Our riverside venue is ideal for hosting a range of function and events, with the ability to host up to 150 people. Waverly on Wairoa's large, open plan and generous deck space allows for a range of different way to set and style the venue.



Our venue is perfect for any special birthday celebration. We can customize the room layout to your style - whether that is a formal dinner or just some casual drinks and nibbles!

We even have a fairy-light wall and rustic archway which provide great backgrounds for photos.



Wanting to get the whole family together? Our large function venue offers great indoor and outdoor flow with plenty of room to mix and mingle?

It's a great way to spend the day or evening catching up and enjoying the natural river setting that surrounds.



Looking to celebrate your recent engagement? Waverly on Wairoa is a great space for hosting even the most formal engagement party, or just an evening of drinks and nibbles.

Decorate our fairy-light wall to your style for a great photo backdrop and enjoy a special night spent with your friends and family.



We have some fantastic packages available for corporate or private groups wanting to use our venue for their end of year Christmas function.

Enjoy an evening in our venue watching the sun set over dinner and drinks, or have a fun-filled day in the Waimarino Adventure Park and a BBQ lunch on our large deck space.

Whatever it is you’re after - we have a package deal to suit your team and budget!



Looking for somewhere a little different to host your next school ball? Enjoy an evening looking over the beautiful Wairoa River with indoor and outdoor flow ideal for holding larger events.

See below for our catering options.



Whether you prefer a large, modern or small intimate service, our team at Waverly on Wairoa can help you create a special memorial service that friends and family will remember.

Our venue offers a formal, yet relaxed afternoon of sharing memories while enjoying each other’s company and the surrounding river views.




We have a full equipped kitchen here at Waverly on Wairoa, and you are welcome to choose your own caterers to provide the food for your function or event. There are so many great caterers to choose from in the Bay of Plenty, however these are a few of our favourites:
Lemongrass Catering
Big Smoke BBQ
Southern Spit Roast
TOP Catering
Kiwi Spit Roast



Your chosen caterers are welcome to use our fully-equipped kitchen for preparing the food for you and your guests to enjoy. Our crockery and cutlery is included in venue hire, and we can provide extra tables for serving the food on if required.

The caterers must leave our kitchen in a tidy condition and take all rubbish with them when they leave.

Additional Info

While we typically only allow for licensed caterers in our venue, we do offer the option for people to provide their own snacks/canapes , as well as dessert/sweet stations. There is also the option for you hire one of our BBQ's and cook all of the food yourselves.

Please note that any caterer in our venue is an independent contractor and Waverly on Wairoa has no liability or obligation to, or on behalf of the caterer.




We are a licensed B.Y.O venue so you are welcome to supply a few beverages for yourself and your team to enjoy after a productive day.

Our venue manager will be able to provide you with further details regarding supplying the beverages for your function or event.


Full Bar Menu

A full bar menu consisting of beer, wine, cider and non-alcoholic beverages is available as an alternative to B.Y.O.

We can also provide tea and coffee from $5 per guest.

Facilities & Services

We supply you with our full bar facilities, including: glassware, ice, water dispensers, a licensed Duty Manager and bar staff to serve the drinks throughout the duration of your function or event.

We take care of all rubbish from guests and recycle all glass, plastic and cardboard.

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