Rangitane Cultural Centre - Grovetown

Rangitane Cultural Centre - Grovetown

To provide Te Runanga a Rangitane O Wairau Trust with a specially designed building functioning both as a Marae and an event centre for the wider community.


Te Runanga a Rangitane O Wairau Trust.




600m² building. Opened December 2012.


NZ Institute of Architects winner of Commercial Architecture Award Nelson/Marlborough/West Coast Region 2013.

Project Details

Fully furnished commercial kitchen with laundry and storage, entrance foyer, main hall, bar area, meeting room with kitchenette and storage.

Can be subdivided to provide conference room and sleeping area.

Media equipment.

Furniture and fittings.

Provides for up to 200 persons seated.

Carpark with 44 parking spaces.

Planted gardens with large grassed area to support marae function.

APL's contribution

From concept to completion

Consulted with Rangitane re requirements

Created design brief and managed design and construction tender processes

Undertook costings and amendments to initial design to meet budget

Appointed design team

Project managed design and construction

Provided operations manuals, hire guidelines and booking fees.