The South Taranaki District Council manages nine halls at Ōpunakē, Manaia Town Hall and Manaia Sports Hall, Kaponga, Eltham, Hāwera, Normanby, Pātea (Hunter Shaw building) and Waverley Community Centre to meet the social, recreational and conference needs of local communities.
The Manaia Sports hall, while owned by the Council, is managed on a day to day basis by the Manaia Sports Trust.
There are 29 other privately owned halls across the district and while the Council does not have all the details for these, we are happy to help where we can. Click here to find out more about the Rural Hall Fund.
In all cases a personal inspection of the halls is recommended prior to any bookings to make sure they are suitable for your needs.
Manaia Town Hall and Eltham Community Building are closed due Earthquake Prone Building legislation - decision pending.
Halls are still available to hire under the COVID-19 Traffic Light system. it is your responsibility to operate under the appropriate restrictions. Please visit www.covid19.govt.nz for more information.