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Forum North is owned by Whangarei District Council and managed by Council's Venues and Events department. Forum North has been the heart of Whangarei's entertainment precinct for more than thirty years and is home to the city's main theatre and exhibition hall.

Forum North provides facilities and services to both business and community sectors and supports the community with specific rates for "not for profit" organisations.

Forum North has a range of facilities available for hire including the Capitaine Bougainville Theatre, Te Kotahitanga Expo Hall, Cafler Suite and the Bounty room.

Capitaine Bougainville Theatre

Te Kotahitanga Expo Hall

Cafler Suite

Bounty Room  

Our services include full facility support through our experienced staff, furniture, wireless internet, in house audio visual technician and equipment and marketing and promotional support and advice.

For more information about our facilities and services, please fill in a booking enquiry or contact the Venues and Events Coordinator to discuss your options.

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Room Capacities

​capacity ​theatre ​cabaret ​cocktail ​classroom
Theatre​ 350​ -​ -​ -​
Expo Hall​ 594​ 400​ 700​ 300​
Bounty Room​ 45​ -​ 60​ 20​
Cafler 1 or 2​ 70​ 80​ 100​ 30​
Cafler Suite​ 160​ 120​ 200​ 60​
Rehearsal Room​ 120​ -​ 150​ 50​
Concourse​ -​ -​ 240​ -​