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 2021 while our Cabaret Show is running.

Hire rates

System Requirements


Per hour

Per day


Basic sound system $100.00 $10.00 $100.00 Bluetooth or 3mm Jack
Full theatre sound $100.00 $150.00 House tech required
Mic hire $100.00 $10.00 $20.00 Hire per item
Radio mic $120.00 $40.00 Hire per item
Lighting basic system $80.00 $10.00 $50.00 Simple preset lighting
Performance lighting $200.00 $150.00 House 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