Methven Conferences & Events

Ski Time provides a beautiful setting for any special event.

Weddings, parties, business functions or conferences; we’ve done it all before and know how to help you have a memorable function. With the variety of room configurations, breakout rooms and additional services, your event will be a success. If you are looking for Methven conference venues and want a place that delivers quality in everything that we do, you need look no further than Ski Time.
Not only will you be impressed by the conference space available, you will also be more than impressed with the facilities that are on offer outside the conference room. You will have access to luxury accommodations, great dining choices, and a location that offers some of the most amazing scenery in the area.

Methven Conference Centre

The Methven Conference Centre offers a bright and spacious seminar room that can accommodate up to 80 guests standing, seating up to 50 in theatre style, 20 in a classroom style layout, and 16 people in a U-shape / boardroom set up. Several breakout rooms are available as needed.
Guests and participants will appreciate the architectural design and ambience of our Methven venue, a handy 1hour 15min from Christchurch International Airport.  The interior is bright and airy, with full-length windows and French doors.  The high ceilings, lighting and spotlighting help create a modern and professional atmosphere for your function. Heat pump air-conditioning cools in summer and warms in winter; full-length drapes control light as required.  Privacy and a clean and quiet environment is assured. Conference venue presentation equipment is available including a LED 70 inch TV, AV Receiver to connect your laptop to the TV, whiteboards and wired and wireless broadband Internet.

We provide first-class catering and your guests will enjoy our restaurant with amazing views. Choose from a selection of morning and afternoon teas and a wide variety of lunch and dinner options.  We receive many compliments from guests about the standard of our freshly prepared menu.

We will assist with bookings and arrangements to make your event a success at the Methven Conference Centre adjoining Ski Time Lodge.  We can also offer a range of accommodation options to suit different budgets.



Ski Time offers a wonderful setting for your very special wedding day. The unique combination of our delicious food and wine, superior service and spectacular alpine setting will ensure a memorable day for you and your guests. A true wedding reception.

At Ski Time we are passionate about what we do and we will take care of you in a friendly, professional manner to ensure your day is everything you’ve dreamed of and more. We understand the importance of details and that it’s the little things that all add up to making your day truly special and unforgettable.

The spectacular backdrop of the vista from Mt Somers through to Mt Hutt is our greatest asset, but we try very hard to make sure our hospitality, atmosphere and food do justice to the magnificent setting. The feel and ambience of Ski Time is hard to describe, so we invite you to come and visit our venue and share your vision with us over a glass of wine or a cup of coffee.


Group Bookings

Special occasion? Group outing? We’ve got your needs covered. Birthday, anniversary, reunion or staff do; bring it on!

Groups of 50 or more can have the restaurant to themselves. With buffet or set menu options, we can cater for as many as 80 diners. We are happy to provide set menu options for 15 or more. Examples of some menu suggestions can be seen  viewed from the link below and we are happy to work out tailored options for your budget or particular requirements. If you have traveled far, or want to explore the wine list enthusiastically, please consider our accommodation offerings.
We have a range of room types on site, and will happily work out a special package for groups to dine and sleepover. Why not make a weekend of it  :-).

Our restaurant is warm and welcoming, as are our lodgings. We are proud of our chefs, our staff, our wines and our mountain views, and would love to show it all to you and your group. Virtually no option is impossible; do call in or phone us.