City Council fees and charges for parks for 2020/2021.

  • Fees and charges set under section 12 Local Government Act 2002.
  • GST inclusive (15%).

Garden parks

Public education  Fee
Talks and tours – per person Up to $55
Group talks or tours Up to $350

Botanic Gardens

Item  Fee
Miscellaneous  
Parking Infringements $60.00
Botanic Gardens sale of plants Market rates
Timber and Firewood Sales – per truckload – Fee determined by City Arborist Market rates
Tree pruning Cost Recovery as determined by Community Board
Tree replacement Recovery of the actual cost
Tree removal Recovery of the actual cost
Tree removal/replacement relating to personal health-related issues 50% of the actual costs
Commemorative tree planting Recovery of the actual cost
Botanic Gardens sale of plants Market rates
Venue Hire - Botanics Function Centre – community, non-commercial, and not for profit
 
Full day rate $110.00
Half day rate $54.00
Evening rate $215.00
For commercial events, contact Good Company(external link)  
Parks indoor venues (base charge per hour)  
Not for Profit community programmes – with or without nominal entrance fee $11.20
Private social events – family functions $34.00
Community Events – with door charges or prepaid tickets including organisation run dances, social events & concerts $34.00
Commercial events – hires by corporates, government and seminars $64.00

 All parks citywide

Item Fee
Miscellaneous  
Brochures & publications up to $110.00
Photocopying $0.20 per copy
Horse grazing – specific charge at the General Manager's discretion $10.00 - $25.00 per week
Mountain Bikes Track Maintenance Fee - Unit Manager's discretion to set fees  $1.00 - $5.00 per bike
Administration fee - Note: An administration fee will be charged on any fee or charge not paid on its due date to compensate the Council for its costs in recovering or enforcing payments due. $66.50
Recreation Concessions General Manager's discretion to set fees
Consents – Commercial Applications Based on actual costs
Sports Grounds – Association & Clubs  
  Ground Remarkings $128.00
       New Ground Markings $194.00
Hockey, Rugby, League, Soccer, Softball  
Tournaments – daily charge per ground $51.00
(Outside normal season competition)  
Cricket  
Grass Prepared –  Senior $1,565.00
Grass Prepared – Other Grades $783.00
(50% of preparation cost only)  
Daily Hire – Club prepared/artificial $51.00
(Outside normal season competition)  
Artificial – Council Owned - season $665.00
Practice nets per time $18.00
Hagley Park Wickets – Council Prepared Rep Matches  
Level 1 – club cricket / small rep matches – cost per day $307.00
Level 2 – first class domestic 1 day match $1,315.00
Level 3 – first class domestic 3 or 4 day or 5 day international – cost per day $900.00
Non CCA  Events/Charity Match $1,453.00
Casual Hires - Not affiliated clubs  
Casual Hires and Miscellaneous Events – Application Fee $41.00
Small field (e.g. touch, junior & intermediate sport, korfball, Samoan cricket, artificial wicket) – daily fee $54.00
Large field (e.g. senior sport, softball, prepared cricket wicket) – daily fee per ground $120.00
Athletics  
Training Track Season $501.00
Athletic Meetings (Hansens Park) $72.00

 Regional Parks

Item Fee
Spencer Park  
Beach Permits $39.00
Park  
Mobile Shops: per day  $98.00
Mobile Shops: per half day $49.00
Parking Infringements $60.00

Park bookings

Including picnics and weddings (excluding Botanic Gardens and Garden and Heritage Parks).

Note: no charge is made for groups who visit Christchurch City Council's parks and gardens without making a booking.

Item Fee
Fundraiser/not for profit (with no sponsorship)  
0 to 300 people $75.70
If over 300 people, the increase in price is relevant to park and organisation and at General Manager's discretion  

Events and park hire – All parks except Hagley Park – Daily Fee

Includes fairs, carnivals and sporting events.

