The main kitchen contains: Food warmer, drinks chiller, microwave, gas hobs, rangehood, dishwasher, constant hot water, small under counter fridge (but no freezer.) NOTE: We do NOT supply crockery and cutlery. In the small hall kitchen we have a pie warmer, microwave, small fridge and hot water.
Do you have cutlery and crockery?
No, hirers are asked to provide their own.
How many spaces do you have for hire?
We have 7 spaces accommodating from 15 – 260 people. Chairs and tables are provided. To view our facilities, go to our Photo Tour.
Is there a piano?
Yes – a grand piano is available for hire in Main Hall.
Do I have to book space for functions in advance?
Yes. Halls are very well patronized so early booking is strongly recommended – especially for weekends.
Am I allowed to sell alcohol at my event?
Yes however you will need a liquor license. Rules around alcohol in centres are changing so we advise you to check with Auckland Council regarding an appropriate licence for your function. Go to the Auckland Council website for information about applying for a special licence for your event.
Can I use the AV system in the hall?
Yes you can. There is an additional charge so let us know at the time of booking what you require and we can work out the best price for you. In our largest hall we have an automated drop down projector and screen which can plug in either a laptop or DVD player through an HDMI port. We also have a sound system to plug into the laptop or DVD player or you can plug an ipod or similar into it.
When will I know if my booking is confirmed?
If you email us, we do our best to ensure bookings are confirmed by end of the business day. Once confirmed you will be required to pay a $100 deposit to hold the booking.
What happens if I cancel my booking?
If you have given us more than a months notice you will just loose your $100 deposit. Under a month’s notice will require us to re book the hall otherwise full hire payment (no bond) is expected.
Are there any restrictions on booking?
You must be a minimum of 21 years of age to make a booking.
Can I place a bouncy castle inside the hall?
Yes you can providing it is an electric fan pump. Any fuel powered pumps must run outside of the hall so the fumes are not kept inside.
Can I have a barbecue at my function?
Sorry no because the Centre is fully smoke alarmed.
Do I use my own caterers?
Yes you do, we do not have one onsite.
Is there free carparking?
Yes there is a carpark accessible from Exminster Street. There are 32 parking spaces.
Do I clean the hall myself?
Yes you do, and this must be within the booking time you have hired, not outside of these times. If you prefer, we can put you in touch with our cleaner.
Can I put decorations up at my party?
Yes you can but please use Blu Tack only.