Cloth Hire

Over the last 100 years, HOS has created one of the largest collections of backdrop and specialty cloths in New Zealand, all of which are available for hire.

Cloth Collections:

See photos of our range of cloths in our Cloth Collection Galleries below. Other cloths available to hire include:

  • Black Gauze (x2)
  • White Gauze (x2)
  • Blue waterfall
  • Gold Lamé
  • Black Magic

Cloth Gallery 0

Cloth Gallery 1

Cloth Gallery 2

Cloth Gallery 3

Cloth Gallery 4

Most full cloths measure 12m x 7m, however full details are available on request.

To hire a cloth:

  1. Please make a note of the cloth number(s) you wish to hire
  2. Contact us with details of your production including dates of performances
  3. We'll then send a booking form confirming hireage details and costs
  4. All bookings are subject to terms and conditions outlined below

Cloth Hire Prices:

Specialty Cloths $100
Full Backcloths $80
Legs & Borders $80
Smaller Cloths $60

All prices are per cloth, per performance and exclude GST and freight.

Terms & Conditions of Hireage:

  1. A Bond of $100.00 per cloth is required to be paid on ordering of cloths to confirm your booking.
  2. The Bond will be returned after inspection and satisfaction that damage has not occurred and the cloth is returned folded as per instructions given. This is very important!
  3. If cloth requires re-folding, a fee of $40.00 per cloth will apply. This will be deducted from Bond payment and the remainder refunded.
  4. Payment of Bond & Hireage fees must be made by Cheque payable to: Hamilton Operatic Society or by Direct Credit (please contact us for account details).
  5. Hireage of all Cloths are subject to availability.

All hireage enquiries should be made to:

Phone: 07 839 3082