Functions & Events

40 Centennial Marine Drive, Awapuni, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
Midway Surf Rescue Community Hub

Hosted by Midway Surf Rescue Community Hub

SpacetoCo Host since March 2024

We offer the perfect combination of oceanfront relaxation and professional amenities. Our Hub hosts a licensed restaurant, beachside cafe, Midway Surf Life Saving Club and Gisborne Boardriders. Located centrally in the city of Gisborne, New Zealand, our venue is perfect for hosting community events, meetings, training workshops, hui and weddings. Our Function Lounge holds up to 150 guests and Boardroom 10 guests. Book online now, or call Hub Manager Gina on 06 867 5500 for more information.

This space contains 2 different areas that can be booked independently.

About this space

At Midway Surf Rescue Community Hub, we offer the perfect combination of oceanfront relaxation and professional amenities. Located in the beautiful city of Gisborne Tairawhiti we offer the perfect location for community events, meetings, and social gatherings. From regular and recurring events with a variety of venue spaces, we can cater to all your needs.Brand new building, opened in November 2023. Offering an ocean-front haven that can comfortably seat up to 150 people. Located right on Midway Beach in Gisborne, this expansive lounge offers breath-taking 180 degree views of the sea, providing a stunning backdrop for any gathering or community event. No where else in Tairāwhiti can you have a venue that seats this capacity on the beach front.

The lounge opens onto a 5m deep balcony, giving you breath-taking views of Midway Beach from Te Kurī-a-Pāoa (Young Nicks Head) to Tuamotu Island, making this an ideal space for community events, business and social gatherings and celebrations. Whether you're hosting a community meeting, a special occasion, or a conference, this ocean-front lounge offers ample space for attendees to comfortably mingle and engage with one an other.

Our hub is a bustling center of community life, featuring a licensed restaurant serving delicious coastal cuisine, a beachside kiosk offering refreshments and beach essentials, and versatile function spaces perfect for gatherings and events.

Want to discuss further or visit? Call Hub Manager, Gina Carroll on 867 5500, click the chat icon to talk to me directly or email [email protected]

Booking schedule

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Tables Screen WiFi Chairs/Sofas Family Friendly Outdoor Area Free Parking Coffee / Tea Toilets Kitchenette Air Conditioning TV Sound System Whiteboard Wheelchair Friendly Lighting BBQ BYO Permitted Cleaning Equipment Bins Accessible Toilets

Suitable for

Birthday (21st) Birthday (30th) Birthday General Celebration Wake Family Event Performance Visual Art Creative Workshop Photoshoot Soccer General Fitness Netball Basketball Cricket Gymnastics Tennis Badminton Baseball Swimming Volleyball Martial Arts Conference Remote Work Meeting Religious Service Religious Ceremony Religious Celebration Support Group Allied Health Community Group Gathering Meet Up Fundraiser Public Event Training Class Lecture Workshop Course Study Wedding Reception Wedding Ceremony Engagement Athletics Hockey Table Tennis Rugby Exhibition Squash


40 Centennial Marine Drive, Awapuni, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand

Opening times


8:00am - Midnight


8:00am - Midnight


8:00am - Midnight


8:00am - Midnight


8:00am - Midnight


8:00am - Midnight


8:00am - Midnight


  • Setup and packdown is the responsbility of the hirer.

  • Rubbish and recycling must be removed from site at the end of hire period

  • No smoking or vaping on site.

  • No naked flames or BBQs/Spit Roasters allowed on the balcony or in the lounge

  • Fire Alarm activations will incur a callout fee of $250

  • Decorations cannot be affixed to the walls, please discuss with us any decorations or promotional material you need to display

  • For parties. No yard glasses. No underage drinking. No alcohol to be bought onto site other than the delivery for the event.

  • Pets are not allowed other than service dogs

Additional details

Parking and Public Transport Information

No public transport in the area. 5 minute taxi from Airport or to town.

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