Saturday 20th July / 6:00pm – 11:30pm

Sounds at The Grounds present Che-Fu and Jason Kerrison, supported by Arii (DJ). Sounds at The Grounds is set to be an awesome night out with two of New Zealands highly-acclaimed artists, Che-Fu and Jason Kerrison (OPSHOP) alongside an incredible element-themed menu curated by award-winning chef Ben Bayly.

Che-Fu is one of New Zealand’s most successful and beloved recording artists, rising to fame in the early 90’s as one of the original members of iconic kiwi rock band Supergroove, Che went on to forge a career as a solo-artist writing and recording hip hop/soul chart topping songs such as “Chains” and “Misty Frequencies”, and platinum selling albums such as “2b S. Pacific” and “The Navigator”.

Jason Kerrison is a multi-platinum, multi-award winning singer-songwriter, known for his commercial success with rock band OPSHOP. Jason has spent many years in the top of the NZ Music charts, picking up 9 New Zealand Music Awards and the prestigious APRA Silver Scroll Award for Song of the Year.

Come along early to grab a bite to eat and enjoy beverage specials until 7pm and feast on a menu themed around the elements. Don’t miss out on what will be an unforgettable night.


Our restaurant experience is truely one of a kind – with our Eat & Play Combo your kids can have the time of their lives while you sit back and savour on something delicious from our food or beverage menu.

The Whoa! Studios Urban Playground and Whoa! Web have been painstakingly crafted with inspiration found from the best playgrounds all around the world. It’s hard to miss the colourful crochet play net, which was designed and put together by Japanese artist Toshiko Horiuchi Macadam.

For a limited time, we’re offering a meal, juice and a playground pass for $19.00 per child.


Sit back, relax and unwind with us at Happy Hour every Thursday and Friday afternoon, 3pm – 6pm.

Stop by at the end of a long work day or after school pickup and let the kids run free on our playground while you make the most of our half priced seasonal wines and house beer.

Our happy hour may be our best kept secret yet.


The Grounds at Whoa! Studios present a ‘Christmas Wonderland’ for one night only! Join us on Thursday 5th of December for a Christmas Party like no other. Enjoy a decadent three course set menu, prepared by award-winning chef Ben Bayly with a wine matched for the table to share. Finish off the evening with a live band in our Christmas Wonderland. 

Tables of 8 or 12 available, please contact below if your numbers fall short or exceed these numbers and we will try our best to accomodate you. Please note that bookings are essential and a deposit will be required to confirm your booking. R18.


Tables are limited so get in touch with Jade to book now:
M: 021 0257 8050


The Grounds is proud to be associated with Whoa! Studios – The Urban Playground and live show experience is truly one of a kind.

The Mad Hatters Funk, opens on the 6th of April with shows running on the weekends and throughout the school holidays.


The Mad Hatter believes there’s always time for tea party – but will anyone come? Did Alice deliver the invitations? Can his dear friends the Caterpillar and the March Hare prepare in time? The Mad Hatter finds himself feeling in a funk on the day of his very important Tea Party.  This slightly mad and heartwarmingly fun story highlights the importance of friendship, self-love and kindness.  Join the Mad Hatter, as he discovers friendship and funk can help him find his happy place. A 45-minute visual and musical delight!  The Mad Hatter’s Funk is a high energy interactive experience which will have you dancing in the aisles and giggling along immersed in a visual wonderland. A colourful celebration of how friendship and fun can help you find your fun-k! Featuring music from international and NZ artists.


The Mad Hatters Funk is best suited to families and children 3 years and over and features music from international and NZ artists.




Wed – Sun 9am till late


Sat Jun 29th – Closed from 2pm
Sat Jul 20th – Closed from 2pm
Thur Sept 26th – Closed from 2pm
Thur Dec 5th – Closed from 2pm


Mon Oct 28th Labour Day – Closed
Wed Dec 25th Christmas Day – Closed
Thur Dec 26th Boxing Day – Closed


Mon & Tues 9am till 4pm
Wed – Sun 9am till late