If you’re looking for group accommodation, venue hire, conference or event facilities…we can help

YMCA has picturesque outdoor venues for hire, Kaitoke Outdoor Education Centre us located just 40 minutes from Wellington city and 15 minutes from Upper Hutt and Camp Raukawa located 45 minutes north of Whanganui. Both venues are perfect for community church, music, sports groups or family functions such as reunions or weddings.

We offer country camp style accommodation with bunk room cabins, a large common space area indoors and out. Various indoor function room spaces are available for hire. Groups looking for a  venue for hire will find everything they need with options for group accommodation, self-catering facilities, catering and cleaning services. Each package is meticulously put together by our team to suit your every requirement.

Our centres can accommodate a variety of group sizes. Our venue is hired by everybody from corporate groups, community groups, family groups, international groups, and sports teams to name a few, so if you’re a group looking for a great value venue for hire in Wellington, we can help.

Money spent on your event at our facilities directly helps the community.  The YMCA is a non-profit organisation that puts its energy into building strong kids, strong families, and strong communities.  Your support directly helps support the programmes and services we provide at Outdoor Education Centres for our young people.


Our catering programme can offer healthy, wholesome meals for your group or you can cater for yourself in our commercial kitchens. Our Events & Catering Coordinator can offer healthy and nutritious meals that can be adjusted to the individual needs of your group including for dietary requirements.

Our centres have an audited food control plan registered with the Council and are fully equipped with a wide range of appliances, utensils and cleaning equipment.

Included In Hire

  • Seating
  • Tables
  • Projectors
  • White Boards