The project involved a major upgrade and earthquake strengthening.
Upgrades included a new roof and cladding, new drainage, firewall with neighbouring building, seating and access improvements and new theatre system.
Construction began in July 2018 and was completed in August 2019, with the official reopening in September.
Council contribution $1.1m
Lotteries Community Facilities $350k
Regional Culture and Heritage $417k
Eastland Community Trust $1m
New Zealand Community Trust $400k
Eastern Central Community Trust $180k
About the project
Progress and the theatre's history