Features and Facilities

  • We offer five rooms of varying sizes that are clean, warm and light with a modern spacious feel.
  • Ease of use and disability-friendly access throughout the building
  • Ample free parking
  • A quiet attractive setting with an indoors/outdoors flow.
  • Located close to the centre of the village for excellent accommodation venues and retail opportunities.
  • Ultrafast WiFi in all rooms.
  • Onsite catering service and bar facilities.
  • Friendly helpful staff with a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Well-maintained equipment available.

Who Uses Us?

Community and Cultural Events

⁃ Service organizations
⁃ Recreation and exercise classes
⁃ Interest Groups
⁃ Tuition and community education
⁃ Local Authority liaison with community
⁃ Visiting speakers
⁃ Art exhibitions
⁃ Concerts
⁃ Examinations
⁃ Graduation ceremonies
⁃ Book launches
⁃ Weddings
⁃ Funerals
⁃ Family celebrations

Commercial Sector

⁃ Meetings and Seminars
⁃ Conferences
⁃ Workshops
⁃ Training Sessions
⁃ Interviews
⁃ Planning
⁃ AGMs
⁃ Breakfast Meetings
⁃ Team-building
⁃ Auctions
⁃ Awards Ceremonies
⁃ Product Expos
⁃ Office Parties

An Ideal Venue for Functions

Purpose built conference venue


Treat your delegates to light, open rooms with indoors/outdoors flow to sunny blue skies, attractive landscaped grounds and easy access to Havelock North Village.
We offer:

  • Top quality conference venue for up to 200 people
  • Affordable rates - Package deal negotiated to suit individual conference requirements
  • Trade display area
  • Break-out rooms
  • Easy flow within building
  • Ample parking
  • Good disability access
  • Attractive indoors/outdoors flow
  • Fully equipped including Ultrafast WiFi
  • Onsite caterers and bar facilities
  • Friendly flexible approach to use of building
Artist gallery space in Havelock North


The Lantern Gallery is equipped with a full gallery hanging system and exhibition lighting, this is an ideal space for medium-sized exhibitions.
The Foyer is equipped with a gallery hanging system. Situated adjacent to the Lantern Gallery and serves as overflow area for bigger exhibitions.

Artist of the Month

As part of our role in the community we offer free wall space in the Foyer for a small exhibition by our Artist of the Month. This space is ideally for artists who have not exhibited widely and is designed to encourage emerging artists. This very popular space is booked up to a year in advance. There is a 20% commission on sales.


Concert venue hire Havelock North


The Magdalinos Room and the Lantern Gallery are ideal concert venues for an audience of up to 250 and 130 respectively.
Steinway Concert Grand Piano:
We are able to offer one of the finest pianos in the country for use in concerts, examinations and as entertainment for a variety of functions, including weddings.
Wagner Upright Piano:
A second excellent piano ideal for a number of occasions including birthday celebrations, Christmas parties, funeral services and for background playing at exhibition openings and other functions.
Piano Hire Charges:
Steinway Concert Grand - $100 +GST
If tuning required - $250 +GST
Wagner Upright - $20 +GST

Free Lunch Hour Concerts:

Held on the first Wednesday of the month commencing at 12noon. These concerts present a varied programme of talented local performers and is centred around the Steinway grand piano. A delicious café-style lunch is available after the concert at a very affordable rate


Venue for weddings, funerals and special occasions


An ideal venue to create any style of wedding function for up to 200 guests. The different rooms and resident caterers provide the opportunity for this to be a perfect one-stop option:
⁃ Wedding service in Lantern Gallery
⁃ Drinks and nibbles in Foyer
⁃ Reception and dance in Magdalinos Room
⁃ Attractive options for photos
⁃ Pianos available
⁃ Indoors/outdoors flow
⁃ Outdoors children’s area
⁃ Accommodation venues within walking distance

All wedding enquiries to Pure Catering

Family Celebrations Birthdays, Anniversaries, Reunions

From an intimate family lunch for a treasured 90-year-old to a full-scale bash as someone hits 40, our range of rooms are designed to suit any occasion. A full range of catering options and bar facilities can be provided in any of the rooms.


An ideal alternative venue for both the funeral service and/or post-funeral hospitality. Perfect for any format, from a small intimate family farewell to a larger service with sound system, piano and data projector available.


A full range of catering options and bar facilities can be provided in any of the rooms.

Location Map:

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The Havelock North Function Centre:

The Havelock North Function Centre is administrated by the Havelock North Community Centre Trust Board.

Status as a Charitable Trust

The Havelock North Community Centre Trust is incorporated under the Charities Trust Act 1957. Registered as a charity under the Charities Act 2005; CC22977
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Our Mission Statement:

To provide and maintain an affordable and accessible facility for use by all community organizations, individuals and businesses.
To foster and enrich the cultural, educational and recreational lives of the community.

Proud to be Supported by Hastings District Council:

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For on-site catering contact Pure Catering Ltd:

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Phone: 06-877-3470
Hours: 9am - 5pm Monday - Friday
Evening and weekend room hire by arrangement.
Contact us by email


30 Te Mata Road,
PO Box 8719
Havelock North, 4130
Hawkes Bay


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