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Kilbirnie / Lyall Bay Community Centre - Christchurch raffle tripKilbirnie / Lyall Bay Community Centre - Trip dinnerKilbirnie / Lyall Bay Community Centre - Foxton Trip 2011 - Dutch WindmillKilbirnie / Lyall Bay Community Centre - Beanies - October 2010Community Centre designed and funded by Wellington City Council in 1992

It is located in the centre of the Bay Rd Shopping area

The Centre has its own car parking area at the rear. There is also a N.Z.Post public car park adjacent to the Community Centre carpark.

Kilbirnie is the “hub” of the public bus system in Wellington. The bus service is excellent.

The Centre is managed by a Management Committee representing the community.There is a paid Co-ordinator, Beryl. Her office hours are 9.30am – 3pm, Monday to Friday. Our Treasurer is available on Friday mornings.

There are three meeting/function rooms available for hire. They accommodate between 10 and 100 people

Drop In Room: Comfortable chairs seat 12 people. Warm, carpeted area.
Small kitchenette, with instant boiling water and dishwasher. Table.

Meeting Room: Suitable for up to 25 people. Chairs, two tables, whiteboard on wall. Sliding door to small outside area. Shared fully equipped kitchen.

Modern Hall: Suitable for 80 people (more if Meeting Room used as well) 90 chairs, tables, fully equipped kitchen, whiteboard on wall.
Sliding door with access to small outside area.

All rooms have access to a fully equipped kitchen-instant boiling water, domestic stove, microwave, fridge, dishwasher. Mugs, teapots, tea towels are provided.

Our friendly Drop In Room is open from 10am – 2pm, Monday to Fridays (Coffee/tea/biscuit 60c/40c)

The Citizens Advice Bureau (Open 5 and a half days each week) is located in the Community Centre

Our Community Centre is used by 40,000 people each year.

“EzeeMeals” are available from the Centre whenever the office is open.

Official hours for selling meals are 10.30am – 1pm Tuesdays and Fridays.

Centre Manager; Tracy, 387 7867


Kilbirnie Lyall Bay Community Centre

56 – 58 Bay Rd (Opposite Woolworths)




Telephone: 04 387 7867