The Civic

Built in 1929, The Civic is one of the few remaining Atmospheric Theatres in the world and is the perfect venue to create truly magical events. 

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The Civic is part of the Auckland Conventions Venues & Events portfolio.

For drama and atmosphere there is only one location, The Civic. This unique venue has dramatic and opulent features that make it a stunning venue to host cocktail parties, awards ceremonies and gala dinners.

Auckland Conventions Venues & Events is committed to the success of your event. You will be assigned a dedicated Event Coordinator to assist with bringing together all the practical and creative elements for your event. They will guide you in the right direction for technical services, catering and security to fit your specific event requirements.

We offer unique venues for extraordinary events; visit our website or call us today to discuss your ideal venue.


  • Located in the heart of Auckland central business district
  • Extensive refit in late 1990s, The Civic combines 1920s glamour with modern technology
  • Exotic motif lined function rooms provide an instant theme for banquet dinners, pre-show drinks and cocktail receptions
  • The Wintergarden is a popular space for awards dinners for up to 410 people
  • The spectacular 2378 tiered seat auditorium is a unique venue for opening and closing ceremonies, keynote presentations and seated dinners on the stage
Room Name Theatre Area Banquet Cabaret Cocktail
Auditorium 2378 - - - -
Wintergarden 428 550 320 256 525
Taj Mahal Room 63 110 50 40 70
Safari Room 70 160 80 64 80
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269 Queen Street, Auckland 1010

The Civic