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Public halls

Concert Chamber

The concert chamber is in the town centre and can accommodate up to 250 people. It is ideal for wedding receptions, meetings, social functions and small exhibitions. Facilities include a small stage and wooden dance floor and a fully equipped kitchen. The concert chamber is available for hire on a regular or casual basis. For bookings phone the council on (07) 306 9009.

Ron Hardie Recreation Centre

The recreation centre is a modern, multi-functional facility with a large parking area. This substantial stadium is excellent for indoor sporting events, exhibitions and large entertainment functions and is used year-round. Badminton, basketball and volleyball are among the sporting codes that make good use of the centre. It is also hired out for one-off events such as the New Zealand Darts Championships and a concert by international singer John Rowles, (who was born and raised in Kawerau and now lives in the US).

It has a mezzanine level, an additional large meeting room and a kitchen. There is tiered seating for 360 people.

The building is available for hire on a regular or casual basis. For bookings phone the council on (07) 306 9009.

Town Hall

One of the town's oldest buildings, the town hall can seat a maximum of 520 people and is mainly used for stage shows. It has a large stage with dressing room facilities, spotlights, a Steinway piano available for hire and a carpeted foyer/ticket box. There is also a kitchen and oil-fired heating. For bookings phone the council on (07) 306 9009.

Bookable function venues

Council facilities    
Kawerau Town Hall Ranfurly Court (07) 306 9009
Kawerau Concert Chamber Ranfurly Court (07) 306 9009
Ron Hardie Recreation Centre Plunket Street (07) 306 9009
Bert Hamilton Senior Citizens' Hall Porritt Drive (07) 306 9009
Other facilities    
Kawerau Cosmopolitan Club Onslow Street (07) 323 7132
Kawerau Ex-Royal Navalmen's Association
Onslow Street (07) 323 9017
Kawerau Golf & Squash Club Cobham Drive (07) 323 7095
Kawerau Hotel Plunket Street (07) 323 8029
Kawerau South School Hall Onslow Street (07) 323 8326
Rautahi Marae Onslow Street (07) 323 8002
Masonic Lodge Hall Onslow Street (07) 323 8205