Groove Room

Thanks to the UCSA, TuneSoc members have access to heaps of neat gear for practice.

Note: There is now a lock on the gear cupboard, code is TUNE.


Currently, TuneSoc has a number of musical instruments and gear for use at the Groove Room. These IN NO CIRCUMSTANCES can be removed from this room.

  • A full drum kit
  • 3 Acoustic Guitars
  • Electric Guitar
  • Bass Guitar
  • 3 Guitar Amps
  • 1 Bass Amp
  • 1 Keyboard
  • 3 Vocal Microphones and stands
  • Full PA and mixer
  • A foldback speaker
  • Guitar leads and XLR cables
  • All cables for PA and foldback supplied and connected (not to be touched)

If there is any gear you feel, as a TuneSoc member, would improve our practice space please let us know at

Groove Room Availability

The groove room (the white pavilion, upstairs, On Ilam Fields next to Waimari Village) can be hired between 10am and 10pm on Monday to Friday, after 5pm on Saturday, and 10am and 10pm on Sunday. This is for Groove Room members ($20) only. You can sign up here.

You are required to book your time below. Please book at least a day in advance, if you do not, we can not guarantee the room will be booked for you. You can pick up the key from the UCSA reception before you practice on the day (the UCSA office is open between 9am and 5pm Monday to Thursday, and 9am to 4:30pm on Friday, and is closed on public holidays and weekends). If you finish before 5pm, please return it to the UCSA office then. If you finish after 5pm, please return the key early the next morning. If you wish to use it on the weekend, you can pick up the key on Friday afternoon before 4:30pm, and drop it back early on Monday. It is your responsibility to organise pick up and drop off of the key.


We have a new booking system! Follow this Booking link! to select your time slot and fill in your details.

Room bookings must be made at least one day in advance. Remember to pick up the key before 5pm on weekdays, as the UCSA office will be closed. Please read the information above before booking. There is now a lock on the gear cupboard, code is TUNE.



All hired gear will be the hirer’s legal responsibility and any issues arising with the gear will be at the hirer’s own fault and they will be expected to pay replacement or repair costs. All damage to gear is to be reported.

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