Opened in 1926, the Rangiora Town Hall is a notable historic building in the Waimakariri District. The building received Landmarks heritage recognition at a ceremony on 27 May 2010. It is located in a prominent position at the western end of Rangiora town centre on the corner of High and King Streets. The hall was closed in 2012 for seismic strengthening and building extensions.
The refurbished and restored Rangiora Town Hall reopened on Saturday 7 March 2015.The existing auditorium was retained and upgraded with a new dressing rooms and audience seating. The auditorium is divided into ground floor and upper balcony levels, with a total of 357 fixed seats.
There is an additional 94-seat multi use theatre stage alongside, which is shared with Town Hall Cinemas who operate 7 days a week with two 23-seat state-of-the-art digital cinemas.
The performing arts center for the Waimakariri District, the Town Hall provides a stage for musical theatre, junior drama, dance performances & competitions, musical recitals & concerts and touring shows. The Studio Rooms are the home for North Canterbury Academy of Music. The well featured and versatile facilities of the building also provide space for formals dinners, family functions, awards ceremonies, catered business meetings, training seminars, community clubs & groups plus so much more.
Accessibility access, car parking at the rear of the building, plus an additional 200+ car parking located at Council Library car park. Access cards if not otherwise arranged can be collected from the Rangiora Service Centre 215 High Street, Rangiora Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm aside from public holidays.
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