Whare Toi is nestled on the side of Maunga Takarunga Devonport

6 Mount Victoria Summit, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand
Min. 3 hours
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60
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Hosted by L Lawton

SpacetoCo Host since March 2020

My role as manager of the Depot’s overall operation is to support our team across all the creative initiatives, programmes and services we provide and to keep the organisational wheels turning smoothl

About this Space

Our beautiful art space hall is part of Whare Toi. Nestled on the side of Maunga Takarunga (Mount Victoria), we have a strong attachment to the maunga, and benefit from the proximity to this calming and spiritual presence. The maunga are also a source of inspiration for all artists in all disciplines, reinforcing the nature of Papatuanuku in her form as maunga, as awakening the creative. Whare Toi is under the patronage of Depot Artspace whose mission is to 'create an environment that encourages creating.'

The main hall at Whare Toi is a light filled, open and flexible space. Views across the sparkling Waitemata Harbour back to the Auckland skyline in one direction, and the verdant grassy slopes of the maunga in the other - this is a setting that’s hard to beat for encouraging creativity, connection and inspiration. The room has beautiful wooden floors, white walls and light from windows on 3 walls and strip lighting on the ceiling.

This space would work well for:
Art Classes and workshops, drama groups, choirs, rehearsals, small performances, lectures, presentations, away days, seminars, planning sessions, meet ups and gatherings.
The space includes:
Moveable whiteboard
6 large oblong tables that seat up to 6 comfortably
Chairs for 40 people
WiFi available to purchase
Access to a kitchenette and lounge area
Toilets

Location & Parking
We’re on the base of Maunga Takuranga (Mount Victoria) - a 10 minute walk from the Ferry and a couple of minutes from the shops, cafes and bars of charming Devonport Village.
Plenty of on street, free parking near by and some dedicated free 90 min parking at the venue.
Lots of options in Devonport to grab coffee or lunch, and plenty of bar and restaurants to choose from after your event.
Feel free to come see what’s on at Depot Artspace, about 15 mins walk away on 28 Clarence Street.

Amenities

Tables
Chairs
WiFi
Outdoor area
Free parking
Toilets
Public transport close by
Sofa(s)
Kitchenette
Heater

Suitable For

Boardroom
Workshop
Networking
Classroom
Meetup
Lecture
Meditation
Meeting

Opening Times

Monday

8:00am - 3:00pm

Tuesday

8:00am - 10:00pm

Wednesday

8:00am - 3:00pm

Thursday

8:00am - 3:00pm

Friday

8:00am - 3:00pm

Saturday

12:00pm - 10:00pm

Sunday

8:00am - 10:30am

Rules

Whare Toi is an alcohol free space. You may bring your own food and store it in the fridge and use the kitchenette for food preparation, but please make sure this space is left as you found it. The kitchenette has tea & coffee making facilities, a small fridge and microwave and some crockery and cutlery. You are also welcome to use a caterer.

Not available for social functions like weddings/21 st/parties etc

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