Events Hall, Meeting and Activities Room for Hire at Encounter, West Auckland

495 Rosebank Road, Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand ·
Min. 1 hour

Hosted by Encounter

SpacetoCo Host since February 2021

Encounter is a vibrant family focused Christian Centre who welcome our community to share our wonderful facilities overlooking the Waitematā harbour in the heart of Rosebank Road.

About this space

Our events hall is a fun informal space that can be used for so many different events and gatherings. The space includes:

  • A large stage and back stage

  • Huge screen and projector

  • Lectern

  • Mirrors

  • Speakers and sound system

  • Comfy casual seating

  • Theatre style seating

  • Small kitchen and serving hatch

  • Kids play area and toys

  • Whiteboards

  • Outdoor area with picnic tables and lawn

  • Air hockey table

  • Wifi

For kids birthday parties...

For little kids, you can hire a bouncy castle for either inside or outside. There is tons of space for games and kids entertainers. There is plenty of toys and games and a mini meeting house. The comfy seating works well for adults and you can prep & serve your food in the kitchen.

For bigger kids, the air hockey is great, the stage could be used for karaoke or you could host a movie party.

For rehearsals ...

The main space is carpet panels which are great for drama, improv, dance etc. The space would also work for choirs or music groups.**
For youth groups and organisations...**

This space works well for small shows, rehearsing, overnight camps, retreats, workshops, arts and crafts, after school programs...

For celebrations...

The stage is great for bands, there is a great set up for dancing or chatting.

Catering and Alcohol

There is a small kitchen which is great for basic food prep, morning tea and serving food. It has a fridge, sink, urn and water dispenser with basic cutlery and crockery.

For bigger catering needs, we have a community kitchen that can be rented, and is just a few metres from the hall. You are also welcome to use external caterers or ask us for a local recommendation. No alcohol allowed in the events hall space.

Booking schedule

1 AM
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1 PM
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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.

Sound/Lighting/Multimedia Operator
$50.00 per hour
For support running the AV for your event. Please note the rate may change when we know exactly what you need.
Cleaning Fee
$150.00 per booking
If you cannot leave the space as you found it, please purchase the cleaning fee.


Tables Screen WiFi Chairs/Sofas Family Friendly Free Parking Coffee / Tea Toilets Air Conditioning TV Available Staff Projector Whiteboard Playground/ Playspace Sound System Stage

Suitable for

Dance Exhibition Film Birthday (Kids) Birthday General Celebration Graduation Party Baby Shower Community Group Meet Up Training Workshop Family Event Religious Celebration General Fitness Engagement Marriage Proposal Wedding Ceremony Wedding Reception


495 Rosebank Road, Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand

Opening times


7:00am - 10:00pm


7:00am - 10:00pm


7:00am - 10:00pm


7:00am - 10:00pm


7:00am - 10:00pm


7:00am - 10:00pm




  • Please book for as long as you need to set up and pack down.

  • The space must be left as you found it. Please purchase our cleaning package if you are not able to do this.

  • No smoking.

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 are 40 free car parks on the premises. Other parking is available nearby. The nearest train station is Avondale.


We're set back from Rosebank Road over looking the Waitemata harbour. We're just 15 mins drive from the CBD along SH16. There are plenty of coffee and lunch options within a 5 minute walk, including Rosebank Kitchen, one of Metro's top 50 cafes.

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