Community Centres

We have three community centres in the Hastings District - Camberley Community Centre, Flaxmere Community Centre and the Havelock North Function Centre.

These centres can be used by groups or individuals for a variety of activities including leisure, recreational activities, arts, crafts, hobbies, self development, languages, and after and school holiday programmes. 

Camberley Community Centre


Office hours
Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm


703 Kiwi St Camberley

(06) 871 0524 


  • One function room with kitchen facilities, 165 person capacity
  • One meeting room, 8 - 10 person capacity

Camberley Community Centre - Hire Application Form
Camberley Community Centre - Terms and Conditions of Hire  


Flaxmere Community Centre / FlaXrock Gym / FlaXrock Climbing Wall

Flaxmere Community Centre is in the heart of Flaxmere. It’s a venue for our community to have fun, make music, workout and come together. 

No event or occasion is too big, or too small. Our Sports Hall can seat up to 130 people and our smallest meeting room fits eight people. 

We are open six days a week. Come in and see us. 

Workout at FlaXrock Gym

Home to some of the best athletes in Hawke’s Bay and the Sun Devils swim squad, FlaXrock Gym features basic and effective gym equipment, group fitness classes and specialised personal trainers. 

YOGALATES- A low intensity Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilate’s workout designed to improve joint mobility and flexibility while increasing muscular strength and cardiovascular fitness.

HiiT THE WALL- High Intensity Interval Training. Total body workout to help you achieve your personal best in physical exercise and motivate you to reach that ‘Hiit the wall’ point, so you become determined to see how far you can go.

CORE FITNESS- Classes that are developed to improve core strength. Your core is a complex series of muscles, extending far beyond your abs, including everything besides your arms and legs. A fun and challenging class to help and improve the way you move through your daily activities.

EXPLODE- Circuit based classes.

PAPAKI ORA– program based around strength and conditioning with numerous exercises and basic techniques of martial arts structured in a circuit layout. These classes contain safety equipment, weighted and body weighted exercises and an environment formed towards creating a healthier you.


WHANAU EXPLODE- Specifically adapted fitness for families.  Family fun workouts, catered for all fitness levels. Focusing on hand and eye coordination, footwork, core stability, whilst developing great leadership skills and teamwork. For ages 7-12yrs.

TEEN TITANS-fun explosive classes for youth aged 13-18 years. Classes cater to all fitness levels with a focus on teamwork, commitment, leadership, and fun exercise.

Sports club bookings 

Book a regular training day for your sports team. Our sports hall caters to basketball, netball, volleyball and badminton. 

There’s spectator seating area for 55 people, and the ability to plug in your iPod or MP3 player. 
When the hall isn’t booked, it’s open to the community for a casual game…or two! 

Adventure at Flaxmere Climbing Wall

Be adventurous and have a go at 13-metre high FlaXrock Community Climbing Wall. 

Run by Kiwi Adventure Trust, the climbing wall is the only climbing wall in Hawke’s Bay! 

Youth Hang Out Room

For young people 13-18 years old, the Hang Out Room is a great place to talk, get arty, rest and just hang out – Wednesday and Friday 4pm to 6pm.

Hire our venue for meetings, seminars, group bookings

We’ve got several meeting and conference rooms available for your meeting, seminar or workshop.

Flaxmere Community Centre - Booking Form

Flaxmere Community Centre - Schedule of Fees

Open hours


Our office is open 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

Centre Opening Hours:

  • Monday-Friday 9am-7pm
  • Saturday 8:30am-2pm

FlaXrock Gym:

  • Monday – Thursday 6am – 8pm, Friday 6am – 7pm
  • Saturday 8.30am – 12.30pm
  • Sunday closed

FlaXrock Community Climbing Wall:

  • Monday 4pm – 8pm
  • Tuesday 4pm – 8pm
  • Thursday 4pm – 8pm
  • Saturday 11am – 4pm 

Flaxmere Community Centre Kitchen

Join us for the official unveiling of the new kitchen facilities and be a part of history - name the room and win a 6 week membership to the FlaxRock Gym. Entries close 5 July 2017. For the full terms and conditions click here

FutureCol Barista course

The Flaxmre Community Centre will be hosting the FutureCol Introduction to Cafe & Barista Services course. If you desire to learn a new skill or begin your career in the Hospitality Industry, then this course would be ideal for you. For more information, visit the FutureCol website.

Contact us 

Come in and see us - we are located at 30 Swansea Road, Flaxmere. Our postal address is PO Box 9002, Hastings, 4156. 

Phone us on  06 879 9812 or email us on, or find us on Facebook


Havelock North Function Centre

Office Hours
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

30 Te Mata Road
Havelock North
06 877 3470
06 877 3471

The Havelock North Function Centre is a top quality venue for meetings, conferences, art exhibitions, concerts, product expos, weddings, funerals and other family occasions.

  • Fiverooms of varying size seating between 2 – 250 people
  • Clean, light and modern feel
  • Centrally located in the Village with ample parking
  • Well-equipped including ultrafast WiFi
  • Good disability access
  • Excellent onsite caterers
  • A friendly ‘can do’ attitude
  • Steinway concert grand piano available