|Use of Council Halls during Covid 19 Level 2:|
Halls can be used but the following criteria needs to be met:
- Groups of no more than 50 people at one time
- Good hygiene products in place for users of the hall (i.e hand sanitizer etc)
- All items - chairs, tables, doorknobs, bathrooms etc, where people have access to, are to be wiped down before and after use with appropriate sanitiser
- A Health & Safety Plan will need to be completed - a template is available here
- Signage to be installed for users to follow
- Must display a government issued QR code for use with the NZ COVID Tracer App at the hall (and provide an alternative method to sign in for those without the app) to enable contact tracing.
Everyone using the hall will be required fill in the Health & Safety Plan (link above). If you have any questions about filling out the Health and Safety Plan please phone the Council on 03 314 8816 and ask to speak to Liz Atkins or Sue Courtney.
Please email the completed Health & Safety Plan to the Property Team firstname.lastname@example.org for approval.
Community groups have a choice of 17 buildings in which to hold meetings, events, indoor sports and social functions. Many of these buildings are War Memorial halls or historic buildings. Council owns and maintains 12 of these.
The capacity of the halls varies from 10 to 300 people (seated), and letting fees range from no charge to $100 depending on the purpose and length of time required.
Most halls are equipped with tables, chairs, kitchen facilities, and have accessible on-site or adjacent car parking.
Click on links to each hall for more details, including booking contacts:
Amberley Pavilion - 'The Tin Shed'
Located in the Amberley Domain. Ample car parking available.
Glenmark Domain Sports Pavilion (Waipara Pavilion)
Hanmer Springs Memorial Hall
The Hall is connected to the Library and Service Centre.
Hanmer Springs Sports Pavilion
Located in the Hanmer Springs Sports Reserve, 65 Jacks Pass Road
Hawarden Community War Memorial Hall
The hall received a small amount of damage from the Canterbury earthquakes and may in time require repairs and strengthening.
Hawarden RSA Hall
Current venue for the toy library and consequently is unlikely to be hired out.
Leithfield Beach Hall
Found across from the tennis courts and children's playground.
The hall was built in the 1960s.
Located next door to the Rotherham Reserve, where the Amuri A&P Show is held each March.
The community hall was built in 1910 and has old world charm.
Waiau Community Hall & Library
Location is opposite the Waiau Historic Reserve and the Waiau Village Green.
Location: opposite the Village Green space and Waikari Medical Centre
Waipara Memorial Hall
Built in 1953 by members of the community. The war memorial plaque lists the fallen in both World Wars.
Community Owned and Operated
Booking information for those halls NOT operated by council.