Situated at 14-16 Wakefield Avenue, Sumner, this centre has a large hall with a stage, two meeting rooms and is available to hire for a range of dance, education and workshop events.

Contact us online or call 03 941 8999 to book Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre.

Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre

Hours of hire

  • Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre rooms are available for hire Monday to Sunday, 8am to midnight.
  • Allow at least 60 days’ notice when booking rooms for displays and shows.

 Familiarisation tour

  • A staff member can provide a familiarisation tour.
  • Call 03 941 8999 to arrange this.

Capacity

  • Hall: 150 seating.
  • Puoro-raki: 40 seated, 60 standing.
  • Pariroa: 12 seated around a table, 35 standing.

 Access

  • This centre has wheelchair access and wheelchair-accessible toilets. Wheelchair access is via the entrance off Nayland Street.
  • There are on-site car parks at 33–35 Nayland Street.
  • Off-street parking is also available.

The below pricing is valid until 30 September 2020. For bookings on or after 1 October 2020, our new 2020/2021 fees and charges will apply. 

Puoro-nuku

  • $15.30 per hour community group.
  • $31.50 per hour self-employed tutor.
  • $52.50 per hour private social functions.
  • $99.80 per hour commercial events, seminars and corporate events.
  • $51.00 per hour community events and fundraisers.

Puoro-raki

  • $15.30 per hour community group.
  • $31.50 per hour self-employed tutor.
  • $52.50 per hour private social functions.
  • $99.80 per hour commercial events, seminars and corporate events.
  • $51.00 per hour community events and fundraisers.

Pariroa

  • $12.30 per hour community group.
  • $21.00 per hour self-employed tutor.
  • $31.50 per hour private social functions.
  • $63.00 per hour commercial events, seminars and corporate events.
  • $30.50 per hour community events and fundraisers.

General

  • $66.50 security charge to ensure that the facility has been left fit for purpose.
  • $500.00 bond on private social functions.
  • $150 cleaning charge retained from the bond if the venue is not left fit for purpose.

Puoro-nuku (Hall with stage)

  • 8 tables
  • 150 chairs
  • 75-inch screen
  • large air handling HVAC unit

Puoro-raki

  • 4 tables
  • 40 chairs
  • heating
  • mobile whiteboard

Pariroa

  • 2 tables
  • 20 chairs
  • 40-inch screen
  • heating

Kitchen facilities

  • oven
  • fridge
  • Zip water heater
  • dishwasher
  • 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 in cleaners cupboard located off the 1st floor men's toilets

Wifi and screens

  • Free library provided wifi is available
  • All users are required to supply their own HDMI cables for use with screens
  • There is a user guide on site for you to read. Please leave it on site

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 users 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

  • The consumption of alcohol is permitted in this facility.
  • In general, bringing your own alcohol (BYO) is permitted at private functions such as weddings or birthdays.
  • A special alcohol licence may be required if alcohol is part of your event, or if you are selling alcohol. Find out more about special alcohol licencing for events. Applications for special licences must be made with the alcohol licencing team at least 20 working days before the date of your event.
  • Regardless of whether your event requires a special licence or not you still have the responsibility to ensure that you are providing a safe drinking environment at your event. Please read host responsibility guidelines and tips.