Cafe style lounge space for workshops, events, group meetings or creative endeavours
Hosted by kete aronuiSpacetoCo Host since May 2020 · 1k bookings
auaha - tuhono - mahi tahi create - connect - collaborate. A safe and accessible place for arts practitioners to meet and create.
About this space
PLEASE NOTE: Bookings are processed on Monday-Friday between the hours of 9:30am and 5pm. We do not process bookings over the weekend or outside of these hours. If you are booking on a Saturday or Sunday for a same-day slot, your booking will not be processed in time.
Kete Aronui provides flexible spaces for people to develop, rehearse and teach, meet and create, connect and collaborate. Our spaces are available 24 hours a day, and provide a blank canvas for you to use for your gathering, meeting or workshop.
Our mission is to make it easy for creatives, performers, practitioners and educators to meet and create together.
This Hot Lounge is available in our upstairs office facility. This is a quiet space with plenty of sunlight and views across Gloucester Park. There is a small kitchenette with tea, coffee, fridge and microwave. This space is perfect for a group of people who wish to run a creative workshop / presentation in the comfort of someone else's lounge - ours! It includes a seperate breakout / meeting space.
Hire the whole space for a function or event.
If you just want to book a comfy Hot Lounge space (i.e. work from the Lounge for a few hours or the day) then check out our Hot Lounge Listings.
Comfy sofas, meeting room, kitchen. Bring along some coffee and make yourself a plunger.
We want to make our space as accessible as possible so we have 3 tiers of pricing.
The $30.00inc GST rate is for unfunded communities, NGOs or individuals.
If you are a fully funded organisation or charity or charge for your class or workshop, the rate is $36.00 inc GST per hour. Please add the ‘Funded/Charging Fee' to your booking at checkout
If you are a commercial organisation the rate is $50.00 per hour. Please add the ‘Commercial rate top up tariff' to your booking at checkout
If your booking is within 24 hours please also pay our Urgent booking fee $10.
Location & Access:
Conveniently located on Onehunga mall, this space benefits from being less than 5 minutes walk from Onehunga transport station - so super easy to get here from the city.
Only minutes from SH20 and 10 minutes drive from Auckland International & Domestic terminals
A couple of minutes walk away is Gloucester Park and the Manukau foreshore walkway - if you want some green space and fresh air!
5 minutes walk is Onehunga town centre with many bars, restaurants, cafes and eateries.
We have 38 Free car parking spaces. These are normally available, however they do fill up on Sunday’s as we share with our church neighbour. There is free public parking in Onehunga town centre and 50 parking spaces two doors down at the reserve.
There is no wheelchair access to this part of the facility.
When you book the room, you will be given a time-bound code for access to your booked space. We will charge a callout fee ($10-$20) if you require assistance outside of our office hours (9-2pm Mon-Fri).
Catering & Alcohol
We have a small kitchen with tea & coffee making facilities and a fridge for food storage. You are welcome to bring your own food or organise catering, however please remember:
-kitchen must be left clean and tidy
-we have crockery, cutlery & glassware for up to 20
This is a zero waste facility - you must take all rubbish with you
Tell us about your performance or artistic endeavours! We love to support our creative community and may be able to help promote your work through our social channels.
Are you interested in regular hire of our facility?
We have desks, slots and rooms available for daily, weekly or monthly hire. Message us to talk about how this could work for you.
Would you like us to store props or equipment? We can arrange this for a weekly or monthly fee. Message us to discuss.
The room must be left as you found it. Please book enough time to set up and clear up the space.
Vacuum, broom and cleaning equipment available
No social gatherings e.g. birthdays.
Zero waste - please take out all your rubbish with you.
Please be mindful of noise - other rooms may be in use
During Alert Levels all our health and safety regulations must be adhered to