We welcome and encourage everyone in the Warkworth Area communities to now embrace and use this great facility.



Warkworth Town Hall has been a centre of community life for Warkworth, Kaipara & the Matakana Coast for over 100 years.

The recently renovated hall and facilities are available for everyone in the Mahurangi community to hire. We hope to see you soon.

In the Entranceway to Warkworth Town Hall stands an octagonal memorial to the members of our local community who fought in the Great Wars.

It lists the towns and villages in our community whose men & women ‘signed up’, were all farewelled and some welcomed home – at Warkworth Town Hall.

100 years on, the residents and families of these same communities have contributed to the restoration of this important local building, through their rates and donations.

facilities for hire

You can hire a range of newly refurbished rooms of different sizes for events large and small – from the main hall & stage which holds 125 people to the dress circle and our mezzanine conference room, which is ideal for meetings, auctions & boardroom lunches. There’s also a new kitchen for self-catering and a lift for disabled access.

support services

We can offer a variety of support options to help plan your event, promote it here on the website and on our social media. We can give advice about event planners, alcohol licences, access and support staff. We can even provide caterers – for everything from pies & canapés to a boardroom lunch or a wedding banquet.

Main Hall

The Main Hall has been the focus of large community events in Warkworth since 1911.It is regularly used for Theatre Productions, Music & Dance performances, Wedding receptions and parties, exercise classes and local Market days.

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The Main Hall Stage is regularly used for Theatre Productions, Musical & Dance performances, Presentations and Meetings. It is included in Main Hall bookings but can be arranged separately (for pre-dressing etc), subject to availability.

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Conference Room

This fully renovated meeting room is used for meetings up to 40 people, presentations and boardroom functions. We can also offer an independent catering service to make this a easy space for a private boardroom presentation, lunch or office celebration.

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Our beautifully renovated Art Deco Lobby area can be used for displays and exhibitions of local arts, craft and displays of interest to our wider community. It can be used for installations, but not hired as a seperate facility – as it provides access to all other areas of the Town Hall.

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The Kitchen is a light open room in the new section of the building, close to front door access, toilets and lift. It is regularly booked in combination with our other rooms – so you can provide catering for visitors & guests.

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Did you know that Community Groups can book all the facilities at Warkworth Town Hall at 50% Discount?

When you make your booking, just make sure you click YES to ‘Community activity’ to receive 50% discount in your Cart.

Our Societies and local Groups

Warkworth Town Hall is home to a number of local groups which use the Hall regularly. Here are some links to help you make contact with them – they all welcome new members.

Town Hall Talks

Mahurangi Action Group

With guest speakers usually on 2nd Wednesday of each month + other events and initiatives to engage the community with the region and protect the area.

For more information contact Cimino Cole, secretary Mahurangi Action Incorporated:
590 Mahurangi West Road
RD3 Warkworth 0983
secretary@mahurangi.org.nz +64 27 462 4872

Warkworth Music Society

New members always welcome

Come and enjoy the sounds of music from our talented local musicians, who hold recitals and concerts at Warkworth Town Hall.

Warkworth Theatre Group

Our resident company present 3 productions throughout the year. Ticket bookings through can be booked through WTG, participating retailers or at the Box Office. Find out what’s on now at www.wwtheatre.co.nz

Kowhai Singers

The Hall plays host to the local Kowhai Singers, who rehearse, perform and compete at Warkworth Town Hall and other venues throughout the region.

Fitness League

Exercise | Dance | Energise

Keep fit at Warkworth Town Hall every Tuesday morning at 10am with Maryanne. All welcome. Move, dance, enjoy!

Bookings are all handled directly with the venue hire team at Auckland Council.

Phone 09 379 2030 or Email  venuehire@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz 

Event Promotion
Warkworth Town Hall will post your event on the website and facebook page if requested. We can also supply design and marketing services or advice if you want to promote the event even further.

You can arrange these independently, just contact us – info@warkworthtownhall.nz 

Venue Access
Access for hirers is through a code which you are given at the time of booking. If you lose your code or cannot get access there is a phone number on the door, through which you can be granted remote access. Our facilities staff can assist if all else fails!
Event Catering

You can use your own caterer or our in house caterer for events of any size.

There is also a fully-equipped kitchen available for hire, where you can arrange your own refreshments.

Alcohol Licensing

Private events where alcohol is consumed but not sold and where the event is not open to the public do not require a licence.

Public events – and where alcohol is purchased, require a temporary licence which you will need to apply for. We can help guide you through this process.

Occupational Safety & Health
Hirers are responsible for the safe running of the event they have organised and will need to appoint a Safety Rep. On this website you will find information about the OSH Requirements – and our facility co-ordinators will explain it to you in person.

This website will soon feature more information about the OSH

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