Council venues for hire

Available for families, meetings, sports or arts activities, wedding receptions, private functions, community activities or events. Each facility is unique, offering a different configuration of space and equipment to cater for a range of community needs.

Booking and enquiries

You must be over the age of 18 to hire a Council facility.

For hiring requests and information contact us online(external link) or call 03 941 8999. You can also search for a hall or meeting room(external link) for hire using CINCH(external link), the community information directory.

Under Alert Level 2, some opening hours and the rooms available for use at our community facilities may differ. The occupancy levels for some rooms are also reduced.

Venue Level 2 hours of operation Maximum occupancy
Abberley Park Hall Normal operating hours 40
Aranui Wainoni Community Centre - Sports Hall Normal operating hours 100
Avice Hill Arts and Craft - Crafts Room and Activities Room Normal operating hours 15 each room
Fendalton Community Centre - Recreation Hall Normal operating hours 100
Harvard Community Lounge Normal operating hours 75
Hei Hei Community Centre Normal operating hours 100
Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre - Puoro-nuku Mon to Fri: 6.30pm to midnight.
Sat to Sun: 4.30pm to midnight.
75
North New Brighton Community Centre - Upstairs Room Normal operating hours 100
Ōrauwhata: Bishopdale Library and Community Centre - Hall Mon to Fri: 6.30pm to midnight.
Sat: 1pm to midnight.
Sunday: normal hours.
75
Parklands Recreation Centre Normal operating hours 100
Parkview Community Lounge Normal operating hours 25
Rārākau – Riccarton Centre - Main Hall Mon to Thu: 5.30pm to 10pm.
Fri: 5.30pm to midnight.
Sat: 8am to midnight.
Sun: 8am to 10pm.
75
Richmond Neighbourhood Cottage Normal operating hours 20
South New Brighton Community Hall Normal operating hours 50
St Martins Community Centre Normal operating hours 25
Te Hapua: Halswell Centre - Mohao Auditorium Mon to Fri: 7.30pm to midnight.
Sat to Sun: 4.30pm to midnight.
100
Templeton Community Centre - Hall Normal operating hours 100
The Gaiety - Main Hall Normal operating hours 100
Waimairi Road Community Centre - Large Hall Normal operating hours 25
Woolston Community Library - Hall Closed for repairs 25