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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Dave Flynn – South Waikato Music Society

March 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Composer/guitarist Dave Flynn will be mixing traditional music from his native Ireland with Brazilian legends Villa-Lobos and Jobim, Spanish guitar classics, a jazz standard, some folk blues, African and Indian improvisations and some of his own acclaimed guitar works. “Dave Flynn is a masterful guitarist” - Sing Out! Magazine Award-winning composer/guitarist Dave Flynn is touring New Zealand again with a new genre-jumping show of virtuoso guitar music. Originally from Ireland, Dave is now a NZ resident and this is his…

South Waikato Music Society presents The New Zealand Chamber Soloist

March 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

New Zealand Chamber Soloists with special guest Dimitri Atanassovv PROGRAMME Beethoven Piano Trio in D major, Op.70 no.1 “Ghost” Brahms Piano Quartet in C minor, Op.60 Before the formation of the New Zealand Chamber Soloists, Katherine and James were in the Ogen Trio for 10 years with violinist Dimitri Atanassov. Dimitri is reuniting with them for several concerts and together they will perform the Brahms C minor Piano Quartet with Lara on viola. Katherine recently said “We had a great…

Rusty Spur Records presents Country Crossroads premier

March 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Don’t miss New Zealand’s premier Country show! New Zealand's premier Country Music show band Crossroads is an 8 piece dream band featuring Michael Tipping on guitars and vocals, Lance Murch on guitars, Ashley Tipping on vocals, Nick Jones on fiddle and piano, Bill Bassett on steel guitar, banjo and mandolin, Cheris Sinclair on vocals John Dill on drums and Shane Reha on bass. Covering a diverse range of Country from Old School to todays Country and everything in between.  …

The Sweet Caroline Tour: A Tribute to Neil Diamond

May 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Neil Diamond - the consummate American singer-songwriter whose deep, resounding voice and timeless tunes have made him one of the world’s most loved and lauded artists, earning him numerous Top Ten hits, Grammy awards and induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Now comes The Sweet Caroline Tour: A Tribute to Neil Diamond, putting all those well-loved classics back on stage and in the spotlight, showcased by a world-class international band and produced especially for the theatre. Take…

The Bee Gees Night Fever!

December 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Direct from Australia, Showtime invites you to dance your way into a time warp of 70’s disco dancefloor thrillers and timeless heartfelt rock ballads with The Bee Gees Night Fever! Night Fever is jetting into town to recreate the Bee Gee’s 1997One Night Only Las Vegas concert experience in a theatre-style production with over 2 hours of LIVE engaging entertainment showcased through vibrant state-of-the-art lighting, digital display screens, impeccable sound and of course a handpicked international cast that will immerse…

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Looking for recommendations for catering in the Putaruru area for a two day course on 11th and 12th March at The Plaza Theatre. We have a small standard kitchen available with an oven, microwave and pie warmers. Looking for Morning Tea (~10am), substantial lunch (~12-1pm) and afternoon tea (~2:30 -3pm) for both days. Numbers are approximately 25 for 1st day and approximately 20 the 2nd day. If anyone knows of someone who does catering privately or knows a local business that would be interested please contact me on 0276559715 or by email theplaza@plaza.org.nz Thank you! ... See MoreSee Less
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We will still be proceeding with our Sunday movie today. Level 2 has a restriction of 100 people for event gatherings so there will only be a 100 tickets available. Stay safe NZ! ... See MoreSee Less
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Neil Diamond Tribute - EARLY BIRD SPECIAL! - mailchi.mp/274fb3d4221a/neil-diamond-tribute-early-bird-special ... See MoreSee Less
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