Our Rooms

Proudly located in a Heritage II listed building and nestled amongst lush greenery on the town belt, the SPCA|Wellington Centre, Conference and Functions is a stunning venue that can accommodate all your event needs.

With four rooms available for hire, a barista onsite and the option of visiting the animals during your break times… what could be better?

All proceeds from hiring the SPCA Wellington Conference and Functions Centre go directly to supporting the animals in need in New Zealand.


The Ward

Originally two of the main wards of the Fever Hospital, The Ward has become our main venue space. It is flooded with natural daylight featuring the original Matai flooring and the high ceilings of the early 1900’s architectural style. It has a fabulous balcony off to one side which provides outdoor catering space and overlooks our adoption wing.

Seating capacity:

Theatre style 120
Classroom style 70
Hollow square 70
Cabaret style 70
Banquet style 100


The Wilberforce Room

William Wilberforce was the founder of The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. He was born in 1759 and entered British Parliament at the age of 21, served from 1780 – 1825 and then retired due to poor health. Located in the same wing as The Ward, The Wilberforce Room also has Matai flooring, high ceilings and abundant natural daylight.

Seating capacity:

Theatre style 50
Classroom style: 27
Board room style: 20
U-shape: 18
Hollow Square: 24


The Sunroom

As the name would suggest this room is flooded with natural daylight, with the relaxing surroundings of the hillside of Mount Victoria and overlooks the outdoor canine area. Perfect for a more intimate meeting or morning/afternoon tea with a client.

Seating capacity:

Board room style 20



The Koe Koe Room

Koe Koe (Maori) – (verb) (-a) to squeak, scream, squawk, cry (of birds and animals). English translation: ‘the voice of animals’.

The Koe Koe room is located in our veterinary and inspectorate wing, both who ‘speak for the animals’.  The room has natural daylight, carpeted flooring and a balcony that overlooks the small animal area.

Seating capacity: 

Theatre style 40
Classroom style: 20
U-shape: 15