Newtown Community & Cultural Centre

The Newtown Community and Cultural Centre is a busy and vibrant Community Centre, hosting a variety of concerts, gigs, theatrical performances, exercise and language classes.

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The centre also manages the Newtown Hall and the Smart Newtown community computer hub, which is located in the Network Newtown building.

The centre has been working with and celebrating the diverse Newtown community since 1977.


Newtown Community & Cultural Centre

Corner of Rintoul and Colombo Streets, Newtown.

Network Newtown (including Smart Newtown)

Left of the Newtown Library on Constable Street.

Newtown Hall

Corner of Constable and Daniell Streets, in front of the Te Ara Hou flats.


Office hours: Monday-Friday, 9am - 4.30pm.

Spaces can be hired outside of these hours.

What's on

To find out what's on at the Newtown community venues, take a look at the calendar.

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On-street parking is available.


The facility is wheelchair accessible.


Newtown Community and Cultural Centre

All spaces are equipped with tables and chairs if needed.

 Theatre  80-100 people
 50-80 people
 Seminar room
 10-15 people
 Corner room
 4-5 people
 Drop-in room
 8-10 people

There is also a kitchen available to anyone hiring space at the centre. The kitchen has two gas ovens, a fridge, a hot water zip, a microwave, and a dishwasher and limited amount of crockery and cutlery.

Newtown Hall

The hall has capacity for 60 people. It has a small kitchenette (equipped with an oven, hot water zip, and fridge), two toilets, five tables, and 60 chairs. There are heating panels on the ceiling and a fixed whiteboard on one wall.

Network Newtown

The front half of the building is home to Smart Newtown. The back half of the building has a seminar room with capacity for 15-20 people, available for hire most evenings.

The back half of the building is a large room permanently set up in a classroom style format, used during the day by Mclass for ESOL classes and by Smart Newtown for additional computer classes. It has a large fixed whiteboard, tea and coffee making facilities and a heater.

For more information on Smart Newtown and the services provided by this space please visit


To make a booking and to find out about rates, contact:

Newtown Community & Cultural Centre

Phone: (04) 389 4786



Contact and address

Phone: 04 389 4786



Street address: Corner of Rintoul and Colombo Streets, Newtown.