City Council fees and charges for Council managed community halls for 2021/2022.

  • Fees and charges set under section 12 Local Government Act 2002
  • GST inclusive (15%)
  • Head of Department has the discretion to change fees in response to external funding/sponsorship opportunities. 

Larger community spaces with capacity for more than 70 people.

Community halls and spaces

  • Fendalton Community Centre (Auditorium)
  • Fendalton Community Centre (Hall)
  • Harvard Lounge
  • Hei Hei Community Centre
  • Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre (Puoro-nuku Hall)
  • North New Brighton War Memorial & Community Centre (Upstairs)
  • Ōrauwhata: Bishopdale Community Centre (Main Hall)
  • Parklands Community Centre (Recreation Hall)
  • Rārākau: Riccarton Centre - Hall
  • South Brighton Community Centre
  • Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre (Hao Lounge)
  • Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre (Mohoao Auditorium)
  • Templeton Community Centre (Hall)
  • The Gaiety Akaroa (Main Hall)
  • The Gaiety Supper Room

Smaller community spaces with capacity for less than 70 people.

Community halls and spaces

  • Abberley Park Hall
  • Avice Hill Arts & Crafts Centre - Activities Room
  • Avice Hill Arts & Crafts Centre - Crafts Room
  • Fendalton Community Centre (Seminar Room)
  • Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre (Puoro-raki Activity 1)
  • Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre (Pariroa Activity 2)
  • North New Brighton War Memorial & Community Centre (Downstairs)
  • Ōrauwhata: Bishopdale Community Centre Meeting Room 1
  • Parkview Community Lounge
  • Rārākau: Riccarton Centre - all rooms except the Hall
  • Richmond Cottage
  • St Martins Community Centre Hall
  • Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre (Piharau Business Suite)
  • Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre (Aua, Inaka, Kōkopu and Kōaro - four small meeting rooms)
  • Templeton Community Centre (Supper Room)
  • Waimairi Road Community Centre (Large Room)
  • Waimairi Road Community Centre (Small Room)
  • Woolston Community Library Meeting Room
  • Woolston Community Library - Hall

Libraries

  • Tūranga Board room
  • Upper Riccarton Library meeting room
  • Upper Riccarton Library learning room 2
  • Upper Riccarton Library learning room 3
  • South Library Sydenham Room
Usage type Fee per hour

Not-for-profit community hires

  • For community groups, for community benefit, with no charge for attendees, including fundraising events
 
Larger community spaces (hourly rate) $16.50
Smaller community spaces (hourly rate) $15.00

Not-for-profit community hires

  • For community groups or tutors where attendees are charged a fee or payment.
 
Larger community spaces (hourly rate) $30.00
Smaller community spaces (hourly rate) $22.00

Commercial and private social event hires

  • For auctions, meetings, birthdays, weddings, funerals, private events, private tutor-paid classes, etc.
 
Larger community spaces (hourly rate) $80.00
Smaller community spaces (hourly rate) $35.00

Friday and Saturday night hire from 6pm to midnight for the following venues.

Venue Fee
North New Brighton War Memorial Hall and Community Centre (Upstairs) $435.00
Templeton Community Centre $435.00
Harvard Community Lounge $275.00
Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre  (Mohoao and Hao function rooms) $435.00

From Friday night 6pm to midnight, all-day hire on Saturday and Sunday hire from 8am to 2pm.

Venue Fee
The Gaiety – weekend rate $550.00

From 8am to midnight on weekdays, not including public holidays.

Venue Fee
The Gaiety – daily rate $550.00

The following basic cleaning charge will be invoiced to the hirer.

Additional cleaning charges may apply if required.

Community facility

Fee

Abberly Park Hall

  • Hall: $70.00

Fendelton Community Centre

  • Auditorium (and Seminar room if included in Auditorium hire by the same hirer): $135.00
  • Hall: $135.00

Harvard Lounge

  • Hall: $140.00

Hei Hei Community Centre

  • Hall floor scrub: $140.00

Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre

  • Puoro-nuku Hall (and Puoro-raki Activity 1 if included in hall hire by the same hirer): $140.00
  • 1st Floor including Common Space and Pariroa Activity 2 if included in hall hire and Activity 1 if hired by the same hirer: $175.00
  • Ground Floor Common Space if included in 1st floor hire by the same hirer: $70.00
North New Brighton War Memorial and Community Centre
  • Upstairs: $140.00
  • Downstairs if included in upstairs hire by the same hirer: $70.00
Ōrauwhata: Bishopdale Community Centre
  • Main Hall: $135.00
Parklands Community Centre
  • Recreation Hall: $140.00
Parkview Community Lounge (although it holds less than 50)
  • $70.00
Rārākau: Riccarton Centre
  • Hall: $140.00

South New Brighton Community Hall

  • Hall: $140.00

Te Hapua: Halswell Centre

  • Hao Lounge: $90.00
  • Mohoao Auditorium: $135.00
  • Piharu Business Suite if included as part of Hao Lounge and/or Mohoao Auditorium: $35.00
  • Common Space at the eastern end of the building if included in the hire of the Hao Lounge and/or the Mohoao Auditorium and/or, the Piharu Business Suite: $35.00

Templeton Community Centre

  • Hall (and supper room if included in hall hire by the same hirer): $180.00
Item Fee
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 and Sunday (for 4 hours and longer)
  • at the discretion of Council staff and not limited to the events above
$76.50
Replacement keys and access cards $51.00