Community Hire

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Min. 1 hour
Karekare Surf Life Saving Club

Hosted by Karekare Surf Life Saving Club

SpacetoCo Host since November 2021

About this space

Karekare Surf Life Saving Club is a brand new community venue situated on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Overlooked by the famous Watchman ridge and with views out the the wild west coast black sands, this is a truly one-of-a-kind space to bring your community together.

The venue is open only for Surf Life Saving Club use between Labour Day and Waitangi Day, and weekends until Easter. However, we're happy to take requests for special occasions and discuss the logistics with you. Please message us if you are interested in using the facility during this period.

This page describes our community event or venue for hire. The main function space has a large flexible area that could work for a class, presentation or group seating. There is a smaller meeting/boardroom space that connects to the main space and includes a bar/serving area. The space has an open plan, modern kitchen with beautiful portable marble topped benches that work for informal serving areas, seating or workshops. There is a small front deck with exceptional views and direct access the beach.

This space is ideally suited for: new community activity groups, classes or fitness e.g. yoga, taichi, meditation. It's perfect for regular art or photography classes due to the incredible natural beauty of it's location. It would also suit a book club, singing group or writing classes. It could also work for a regular community get together, a quiz night or small gigs. This space has a mission to provide affordable community venue space for our wonderful local people, so please bring your ideas and help turn our new space into a thriving hub of activity.

What the space includes:

  • Wifi

  • Whiteboard

  • 110 chairs

  • 10 large trestle tables (1.8m)

  • Wood burning fire & fuel

  • Kitchen

  • Informal comfy seating

  • Bluetooth speaker

Eating & Drinking

The venue has an open plan modern kitchen that is included with all bookings. The kitchen includes a dishwasher, microwave, toasters, jug, large fridge with freezer space, plenty of counter & prep space. There is crockery, cutlery and glassware for 150 people. The drinking water is filtered. There is also serving ware e.g. platters and jugs. You are welcome to self cater in the space. Basic tea & coffee supplies are provided, but please bring your own milk. Use of the Nespresso machine can be purchased as an added extra. Community bookings do not have a mandatory cleaning fee, as you are expected to book enough time to clean up and leave the space as you found it. All rubbish must be removed at the end of your booking. If you cannot commit to to cleaning and removing rubbish, please purchase this service at checkout. Cleaning equipment is included. Please advise us during checkout if you intend to bring a BBQ or deep fat fryer.

You may serve but not sell alcohol. Please advise at checkout if you intend to serve alcohol at your event. You must drink responsibly, clear and take home all bottles/cans from the premises and have a nominated driver/s who commits to remaining sober.

Regular Bookings

We welcome regular bookings e.g. monthly or weekly events or classes in our space and can provide a discounted rate depending on the type of organisation. Please note that the discounted rate comes with the condition that if a larger commercial booking opportunity or a civil defence emergency comes up, you may be required to move or cancel your session. You will not pay for this booking if this happens. Please message us to discuss what you need.

Audio Visual & Tech

The venue can provide a large portable screen and projector for presentations. There is an inbuilt large screen television in the meeting area. HDMI cables are available, please BYO adaptor if your device is not compatible with HDMI. A bluetooth speaker is available. There are multiple powerpoints and a hot desk bench set up in the meeting space. No technical support is available with your booking. There is 3 phase power and the space is suitable for filming. There is reasonable 3G mobile reception.

Accessibility & access

We regret that this venue is not suitable for wheelchair users. There is no disabled toilet and access to the venue is up a flight of stairs. To access the venue on your booking day, you will be met by a custodian of the club who will let you in and give a short health & safety briefing.

Location & club environment

The venue is located in Karekare. The nearest amenities are in Glen Eden or Titirangi, approximately 30 minute drive away. In the area are stunning bush walks around Karekare beach and bush, Piha beach and tracks and the wider Waitakere ranges. This venue is a working surf club in a remote area! Therefore a bit of sand and wild weather is to be expected.

Booking schedule

1 AM
2 AM
3 AM
4 AM
5 AM
6 AM
7 AM
8 AM
9 AM
10 AM
11 AM
12 PM
1 PM
2 PM
3 PM
4 PM
5 PM
6 PM
7 PM
8 PM
9 PM
10 PM
11 PM

Extra items and charges

This space has extra items and charges that can be added to your booking. Some may be required depending on your booking time and type, which will be shown at the checkout.

Weekend Peak Rate
$25.00 per hour
Added to all bookings from Fri-Sun
This item will automatically be added to your booking during certain times.


Tables Screen WiFi Chairs/Sofas Family Friendly Outdoor Area Free Parking Coffee / Tea Toilets Kitchenette TV Heater Projector Whiteboard Lighting BYO Permitted Showers/Change Rooms Cleaning Equipment

Suitable for

Creative Workshop Dance Drama Exhibition Film Photoshoot Rehearsal Birthday (Kids) Birthday General Celebration Baby Shower Playgroup Community Group Gathering Meet Up Conference Meeting Remote Work Class Course Lecture Study Training Workshop Counselling Meditation Support Group Therapy Yoga Family Event Religious Celebration Religious Ceremony Religious Service General Fitness Martial Arts Engagement Marriage Proposal Wedding Ceremony Wedding Reception


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Opening times


8:00am - 9:00pm


8:00am - 9:00pm


8:00am - 9:00pm


8:00am - 9:00pm


8:00am - 9:00pm


8:00am - 9:00pm


8:00am - 9:00pm



When Auckland is operating at the Alert Red of the COVID-19 Protection Framework you must:

  1. Be double vaccinated (if aged 12 and over) and show proof of your vaccination status when requested.

  2. Scan our QR code or sign our register.

  3. Wear a facemask (unless exempt) in the church, meeting/counselling rooms, and common areas.

  4. Keep 1 metre distance from others in the church, meeting/counselling rooms, and common areas unless in the same domestic bubble.

  5. Keep to the maximum numbers allowed for each group booking.

General Rules

  • You need to book for the time it takes to run your event, including set up and pack down. Please allow for this in your booking.

  • Please bring your own stationery including whiteboard markers.

  • No smoking

  • No dogs

  • We encourage plastic free

  • No naked flames or fireworks

  • Please assign a safety coordinator and firewarden as part of your booking. This person must keep a mobile phone switched on so we can contact you in an emergency.

  • In the event of a civil defence emergency, we reserve the right to cancel your booking last minute with a full refund.

Additional details

Host's Cancellation Policy
100% refund on cancellations up until 7 days before your booking. After that, there are no refunds on cancellation.
Parking and Public Transport Information

There is free parking at the Auckland Council car park. This is 200m walk away down a dirt track.

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