The original Massey University campus is set in park-like grounds and located close to Palmerston North city. The large campus is beautiful year-round with 11,500 different varieties of plant and trees in the form of manicured gardens, green fields, woodlands and bush. The grounds are listed as a New Zealand Botanical Garden.

Venues Include:

Conveniently located on Massey’s Turitea Campus, this tranquil homestead and gardens provides a private and picturesque backdrop for any event. The idyllic setting and outstanding indoor-outdoor flow makes Wharerata the venue of choice when hosting conferences, weddings, garden parties, gala dinners and family celebrations.

Sport & Rugby Institute
Every year businesses from all sectors choose the Sport & Rugby Institute for its high performance environment. Whether you require space for a meeting, team building session, conference, or fully catered function, the SRI can host your corporate event. Accommodation is also available.

Sir Geoffrey Peren
The Sir Geoffrey Peren Building, built in 1933, has been extensively refurbished and was officially opened on March 7th 2016. The Sir Geoffrey Auditorium has been created with your event in mind and includes seating for 50 on the balcony overlooking it and has a breakout function space on level two.