Karaka Hospitality

NZB’s world-renowned Sales Centre and buying experience is what sets us apart from others. Buyers, both domestic and international flock to Karaka each summer to secure not only the blueblood pedigrees and exceptional types on offer, but also to enjoy the warm welcome and hospitality they receive from respected vendors.

New Zealand Bloodstock ensures your visit to Karaka is seamless by taking care of your transfers, hotel bookings and hospitality.

Sales Pavilion Hospitality

Head out to the front lawn next to the Outdoor Parade Ring and grab yourself a coffee from the pop-up barista. For a café-style menu and an extensive selection of beverages, the Karaka Garden Bar can be found on the ground level adjacent to the Indoor Parade Ring. If you are short on time, snack items and sweet treats are located on the first level at the Tulloch Café and we welcome all registered buyers to enjoy the Phar Lap Room on Sale days.

Karaka Garden Bar

Located on the ground level is the Garden Bar where you will find delicious pizzas, burgers, snacks and most importantly an extensive selection of beverages throughout the day. They even serve breakfast on Sale-day mornings!

Tulloch Café

Tulloch Café on level one provides cold and hot dishes, sandwiches, snacks and sweet treats for everyone to enjoy. Complementing the perfect view, choose between inspecting the indoor parade ring or have a seat outside with a cold beverage overlooking the complex Garden Bar lawn. 

Phar Lap Room

With restricted entry, the Phar Lap room is an exclusive space for registered buyers to get away from the crowds. Serving light refreshments from lunch until the close of selling on each Sale day.   



One of the unique aspects of the Karaka experience are the farm's lavish hospitality marquees for entertaining and catering for clients. Offering a shop window for the many vendors, you can hide away from the hustle and bustle. Enjoy a wide and varied range of gourmet delicacies and kiwi favourites and get to know the people behind the studs. 


For all of your hospitality, hotel bookings and travel enquiries, contact Robert Logan on +64 21 986 896 or email [email protected]