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Rangiora Town Hall

Facility Location
303 High Street, Rangiora 7440
Facility Contact Phone
0800 965 468
Facility Contact Name
Community Facilities Coordinator
Turret - High St & King St Corner
Turret - High St & King St Corner
Turret - High St & King St Corner
Function Room - boardroom setup
Function Room - boardroom setup
Function Room - boardroom setup
Function Room - turret windows
Function Room - turret windows
Function Room - turret windows
Function Room - towards bar
Function Room - towards bar
Function Room - towards bar
Function Room - towards main door & upstairs foyer
Function Room - towards main door & upstairs foyer
Function Room - towards main door & upstairs foyer
Function Room - upstairs foyer
Function Room - upstairs foyer
Function Room - upstairs foyer
Function Room - upstairs foyer, utalised for catering
Function Room - upstairs foyer, utalised for catering
Function Room - upstairs foyer, utalised for catering
Function Room - towards Function Room entrance
Function Room - towards Function Room entrance
Function Room - towards Function Room entrance
Main Auditorium
Main Auditorium
Main Auditorium
Main Auditorium - Stalls & Gallery
Main Auditorium - Stalls & Gallery
Main Auditorium - Stalls & Gallery
Main Auditorium - On Stage towards scenery dock
Main Auditorium - On Stage towards scenery dock
Main Auditorium - On Stage towards scenery dock
Main Auditorium - On Stage view
Main Auditorium - On Stage view
Main Auditorium - On Stage view
Main Auditorium - Audience view
Main Auditorium - Audience view
Main Auditorium - Audience view
Main Auditorium - View from Gallery, lighting gantry
Main Auditorium - View from Gallery, lighting gantry
Main Auditorium - View from Gallery, lighting gantry
Main Auditorium - from scenery dock on to stage
Main Auditorium - from scenery dock on to stage
Main Auditorium - from scenery dock on to stage
Main Auditorium - scenery dock & roller door
Main Auditorium - scenery dock & roller door
Main Auditorium - scenery dock & roller door
Main Auditorium - Dressing Room 1 (Dressing room 2 identical)
Main Auditorium - Dressing Room 1 (Dressing room 2 identical)
Main Auditorium - Dressing Room 1 (Dressing room 2 identical)
Small Theatre - Cinema mode
Small Theatre - Cinema mode
Small Theatre - Cinema mode
Small Theatre - Cinema mode, retractable seating
Small Theatre - Cinema mode, retractable seating
Small Theatre - Cinema mode, retractable seating
Small Theatre - Seating retracted
Small Theatre - Seating retracted
Small Theatre - Seating retracted
Small Theatre - Seating retracted, open floor
Small Theatre - Seating retracted, open floor
Small Theatre - Seating retracted, open floor
Small Theatre - Seating retracted, open floor from upstairs tech area
Small Theatre - Seating retracted, open floor from upstairs tech area
Small Theatre - Seating retracted, open floor from upstairs tech area
Small Theatre - Dressing Room 4 (Dressing room 3 identical)
Small Theatre - Dressing Room 4 (Dressing room 3 identical)
Small Theatre - Dressing Room 4 (Dressing room 3 identical)
Greenroom
Greenroom
Greenroom
Studio 3 - looking in (Studio 1 & 2 identical)
Studio 3 - looking in (Studio 1 & 2 identical)
Studio 3 - looking in (Studio 1 & 2 identical)
Studio 3 - looking out (Studio 1 & 2 identical)
Studio 3 - looking out (Studio 1 & 2 identical)
Studio 3 - looking out (Studio 1 & 2 identical)
Studio Foyer to Studio 1,2 & 3
Studio Foyer to Studio 1,2 & 3
Studio Foyer to Studio 1,2 & 3
Studio 4 - Looking out
Studio 4 - Looking out
Studio 4 - Looking out
Studio 4 - Looking in
Studio 4 - Looking in
Studio 4 - Looking in
Town Hall Cinemas
Town Hall Cinemas
Town Hall Cinemas
Main foyer - Lift, Toilets, Cinema 1 & 2 door
Main foyer - Lift, Toilets, Cinema 1 & 2 door
Main foyer - Lift, Toilets, Cinema 1 & 2 door
Main foyer - Box Office foyer
Main foyer - Box Office foyer
Main foyer - Box Office foyer
Turret - High St & King St Corner
Turret - High St & King St Corner
Turret - High St & King St Corner
High St Front & Main Entrance
High St Front & Main Entrance
High St Front & Main Entrance
Main Entrance
Main Entrance
Main Entrance
Main foyer - entrance doors
Main foyer - entrance doors
Main foyer - entrance doors
Main foyer - Lift, Toilets, Cinema 1 & 2 door
Main foyer - Lift, Toilets, Cinema 1 & 2 door
Main foyer - Lift, Toilets, Cinema 1 & 2 door
Main foyer - towards Box Office foyer & Main Auditorium doors
Main foyer - towards Box Office foyer & Main Auditorium doors
Main foyer - towards Box Office foyer & Main Auditorium doors
Main foyer - stairs to Function Room & Gallery Seating, Box Office foyer
Main foyer - stairs to Function Room & Gallery Seating, Box Office foyer
Main foyer - stairs to Function Room & Gallery Seating, Box Office foyer
Main foyer - Box Office foyer
Main foyer - Box Office foyer
Main foyer - Box Office foyer
Back Car Park -  Studio door, Stage door, loading dock
Back Car Park -  Studio door, Stage door, loading dock
Back Car Park - Studio door, Stage door, loading dock
Back Car Park - Access from King St
Back Car Park - Access from King St
Back Car Park - Access from King St

