“The level of excellence and attention to detail was exemplary.”

From meetings and team building, to celebrations, weddings or Christmas functions, our team can deliver superb food and beverage solutions in aspirational locations, that will ensure your event is a smashing success.

Black and Gold manage unique venues with the perfect space for any occasion. Our experienced coordinators, managers, chefs and staff can guide and assist you with all components of your event and create you a meeting or function that is fun, interesting and memorable.

Our Venues





Ian Dumbleton
ANZ, Wellington
Senior Manager

The ANZ helped organise a Cancer Society Jingo Bingo and auction fundraising event. More than 120 people sitting at tables for 10 attended.

“[Black & Gold Events] have been extremely accommodating, gave us great ideas on set-up and how we could expect it to run. I would highly recommend them, based on all my dealings and the clear communications with the team at Black & Gold Events.”

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The post-parade ending and meet point for the Wellington International Pride Parade was at Harbourside Event Space.

“The level of excellence and attention to detail was exemplary and the prompt communication with open dialogue from the team greatly benefitted our project. They were willing to take an ordinary occasion and make it an extraordinary event, and without fail made themselves available for impromptu meetings, welcomed our guests, supported our every requirement and gave suggestions on economically viable ways to enhance the look and feel of our event.”

Richard Barge
Auckland, New Zealand

New Zealand’s inaugural iHemp Summit 2018 took place over three days in Wellington as companies, farmers, scientists, funders and regulators shared knowledge and strategies on how to grow the crop’s image and production across its food, fibre and medicine potential. A sell-out conference event of 250 people, along with trade displays in the combined Waterfront Room and Te Aro Room
understood the NZ market at its finish.

“Just a very quick note to thank you for helping to put on a memorable summit; one which people will be talking about for some time to come.”

Vai Tuita’alili
Events Manager

Though it may be New Zealand’s most iconic cricket ground, other sporting codes, some from Wellington, feel warmly welcomed in using the meeting rooms as a venue for their events.

“Fantastic staff, fantastic service, fantastic atmosphere and a wonderful place to hold any such event. Central Pulse [netball team] highly recommend Black and Gold’s great venues and events team to anyone. From small gatherings to hosting our Pulse corporate events, the B&G team have delivered in so many ways – from great service to great people that make the occasion just so much more special.”

Kia Ora Netball Club

“Kia Ora Netball Club have had our past three years prize givings for 130+ people in the wonderful venues of Black & Gold Events. Everything has always gone like clockwork, with great pre and post customer service, and food, staff and locations perfect for our needs. We highly recommend them.”

Hannah Laity and Beauden Barrett

Wellington based, around New Zealand known All Black Beauden Barrett and social media influencer Hannah Laity held their engagement party on the water’s edge.

“The venue is amazing and in a perfect spot, truly unique to Wellington. Annette and the team at Black and Gold took such good care of us, they made all our friends and family feel really welcome and created a truly memorable night.”

Agnes and Josh
Bride and Groom

Weddings celebrations in the heart of Wellington are a special event at any time, and even more-so for Black & Gold Events.

“These guys went to extra thousand miles for our specialised wedding. It was a professional service, and every one of our requests was fulfilled.”

Event organiser

Independent event organisers often use Black & Gold’s venues to help give their New Zealand and Wellington clients a first class experience.

“Just wanted to check in and extend my warmest thank you for all your help in the lead up to our function this morning. We had rave reviews about the space and the quality of food people were welcomed with – so a great first impression!”

Jason Reid
Club Manager

RPNYC operates its Wellington Waterfront club facilities in partnership with Black & Gold

“We chose Black and Gold due to their vast experience in the hospitality industry and the high levels of professionalism they constantly strive for. Our members are delivered a great service and our function spaces are consistently well managed to a high standard by their team. Corporate clients return regularly for meeting and conferences, with some booking the same venue on a monthly basis. Working so well as a team ensures the relationship is a win win for both parties.”

Lorraine Walmsley
Ford Sumner, Wellington
Legal Secretary/Personal Assistant

Wellington lawyers, Ford Sumner used Black and Gold for their event organisation

“Annette Farrington, General Manager at Black and GoldEvents, was brilliant with the planning process and on the day of the event, her professionalism, energy, ideas and knowledge was outstanding and because of this we had a fantastic, successful evening, nothing was a bother, everything was handled with confidence and ‘of course you can’ attitude. The food was excellent, it was on time and delicious while the service was very organised. We can’t say enough about your staff and service and how great they were. We would like to thank all the staff on that day for all their hard work and professionalism. Everything went very smoothly and the guests were all very complimentary. We cannot recommend Annette and Black and Gold Events highly enough, You won’t be disappointed! I would recommend Black and Gold Events in a heartbeat.”

Rowena Hensman
Wellington Cricket

Wellington Cricket rely on Black and Gold for its event management

“Black and Gold provide the catering for all cricket events at the Basin for Community, Domestic and International cricket games and our awards functions. They are extremely professional and efficient in all areas of event delivery and hosting, including planning and communication. We really enjoy working with the team and have no hesitation in recommending them. They go out of their way to ensure all our requirements are met and are always happy to assist no matter how big or small the event is.”

Sebastian Grodd
Life Flight Trust
Head of Fundraising, Marketing and Communications

The Black & Gold team were absolutely brilliant catering our Life Flight Gala, presented by Hiremaster. It’s our most important night of the year and held in the unique but also challenging environment of a working emergency services base. The Black & Gold team fitted in seamlessly with our many safety and operations protocols and the food was of course incredibly good!