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Rangi Ruru Girls’ School

59 Hewitts Road
Christchurch 8014
New Zealand
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+64 3 983 3700
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Venue Facilities
  • Accommodation
  • Additional Meeting Rooms
  • On-site Catering
Layout Options
  • Banquet 150
  • Cabaret 150
  • Classroom 150
  • Cocktail 250
  • Theatre 620
  • Boardroom 25
  • U-Shape 200

Rangi Ruru Girls’ School offers a picturesque campus featuring the historic homestead Te Koraha nestled amongst gorgeous gardens and modern distinctive architecture.

The Boarding House and Dining Room are available for special events or residential courses in term breaks.

Outdoor spaces are also available for hire including the hockey turf. It is a Tiger Turf Wett Pro surface with a 55m x 45.7m playing area. It is floodlit, has portable hockey goals on site along with adjacent car parking spaces.

The turf is more than suitable for a variety of sports training such as touch, rugby, football and marching.


The school Boarding House (Te Whare Aroha o Rangi Ruru) is available to hire by groups and organisations during the school term breaks.

Rangi Ruru can accommodate up to 130 people in primarily dormitory style settings. Room configurations include; 6 single, 24 twin, 10 four, 2 x six berth rooms. They also have 4 x 6 berth self contained flats within the Boarding House complex.

  • Services and amenities include:
  • All bed linen provided
  • Ample bathroom cubicles
  • Laundry and clothes drying facilities
  • Several lounges with tea & coffee making facilities
  • Wi-fi access

Catering and Dining

Rangi Ruru’s on site qualified chefs and catering staff are renowned for their quality of food, with contemporary and flexible menus.

Menus and any special dietary requirements can be tailored to meet your event needs and budget. Options include formal dinners, canapes, buffet dining, lunches (seated and packed), and morning and afternoon teas.

The schools Dining Room, which adjoins the Boarding House, can seat 150 or more, depending on the type of event. Catering can be also provided to other venues on the campus by arrangement.


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Available Rooms:

  • Rangi Ruru Girls School Gibson Centre

    Gibson Centre

    Floor area: 388m²

    Layout Options:

    • Cabaret 150
    • Classroom 150
    • Cocktail 250
    • Theatre 200
    • U-Shape 200
  • Rangi Ruru Girls School Te Koraha Formal Dinner Setup

    Dining Hall

    Floor area: 232m²

    Layout Options:

    • Banquet 150
    • Cabaret 150
    • Cocktail 200
  • Rangi Ruru Girls School Merivale Lane Theatre

    Merivale Lane Theatre

    Floor area: 145m²

    Layout Options:

    • Theatre 126
  • Rangi Ruru Oldtheatre

    Old Theatre

    Layout Options:

    • Theatre 111
  • Rangi Ruru Girls School Reception Area

    Te Koraha - Staff Room

    Floor area: 180m²

    Layout Options:

    • Cocktail 100
    • Theatre 100
  • Rangi Ruru St Andrews

    St Andrews Church

    Floor area: 451m²

    Layout Options:

    • Theatre 620
  • Rangi Ruru Girls School Old Hall

    Te Koraha - Boardroom

    Floor area: 65m²

    Layout Options:

    • Cabaret 25
    • Cocktail 50
    • Theatre 40
    • U-Shape 20
  • Rangi Ruru Girls School Gibson Centre

    Dance Studio

    Layout Options:

    • Cocktail 25
  • Rangi Ruru Kingsroom

    Te Koraha - Kings Room

    Layout Options:

    • Cabaret 15
    • Theatre 20
  • Rangi Ruru Girls School Meeting Setting

    Function Centre

    Layout Options:

    • Theatre 140