Welcome to The Plaza Theatre, South Waikato’s premium performing arts centre. We are available to hire for small and large events.

Our newly renovated proscenium arch theatre features a 9-bar fly tower, ample parking, full wheelchair access, excellent dressing rooms/studio with kitchen and showering facilities, gas heating, retractable seats to reveal large floor, and the best acoustics you’ve heard in years!

We boast very reasonable rates. Call us – you’ll be surprised at what we can offer!

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‘KITCHEN CHAOS’ – Arts On Tour

July 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

When magic is accidentally let loose in the kitchen, everything is turned topsy-turvy.

School Holiday Movie – The Addams Family

July 9 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Our first school holiday movie will be The Addams Family: Members of the mysterious and spooky Addams family -- Gomez, Morticia, Pugsley, Wednesday, Uncle Fester and Grandma -- are readily preparing for a visit from their even creepier relatives. But trouble soon arises when shady TV personality Margaux Needler realizes that the Addams' eerie hilltop mansion is standing in the way of her dream to sell all the houses in the neighborhood. Our canteen will be open stocked with pop…

The NZ Dolly Parton Experience

July 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The NZ Dolly Parton Experience is brought to you by the amazing Karen Davy accompanied by Toucan who also brought us The Fleetwood Mac Experience earlier this year. Come and join in on a night of Comedy, charm, laughter and fun with Karen's amazing voice and showmanship.   Definitely a show not to be missed! Tickets are available on Eventfinda or at The Plaza.  

Sunday Movie – Bellbird

July 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Set over four seasons on a humble Northland dairy farm, BELLBIRD is the story of a dairy farmer struggling to cope with the sudden death of his beloved wife, and the gradual bond he builds with his gentle only son and the local community.


August 22 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Ageing Irish raconteur Danny Moffat retreats from the harsh light of the world to his bedroom. There, under hoardings of old newspapers and beer bottles, he sorts through a lifetime of memories and regrets, from growing up as a boy in Ireland, to the hopes and disappointments of immigration to New Zealand.

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