Situated at 25 Canterbury Street, Lyttelton, this facility comprises a boardroom, a smaller meeting room and a small kitchen with a microwave and hot water.

COVID-19 update

Under the Orange setting in the Covid-19 Protection Framework currently in place, all restricted capacity limits are removed for indoor gatherings and events.

Members of the public no longer require a vaccine pass to enter Council-operated community facilities. Scanning-in using the NZ COVID tracer app is also no longer required.

Check COVID-19 updates for more information.

Contact us online or call 03 941 8999 to book this facility.

Under the COVID-19 Protection Framework Lyttelton Mt Herbert Community Facility has the following capacities:

Room At Green At Orange At Red
Boardroom 30 30 30

Hours of hire

  • 8am to 10pm


  • Fully accessible, ramp at the front of the building
  • Accessible toilet
  • Some off-street parking is available at the Recreation Centre next door

The below pricing is valid until 30 June 2023.


  • $15.32 per hour for not-for-profit community groups where the booking is for community benefit and does not charge attendees.
  • $22.46 per hour for not-for-profit community groups where the booking is for a community group and charges fees or takes payment.
  • $35.74 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, Sunday or Public Holiday 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.
  • $52.00 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.

Floor plan

Boardroom and meeting room

  • Both rooms have a heat pump and a whiteboard
  • Boardroom – overhead projector and screen with HDMI cable interface
  • Board table with 12 board chairs
  • 30 extra chairs in the venue


  • Electric jug
  • Microwave
  • Wash up sink and benchtop
  • All users are required to supply their own tea towels, washing-up cloths, crockery, rubbish bags and cleaning liquids

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


  • The consumption and supply of alcohol is not permitted at this facility