Situated at 13 Bishopdale Court, Bishopdale, this centre has a large hall and a smaller meeting room. It's available to hire for a range of community and private events.

Contact us online or call 03 941 8999 to book the Ōrauwhata: Bishopdale Community Centre.

Bishopdale Hall

Hours of hire

  • 9am to 11pm daily

Familiarisation tour

  • A Council staff member is available to provide you with a familiarisation tour.
  • Call 03 941 8999 to arrange.

Capacity

  • Hall: 160 standing max, 130 seating max.
  • Meeting room 1:12.

Access

  •  This centre has wheelchair access and wheelchair-access toilets. Wheelchair access is via the foyer in front of the main entrance.
  • There are sufficient on-site car parks. On-street parking is also available.

The below pricing is valid until 30 June 2022.

Hall 

  • $16.50 per hour for not-for-profit community groups where the booking is for community benefit and does not charge attendees.
  • $30.00 per hour for not-for-profit community groups where the booking is for a community group or tutor and charges fees or takes payment.
  • $80.00 per hour for commercial, business, private or celebration hire. This includes auctions, meetings, birthdays, weddings, private events, funerals etc.

Meeting Room

  • $15.00 per hour for not-for-profit community groups where the booking is for community benefit and does not charge attendees.
  • $22.00 per hour for not-for-profit community groups where the booking is for a community group or tutor and charges fees or takes payment.
  • $35.00 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 or Sunday 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.
  • $51.00 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.

Hall

  • 12 tilting tables
  • 130 stackable chairs

AV equipment

  • 2 touch screen panels for selecting media type
  • 2 large flat-screen TVs with HDMI 
  • MP3
  • microphone - if required you will need to book this item
  • large air handling HVAC unit
  • Please note that you need to supply your own HDMI and MP3 cables
  • AV instructions [PDF, 868 KB]

Meeting Room 1

  • 2 tables
  • 12 chairs
  • AV equipment with 1 screen
  • manual heat pump

Kitchen

  • oven
  • fridge
  • dish drawer
  • Hirers are required to supply their own crockery, cutlery, tea towels, wash-up cloths, rubbish bags and cleaning liquids
  • Cleaning equipment (vacuum cleaner, broom, mop and bucket) are available

General

  • There is a user guide on site for you to read. Please leave it on site.

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.

Alcohol

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