An Idyllic Taranaki Venue

Functions & Events

Whether it is a family get together, festive occasion or a good old knees up, the Pioneer Village is able to work with you to create the perfect event. With a wide range of settings, including the large and modern function centre, Shakee Pear Cafe and on-site catering, as well as a range of perfect social areas within the Pioneer Village itself to make your event or function memorable.

Catered Options or Venue Only

Harrison Function Centre


The function centre offers full catering facilities and seating for 100 people and indoor/outdoor entertaining. Your inspection is invited.


When You Need Something Different

Opunake Railway Station


The station building c.1925 is newly refurbished and ready for kids birthday parties. With the railway at the door incorporate a train ride on the ‘Pioneer Express’ in your package.


Dont Judge a Book By Its Cover

The Court House


The newly refurbished Court House provides a unique setting for your next event and function, with its fantastic Judges Bench and appealing ambience. The Court House seats approximately 60 persons.


Amazing Landscape with Mountan Views

The Village Green


A great outdoor space for all types of functions, weddings, family get togethers or small festival. A package deal can include the use of two gas barbecues and power and lighting via the barn.


Quality, Freshly Made Food for Your Pleasure

Shakee Pear Cafe


The Shakee Pear Cafe greets visitors from the carpark with cosy warm surroundings and is adjacent to the function centre. A children’s playground is adjacent to the cafe.


The Shakee Pear cafe offers:
• All day Brunch • Lunch until 3pm
• Range of cabinet food • Espresso Atomic Coffee
• All food is prepared on-site and the cafe is fully licensed