The Aranui Wainoni Community Centre, situated at 31 Hampshire Street Aranui, includes a large sports hall with a stage, big modern commercial kitchen and two meeting rooms.

All facilities are operating with COVID-19 measures in place to protect everyone. See current capacity numbers.(external link)

Contact us online(external link) or call 03 941 8999 to book the Aranui Wainoni Community Centre.

Aranui Wainoni Community Centre

The below pricing is valid until 30 June 2022

Sports Hall

  • $16.50 per hour for not-for-profit community groups where the booking is for community benefit and does not charge attendees.
  • $30.00 per hour for not-for-profit community groups where the booking is for a community group or tutor and charges fees or takes payment.
  • $80.00 per hour for commercial, business, private or celebration hire. This includes auctions, meetings, birthdays, weddings, private events, funerals etc.

Large and small meeting rooms

  • $15.00 per hour for not-for-profit community groups where the booking is for community benefit and does not charge attendees.
  • $22.00 per hour for not-for-profit community groups where the booking is for a community group or tutor and charges fees or takes payment.
  • $35.00 per hour for commercial, business, private or celebration hire. This includes auctions, meetings, birthdays, weddings, private events, funerals etc.

General fees

  • $76.50 security charge for social events including birthdays, weddings, celebrations where the hire is:
    • Booked after 6pm Monday to Friday for 4 hours and longer.
    • Booked Saturday or Sunday for 4 hours and longer.
    • At the discretion of Council staff and not limited to the events above.
  • $153.00 cleaning charge will be invoiced to the hirer if the venue is not left fit for purpose. Additional cleaning charges may apply if required. 
  • $51.00 replacement charge for lost or damaged keys/access cards.

A security guard will be present from the last hour of the hire to ensure the hirer adheres to the terms and conditions of hire and has made good the community space to the required standard.

Hours of hire

  • Available from Monday to Sunday, 7am to 11pm.

Capacity

  • Sports Hall: 300 (seating limited)
  • Large meeting room: 30 seated
  • Small meeting room: 15 seated

 Access

  • This centre has wheelchair access.
  • Some off-street parking available. 

Sports Hall

  • Retractable seating with instructions [PDF, 611 KB]
  • 1 motorised ceiling hung folding basketball hoop with backboard (control key needs to be booked and collected in advance)
  • Retractable grandstand seating for 80 (control switch need to be booked and collected in advance)
  • 50 additional chairs
  • 10 tables
  • Stage

Kitchen

  • Zip water boiler
  • 3 free standing cookers/ovens
  • 2 microwaves
  • 1 commercial dishwasher/sanitiser
  • 2 large fridges
  • Hirers are required to supply their own crockery, cutlery, tea towels, wash-up cloths, rubbish bags and cleaning liquids
  • Cleaning equipment (vacuum cleaner, broom, mop and bucket) are available

Large meeting room

  • Kitchenette with sink, water boiler and fridge
  • 6 tables
  • 30 chairs

Small meeting room

  • 3 tables
  • 15 chairs

Conditions of hire

Health and safety

  • As part of the rental agreement, you accept legal responsibility to meet evacuation plans, health and safety responsibilities and to act as the facility warden.
  • All hirers are required to complete a pre-use form. These must then be signed, dated and left in the dropbox in the foyer of the centre.

Alcohol

  •  Alcohol is not permitted at this venue.