Item Fee
 Community and Not-for-Profit  
1 to 5,000 people $0.00
5,001 to 10,000+ people $209.00
Commercial and Private Event  
50 to 299 people $106.00
300 to 500 people $155.00
500 to 4,999 people $266.00
5,000 to 10,000+ people $532.00
Admin Fee $69.00
Other event booking type  
Dependent on event type and organisation Unit Manager's discretion to set fees
Set-up/dismantle fee 100% of the daily fee
Bond (refundable if no damage occurs)  
Event (dependent on the nature of the Activity – Park Manager's discretion to set bond) $200.00 to $3,000.00
Key hire $53.00
Power Fee  
Dependent on event type, organisation and power used Actual cost, or ParkManager's discretion to set fees
Restoration to Land Fees  
Dependent on Event and Park – Park Manager's discretion to set fees Park Manager'sdiscretion to set fees
Parking Fees  
Car parking fee paid to Council (based on car counter) $2.10
Maximum car park fee by Event Organiser $5.10
A maximum of $5.00 per car in Park ($2.10 of which must go to the park)  
Any Events or Activities solely for children under 18 (sports-related) Free

Park Buildings

Item Fee
Akaroa Sports Pavilion  
Community/charity half day $22.00
Community/charity full day $31.00
Commercial/social half day $107.00
Commercial/social full day $211.00
Travis Wetland Education Centre  
Not for profit (with or without entrance fee) $10 p/h
Community event (dances/social/concerts) $30 p/h
Private social event (family functions) $30 p/h
Commercial events (corporate/government/seminars) $55 p/h

Events – Hagley Park – Daily Fee

Includes fairs, carnivals and sporting events.

Item Fee
Community and Not for Profit  
50 to 299 people $53.00
300 to 500 people $160.00
500 to 4,999 people $319.00
5,001+ people $532.00
Admin Fee $69
Commercial & Private Event  
50 to 299 people $309.00
300 to 500 people $415.00
500 to 4,999 people $638.00
5,001+ people $1,064.00
Admin Fee $128.00
Other Event booking Types  
Dependent on event   
Set-up/Dismantle Fee 100% of the daily fee
Bond refundable if no damage occurs  
Event (dependent on the nature of the activity – Park Manager's discretion to set) $200.00 to $5,000.00
Key Hire $53.00
Power Fee  
Dependent on event type, organisation & power used  Actual cost, or Park Manager's discretion to set fees
Restoration to Land Fees  
Dependent on Event & Park – Park Manager's discretion to set fees  Park Manager's discretion to set fees
Parking Fees  
Car parking fee paid to Council (based on car counter)  $2.10
Maximum Car Park Fee by Event Organiser  $5.10
A max of $5.00 per car in Park ($2.10 of which must go to the Park)  
Any Events or Activities Solely for Children under 1 (Sports-related)  Free

 Weddings

Item Fee
Wedding Ceremonies  
Garden and Heritage Parks $113.00
Botanic Gardens and Mona Vale $164.00
Botanic Gardens Indoor Wedding Ceremonies  

Townend House, Cuningham House and other Garden Buildings Venue Hire

$1000.00 to $2,500.00 depending on time

Commercial photography  
Low impact $54.00
Low impact – seasonal fee $271.00
High impact $542.00

Hagley Park Banner Frame Hire

For use by Hagley Park events only.

Item Fee
Weekly Hire per frame $39.00
Bond (per hire) $297.00

Banks Peninsula Recreation Grounds - Akaroa, Diamond Harbour and Lyttelton

Item Fee
Seasonal users pavilion - for season $360.00
Akaroa Netball / Tennis Courts  General Manager's discretion to set fees
Akaroa Croquet Club  General Manager's discretion to set fees
Casual Users with exclusive use of the Ground only  
Commercial Use - Half day $73.00
Commercial Use - Full day $145.00
Community / Charitable Use - Half day $21.00
Community / Charitable Use - Full day $42.00
Casual Users with exclusive use of the Ground and Building Areas  
Commercial Use - Half day $177.00
Commercial Use - Full day $354.00
Community / Charitable Use - Half day $42.00
Community / Charitable Use - Full day $73.00
Note - additional charges will be made for cleaning, materials and supplies etc  
Bonds - Seasonal Users Key Bond - at General Manager's discretion  
Occasional Users Bond (dependent on event) - minimum $26.00
Occasional Users Bond (dependent on event) - maximum $310.00
Private hire of Akaroa Sports Pavillion $330.00