarewa, the beautifully renovated Pohutu Conference & Events Centre is truly unique and encapsulates Maori culture. Enjoy your conference space, with modern Maori artwork displayed to illustrate the Maori gods and further create an ethereal atmosphere for your event.

The Pohutu Conference & Events Centre can accommodate up to 750 delegates for a cocktail function and 252 delegates for cabaret style, making this conference centre flexible for any function. The new space also includes a new sound system, new lighting, adjustable back lights, bespoke colours and LEDS.

With traditional culture, cuisine and a friendly service, Holiday Inn Rotorua is an ideal option for your next conference or event!

Room Specifications

  • Natural Light
  • Area: 600m2
  • Complimentary WiFi Access
  • Theatre Style Function: 500 Attendees
  • Cocktail Style Function: 600 Attendees
  • Cabaret Style Venue: 196 Attendees
  • Banquet Style Venue: 250 Attendees
  • Ground Floor
  • Ceiling Projectors: 5
  • Catering Options Available
  • Coffee and Tea facilities available
  • Premium Audio Available
  • Complimentary Stationary
The hotel’s team of conference and event specialists can help you with seating plans, table linens, catering, entertainment and everything to make your function a success.
For more information on meeting and conference rooms, spaces, packages and rates please telephone +64 7 348 1189


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6 reasons to book a conference venue at Holiday Inn Rotorua

#1 Quiet location

We are located minutes away from the Redwood forest and the Geothermal Valley, so you can feel more productive and enjoy the peace and quiet in a natural setting.

#2 Free shuttle

We have a free shuttle to the Rotorua township, available every hour in case you would like to go for a break or do some shopping.

#3 Dedicated Meetings team 

Our meetings and events team will ensure you enjoy a successful and stress-free meeting or event.

#4 Flexible venues 

We have 7 flexible venues with natural light and stunning views of the Geothermal Valley, which can host between 2 to 600 people.

 #5 One of a kind theatre

Our Pohutu Conference & Events Centre showcases our contemporary Maori Culture and it’s one of the biggest conference venues in Rotorua, that can host up to 600 people.

#6 Free Wi-Fi

Unlimited high-speed Wi-Fi, built in HD projectors (which means no cords are needed) and the latest technology will be provided.

You make the plans, we’ll take care of the details