Welcome to The Playhouse, the most unique and enchanting Nelson wedding venue. The moment you walk through the entrance archways you will realise that you are in a magic place, full of artistry and surrounded by lush gardens.
Let us take care of you, and help make your special day memorable for all.
Located only 20 minutes from down town Nelson, this sheltered and secluded spot is perfect for an intimate wedding or large bash. On site ceremonies are a lovely affair under the romantic weeping willow in front of a dreamy pond and bridge. Let your guests enjoy the lavish garden and decking area before heading inside for the reception in the highly decorated restaurant.
Your photos are a breeze with locations in and around the venue or head off for a quick 5 minute drive to Mapua or Rabbit Island.
Co-owner and chef Manuela Fuhrimann will create the perfect menu for your wedding. From a 5 course degustation menu to a simple kiwi BBQ we have the right catering options for your style of wedding.
We have strong ties to many wedding professionals in the district and are happy to help plan the perfect wedding for you. Local bands, photographers, celebrants and bus companies, we have the contacts to find the right people for your desires…and budget.
What are you waiting for, Contact Us TODAY to secure your Nelson Wedding venue.
Newly restored Gothic masterpiece in city centre.To help you begin to think about your ceremony we offer A New Zealand Prayer Book which contains three versions of the marriage service. All three services can be adapted if you wish and you can mix and match sections from each as you prefer. The clergy are happy to assist you through the process. If you choose to write your own service, the prayer book services are a useful outline for what needs to be in it. The beauty of St Matthew’s architecture attracts many couples to take their pre-wedding photographs in our church. There is a fee of $150 per hour if you hold your session between 9am and 5pm on Monday to Friday. A fee of $260 per hour if you hold a session on Saturday or Sunday. We also require a $100 deposit if your session is on Saturday or Sunday. Other things to think about for the service include readings and music, and who you would like to participate. Secular and religious readings are frequently used during the ceremony. There are ways to personalise even the most traditional service. Other traditions have become popular such as the lighting of a Unity Candle. This is your day and we are here to help you along the way.
Elegant venue near downtown Auckland. Aachen House has 8 ensuite luxurious rooms and is able to host small select weddings of up to 50 people on a cocktail basis or 20 people seated in a most beautiful environment, or take the whole hotel on an exclusive use basis. Aachen House offers style, elegance and professional service and is now established as a totally unique model for the ?small fashionable hotel? in New Zealand. Respected for protecting the privacy of its well known guests Aachen House offers a level of service known to those who respect and recognise the true meaning of the word luxury. This luxury boutique hotel can be your exclusive venue offering beautiful gardens and a gazebo for the wedding ceremony and photographs and drinks with guests plus the stunning marble floored elegant conservatory which opens out to the gardens is perfect for your wedding breakfast.
Great seating and views .We strive to make the activities as enjoyable as possible for you and your friends and family. It’s always great seeing people with smiles on their faces and we love being able to provide a personalised service for each individual group. You can rest assure knowing that you’ll be getting the best experience with a fully trained crew to make your trip safe and enjoyable. So whether you need a fishing charter or a party boat, we’ll ensure your needs and expectations are met! There is room on board for 45 people, not including the crew.
Cultural life, nightlife and CBD nearby. If you are looking for a Wellington city centre hotel with specifically designed conference and meeting room facilities, West Plaza Hotel can cater for meetings and conferences up to 200 people with breakout rooms. These rooms are flexible in size, so they also make an ideal venue for seminars, workshops, smaller events and business meetings. Located in the midst of the Wellington CBD we?re a popular venue for hosting conferences as we’re easily accessible for local delegates and offer both standard and executive accommodation for out-of-towners. We have everything to make your conference a success, including full catering, hi-tech audio-visual equipment and presentation facilities*. We?ll assist your important conference to run smoothly with efficient and professional service, plus comfortable and spacious accommodation. We also host many fabulous events and parties in our specially designed function rooms including family milestones, weddings and product launches to tie in with conferences. We can cater for all needs, including themed dinners and events*.
