Te Ara Ātea

About Te Ara Ātea

Translated into the unobstructed trail to the world and beyond, Te Ara Ātea has spaces to cater for creativity, socialising and productivity to work, meet and present.

Located in the heart of Rolleston, the largest town in Selwyn, it’s close to eateries and retail stores. The names of the internal spaces represent horizons, trails and geographical markers in Selwyn district and the town centre. Te Whare Tapere, with large glass windows overlooking the new town centre on two sides, is the house of entertainment and ideal for meetings, performances, exhibitions and more. Note, there is no commercial kitchen onsite only a kitchenette.

30 minutes from Christchurch City Central and  25 minutes from Christchurch Airport




56 Tennyson Street,

Available Rooms

Te Whare Tapere

100 People

Te Whare Tapere is the house of entertainment, this is the space for meeting, entertaining and being creative. Located on the southwest corner of the ground floor with floor to ceiling windows looking out onto the new town centre development.

Banquet; 100 - Cocktail; 120 - Theatre; 120 - Classroom; 60


  • Sound System
  • Projector
  • Rectangle Trestles
  • Kitchenette
  • Whiteboard
  • Lectern

Toi Huarewa

12 People

Toi Huarewa perfect for breakout space, meetings, and gatherings. Toi Huarewa references the pathways we take in the pursuit and acquisition of knowledge. Tucked away at the southern end of Te Ara Ātea on the second floor.


  • Rectangle Trestles
  • Whiteboard
  • TV Screen