A prestigious greeting to all people from the four corners of the world Pukematu Lodge (a hill of hospitality) is located at the top of Flagstaff Road Hill opposite the historic and famous flag pole of Hone Heke and Kawiti. Nestled high amongst a native bush setting, panoramic sea views can be experienced in all directions. Owned and operated by local descendants of this special area this accommodation setting will provide you with an imaginative and wholesome experience during your stay in romantic Russell and the Bay of Islands in New Zealand. Nau mai haere mai ki Pukematu, he kainga i roto i nga kapua: Welcome and join us on a journey of peace, privacy and pampering at Pukematu a home within the clouds Your host Colwyn is also a legally licensed civil marriage celebrant and has performed many wedding ceremonies in the Bay of Islands and throughout New Zealand. Russell and the Bay of Islands serves as an amazing option and setting for your special wedding day. We have the expertise and experience to cater for your special day according to your dreams and wishes. We provide assistance and local advice regarding locations, catering, floral requirements, photography and video services. We welcome all enquiries from national and international couples wishing to get married and look forward to the opportunity of playing a part in your special day.