The Function Centre – Timaru’s premier conference, wedding and meeting venue.
Situated in the historic Landing Service Building in the heart of Timaru’s central business district, we can provide the perfect venue for your wedding, conference, training seminar, product launch, workshop, board meeting, birthday or if you just want to throw a party.
Let us take the hassle out of your day with our professional event planner. We will help plan your function and ensure you can relax and enjoy the event on the day with your guests.
Our two adjoining function rooms can accommodate up to 200 guests for weddings and conferences, and can be set up in a variety of configurations to suit your needs. Our wide menu selection and on-site catering ensures meals and refreshments are ready when you need them.
- Up to 200 guests
- wheelchair access
- ample car parking
- allocated coach parking
- modern sound and
- data projection equipment
- wedding planner and wedding manager available.
- Two adjoining function rooms
The Function Centre has the latest in audio-visual equipment including sound systems, data projection and high-speed internet access.
Car parking is available nearby.
We know and understand how important your wedding day is, and we're here to help manage all aspects of your wedding preparations to ensure you have a perfect day.
Built in the 1870s, the Landing Service Building is just the place to bring a touch of old to your wedding day. Two main function rooms provide a range of options for dining and entertainment. Our venue is a fully-catered function centre which allows you a hassle free day. Our friendly team are able to assist you with the planning of this very special day.
The Speight's Ale House next door allows your guests the opportunity to have a drink and nibbles in the sun in the extensive courtyard while you're having photos taken.
- Catering - With our on-site catering service we can provide a set menu, buffet, banquet, canapés or supper.
- Ceremony - We are able to provide a room for your wedding ceremony as well as a room for your reception.
- Beverages - We have a fully-licensed bar and, if you wish, we can provide a beverage package to suit your budget.
The Function Centre is the perfect place for your next conference or seminar. Conveniently located in the historic Landing Service Building in the heart of Timaru's Central Business District, with ample car and coach parking nearby. All conference facilities are located on the first floor of the Landing Service Building, with good wheelchair access from Turnbull Street.
The latest audio-visual equipment is available including a sound system with wireless microphones, data projection equipment and high-speed internet access. Facsimile, photocopying and full secretarial services can be arranged at your request
Venue and Hire Charges are $200 per day with catering and $250 per day without catering.
Catering is a speciality at The Function Centre. Our on-site kitchen and professional chefs mean we can provide the food you want, just when you want it. Our functions manager will be happy to discuss your catering requirements.
The Daily Delegate Rate is $42 per person, which includes room hire, morning and afternoon teas and lunch. (Minimum of 20 people applies). All prices are GST inclusive, and should be confirmed at the time of booking. Surcharges will apply on Public Holidays.
Our Functions Coordinator is available to help with planning and managing your function.
Birthdays, anniversaries, engagement, achievements and acknowledgments are events which all call for celebration. The Function Centre has the experience to help you plan these fun times down to the finest detail.
A celebration or private party at The Function Centre comes with exceptional food and wine, friendly, attentive and professional staff and a stunning setting for sharing in a celebration with family and friends.
At The Function Centre we don’t just host and run events, we make memories.
Allow your guests the opportunity to have a drink and nibbles in the sun in the extensive courtyard at The Speight's Ale House, located next door.