Fernside Memorial Hall

Fernside Memorial Hall

Fernside Memorial Hall is located next to Fernside School at the closed-off intersection of Oxford and O'Roarkes Roads. The spacious main hall has a stage and wooden flooring, and can accommodate up to 150 people. No stiletto high heels are to be worn in the Fernside Hall due to the damage they can cause to the rimu flooring.

A kitchen and supper room are located at one end of the hall, and toilets at the opposite end. Disabled access can be gained through the main doors. A spacious car parking area is located close to the hall.

The local playgroup, school and various other community groups and clubs are regular users of the hall. Casual hire is available for meetings, weddings and other social functions or events.

Address: 287 O'Roarkes Road, Fernside


Three rooms, with a total capacity of 145. The large hall can adequately accommodate 145 people.

Equipment and facilities available

  • Tables and chairs provided
  • Disabled access
  • Basic kitchen
  • Own car parking

Fees and charges

There are different charges depending on what category your organisation fits into.

Charges have been updated as of 1st July, 2019

Community & Individual

Non-profit community social support groups & non-profit casual private events. Education groups, schools, preschools/playgroups and casual Government bookings.

  • $ 10 per hour

Tutors / Coaching

Events when there is an admission charge for classes either nightly or on a lesson basis that is beyond the gold coin donation.

  • $ 15 per hour


Profit generating corporates or activities (e.g commercial activities, programmes or events commercial seminars)

  • $ 28.75 per hour

How to book

Bookings can be made through the Waimakariri District Council, 215 High Street. Ph. 03 311 8900

Booking form (pdf, 339.7 KB)

Health and Safety plan (pdf, 228.0 KB)

Conditions of hire

Bookings are made at Waimakariri District Council, 215 High Street, Rangiora. Ph. 03 311 8900

Payment and key collection

Payment by Eftpos, cheque or cash.
Deposit required at time of booking.
Bond to be paid when collecting the key.

Key to be collected from - Waimakariri District Council, Rangiora, 215 High Street, Rangiora.

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