villa, elegant, stylish with private rooms Vanetia.The Tea House is the perfect venue for an elegant boutique wedding reception. Chandeliers and velvet chairs make for a beautiful setting with plenty of character and style. Your guests will remember your unique wedding venue forever. And that is even before they sit down to an amazing menu of fresh and local produce paired with perfect wine matches. Our avenue of bay trees and fountain, beside our large walnut tree make for a beautiful spot for a small wedding ceremony. Perfect if you want the reception and the ceremony all in the one spot. Choose from buffet menus, set menus, high teas or even cocktail functions to suit the style of your special day.
Romantic Secluded – Wonderful ambience – Trent?s offers the perfect venue for Christchurch weddings from start to finish. Our beautiful grounds and buildings mean that you and your guests need not worry about transportation and logistics between different venues. From ceremony to dining, we have the experience and resources to provide a relaxed, sumptuous day that leaves you with the fondest of memories.Our sheltered lawn with a Victorian gazebo under the sycamore trees is a beautiful backdrop for your ceremony and you need not fear the weather. The conservatory area, with rolled sides, provides an equally beautiful location in the event of rain. If your reception is at Trent?s, there is no charge to have your wedding ceremony here as well.We can seat up to 130 in the main wooden floored dining area and adjoining tiled floor area. There is seating for an extra 25 on the mezzanine floor, which is used as a quieter space where guests relax after clearing the dance floor.
Unique and historic wedding venue.If you?re thinking of a Central Otago wedding then consider the Cardrona Hotel as your venue. Offering breathtaking scenery, a relaxed and charming atmosphere and superb high country hospitality, the Cardrona Hotel is the perfect venue for an extraordinary wedding. The restaurant can seat up to 85 guests, or we can cater for up to 250 guests with a cocktail-style reception. A marquee can also be erected on the lawn providing seated dining for up to 250 people. The hotel provides the chance for a garden or church ceremony, unrivalled photo locations and a range of reception packages to suit all budgets. Our experienced functions manager, team of qualified chefs and superb front-of-house staff will work with you to create a truly memorable day. When you book your wedding with us you also get exclusive use of the entire venue, including 14 ensuite hotel rooms, making it the ideal location for a destination wedding.
Hotel has facilities for meetings and weddings Te Waonui is the only luxury property of its kind in the area. The retreat is nestled in the lush bush with views of the natural environment at almost every turn. Located in Franz Josef, the retreat offers easy access to the many natural wonders of the South West World Heritage Area. Mountains, glaciers, rivers, lakes, coastline, and native flora and fauna all lie in wait at the doorstep for visitors to admire and explore. Luxuriously appointed guest rooms are generously proportioned and feature the highest standard of amenities, such as a personal pillow menu, natural wool mattress underlay, and high speed internet access. Guests will enjoy dining among the trees in ?The Canopy? restaurant, savouring quality local cuisine including an indulgent five-course degustation dinner.
TAB Terminal (dedicated TV’s for teletext and racing) Entertainment (Live every Saturday night) Courtesy Coach (operates daily from 4pm) Junior Children’s Area and Playstation Area ($5 deposit and $4 when game comes back) One of the Largest Big Screens in Invercargill – Great for those big sporting occasions Largest Gaming area in Invercargill – 24 Machines (available only to Members & Invited guests and members of clubs that are affliated through Clubs New Zealand) Multiple EFTPOS machines 5 Pool Tables & 5 Snooker Tables On site Restaurant (and coffees and snacks available at the Bar)
Modern venue with great views. Formosa Golf Resort is a specialized wedding venue, with a sophisticated and elegant atmosphere. We are set in Beachlands and look out over the Pohutakawa Cost, with extensive private grounds for the enjoyment of you and your guests. Formosa is a fully licensed facility with an experienced team of staff to ensure all your needs and those of your guests are taken care of during the planning and execution of your special day. Formosa can cater for groups from 5 to 250 guests internally and also have the option of erecting a marquee on the ample grounds that we have available for those wedding that push from 250 plus. At Formosa we aim to provide tailor-made and flexible weddings to suit your personal taste and style. We are more than happy to discuss and additional requests, ideas and themes that you may wish to incorporate into making your special day a unique and memorable experience.
