Our Rooms

We have five rooms of varying sizes:

The Lantern Gallery (seats 130)

exhibition space in Havelock North


Seats 130 theatre style
Seats 80 for seated meal

133 square metres

Special Features:
  • Gallery hanging system
  • Gallery lighting
  • Sound system and WiFi
  • White walls for data projecting
Hire Rate:
$35.00 per hour plus GST

Art Exhibitions & Product Expos:
Weekend Hire: Sat/Sun $450.00 plus GST
One week $1200.00 plus GST
Rates for longer-term hire may be negotiable.
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The Seminar Room (seats 35)

meeting venue for hire in Havelock North


Seats 35 theatre style
Seats 35 for seated meal
Seats 16 boardroom style

49 Square Metres

Special Features:
Ideal for seminars, workshops, small meetings
White walls for data-projecting
Indoors/outdoors flow
Ultrafast WiFi

Hire Rate:
$25.00 per hour plus GST

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Sir James Wattie Room (seats 20)

Havelock North Function Centre meeting venue


Seats 20 theatre style.
Seats 10 boardroom style

29 Square Metres

Special Features:
  • Ideal for small seminars, meetings, workshops, interviews & hobby groups.
  • Ultra fast WiFi

Hire Rate:
$20.00 per hour plus GST
Sir James Wattie Room Theatre Style:
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The Foyer (mix & mingle 150)

Havelock North Function Centre Foyer

The Foyer

Mix & Mingle: 150 people

150 Square Metres

Special Features:
  • Ideal for drinks/mix & mingle, displays, conference tea/coffee/lunch area
  • Gallery hanging system
  • Sound system & Ultrafast WiFi
  • Houses Steinway grand piano
Hire Rate:
$25.00 per hour plus GST
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Magdalinos Room (seats 250)

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Magdalinos Room

Seats 250 theatre style
Seats 180 for seated meal

220 square metres

Special Features:
  • Ideal as wedding, funeral and concert venue
  • Conference home room
  • White walls for data-projecting
  • Sound system & Ultrafast WiFi
  • Indoors/outdoors flow to Dell area
Hire Rate:
$75 per hour GST inclusive ($65.22 plus GST)
Special Rates may apply.

All Enquiries for the Magdalinos Room to PURE Catering Ltd
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Tables and chairs provided to suit hirer’s requirements.

Room Set-up & Dismantle:

  • Lantern Gallery $30 +GST
  • Seminar Room $20 +GST
  • Wattie Room $10 +GST

Equipment Charges:

  • White Board $10 +GST
  • Flip Chart $20 +GST
  • Data Projector $25 +GST
Piano Hire Charges:
Steinway Concert Grand - $100 +GST
If tuning required - $250 +GST
Wagner Upright - $20 +GST

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Also Available at No Charge:

  • Ultrafast WiFi
  • Display boards
  • Lecterns
  • Sound system
  • Microphones – hand-held & lapel
  • CD player
  • Wheelchair
  • Performance platforms
  • Portable blue tooth speaker

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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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