Leonard Cockayne Centre, Otari 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 Otari-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.
  • 45 people standing.
  • Full day hire (8 hours): $380
  • Hourly hire rate: $80
  • Monday to Sunday: 8am–6pm
  • Bookings essential
  • Meeting room with 6 tables and 25 chairs (not available for outdoor use).
  • Large deck at front of the building.
  • Public toilets, accessed from outside the building.
  • Small kitchen sink, hot water, small fridge.
  • Audiovisual equipment.
  • 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 (8.30am - 6pm). The swipe card is available by prior arrangement for collection from the Otari Information Centre, 8am to 4pm Monday to Friday.

Bookings and payment

To request and pay for a booking at this venue, contact the Wellington Botanic Garden Treehouse Visitor Centre.

If you have already secured a booking, you can pay online.

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More information

Location map.



Treehouse Visitor Centre, Wellington Botanic Garden

Phone 04 499 1400
Fax 04 499 1903
Email treehouse@wcc.govt.nz
Monday – Friday 9am – 4pm
Weekends September - April: 10am - 3pm
(Closed public holidays)
Weekends May - August: Closed