Newtown Community Centre

A vibrant community centre in the heart of Newtown.

The front of Newtown community centre, a large wooden building with stained glass windowns.

Newtown Community Centre hosts a variety of activities such as concerts, gigs, theatrical performances, exercise and language classes.

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 Centre

Corner of Rintoul and Colombo Streets, Newtown (view on Google Maps).

Network Newtown (including Smart Newtown)

Left of the Newtown Library on Constable Street (view on Google Maps).

Newtown Hall

Corner of Constable and Daniell Streets, in front of the Te Ara Hou flats (view on Google Maps).


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.

Subscribe to our newsletter or check our Facebook page.


On-street parking is very limited, so using public transport is recommended – for bus routes and timetables, visit Metlink website.


The facility is wheelchair accessible.


Newtown Community Centre

All spaces are equipped with tables and chairs if needed.

Room Capacity
Theatre 80-135 people
Dance hall 50-80 people
Harakeke room 10-18 people
Meeting rooms (2 available) 2-6 people

There is also a kitchen available to anyone hiring space at the centre. The kitchen has two 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, microwave 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 Kiwiclass 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 about the services provided by this space visit Smart Newtown website.


To make a booking and to find out about rates, phone 04 389 4786 or email

Contact and address

Phone: 04 389 4786



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