Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre

Toitoi – Hawke’s Bay Arts & Events Centre has a wide range of modern and heritage spaces on offer, for events of any size. Located in Hastings CBD, Toitoi is situated for both convenience and accessibility.

Exhibition Space
660 m2
Breakout Rooms


With the historic Opera House at its heart, alongside a brand new 660sqm modern events venue – Functions on Hastings, Toitoi offers a unique blend of awe-inspiring heritage architecture and the latest technology. It is a venue unlike any other in Aotearoa. Toitoi’s vision is to be New Zealand's most vibrant and significant arts, culture and events facility. Your business is our business, so from the moment you book your show, conference, meeting or dinner, we will work collaboratively with you to create a bespoke total event solution which meets your goals. Our dedicated, experienced technical operations, catering and event co-ordination teams use creative thinking to ensure you get a solution that is uniquely tailored to your needs.

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Additional Venue Information

The second stage of the Toitoi complex opens in 2022 and includes the Municipal Building, linked to the Opera House by a laneway. It will include fully modernised venues, such as the Assembly Ballroom and a range of small to medium-sized venue spaces.

Services and Facilities

Equipment hire
Event management
On-site Audio Visual Services
Onsite catering
On site technical support
Wheelchair access
WIFI/internet access