Helen Smith Community Meeting Room

Currently unavailable

For your next team meeting, training session or lecture, enjoy Pātaka’s bright modern and spacious 140m² meeting room.

Available for day and evening bookings, this space comfortably seats 80, or 100 standing. A built-in data projector, screen and speaker system, along with 3 phase power, air conditioning and Wi-Fi connection enables a wide manner of opportunities to enjoy a successful meeting in this space.

Our commercial kitchen is available to hire in conjunction with this room.

Café Kaizen is also available to cater lunch, morning or afternoon teas. Either brought to the room or reserved tables set at the café.

Kia ora – Due to an unexpected need to relocate council staff, we’re sorry to inform you that from 1 July 2024  the Helen Smith Community Meeting Room and Rangituhi Meeting Room at Pātaka are unavailable for hire.   We estimate that the rooms will be available from March 2025.

A member of the team will be available to discuss alternative spaces within Pātaka and community halls in the Porirua area

We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused.


  • 7 days, time negotiable.
  • Evening bookings are limited to a maximum of 50 people due to fire regulations.


  • Corporate: $117/hr, $755/1 day, $675/2+ Day Hire             
  • Community: $71/hr, $450/1 day, $393/2+ Day Hire

After hours Bond $200

To request a booking, please complete our Online Facilities Booking Form





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