Catering by Waitangi

Full catering and bar facilities

Whare Waka Café is fully licensed and set in the heart of the Treaty Grounds. Our friendly and experienced team are well known for their exceptional catering and bar services, for all events from business meetings and conferences to weddings and cocktail functions.

You can choose whether to host your event at Whare Waka Café, or elsewhere on the Treaty Grounds. The team is able to provide a full range of menu options, including dinner or lunch buffets, hāngi buffet, canapes and grazing boards, morning and afternoon teas, and more.

We will work with you to create the perfect menu to suit your budget and any dietary requirements, so you and your guests can relax and enjoy your event. Full bar services are also available within the Treaty Grounds if you’re planning to host a cocktail evening in the museum or a wedding reception at Whare Waka Café.

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Traditional Maori cuisine

Hangi dinner

During the warmer months (October to April), Whare Waka café offers a highly acclaimed traditional Māori hāngi dinner on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday evenings, or you can choose to arrange your own private hangi experience.

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