Papa Hou is a multi-faceted venue in the heart of Christchurch. With world-class facilities and unique spaces, Papa Hou hosts various events, from intimate get-togethers to gala dinners.
Papa Hou Black Box Theatre is a 382 sqm event space with moveable seats and no set stage. This space boasts an in-house sound and lighting system, projector, specialized circus rigging, curtains, a purpose-built green room, a changing area and a dedicated foyer with an optional bar. Thanks to the malleable nature of the space, Papa Hou Black Box Theatre can be configured to host performances of all descriptions, corporate dinners, weddings, fashion shows, lectures and end-of-year celebrations. If you are looking for a smaller space, there is the Raupō Room - a 91sqm room adjacent to the café on the ground floor. Flexible in its configuration, the Raupō Room suits meetings, small group activities and workshops. Finally, Rangimārie is a space with a sprung floor and sound system - perfect for dance, yoga and other movement-based activities. Located directly across the road from the Botanic Gardens, Papa Hou offers on-street parking, catering options and plenty of nearby accommodation.