Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I bring in my own food and beverages or self-cater my event?

    Not at the TSB Showplace, TSB Stadium or Yarrow Stadium but we have an experienced catering team* who can help provide exceptional food and beverage services.

    *See menu here, but please note that the caterer is happy to customise this to your requirements.

    At the Bowl of Brooklands you can provide your own food and beverages. Sale of alcohol is not permitted during your event. Our team are happy to help you with catering options.

  • Can I theme or decorate the Bowl of Brooklands?

    Yes you can! We can put you in touch with local suppliers that are familiar with the venue if needed.

  • What is the capacity of the Bowl of Brooklands venue?

    See capacities of the venue here.

  • What is included when I hire the Bowl stage?

    The Bowl stage, and kitchen and bathroom facilities. No theming or furniture is included.

  • Is there a minimum hire period for the Bowl of Brooklands?

    Yes, 2 hours.

  • Where can I park when attending a function at the Bowl?

    There's a select number of spaces backstage, as well as parking by Brooklands Zoo.

  • Does the venue have a curfew?

    Yes, midnight.

  • Can I get married in Pukekura Park and use the Bowl stage for the reception?

    Yes. The stage is managed by New Plymouth Event Venues but all park enquiries need to go to the NPDC Parks team. Contact NPDC and ask for Rose Hogwood.