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Senior College Complex

With a range of flexible rooms, breakout spaces and facilities the Senior College Complex is the perfect venue for a host of events, such as meetings, conferences, presentations, displays, talks, and workshops.

The split-level building also has a unique atrium and foyer area, which seamlessly links all these facilities, and provides an ideal registration area for an event or conference.

The Senior College Complex is a sought after venue during term breaks that has been utilised by many organisations including Rotary’s Artarama, the School Librarians’ Association of New Zealand & Aotearoa, the Photographic Society of NZ (Southern Region) and the Middle Eastern Dance Association of New Zealand.

For further information, please contact the Facility Hire Manager, Kendall Burt on or +64 3 940 2062.

Senior College Complex

Completed in 1992 with brick and roughcast exterior walls and concrete slab floors, the Senior College Complex is used for conferences, presentations, displays, talks, wine and cheese evenings, social gatherings and workshops.

The Senior College Complex has been a sought after venue for many organisations including MEDANZ (Middle Eastern Dance Association of New Zealand), Rotary’s Artarama, SLANZA (School Librarians’ Association of New Zealand & Aotearoa) and Photographic Society of NZ Southern Regional.

Senior College Lounge and Cafeteria

The Senior College lounge and cafeteria is a unique facility that offers maximum versatility. It is popularly booked for conferences, product launches, trade displays, training seminars and wedding receptions. The Lounge is perfect for relaxed occasions and has numerous lounge chairs and occasional tables. The number of people it can accommodate depends on the room layout.

The Cafeteria seats 80 people at round tables of eight. This facility has a bench with hot water zip and microwave. Note: If you are planning to sell alcohol or alcohol is part of the ticket price for your function, please apply to Christchurch City Council for a Special Liquor Licence.

Senior College Upstairs Study

The Study is a large room, in a quiet location that is ideal for conferences, training seminars and trade displays. Venue hire includes a ceiling mounted datashow and projector screen.

The room layout determines the number of people the Upstairs Study can accommodate.

  • Theatre: 80;
  • Classroom: 29;
  • U Shape: 24;
  • Boardroom: 22.

Senior College Lecture Theatre

With a tiered seating capacity for 25 people, the Senior College Lecture Theatre is ideal for seminars. This space comes with a datashow and projector screen.

Senior College Seminar Room

Situated upstairs in the Senior College complex, our Seminar Room is suitable for smaller groups up to 10 people. This space comes with a permanent whiteboard and is regularly booked for seminars and board meetings.

Senior College Study Room

Perfect for small meetings, our Study room is a quiet room suitable for up to 8 people. The Study Room comes with a permanent whiteboard.

Junior Cafeteria and Kitchen

With a seating capacity for 80 people, the Junior Cafeteria and Kitchen is regularly booked for semi-formal functions where space for basic food preparation is required. The Junior Cafeteria and Kitchen can easily accommodate morning and afternoon teas and light lunches or suppers. Food warming drawers are available upon request.