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Meeting Room for Hire

Information about a meeting room available to hire at Whangarei Central Library.
Updated: 23/11/2018 9:17 p.m.

Picture of the May Bain Room.

May Bain Room - Whangarei Central Library

The May Bain Room is a meeting room situated on the first floor of the Whangarei Central Library which is available for hire to community groups, businesses and individuals.

The room is available only during the Library opening hours:

  • Monday to Friday: 9 am to 6 pm
  • Saturday: 9 am to 1 pm
  • Sunday: 10 am to 1 pm
  • Public Holidays: Closed


  • The room can seat up to 50 people, theatre style
  • 6 conference tables (each seat 6 to 8)
  • Whiteboard
  • Audio visual system - projector and speakers


A free service is available through Library Wifi.

Please note:
We do not recommend using this WiFi service for streaming video as we cannot guarantee a good uninterrupted connection. We advise you bring a broadband dongle or use a WiFi hot spot service from a smart phone.

Hire fees

All fees are GST inclusive

  • $25 booking fee plus $25 for each hour the room is used

  • Local non-profit community groups receive a 50% discount:
    $12.50 booking fee and $12.50 room hire per hour

  • Data projector hire: $30

  • Supply hot and chilled water, coffee, tea, milk, sugar and cups: $12

Enquiries and booking

Come into Whangarei Central Library and go to the Information desk.

Phone us on 09 430 4206

Email us at




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