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Book a Park or Reserve

Need a big space for your event? The Hastings parks and reserves listed below are available to hire, subject to conditions. Usually a hire fee and bond apply. Park hirers are required to restore the park to the condition it was in before the event took place, with all rubbish removed and no damage to the grounds or structures. The bond is used to complete that work if the park is not restored. It is refunded if not required. 

Please note: Our parks and reserves can be used free of charge for wedding ceremonies and photos but cannot be booked for wedding receptions. 

Parks and Reserve booking form

 A Service Level Agreement with full details of the park hirer's obligations will be sent to you for your signature before the booking is confirmed. For more information contact Council.

If you are holding a public event and have not yet advised Council, please complete the following form (for more information see hosting an event):

Event Notification form

  • Akina Park
  • Albert Square
  • Anderson Park
  • Bill Mathewson Park
  • Chatham Park
  • Civic Square
  • Ebbett Park
  • Evers-Swindell Reserve
  • Cornwall Park
  • Duke Street Reserve
  • Eskdale Park
  • Flaxmere Park
  • Flaxmere Village Green
  • Frimley Park
  • Guthrie Park
  • Haumoana Memorial Park
  • Havelock North Village Green
  • Keirunga Gardens
  • Kirkpatrick Park
  • Lochain Park
  • Puketapu Park
  • Queen's Square
  • Ron Giorgi Park I
  • Ron Giorgi Park II
  • Ron Giorgi Park III
  • St Aubyn Street Reserve
  • St Leonard's Park
  • Tainui Reserve
  • Tamatea Street Reserve
  • Tanner Street Reserve
  • Te Awanga Domain
  • Waimarama Domain
  • Windsor Park

Recreational and Sports Grounds

Recreational and Sports Grounds Fees and Charges approved for 1 July 2022 to 30 June 2023.

All fees and charges are inclusive of GST (except as noted *).

Hosting an Event Fee (incl GST)
Parks, Reserves and Public Spaces
Local Community Permit - Not for Profit / No Trading / Free Entry
Set-Up 1 Day/ Pack-Down 1 Day - maximum 2 days per event$150.00 
Per Day$300.00 
For 5+ days - Per Day$205.00 
Per Hour$40.00 
Commercial Permit - Registered Entity / Trading / Ticketed / Registration Events
Set-Up 1 Day/ Pack-Down 1 Day - maximum 2 days per event$150.00 
Per Day$300.00 
Up to 5 days (est $2,000 bond)$270.00 
6-9 days (est $2000 bond)$255.00 
10+ days (est $2,000 bond)$240.00 
Food Stall Holders/Mobile Traders
Vendor Permit - per day. Maximum 3 consecutive days** (excl Power)$35.00 
Vendor Permit - 20 Week Sport Season Permit** (excl Power)$325.00 
Stage Hire
Commercial: Hard Surface / Marque Space Hire - Premium Public Space (incl CBD)*$300.00 
Commerical: Stage Hire* per Hour (Hirer training required for container stage)$40.00 
Not for Profit: Stage Hire* per Hour (Hirer training required for container stage)$20.00 
Penalties and Miscellaneous Fees
Note: No charges are made for school children at primary or intermediate level
After Hours Open Gate Fee$80.00 
For non-notification of cancellation of pre and after season games and casual games and unauthorised use$195.00 
Other services: line marking, cleaning, waste removal, Facilty lock/unlockActual Cost Oncharged 
Hot water for showers in changing facilities Actual Cost Oncharged 
Key Bond$100.00 
Power Charges$20.00 
Use of Toilet FacilitiesActual Cost Oncharged 
WeddingsNo Charge 
Note: * A bond maybe requested prior to any event held and excludes GST
Note: ** Subject to the Reserve Management Plan conditions to trade.
Note: *** Pending Ground Works Required


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