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The Plaza Theatre Putaruru

Performing Arts Theatre

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Listing information

Listing information
50 Kensington Street

Putaruru - South Waikato

10 - 500 People

Space available




The Plaza is South Waikato's premium performing arts centre. We are available to hire for small and large events. 

Main theatre

Capacity: 500 (320 fixed, 100 retractable, up to 80 stackable)

Staging: 12.8m x 7m fixed wooden stage, with 9-bar fly tower and 2m wings

Sound/Lighting: DMX capable, light and sound rig available to hire

Access: loading dock to stage

Engineers/Security: technicians/security/FoH staff available

Foyer: newly-renovated kitchen, commercial dishwasher, candy bar

Seating/Tables: dining tables and chairs available on request

Good accoustics

Heating system

Excellent dressing rooms


The Arthur Fountain Studio at the rear of our main theatre, is suitable for smaller functions or as a changing room for stage events. It features:

Full kitchen

Changing areas


The size of the studio makes it a suitable venue for meetings and functions for 20 to 40 people.

Foyer and The Pavilion

Our foyer is capable of hosting function's and taking care of all event requirements. It features:

Full kitchen

Bar and canteen

Disabled toilets

Ticketing office

Adjacent to our foyer is a small function room dubbed 'the pavilion'. It is an excellent location to host regular events or functions. Facilities for conferences include 100" movie/data screen, data projector, whiteboard, easel display stand. The foyers full kitchen and bar/canteen is excellent for your functions food and drink requirements.



Listing Number: 7948
(Mapped location may not be exact)