Facilities and Parks

Community centres

Check out your local community centre to see what’s on in your neighbourhood.

Photo shows exterior of Rangiora community centre seen from street.

Community groups, clubs and people of all ages can use these facilities for a wide variety of events and activities. These include:

  • Cultural events
  • Hobby groups/clubs
  • Māori development
  • Community development
  • Social events
  • Health and fitness
  • Discovering new interests
  • Crafts
  • Support
  • Education
  • Play
  • Public and club meetings

Community and recreation advisors are available for assistance and information in response to community needs.

Ashhurst Village Valley Centre

Location:

Winchester & Guildford Streets
Ashhurst

Facilities:

Stadium,
Conference rooms
Kitchen,

tables/chairs,
toilets

Capacity:

100

Contact:

Ken Pratt 
Ph: (06) 326 8203

Awapuni Community Centre

Location:

22 Newbury Street
Palmerston North

Facilities:

2 rooms

kitchen
tables/chairs
toilets

Capacity:

100

Contact:

Sherii Franklyn

Kingston Community Church
Ph: (06) 358 0716

email kstreet@xtra.co.nz

Office hours Tues, Wed and Fri 9am to 12noon and Thurs 11am to 2pm 

Highbury Whānau Resource Centre

Location:

Highbury Avenue
Palmerston North

Facilities:

Gym
Whanau Room
Kitchen

No alcohol

Capacity:

785
105
10

Contact:

Sandra Carroll or Anj Butler
Ph: (06) 358 0504

email: admin@hwc.org.nz

 

Kelvin Grove Community Centre

Location:

Kaimanawa Street
Palmerston North

Facilities:

Meeting Room,
Main Hall

kitchen tables
chairs
toilets

Capacity:

100

Contact:

Tim Gibbes
Ph: 027 4422662

email: timgibbes@xtra.co.nz

Manawatū Deaf Society Clubrooms

Location:

55b Totara Road
Palmerston North

Facilities:

Main Hall

kitchen,
tables/chairs,
toilets

Capacity:

100-120

Contact:

Stephen Jourdain or Secretary
Fax: (06) 355 1501

email: mds@actrix.co.nz

Milson Community Centre

Location:

Purdie Place
Palmerston North

Facilities:

Lounge
Small meeting room
Kitchen

tables/chairs

Capacity:

60-90

Contact:

Annette Bayliss
Ph: (06) 357 1606

Palmerston North Community Leisure Centre

Location:

569 Ferguson St 
Palmerston North

Facilities:

Social room,
Kitchen, Exhibtion hall,
meeting rooms,

toilets with disability access

No alcohol

Capacity:

10-250 

Contact: 

Mr Ron Gibson
Ph: (06) 357 6035 or (06) 354 7416 (home)

email: pnclcbookings@inspire.net.nz

Rangiora Community Centre

Location:

Rangiora Avenue
Palmerston North

Facilities:

Social room,
Kitchen,

toilets

No alcohol

Capacity:

100

Contact:

Albert (Albie) Armstrong
Ph: (06) 358 6881

Square Edge Creative Centre

Location:

Cnr The Square & Church Streets
Palmerston North

Facilities:

Evelyn Rawlins Room:
Grand piano,
small stage,
chairs,
tables,
Kitchen facilities (lift access)

Dance Studio (No disabled access)

Art Studio (lift access)

Capacity: 

120

 

 

80


8-15 depending on activity

Contact:

Carol Leckie

Ph: (06) 357 7542 (office)
Fax: (06) 353 2801

email: square.edge@xtra.co.nz
 

Westbrook Community Centre

Location:

Havelock Avenue
Palmerston North

Facilities:

Changing rooms,
Toilets,
Social area,
Kitchen
tables/chairs,

Capacity:

100

Contact:

Alifeleti (Fred) Pani

Ph: (06) 358 8599