Conference Centre

As well as providing a theatre space for outstanding community theatre, Theatre Hawke's Bay is also available for hire as a conference or performance space. 

Come and have your AGM or Conference here, we can provide:

  • AV Projector

  • Screen (Drop-down)

  • Provision to plug into computers for "Power Point" displays

  • Full Sound System

This centre is suitable for 30 to 50 persons, the venue has a bar and kitchen suitable for catering.

As well as the large conference space, we also offer hireage of the Theatre itself, perfect for your next large gathering (Seating up to 180 guests).

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Costume Hire


For further information contact Theatre Hawkes Bay

Phone: 06 878 5948

Playhouse Theatre, Corner Hastings and Alexandra Streets, Hastings. New Zealand



Theatre Hire


Ever wanted to Hire a Theatre?

The Playhouse is a fully equipped small scale theatre seating up to 180, suitable for intimate traveling productions.

What You Get:

  • Full use of two dressing rooms, a Make-up Room and a large heated Green Room.

  • Full use of three toilets, a shower, two hand basins, mirrors, tables and seating, iron and ironing board and tea and coffee making facilities.

  • Full use of the building all day.

  • A fully staffed licensed bar in the foyer, open 30 minutes before your show, during the interval and after the show.

  • A full box office service through iTICKET

  • Front of house personnel

  • Assistance with marketing; inclusion in members newsletter and on our website where relevant and when timing permits.

  • An orchestra pit that comfortably seats 8 musicians.

Technical facilities:

Included in the hire is the use of the theatres in-house staging and technical facilities.
Some additional technical equipment is available at an additional cost.

Please contact Kelly for more information about hiring the theatre on 021 082 9415 or at