Description

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.The existing auditorium was retained and upgraded with a new dressing rooms and audience seating. The auditorium is divided into ground floor and upper balcony levels, with a total of 357 fixed seats.

There is an additional 150-seat multi use theatre stage alongside, which is shared with Town Hall Cinemas who operate 7 days a week with two 23-seat state-of-the-art digital cinemas.

The performing arts center for the Waimakariri District, the Town Hall provides a stage for musical theatre, junior drama, dance performances & competitions, musical recitals & concerts and touring shows. The Studio Rooms are the home for North Canterbury Academy of Music. The well featured and versatile facilities of the building also provide space for formals dinners, family functions, awards ceremonies, catered business meetings, training seminars, community clubs & groups plus so much more.

Accessibility access, car parking at the rear of the building, plus an additional 200+ car parking located at Council Library car park. Access cards if not otherwise arranged can be collected from the Rangiora Service Centre 215 High Street, Rangiora Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm aside from public holidays.

Video Tour
Bookings FAQ
Terms & Conditions of Hire
Venue Plans
Main Auditorium Seating Plan
Main Auditorium Stage Dimensions
Small Theatre Stage Dimensions
Evacuation Plan
Evacuation Guide
H&S Risks & Hazards

Accessibility

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Toilets
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Parking

  • Off-street Parking
  • Side-street Parking
  • Additional Parking

Venue Facilities

  • Bar & Catering Services
  • Tech Support
  • Venue Cleaning
  • Show Ushers
  • Tables & Chairs
  • Lectern
  • Yamaha Baby Grand Piano

Available for Bookings:

  • The Function room has a max capacity of 65 seats in theatre, 24 in boardroom or 150 standing. Hire includes furniture setup. Room has AV facilities including guest wifi & whiteboard. The adjoining upstairs foyers provides space for catering breakout. Town Hall Catering provide full food & beverage service - See Catering Menu.

    Example Floor Plan - 64pax Theatre Seating
    Example Floor Plan - 24pax Boardroom

    Hire Rates

    • 2hr Minimum
    • Standard: $57.50 per hour
    • Max Day Rate: 6hr Charge

    Room Features

    • Cooling
    • Heating
    • Tables: 10
    • Chairs: 80
    • Water Cooler

    Technology

    • AV Systems
    • Lecturn
    • Projector & Laptop
    • Sound System
    • Wireless Mic
    • Whiteboard

    Catering

    • Tea & Coffee
    • Morning Tea
    • Afternoon Tea
    • Lunch
    • Supper
    • Canapes
    • Bar Service
  • The Main Auditorium facilities include; scenery dock, two large dressing rooms, accessible toilets and showers, musicians basement rooms and orchestra pit, small kitchenette with water boiler and fridge. Technical facilities include lighting for a basic stage wash, smoother or painted cyc wall, stage apron & steps, a Yamaha baby grand piano and Tech Support. Theatre flying systems include four winch lighting bars with waylines and DMX, ten hand line flying bars.

