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Rooms of Government House

Take a closer look at some of the rooms of Government House Wellington.

Many of these rooms are included in Visitor Centre tours. Others, like the guest suites, can only be viewed by the public during Open Days.

Image of Government House at night

In this section

  • Bledisloe Conservatory

    Formerly a glasshouse, the Bledisloe Conservatory is now used as a function room.
  • Blundell and Porritt Rooms

    The Blundell and Porritt drawing rooms feature numerous New Zealand artworks.
  • Fitzroy Room

    The small dining room is used for luncheons and intimate dinner parties
  • Galway and guest suites

    Guests at Government House are accommodated in comfortable suites.
  • Liverpool Room

    This comfortable sitting room is often used for bilateral meetings with visiting Heads of State.
  • Main Hallway

    Known to staff as 'the red carpet' area, the Main Hall is a stunning introduction to the House for guests
  • Maota Ariki

    The Ballroom entrance has its own particular Pacific flavour
  • The Ballroom

    The Ballroom is the largest room in Government House.
  • The Council Room

    The Council Room doubles as a library and meeting room
  • The Landing

    Stained glass windows are a feature of the landing on the main staircase
  • The Norrie State Dining Room

    English monarchs stare down from the walls of this formal dining room
  • The Taupaepae

    The official entrance of Government House
Last updated: 
Monday, 27 February 2017

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