About this space
The Community of Saint Luke is the perfect location for your next event. Situated minutes from Remuera and Newmarket with free parking, hosting your event here could not be more convenient. We're a lively community consisting of many different groups and individuals who gather for a great variety of reasons. We seek to be a nurturing community and we recognise and value the diversity of the many people who are part of our Community and use our premises. We aim to meet the needs of all who would like to share and enjoy our community buildings, church and other resources.
The Community Office is suitable for 8 people for many different activities:
Meetings, Meet-Ups, community & interest groups, rehearsals, workshops, family counselling services, video conferencing, working space,
This room has a large desk and chair and additional chairs for your guests.
Book yourself or your team in to get stuff done and enjoy the privacy and calm of this character office space. Beautiful original lead paneled window lets natural light stream through to the large desk area. A cozy heater makes this toasty in the winter months.
Room is approx 3.4m x 4.10m
Plenty of power points
8 comfy chairs
Ethernet connection that supports teleconferencing
It’s fine to use blu-tack and post its on the walls - but no sellotape please.
Photocopying is available at a cost of 10c per B&W side of A4. Colour also available.
Next to the room, we have a warm and welcoming communal lounge for your guests to wait before your session.
During weekdays the centre is open from 730am to 10pm, with staff usually available from 730am until mid afternoon, to help, greet your guests and answer questions. Earlier starts or late finishes outside of working hours can be accomodated.
The community centre is open until the last booking has finished. How to access the centre will be communicated before your event starts.
Catering & Alcohol
We don't provide catering but we're happy for you to organise this. We recommend Jess Underground Kitchen who are located 3 mins walk away and have healthy and delicious options. Check out their catering options here: Link.
We have a shared kitchen space in the communal lounge where you can store and plate up food. There is a microwave, steriliser, oven, gas hob, hot water urn and a family sized fridge freezer.
Teapots, Coffee Plungers, Milk Jugs, crockery and cutlery, glassware, water jugs and some platters are all included in the cost of hire - but please bring your own food & drink supplies.
If you use the communal equipment, you must be prepared to clean it up after usage.
Alcohol: The sale of alcohol is not permitted on these premises, but you can bring your own to share with your guests. Wine glasses are available as part of the hire.
We'd love to host your group regularly. You can book multiple sessions and pay upfront, or message us if you would like to book ahead and pay monthly. We can help find a regular slot that works for you.
We have a designated disabled car park space and can reserve more if you tell us in advance. This room is easily accessible for wheelchairs, all on one level with an automatic door opening. We have a disabled toilet.
We're open for viewings in normal business hours - although our rooms are busy, so best to message us to check for a suitable time
Please note our car park is one way.
We're located on Remuera Road, a 10 minute walk from Newmarket and Remuera town centres.
We have 38 free car parking spaces.
If these are taken there is free parking on Bassett Road & Arnie Road. Please note: Remuera road has a clearway both sides, 4-7pm.
It’s 10 minutes walk to Newmarket train station.
From Newmarket you can easily connect with the inner & outer city Link buses.
There are bus stops going East and West to and from the city directly outside the centre.
An Uber would cost $15 from Britomart.
It's a 30 minute drive in good traffic to the airport.
We have a bike stand at the front door
Many shops, restaurants and cafes in Newmarket Town Centre and the brand new Westfield Mall. Newmarket broadway has many boutique shops
We’re 3 mins from State Highway 1. For South we’re 3 minutes from St Marks, and for North it’s 5 mins to market street entrance.
Some of Auckland's top 50 cafes are within a 10 minute radius including Cali Eatery, Billy, Champ Canteen & L'Atelier Du Fromage
Our staff favourites for dinner are Remuera Thai Village and Saffran in Newmarket. The Lumsden has a selection of local craft beers so your post event drinks are sorted!
We're a 10 - 15 minute drive from Auckland Museum and War Memorial, the Domain, the Parnell Rose Garden, Mt Eden and the world famous Eden Park.
We’re near many great accommodation options, and we’re a 10 minute drive from many reasonably priced motels and hotels on Great South Road and Newmarket.