City Council fees and charges for Council managed community halls for 2016/2017.

  • Fees and charges set under section 12 Local Government Act 2002
  • Fees for the Annual Plan 2016/2017
  • G.S.T. inclusive (15%)
  • General Manager has discretion to change fees in response to external funding/sponsorship opportunities.

Community Halls

Base charge - all Council managed Community Halls

Usage Type  Fee
Not for profit community programmes  - with or without nominal entrance fee  
Category A - see below $13.50
Category B $13.50
Category C $10.50
Self Employed Tutors and Franchised programmes - entrance fee charged  
Category A  $25.50
Category B $25.50
Category C $17.50
Private social events - family functions  
Category A  $75.00
Category B $47.00
Category C $29.00
Commercial events - hires by corporates, government, and seminars  
Category A $97.00
Category B $92.00
Category C $58.50
Community events - with door charges or prepaid tickets. Including organisation run dances, social events and concerts  
Category A  $61.50
Category B $47.00
Category C $29.00

Weekend Event Hire

(Friday and Saturday night hireage from 6pm to midnight for the following venues)

Item Fee
North New Brighton War Memorial Hall and Community Centre (Upstairs) $390.00
North New Brighton War Memorial Hall and Community Centre (Downstairs) $148.00
Templeton Community Centre $393.00
Harvard Community Lounge $255.00
Te Hapua:Halswell Centre  (Mohoao and Hao function rooms) $388.00

Additional charges for halls

Item Fee
Bond for events - refund subject to condition of the facility after the event $400.00
Security charge - to ensure the facility has been vacated $30.00
Additional costs for materials and services associated with a facility hire  
Deposit (non-refundable) - for social bookings with a value of $150 or more $50.00
Lost keys $20.00

Definition and scope

Category A Facilities

Large facilities with capacity for more than 150 people:

  • Templeton Community Centre
  • North New Brighton War Memorial and Community Centre (Upstairs)
  • The Gaiety Akaroa (Auditorium/Theatre)
  • Te Hapua: Halswell Centre (Mohoao and Hao function rooms)
  • Hei Hei Community Centre

Category B Facilities

Large facilities with capacity for between 50 and 150 people:

  • Fendalton Community Centre (Recreation Hall)
  • Fendalton Community Centre (Auditorium)
  • Harvard Community Lounge

General Manager has discretion to change fees in response to external funding/sponsorship

  • Aranui Wainoni Community Centre (Main Recreation Hall)
  • The Gaiety Supper Room
  • Hire of two of the "C" sized facility spaces
  • South New Brighton Community Centre
  • Te Hapua: Halswell Centre (Piharau - whole room)

Category C  Facilities

Smaller facilities with capacity for less than 50 people:

  • Abberley Park Hall
  • Avice Hill Arts and  Crafts Centre
  • Richmond Neighbourhood Cottage
  • Fendalton Community Centre (Seminar Room)
  • North New Brighton War Memorial and Community Centre (Downstairs)
  • Parkview Community Lounge
  • Templeton Community Centre (Supper Room)
  • Waimairi Community Centre (Small Room)
  • Waimairi Community Centre (Large Room)
  • Aranui Wainoni Community Centre (meeting rooms)
  • Halswell Community Centre (Piharau,Aua, Inaka, Kokopu, Koaro meeting rooms)