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Ideal venue for a conference or formal dinner

This is a wonderful space for entertainment, with beautiful surroundings and easy access from... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
_kate_hillerton
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Cambridge, New Zealand
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Great meeting space

Well located for views, good parking, well appointed meeting space, including kitchen facilities... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
55vintage
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Paeroa, New Zealand
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The Sir Don Rowlands Centre is the Waipa District's newest event facility in Cambridge. Situated on the lakes edge with its stunning views of Mt Maungatautari and the lake, it's the ideal setting for any event. The Centre is a versatile...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Mighty River Domain 601 Maungatautari Road RD 2, Cambridge 3494, New Zealand
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+64 7-827 4178
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful space for entertainment, with beautiful surroundings and easy access from Cambridge or Hamilton. The staff are excellent and eager to help make any occasion special. Recommended!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank _kate_hillerton
LakeKarapiro, Front Office Manager at The Don Rowlands Centre Lake Karapiro, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Thank you for you review!

Reviewed 7 August 2018

Well located for views, good parking, well appointed meeting space, including kitchen facilities. Clean toilets and superb catering.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 55vintage
LakeKarapiro, Front Office Manager at The Don Rowlands Centre Lake Karapiro, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Thank you for you review!

Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

I stopped here overnight, and stayed on for an extra night because I really enjoyed the peace and quiet. What a gorgeous place! Even though the weather was cold and windy, the views more than made up for it. The facilities were spotless and well...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Margaret K
LakeKarapiro, Front Office Manager at The Don Rowlands Centre Lake Karapiro, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Thank you for you review!

Reviewed 10 March 2018

We were on our travels but so glad we stopped here to stretch our legs and be generally nosy! Great facilities, good spot for our picnic just wished we'd had more time.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Allgoodthyngs
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved it. Beautiful views. Good clean facilities - barbecue, toilets, kids play area - all very well maintained. Nice place to get out with families and have fun. Must watch is the dam.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank M_Goel
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

My friend and I stopped here to break up our drive from Rotorua to Auckland. It was a beautiful day and the park had so much fun to be had. We really enjoyed the slides

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Larz1125
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Spending time near water is always relaxing and energising for me, no less so here at Karapiro. The constant gentle movement of the water is mesmerising and the views from the deck just demand a sigh from you. The interior of the building is spacious...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Aaron U
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Went to a friends wedding at the Don Rowlands Centre. Venue has a lot of natural light and needs a lot of dressing. Their flowers were fantastic and the venue looked stunning. Food was good. Have been to numerous functions there it's a good multipurpose...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Keithry
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The Don Rowlands Centre is a located on lovely Lake Karapiro - home to rowing in New Zealand's north island. The centre provides a good viewing place for racing and the spectator area is almost on the finish line (just past). Well appointed and with...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank TinaM764
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

It is an amazing location with fantastic views. The centre really put it on for maadi cup and everything was planned incredibly well.

Date of experience: March 2017
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