Opanuku Studio

2 Mount Lebanon Lane, Henderson, Auckland 0612, New Zealand ·
Min. 1 hour
Corban Estate Arts Centre

Hosted by Corban Estate Arts Centre

SpacetoCo Host since December 2023

Corban Estate Arts Centre is an arts precinct in the heart of West Auckland, based on the historic grounds of the former Corban Estate Winery. Established in 2002, Corban Estate Arts Centre is now recognised as one of Aotearoa’s largest thriving Arts Centres, nurturing and supporting the local community through art and creativity, while being the custodians of one of Tāmaki Makaurau’s important historical legacies.

About this space

Opanuku Studio is a multi-functional space used regularly for dance rehearsals, wananga, workshops, and community events.

Located on the upper level of our Opanuku building - the Studio is light and airy with a mirrored wall, high ceilings, beams, and wooden floors.

The large frosted glass sliding doors can be opened to create more space and connect to the adjoining common area and adjacent kitchen and servery, or closed to make the space more private.

What's included

Capacity: 100

The hire of the space includes 10 trestle tables, 60 blue plastic chairs located in the rear corner of the space.

Opanuku Studio has heating and lighting.

Wifi is available.

A kitchen with sufficient bench and storage space, a dishrack, dishwasher, domestic oven, fridge, microwave, crockery, cutlery, and glassware for 12. BYO utensils.

The space is accessible via stairs and lift.

Accessible Bathrooms located on the Ground Floor/Opanuku Foyer. These are shared with our resident Artists and Arts Organisations.

All colour-coded cleaning equipment and consumables available in the space.

Additional Costs

A TV can be hired at an additional rate.

A Service Fee is applied to all casual bookings which covers the use of utilities and consumables during the hire (additional fees may apply for larger/longer bookings).

Security is required after 8pm at an additional cost.

A High-Impact Event surcharge of an additional 40% per hour may be charged for bookings that fall into the following categories:

  • All live audience and filming events

  • Events spread over the Estate using multiple spaces

  • Events with more than 100 participants (outdoor events over 150 participants require council permits)

  • Events requiring traffic management and/or large numbers of vehicles which exceed available car spaces.

  • Events with expected high noise levels, high electricity usage and/or waste management

  • Events requiring staff to provide additional support, and communication with estate residents.

Please read all of our space rules on this page before requesting a booking

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.

TV Hire
$50.00 per booking
On movable stand
$46.00 per hour
Mandatory security for events after 8pm
This item will automatically be added to your booking during certain times.
Service Fee
$50.00 per booking
Fee to cover admin, utilities and consumables
This item will automatically be added to your booking.
30L Hot Water Urn
$30.00 per booking
30LHot Water Urn


Tables WiFi Outdoor Area Free Parking Toilets Public Transport Accessible Kitchenette Heater Wheelchair Friendly Cleaning Equipment Bins Accessible Toilets

Suitable for

Celebration Family Event Drama Dance Performance Visual Art Rehearsal Creative Workshop Photoshoot Film Recording Conference Yoga Community Group Gathering Meet Up Fundraiser Public Event Training Class Lecture Workshop Course Study Exhibition


2 Mount Lebanon Lane, Henderson, Auckland 0612, New Zealand

Opening times


6:00am - Midnight


6:00am - Midnight


6:00am - Midnight


6:00am - Midnight


6:00am - Midnight


6:00am - Midnight


6:00am - Midnight


  • Decorations can be used with temporary fixings and all residue must be removed without damage to surfaces.

  • No naked flames, fires or fireworks can be used on the estate.

  • No confetti, rice or coloured powders can be used.

  • Booking time should include pack in and out times.

  • No 16th, 18th, 21st birthday parties - other celebrations will be approved at our discretion.

  • The space must be left clean at the end of the event and all rubbish must be taken away by the hirers.

  • Hirers can bring a DJ or band, however all noise is restricted from 10pm.

  • Hirers can bring their own certified tag and tested extension leads and equipment.

  • Security is required for bookings after 8pm

  • Hirers are able to serve alcohol but there is no guest BYO. A liquor licence and council permit are required for the sale of alcohol. Alcohol must not served to minors or intoxicated people and must not be consumed outside of the venue. Host responsibility applies.

  • We are unable to hire this space for regular religious services.

Additional details

Host's Cancellation Policy
100% refund on cancellations up until 7 days before your booking. After that, cancel and get a 50% refund.
Parking and Public Transport Information

Parking is available in the Main Carpark and further parking in the Church carpark. All parking on the estate is on a first-come first-served basis, no vehicles are permitted to park on the grass or blocking access ways. It is a 10 min walk to Henderson Train Station and Bus Interchange, Lincoln Rd or the WestCity Mall.

Space Terms and Conditions

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