Papa Hou (Treasure Box) is a performing arts area located within the YMCA. It comes with a large sprung floor, tiered seating, side rooms as well as a licenced bar.

The YMCA is centrally located with many cafes and shops within easy walking distance as well as many new buildings and developments that have arisen as a result of the 2011 earthquake.


  • Central YMCA, 12 Hereford Street, Christchurch
  • You can enter the building either from Hereford Street or Cashel Street.

Getting There