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The Council has a range of community buildings available for hire for recreational activities, events, meetings and private functions.
The Council has 112 units in Kaiapoi, Oxford, Rangiora and Woodend for people over 60 with limited means.
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Opened in 1926, the Rangiora Town Hall is a notable historic building in the Waimakariri District. The building received Landmarks heritage recognition at a ceremony on 27 May 2010. It is located in a prominent position at the western end of Rangiora town centre on the corner of High and King Streets. The hall was closed in 2012 for seismic strengthening and building extensions. The refurbished and restored Rangiora Town Hall reopened on Saturday 7 March 2015 at 2 pm. View a video of the opening ceremony on YouTube.
The existing auditorium was retained and upgraded with a new orchestra pit and audience seating. The auditorium is divided into ground floor and upper balcony levels, with a total of 361 fixed seats. There is an additional 150-seat smaller theatre stage alongside, which is suitable for dance performance and can also be used as a cinema. There is also a new cinema complex with two 23-seat state-of-the-art digital cinemas.
Additional facilities include four meeting rooms, a function room, a green room, changing rooms for performers, toilets, casual seating and tables in the main foyer, and a kitchenette.
Off-street car parking is available behind the hall.
The Town Hall Cinemas are operated by Jeremy Stewart, the operator of the successful Alice Cinematheque in Christchurch. The Town Hall Cinemas are open every day except Christmas Day from 10 am to 10.30 pm. Visit the Town Hall Cinemas website to find out more about the cinemas and what movies are screening.
The Town Hall has a function room complete with a full bar and catering service. Contact Town Hall Cinemas if you would like to hold a special event or corporate function in the function room.
Address: Cnr King and High Streets, Rangiora
Capacity 361 people with 263 seats on the ground floor and 98 seats on the gallery floor.
Capacity 150 people with 93 tiered retractable and remaining loose seating on floor.
Capacity for 150 people.
Meeting and studio rooms
Capacity for no more than 12 people in the meeting rooms and 15 people in the green room.
Floor plans attached.
Basement and 1st floor
Fees and charges fit into one of the following categories depending on your groups status.
All charges are gst inclusive.
Community group is defined as a local organisation or group which includes educational institutions, sports groups and local fundraising events.
Performances: $ 300 + GST per day, power will be charged when an excess of 50 units per day is used.
Rehearsal: 14 days maximum plus three days for pack-out. For 5 days preceding the performance and 2 days for pack out rate of $ 100 +GST per day. Any other day at $ 150 + GSTper day.
Commercial group is defined as a for profit group from outside the geographic area of the Waimakariri District. (excluding educational institutions.
Performances: $ 900 + GST per day, power will be charged when an excess of 50 units per day is used.
Rehearsal: 5 days maximum at a rate of $ 200 +GST per day.
$ 50 + GST per hour. Full day charges are capped at $ 295 + GSTper day.
$ 100 + GST per hour. Full charges are capped at $ 600 + GST per day.
To ensure a booking for the Theatre, booking will need to be communicated 8 weeks in advance. If a hirer wishes to hire the Theatre on short notice there is no guarantee of availability.
Technician time $ 45 + GTS, if required after induction.
Note: An additional $ 75 + GST per hour if sound/ projection services required.
$ 50 + GST per hour.
$ 50 + GST per hour.
Full day hire of $ 300 + GST.
$ 10 + GST per hour per room for all users.
$ 10 + GST per hour per room.
For information on the hiring of the Green room and meeting rooms please contact our customer service team 03 311 8900
Booking enquiries - please phone our customer service team. 03 311 8900
Rangiora town hall venue hire agreement.
Health and Safety plan (pdf, 228.0 KB)
Rangiora town hall is the main venue for performing arts and lives shows.
Please download the terms and conditions of hire.