Venue Hire

Our function rooms are popular for events from birthday parties to meetings or classes. Bookings:  Call us about a regular or casual booking on 383 8699 or office@ibpc.org.nz.
This is the booking form to use.   Here is the safety and emergency info you will need to read.
Spaces for hire:
Hall (120 people), Lounge (45 people), Church (seats 200). Kitchen: free with venue hire and equipped with large capacity oven, steriliser, microwave, fridge, Zip hot water and crockery/cutlery.
Nordmeyer Garden, a memorial space that includes a children’s play area. This is at the south end of the church space.
Venue Hire Rates 2017:
Community groups: $13.50/hr + gst per room.  (Meetings or community-based gatherings and classes)
Private events: $25/hr + gst per room.  (Includes birthday parties or fee-paying classes)
Commercial hirage: $50/hr + gst per room.
Resources for hire:
Tables and chairs are included in your hire fee: 100 chairs, 14 trestle tables. Trestle tables: $5/table for off-site events. Own transport required.
Party toys: for pre-school parties you can hire ride-ons and trikes, $15 for five of each (damages must be paid for).
Data projector, whiteboard, sound system (church or lounge), free wifi.
The church premises are alcohol-free, however members or friends of the congregation may apply to Parish Council to have this lifted for champagne and wine only.
Audio facilities:
Here’s some info on what sound equipment and support we have. A data-projector and sound system are available in both the church and lounge.
Weddings:
Our church is the perfect venue for your wedding. A connection to this church isn’t a requirement. Come and experience its beautiful light space with rich, warm wood tones and a very welcoming feel.
If you have a date in mind, contact us today and we’ll let you know if the day is available. You may bring your own pastor for the ceremony if you wish. We ask that he or she is a Christian pastor and that they contact Minister Nathan Parry well in advance of your wedding.
Hire of our facilities for weddings can include the following:
Church: $250 + gst
Hall/Lounge: $30 per hour + gst for both
Minister: $200 including preparatory meetings ($250 for a wedding at another venue).
Organist: $100 including rehearsal and service
Sound Technician: $175 including rehearsal, service, set up and use of church sound equipment. Data projector available. Please bring your own laptop for any visual content.
Funerals:
We are available to discuss your and your family’s needs and can tailor a service to your wishes.
Minister’s service: $200+gst
Church : $200+gst
Sound technician: $100 paid direct. Organist: $100 paid direct.
Lounge: $13.50/hr+gst for your after-service gathering. The lounge is warm and light.
Kitchen: Fully equipped and caterer-friendly.