Otago Polytechnic

Venue bookings

Requests for the use of Otago Polytechnic facilities by users external to Otago Polytechnic are required to be approved prior to use. Please see details and booking forms below.

There will be no hire charge for Not for Profit Community focused groups or for staff development activities that involve Otago Polytechnic staff.

Requests from groups whom Otago Polytechnic has an ongoing formal relationship with will be considered on a case by case basis and authorisation sought from Executive Leadership Team.

The Hub

Forth Street, Dunedin North, Dunedin 9016
Phone +64 21 0839 5596  
Email rachel.aitken@op.ac.nz

The Hub was designed as a multipurpose large space for students, staff and events.  Schools, departments and external customers can book for events such as pre-graduation functions, open days, student exhibitions, fashion shows and showcases.  It has the capacity to hold approximately 200 people.  Catering for events can be ordered through our OP functions team.  Whilst the space it available to book consideration of the impact on students and staff during operating hours is taken into account.  The Hub is available for external functions out of hours and during the weekends.

Indicative pricing:

  • Full Day $350 per day (excl GST)
  • Half Day minimum $200 (excl GST)

Cleaning costs are included in this fee. Hire Agreement to be signed at the time of confirmation.

To see the booking guidelines click here.



Sargood Centre 

Sargood Centre, 40 Logan Park Dr, North Dunedin, Dunedin 9016
Freephone 0800 762 786 and ask for Sport Institute  
Email sport@op.ac.nz  

Conservation, restoration and adaptive reuse project involving rehabilitation of the collection of buildings on Logan Park sports ground. Originally home of the Dunedin Public Art Gallery.  The former main gallery is a Heritage NZ Category 1 building that had been progressively reduced in size to make way for expansion of the adjoining cricket ground at University Oval. Find out more about history of Sargood Centre >



Other Teaching Spaces available to hire

Lecture theatres and large classrooms (30+ persons)

Indicative pricing:

  • Per day $280 (excl GST)
  • Per half day (3 hrs) $175 (excl GST)
  • Per hour $75 (excl GST)


Small classrooms (up to 20 persons) and meeting rooms

Indicative pricing:

  • Per day $175 (excl GST)
  • Per half day (3 hrs) $100 (excl GST)
  • Per hour $40 (excl GST)


Computer suites

Indicative pricing:

  • Per day $600 (excl GST)
  • Per half day (3 hours) $350 (excl GST)
  • Per hour $150 (excl GST)


To see the booking guidelines click here.



Requests for the use of F209 Puna Kawa by external users should be directed to the Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive. Charges for use will be determined on a case by case basis.