Manawatū-Whanganui venues for hire. The heartland of New Zealand, Manawatū-Whanganui is filled with adventure and greenery, as well as a plethora of venues that take advantage of that unrestrained beauty. Home to two iconic national parks and Mt Ruapehu, you'll discover versatile venues for your meeting, seminar or more, as well as plush accommodation and plenty of activities.