The Civic Theatre complex is a great venue for local, regional and international groups offering a high-quality theatre and accompanying facilities for hire.
The building is classified as Category 1 by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust, indicating that it is of national significance.
The theatre, which opened in 1906, was renovated for $15.8 million in 2004-2005. The complex was transformed into a high quality performing arts and events venue with seating for 1015 people as a result of this project. It has cutting-edge technology, making it one of New Zealand's greatest live entertainment venues.
Hosting a range of different stage performances from stand up comedy, to ballet, to plays, to musicians and dance - the Civic Theatre has something to entertain everyone!
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