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Treat your guests to delicious food and great service at Te Papa. Select from our extensive range of catering menus, or talk to us to arrange a unique, tailor-made menu perfect for your special event.

Catering options during Level 1

Our menus

Enjoy outstanding, innovative cuisine made from the freshest local produce. From conference catering, to a wedding banquet, or a simple working lunch, we have menus to suit your pocket and palate.

We use only cage free eggs.

Current prices are subject to change without notice, to allow for changes in legislation, market cost variations, or changes to good and services tax.

A chef puts the finishing touches to a dish


Te Papa Venues Head Chef Ilavarasu Rajendran, 2019. Te Papa

Example menu


"Compliments to the chef for a beautiful spread and also for catering for our special dietary needs. The meal was gorgeous."

– June, Springboard

Tailor-made menus

Tell us about you, your guests, and your event, and we’ll personalise a perfect menu for your occasion.

Included catering equipment and services

You’ll receive a range of equipment and services as standard, included with your venue hire.

  • Venue hire and set-up
  • Dedicated function staff before, during, and after your event
  • Tables and chairs
  • White table linen
  • Crockery, cutlery, and glassware
  • Security

For daytime functions:

  • Iced water, mints, pads, and pens
  • Lectern, whiteboard, and flipchart

For dinner functions:

  • Printed menus and seating plans