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McLauchlan Family Auditorium

Welcome to the McLauchlan Family Auditorium, our premier venue for grand events and unforgettable experiences. Our flagship venue boasts a 700*-seat purpose-built lyric theatre with impeccable acoustics. Ideal for live performances, conferences, or keynote addresses, its split-level seating and easy stage access ensure seamless productions.


It stands as the largest purpose-built theatre at the top of the South Island. It is fully equipped with a fully functional fly tower and counterweight flying system, and our venue team is poised to turn your vision into reality.

Step into this extraordinary space and let us craft a truly special event that exceeds your expectations.

The maximum seating capacity is 700 when the orchestra pit/thrust stage is not in use. Click here to download a copy of the Seating Plan.

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