The Riverside Centre, located on the hill above theRiverside Café, is an attractive and versatile facility for many different events.
Our beautiful Centre started off as a humble local church in early 1961 and has been used for a variety of occasions over the years. If you want to know more about the transition from church to centre, please click here.
Church services, celebrations, meetings, weddings, theatre shows, community meals and exhibitions are some of the many events that are part of the Centre's history. Today, this special building is also home to regular classes, choir sessions and workshops that attract people from the wider Nelson region.
The Riverside Centre offers two main meeting/activity spaces and a large commercial kitchen as well as an artistically designed courtyard and airy foyer for lounging and discussion. The whole venue is accessible by wheelchair and provides for an airy, comfortable and relaxed atmosphere.
Make use of the whole venue for one evening, including all equipment and appliances in the kitchen (oven, dishwasher etc)
ADD $50 to your Venue Hire
DAY & EVENING HIRE: Meeting Room OR Peace Hall
Hire either space for one day, including the evening.
$150 + GST
DAY & EVENING HIRE: Whole Venue - with MINIMAL Kitchen use
Hire the whole venue for one day, including the evening and use the kitchen for coffee/tea making facilities and serving ware (only). Book for more than 3 days and get a 15% discount over the whole hire period.
$200 + GST
DAY & EVENING HIRE: Whole Venue - with FULL Kitchen use
Hire the whole venue for one day, including the evening, and make full use of all kitchen equipment and appliances.
ADD $60 to $100 day + GST (depending on numbers of guests) to your Venue Hire
Hire the whole venue for 48 hours including use of kitchen & all equipment for serving and cleaning.
$800 + GST (add $100 + GST for cooking full meal)
This option is only available to people hiring the venue! Matress, sheet, pillow & pillow case are provided to all guests who book this option.
$12 per person per night for first 3 nights - $10 per person per night when booking for more than 3 nights.