Book sound & lights

Matuku Community Theatre owns and operates the sound and lighting equipment located in Puoro-Nuku (Main Hall) at Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre.

We hire this equipment to approved users and hirers of the hall. If you want lighting and sound support for your next function at the hall, contact MCT to book one of our techs or enquire when you book the hall.

NOTE: this service is not available from 1 August until 10 September 2023 while our Cabaret Show is running.

Hire rates


System Requirements


Per hour

Per day


Basic sound system$100.00$10.00$100.00Bluetooth or 3mm Jack
Full theatre sound$100.00 $150.00House tech required
Mic hire$100.00$10.00$20.00Hire per item
Radio mic$120.00 $40.00Hire per item
Lighting basic system$80.00$10.00$50.00Simple preset lighting
Performance lighting$200.00 $150.00House tech required
Site visit by a house tech.$30.00  Required for setup and pack up (where required).
Regular users$120.00  Price by negotiation


1. The hire time will be based on the hire time for the venue.
2. We are a community based charitable organisation and will provide support to other community groups where possible (Tech as required).
3. Tech support costs are open to negotiation with the table indicating the minimum charge.
4. Deposit will be fully refunded if equipment is returned in as supplied condition.

Please contact:
Tech Manager