Hiring the Hall

 

  • Lynette Penney, ph. 09 422 6057, whangateauhallbookings@gmail.com
  • Hall Booking Form
  • Conditions of Hire
  • Maximum hall occupancy: 100
  • Hall Hire: $150/day + refundable $450 bond
    1. To confirm the booking customer pays $200 or the hall booking fee, whichever is less, into our bank account. This is their deposit.
    2. Full refund if cancelled one month prior to the event, 50% thereafter.
    3. One week prior to the event, customer pays remaining hall booking fee, if applicable, and $450 bond.
    4. After the event, hall to be inspected by caretaker and customer refunded all, part or none of the bond as determined by condition of hall.
  • We recommend you book 1 to 2 years in advance, and book 3 full days, one on either side of the event.
  • Hall hire includes:
    • 90 chairs (80 padded metal chairs, 10 plastic outdoor chairs)
    • 10 trestle tables (6 plastic, 4 wooden) + 1 large wooden hall table
    • Basic crockery for 90 people (you may require extra serving bowls)
    • Cutlery available for a hire fee of $50
  • Not available through hall:
    • Glassware
    • Tablecloths
    • Sound system

If you are having a seated meal, you may choose to hire a marquee with extra tables and chairs for use by your guests before/after the meal.

  • 4.8m of rear fence can be opened to flow to a marquee on the playing fields.
  • If alcohol is to be consumed outside of hall, a clearly defined boundary/fence must be in place.

Decorating the hall:

  • No nails, pins or tape is to be used on the walls of the hall.
  • There are hooks already in place for hanging bunting or other decorations. 
  • Do not hang decorations near or from the wall mounted heaters
  • You must provide your own ladder.
  • Do not disturb display cases on walls.  They may be covered if desired.

Prohibited within Whangateau Hall:

  • Sharp objects that can damage walls or floors
  • Candles or naked flames