About Matatiki Hornby Centre

Matatiki Hornby Centre is a new Hornby library, customer service hub, pool, and recreation and sport centre at 25 Smarts Road.

Opening hours

Matatiki Hornby Centre's library opening hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am to 4pm.

Customer Service Hub hours

The Customer Service Hub is open Monday to Friday 5.30am to 9.30pm, Saturday and Sunday 7am to 8pm
The pools are open Monday to Friday 5.30am to 9.30pm, and Saturday and Sunday 9am to 8pm (the recreational pool will be open from 7am to 8pm)


  • Bus numbers 125, 130, 140 and 5 stop nearby Matatiki Hornby Centre
    See the Metroinfo timetables for more information
  • Off street parking and bike stands

Services and facilities

Computers and technology


  • Fiction and nonfiction
  • Magazines
  • DVDs
  • Children’s and young adults’ material
  • Large print and Talking books
  • Newspapers
  • Ngā Pounamu Māori collection
  • Pasifika collection
  • World Languages Collection

Matatiki Café

Monday to Friday: 9am - 6pm
Saturday, Sunday: 9am - 5pm

Ward and Community Board

Matatiki Hornby Centre is in the Hornby Ward

Waipuna Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board holds regular meetings that you’re welcome to attend. Anyone can ask to speak to the board about a local issue, activity or project. Find out more: Waipuna Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board


Photos of Matatiki Hornby Centre

Construction of the new Matatiki: Hornby Centre