Leonard Cockayne Centre, Ōtari Wilton's Bush - venue for hire

The meeting room at the Leonard Cockayne Centre can be hired for small meetings, seminars and workshops.

The Leonard Cockayne Centre meeting room at the iconic Ōtari-Wilton's Bush can be used for small meetings, workshops, discussion groups and education sessions.

Unfortunately, the Leonard Cockayne Centre meeting room is not available for barbecues or social functions.

  • 25 people seated around tables
  • 1/2 day $300, minimum hire 4 hours
  • Full-day $500
  • Hourly rate $80.00
  • Community rate $40 per hour. The booking party must be a not for profit community group for community benefit.
  • Monday to Sunday: 8am–6pm
  • Bookings essential
  • 6 tables and 25 chairs (not available for outdoor use).
  • Large deck for break out activities.
  • Public toilets, accessed from outside the building.
  • Small self-contained kitchen, small fridge and microwave.
  • Flat screen with various HDMI cables.
  • Coffee, milk and tea.
  • Main public car park is at the Wilton Road entrance.
  • Wheelchair friendly paths run from the main car park on Wilton Road to the Leonard Cockayne Centre.
A swipe card is required to access the Leonard Cockayne Centre and this will be supplied on the day of your booking.


To request a booking at this venue, contact the Venue and Bookings Officer at bookings@wcc.govt.nz.

If you've already secured a booking and have been issued a reference number, you can pay online.

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More information

Treehouse Visitor Centre, Wellington Botanic Garden

Phone: 04 499 1400

Fax: 04 499 1903

Email: treehouse@wcc.govt.nz