Alexandra Community Centre and Memorial Theatre
The Alexandra Community Centre is Central Otago's largest venue for visiting as well as locally produced shows and orchestras.
Located on Skird Street, right in the heart of Alexandra's town centre, the facility comprises of a large auditorium, with seating for up to 357. The auditorium includes an orchestra pit, stage, dressing rooms, storage areas, toilets, as well as a ticket and shop kiosk in the foyer.
The centre also houses a 210m function room, which is ideal for holding functions, meetings and community events. Also within the complex is the Alexandra Senior Citizens rooms and a large well equipped kitchen also available for hire.
- Alexandra Community Centre Terms and Conditions of Hire
- Alexandra Theatre Terms and Conditions of Hire
Update 2 August 2023 - Alexandra Community Centre upgrade
Work will be carried out to upgrade the theatre stage and earthquake strengthen the whole hall and theatre complex. The project will be completed in two stages so that both hall and theatre re not closed at the same time. Work on the hall will be carried out between 7 August and November and after that work will start on theatre, finishing around March 2024. Read more: https://www.codc.govt.nz/your-council/news
Central Otago District Council Meeting Rooms, Alexandra
Within Council's main offices in the William Fraser Building we have one meeting room available for full-day and half-day hire - Ngā Hau e Whā (Council Chambers).
Council chambers (pictured) features modern multi-functional furniture and improved information technology capability.
- Ngā Hau e Whā (Council Chambers) fits approx. 50 (seated)
- Flexibility to have the room set up in boardroom, theatre and classroom style.
Some examples of the room set-ups can be seen above (boardroom) and to the left (theatre).
Central Stories Meeting Room and Theatre
The meeting room and theatre within this centrally located building located on Pioneer Park are available to be booked as a unit only, not separately.
The meeting room capacity is 45 people and has 3 tables, 45 chairs, a water urn, stove, dishwasher and fridge. Crockery in the kitchenette is owned by the Alexandra District Museum Incorporated and they can be contacted directly on 03 448 6230 or email@example.com if a room hirer wishes to use this.
The theatre has a maximum of 45 people permitted and seats 40. The theatre's sound and cinema equipment is owned and only to be operated by the Central Cinema Group Incorporated To hire the group's equipment and technical operator please contact the group directly on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bookings and enquiries can be made by phoning Property and Facilities Officer Bex Snape at +64 21 794 542 or dropping into Council's Alexandra Office.
Molyneux Stadium is a multi-purpose indoor facility conveniently located in Molyneux Park off Centennial Avenue, Alexandra. Built in the 1960s from funds raised from the Alexandra Blossom Festival, the stadium is Central Otago's main indoor recreation venue.
The stadium is made up of a gymnasium with a timber sprung floor popular for gymnastics and marked out for badminton, basketball (undersized) and volleyball. There is also an expansive spectator viewing area on the second floor giving both spectators and supporters a bird's eye view of the action below. Other features of the building are extensive changing facilities and a large kitchen ideally set up for events.
With ample parking, as well as sports grounds and a swimming pool complex nearby, the facility makes a great place to organise your next sporting event. Combine this with the fact that the Dunstan High School gymnasium is also close by, the two facilities offer significant opportunities for staging large events.
All bookings and enquiries can be made by phoning (03) 440 0056 or dropping into Council's Alexandra Office.