Te Rauparaha Arena

Porirua is home to one of the region’s premier indoor arenas – Te Rauparaha Arena.

Situated right in the heart of Porirua City, the arena has two indoor stadium spaces, meeting rooms, a lecture-style theatre, fitness centre, café, health and sports clinic, and pool complex.

Te Rauparaha Arena has several spaces for hire to accommodate large and small events:

  • Mana Community Grants Foundation Stadium, holding up to 2,000 people for sports events, 3,000 people for concerts, 1,500 people for banquets or 420 exhibition booths
  • NZCT Stadium, holding up to 80 people for sports events, 500 people for concerts, 300 people for banquets,  or 140 exhibition booths 
  • two meeting rooms, each holding up to 40 people 
  • More FM Dance Studio, seating up to 80 people.

Contact Us

Children's Day 2019 - Kid's Market

Email terauparaha-arena@pcc.govt.nz or phone (04) 237 1521 to find out about costs and availability.

Read more about spaces available for hire on the Te Rauparaha Arena website: www.terauparaha-arena.co.nz

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This year is all about putting tamariki first, and what better way to celebrate, than a free Children’s Day event at Te Rauparaha Park.

It’s going to be a great day for the whole whānau – bring along a picnic or some kai to enjoy while watching an outdoor movie in the park. There’ll be kids’ activities, crafts and outdoor water-based fun.

To make our youngsters feel fully involved in the celebration, we are also holding a a Kid's Market, and we are looking for young stall holders to be a part of the market.  

All applicants must be 12 years or under, please fill in the Application Form below if you would like to take part. Payment for any stall sited at the market is due by Monday 25 February.  Stallholders will not be accepted if payment is not received by February 25.

Children's Day 2019
Stall type, measurements & fees
Stall type Measurement (metres) Fee (includes GST)
Food (Gazebo/Stall) 3x3 $10
Artisan Craft/Non Food 3x3 $10

Terms and Conditions

Each stallholder must:

  • Ensure you are able to fit inside the area you have ordered. if you go outside of the allocate space, you will need to pay for another stall space. 
  • Supply your own tables and chairs. If you are not able to provide them and require these items, this will be an additional $5 per item. Please not your requirements on the application below.
  • Sell products that are made locally/ in New Zealand by, or in conjunction with the stallholder.
  • Supply your own cash float.
  • Be supervised by a parent/caregiver.
  • Take away your items and stall at 12.30pm. This includes any waste.

Please note:

  • Stall sales are to be between 11am and 12.30pm.
  • Power will not be supplied to the stalls.
  • Each stall holder will be allocated a specific space.
  • Prizes will be given for the best designed stall, so make it your own and have fun.

Application form

Please detail menu items, craft items, information, games etc
If so how many?