Large Church/Auditorium perfect for performances, recitals and presentations

4.4 (5)
· 100 St Heliers Bay Rd, Saint Heliers, Auckland, New Zealand ·
Min. 1 hour
St Heliers Centre

Hosted by St Heliers Centre

SpacetoCo Host since November 2021 · 7.5k bookings

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

Large Church/Auditorium perfect for performances, recitals and presentations

Min. 1 hour
4.4 (5)
For long bookings, please chat to us.

About this space

St Heliers Centre was founded on the principle of caring for our local community, so we're happy to share our excellent facilities with groups, individuals and families who are looking for a safe and welcoming space.

A beautiful mix of modern and traditional, our Church/Auditorium space is large and open with windows on either side and a stunning stained glass window to let plenty of natural light in. Perfect for music performances, piano and choir recitals as well as lectures, presentations and even wedding ceremonies. It is also a great space for for support group meetings or community huis.

If you have any further questions or queries, or if your desired time is unavailable, please feel free to contact us on 09 575 6098, or email us at [email protected]

The space includes:

  • Free wifi

  • Tables & Chairs

  • TV Screen

  • Projector

  • Heat Pump/Air conditioning

  • Sound System

  • Stage Area

  • Piano

  • Organ

  • Lectern

  • Private toilets

  • Plenty of power points

Community lounge

All hirers and their guests are welcome to gather in the our community lounge before their event. This has comfy casual seating, a peaceful courtyard.

Regular hirers

We welcome regular hirers who want to use this space. It's perfect for regular presentations or activity programs. We have a lower regular hire rate. Please message us for options.

Eating & Drinking

You are able to book the full kitchen as an add-on, for lite use (tea/coffee and finger food etc.) or full use (cooking meals etc.). Consumption of food is not allowed in the church space

Please take your rubbish home when you leave. If you cannot commit to doing this, then please add the rubbish removal fee at checkout.

No alcohol can be consumed or sold at the facility under the terms of our licence.

Tech & AV

We have a portable AV system with projector and mics you can hire. We provide HDMI cables, but you must bring your own adaptor if your device does not have a HDMI port. There is no tech support provided with the AV rental. The wifi signal is strong by the hall door, but can be patchier towards the kitchen.

Decorations & Music

You're welcome to bring decorations for your event. Please do not use pins to attach to the wall, and all decorations must be removed at the end of your booking. The centre is located in a residential area and due care and respect must be shown to neighbouring properties with regard to noise both during and after the event. Hirers are responsible for managing noise during the event. Noise from amplifiers and loudspeakers (especially from live bands ) must be kept to a moderate level at all times.


The room is fully wheelchair accessible and access is via a lift down from the ground floor of the building. There is an accessible toilet. The centre has 1 disabled parking slot.


St Heliers Centre is a 5 minute walk into the lovely St Heliers village and beach. It has plenty of cafes, shops, bars and restaurants. The Tamaki Link bus connects the village to the city every 15 minutes.

Booking schedule

1 AM
2 AM
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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.

No Extra Charge (25 available)
Please add the number of tables you require for your booking. These are large trestle tables that comfortably seat 8.Client is responsible for set up unless prearranged with the centre
Sound Desk
$50.00 per booking (12 available)
Please select if you would like to use our sound desk for the space - Requires operator
Pipe Organ
$50.00 per hour
Select if you would like to use the pipe organ in the space - note, this requires approval from staff
Kitchen Use - Partial catering
$50.00 per booking
Please select this if you need access to our kitchen (excludes tea and coffee making)
No Extra Charge (100 available)
Please tell us how many chairs you would like in your space. Client is responsible for set up unless prearranged with the centre
Kitchen use - Full catering
$150.00 per booking
Please select this if you wish to use our crockery, ovens and dishwasher.
Portable AV
$20.00 per booking
Includes mics, projector and sound system
Sound Desk Hourly Rate
$50.00 per booking (20 available)
Please add the sound desk to your booking if you would like to use this in your space.
Grand Piano Hourly Rate
$50.00 per booking (20 available)
Please add the grand piano to your booking and multiply by the number of hours you would like to use it


Tables Screen Chairs/Sofas Coffee / Tea Toilets Public Transport Accessible Air Conditioning Heater Sound System Available Staff Whiteboard Wheelchair Friendly Cleaning Equipment

Suitable for

Drama Dance Performance Photoshoot Film General Fitness Meeting Religious Service Counselling Community Group Gathering Public Event Training Class Lecture Workshop Exhibition


100 St Heliers Bay Rd, Saint Heliers, Auckland, New Zealand

Opening times


7:30am - 9:45pm


7:30am - 9:45pm


7:30am - 9:45pm


7:30am - 9:45pm


7:30am - 9:45pm


7:30am - 9:45pm


12:00pm - 9:45pm


Hours of Activity

Hirers must vacate the premises no later than 9.45pm including clean up. Hirers may not enter any facility until the time booked and all functions must finish at the completion of the booked period. The booking period must include setting up, dismantling, and cleaning of the venue.


It is the responsibility of each hirer to clean and vacuum any area that they have used and remove all rubbish from the venue chairs and tables need to be stored as they were found or as agreed, after use.

No gathering outside the front of the Centre after 9.45pm.

Please note that there is a $250 SpaceProtect/Bond fee. This will be fully refunded to you if the space is left in a satisfactory condition.

ALWAYS leave the front of the building clear for emergency vehicles and for vehicles dropping off disabled people.

Alcohol & Smoking

This is an alcohol and smoke free facility


We have cameras throughout the St Heliers Centre recording activity. Footage is regularly monitored to ensure the smooth running of the centre. If we suspect our regulations/rules relating to the use of our premises is being violated we may access this as evidence.


4.4 (5)

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 plenty of free residential parking on the street. Please note that the car park to the right of the centre is for STAFF ONLY. Users must not park or drop off within the driveway to the left of the centre. DO NOT park on the grass or yellow marked parking areas. Vehicles must not be left unattended in the designated drop off areas.

ALWAYS leave the front of the building clear for emergency vehicles and for vehicles dropping off disabled people.

Space Terms and Conditions

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