Ellwood Function Centre...
A Hawke's Bay event venue suitable for weddings, conferences, seminars, market days, trade fairs/expos, concerts and sporting events.
The 13 hectare park like grounds with clear views of Te Mata Peak offers unique opportunities for events; both indoor and outdoor.
Ellwood Function Centre is conveniently located between the Hawke's Bay twin cities of Hastings and Napier on Otene Road, Hastings. Fifteen minutes from Hawke's Bay Airport and Napier CBD, it's just 5 to Hastings CBD and 10 minutes to Havelock North Village.
Ellwood is adjacent to the Hawke's Bay A&P Society Showground’s, home of the NZ Horse of the Year Event.
This is a large Hawke's Bay venue. It is well appointed with numerous room set configuration options. Seating for 300 theatre style, 295 for cocktail or canape functions and seated formal dining for 200. The venue has WIFI, audio visual equipment, bar and commercial kitchen.
The options range from Luxury Lodge, Bed and Breakfast to 4 Star Motels within minutes of this venue.
Hawke's Bay Cafe, restaurants and wineries scene.
Bay Espresso, a Hawke's Bay cafe icon, is a stone’s throw from Ellwood Function Centre as are St George’s and Off the Track Restaurants. Ellwood is nestled in the heart of Hawke's Bay winery circuit making it a great starting point for a tour in any direction.
The centre offers off road parking (at no charge) and is well serviced by the local Taxi companies. A good rapport with and close proximity to Nimon's Bus Co. Bay Tours and Black Rose Limousines allow for affordable transport options for large groups.
Hawke's Bay Cycle and walking pathways are growing in popularity with access directly across the road Ellwood is a great starting point for a cycle, run or walk.
Ellwood is on the trail between Hastings and Clive. Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds home of the annual New Zealand Horse of the Year Show, the Hawke's Bay Farmers Market every Sunday, the festival of lights at New Year is located opposite Ellwood Park.