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St Matthew in the City Events Venue

St Matthew-in-the-City: Where the Sacred Meets the Fabulous

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132 Hobson Street

Auckland City - Auckland City

$6,500 /day
$390 /hr
600 m2

Total Area (m2)

50 - 450 People

Space available




The classic architecture, atmosphere and spirituality of this place will add a unique quality to your event, wedding or concert.

Built in Auckland's central city in 1905, the stone church's majestic neo-Gothic style, ornate stained glass windows and polished oak and Kauri pews give it an air of historic charm and spiritual grandeur unmatched by any establishment in the area.

St Matthew’s can accommodate a maximum 250 guests for a banquet and a maximum of 450 guests for a stand-up cocktail function. The Concert and Theatre seating is 400.

Event Flat fee covers:
* USE of church for up to 17 hours (9am-2am) as per below:
9am | Pack-in commences;
11.30pm | Noise curfew;
12am (midnight) | Event concludes;
2am | Pack-out concludes.
* LABOUR to clear and reset the nave (pew moving);
* use of in-house SOUND and LIGHT systems (conditions apply);
* service of 2x SECURITY guards for up to 15 hours;
* professional CLEANING.

Wedding fee covers:
* Use of the church for 100 minutes on the day (40 minutes for guests to arrive and decoration + 60 minutes for the ceremony and clean up);
* Service of our Clergy, Organist and Verger (supervisor);
* Up to one-hour rehearsal during Office hours (Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm);
* Use of the sound system;
* Use of an up-right piano;
* Unity Candle;
* In-house heating during cold months;
* Administrative cost.

The nearest parking facility to the church is Wilson Parking.
Other parking is available at the SKYCITY Carpark, Atrium carpark (entrance is through the Crowne Plaza Hotel) and Civic Car Park (entry at Greys Ave and Mayoral Drive).

The church is usually available for both day and evening events Monday to Saturday, and Sunday afternoon.

Contact us today to secure your preferred date or to get a quote for your function, or book viewing time.

Available for Bookings During These Hours Only

Available for Bookings During These Hours Only


09:00 AM - 02:00 AM


09:00 AM - 02:00 AM


09:00 AM - 02:00 AM


09:00 AM - 02:00 AM


09:00 AM - 02:00 AM


09:00 AM - 02:00 AM


01:00 PM - 06:30 PM


Amenities & Services

Sound System
Lighting System
On-site Parking
Available Spaces Cocktail Dining Theatre
450 250 400

Not suitable for

18th Birthdays 21st Birthdays Stag or Hens Parties


Listing Number: 1413
(Mapped location may not be exact)

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St Matthew 132 Hobson Street
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Before enquiring, please note this space is not suitable for:

  • 18th Birthdays
  • 21st Birthdays
  • Stag or Hens Parties

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