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Public Halls

Concert Chamber

The Concert Chamber is located 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 contact the Council.

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 all year round. Badminton, basketball and volleyball are among the sporting codes which make good use of the Centre. It is also hired out for one-off events - high profile events such as the New Zealand Darts Championships and a concert by international singer John Rowles, (who was born and raised in Kawerau and who now lives in the USA).

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

The building is available for hire on a regular or casual basis. For bookings contact the Council.

Town Hall

One the town's longest-established buildings, the Town Hall can seat a maximum of 520 people. 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 contact the Council.

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
Ex-Naval Man'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