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Facilities & Services

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Pettigrew & Topping Sports Hall

Pettigrew & Topping Sports HallThe sports hall is marked out for volleyball, basketball and netball.  It has a large upstairs viewing gallery ideal for sports tournaments, displays, Kindy Gyms, school sports and holiday programmes.  Capacity 500.

 Kinzett Livestock Function Room

Kinzett Livestock Function RoomThe Function Room is ideal for any function – conference, wedding, training, expo.  It has a licensed bar and commercial kitchen and seats 150.

Lions Den Meeting Room

Lions Den MeetingThe Lions Den is the perfect meeting venue for up to 15 people.  It is upstairs overlooking the Sports Hall making it a perfect meeting room or sports administrators room.

Full Centre

Murchison Recreation Centre650 Capacity.

Tutaki Honey Kitchen

Tutaki KitchenThe kitchen is located on the ground floor and has a large opening for service into the Kinzett Livestock Function Room.

Tasman Bar

Tasman BarThe bar is located in the Kinzett Livestock Function Room and can be hired as an add-on at additional cost when the function room is hired.The Centre is available for hire 7 days a week and is suitable for a variety of uses – weddings, birthdays, award ceremonies, roadshows, expos, training and conferences, meetings, sporting events and recreational activities.

Native red beech flooring throughout is a stunning feature of the centre, which boasts a function room seating 150, a large gymnasium with a full-size netball court and viewing gallery, a meeting room for 15, a licensed bar and catering kitchen, team change facilities with showers, a data projector and a full sound system.

With a total capacity of 650, the centre can cater for conferences, events and sports tournaments but it’s just as practical for small group activities requiring modern, flexible facilities – and a beautiful location to boot.

Facilities for Hire:

  • Entire Centre (650 capacity)
  • Tasman Bar
  • Kinzett Livestock Function Room (150 capacity)
  • Public Domain
  • Pettigrew & Topping Sports Hall (500 capacity)
  • Changing Rooms
  • Lions Den Meeting Room (15 capacity)
  • Sound system
  • Tutaki Honey Kitchen (catering standard)
  • Data projector
  • Full bar service (alcohol and staff supplied)
  • Bar service (staff supplied)
  • Wi-fi