    Main Auditorium Seating Plan
    Main Auditorium Stage Dimensions

    Hire Rates

    • Show Days
    • Community: $373.75 per day
    • Commercial: $1035 per day

    Capacity

    • Stalls: 259
    • Gallery: 98
    • On Stage: 150

    Room Features

    • Fresh Air Supply
    • Heating
    • Dressing Rooms: 2
    • Kitchenette
    • Toilets & Shower
    • Tables & Chairs
    • Yamaha Baby Grand Piano

    Stage

    • Loading Dock
    • Smother or Cyc
    • Stage Wash
    • Stage Curtain
    • Stage Apron
    • Stage Steps
    • Theatre Flying Systems
  • The Small Theatre is a multi purpose theatre with changeable configurations to suit different needs and has two has two small dressing rooms backstage. The floors is varnished sprung floor suitable for dance or flat floor performance. Technical inclusions are a full digital cinema facilities, retractable seating bank, movable staging, stage steps, basic room and stage lighting plus access to the Yamaha baby grand piano.

    The room hosts film nights, concerts, presentations, civic events, dance shows, formal dinners and can be utilized as a large dressing room for performances in the Main Auditorium. Video & Sound can be sent from the Main Auditorium to Small Theatre for display on the cinema system.

    Small Theatre Stage Dimensions

    Hire Rates

    • 2hr Minimum
    • Standard: $57.50
    • Commercial: $115 per hour
    • Max Day Rate: 6hr Charge

    Capacity

    • Tiered Seating: 93
    • Theatre Seating: 60
    • Standing Room: 260

    Room Features

    • Air Conditioning
    • Dressing Rooms: 2
    • Retractable Seating Bank
    • Tables & Chairs
    • Yamaha Baby Grand Piano
    • Catering

    Technology

    • Digital Cinema System
    • AV Systems
    • Lecturn
    • Wireless Mic
    • Lighting
    • Moveable Stage
  • The Greenroom is available subject to requirements of theatre shows in the Main Auditorium.

    Room includes a fridge, microwave, tea & coffee facilities with tables and chairs for 15 people. Located on the first floor at the back of the Town Hall, access is via the Studio door in the rear carpark or via the upstairs hallway from the front foyer. Accessible toilets are available in the adjoining foyer.

    Hire Rates

    • Hourly: $23

    Room Features

    • Heatpump
    • Kitchenette
    • Tables & Chairs
    • Couch Seating

    Technology

    • 42" LED Screen
    • Whiteboard
  • The studios are basic meeting rooms with a whiteboard (pens not included) and table and chairs for 12 people. Studios 1,2 & 3 are identical in size and all connected by a waiting room.

    Bookable as individual rooms or as a group the rooms can be utilized as additional dressing room space for the Theatres. Located on the first floor at the back of the Town Hall, access is via the Studio door in the rear carpark or via the upstairs hallway from the front foyer. Accessible toilets are available in the adjoining foyer.

    Hire Rates

    • Hourly: $23

    Room Features

    • Heatpump
    • Whiteboard (no pens)
    • Tables & Chairs
  • Studio 4, next door to the Greenroom, is a basic meeting rooms with whiteboard (pens not included) and table and chairs for 12 people. Located on the first floor at the back of the Town Hall, access is via the Studio door in the rear carpark or via the upstairs hallway from the front foyer. Accessible toilets are available in the adjoining foyer.

    Hire Rates

    • Hourly: $23

    Room Features

    • Heatpump
    • Whiteboard (no pens)
    • Tables & Chairs
  • Town Hall Cinemas

    Town Hall Cinemas Main foyer - Lift, Toilets, Cinema 1 & 2 door Main foyer - Box Office foyer
    Town Hall Cinemas is open from 10am to 10pm, 364 days of the year. The Candy Bar provides espresso coffee, hand rolled ice creams, award winning wines and selected craft beers, along with your favorite classic movie fare. There are two boutique cinemas with 23 seats each and a larger 93 seat cinema with huge picture and sound. The cinemas are fully digital, screening the latest hand picked blockbusters and art house titles.

    Private Cinema Hire Availability
    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday or Sunday nights are strictly offered for private screenings. Choose from a variety of films to watch at your private event.

    For more information visit Town Hall Cinemas

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