Romantic, stylish venue in garden setting THE WHITE SWAN HOTEL ACTUALLY BEGAN LIFE AS A NEW ZEALAND RAILWAYS ADMINISTRATION BLOCK AT THE WOBURN RAILYARD IN LOWER HUTT. AT ITS 1970S PEAK THERE WERE OVER A THOUSAND MEN WORKING AT WOBURN, BUT LITTLE DID THEY KNOW THAT THIS BIG WOODEN BUILDING WOULD ONE DAY BE A COUNTRY PUB. NEEDLESS TO SAY THIS ROGUE PIECE WAS RESCUED FROM OBLIVION AND ALL SIX PIECES THAT STARTED THE JOURNEY WERE CAREFULLY PIECED BACK TOGETHER AND FULLY RESTORED TO CREATE THE MAGNIFICENT HOTEL THAT NOW TAKES PRIDE OF PLACE ON THE 125 YEAR OLD MAIN STREET OF GREYTOWN
Intimate venue in Edwardian boutique hotel.With four individual and private areas, The County Hotel offers comprehensive facilities for wedding receptions and photography. The County Hotel has excellent facilities and private function rooms catering for 12-50 people. The air conditioned Cellar Room is an extraordinary example with its romantic wine barrels and candelabras and is also available for special events, conferences, private dinners and wine tastings. Why not stay the night? With 18 stylish and relaxing rooms The County Hotel is ideally suited to Weddings and Civil Unions where guests and their partners can enjoy their own private quarters. Enjoy the sumptuous food from Wine Street Restaurant and the wines of Hawke?s Bay at the end of the day. Catering is available as required. An ideal venue for wedding receptions, The County Hotel provides well appointed rooms expressly suited to your special day. The hotels stretched Daimler (once used by Queen Elizabeth) is also available for use as transportation to the wedding venue.
Spacious, elegant venue in convenient location. We offer a number of excellent banqueting venues: The Grand Ballroom (Taranaki?s only grand ballroom) and our Poolside Rooms (next to the garden courtyard). An experienced wedding co-ordinator and team will look after every detail including menus, seating arrangements, table decorations and beverage selection. We are very happy to work with you to explore any additional ideas you may have to create that special difference. On the night of your wedding, we provide you with a complimentary honeymoon suite – a Plymouth Suite with a double spa bath and king size bed. Our gift includes methode champanoise served to your room and a fully cooked breakfast for two. We also provide free accommodation for the bride and groom?s parents. These offers must be pre-booked and are not transferable to other guests or family. A minimum of 50 adult guests at the reception applies. In addition we also offer special accommodation rates for your guests and can provide personalised accommodation flyers at no extra cost.
FACILITIES All hires include the use of the Stereo System & Projector, Tables and Chairs, Crockery, Cutlery, Glassware, (numbers are approximately 60 of each), Full Kitchen. NB Whilst all groups are welcome to use the Projector & Screen and the Stereo system, this is on an AS IS basis. We do not have staff to show you how to use it or handle IT problems for your event. You must provide your own VGA cable to connect to the projector. Complete details are here
Colonial-style hotel close to city centre. Hotel Coachman is the ideal venue for your Palmerston North Wedding. Wedding Receptions at Hotel Coachman Palmerston North are a spectacular. Our aim is to make the first moments of your married life together magical and unforgettable, so we offer everything we possibly can to ensure the perfect result. Whether you choose the ambiance of The Hunterville Bar or the tranquility of our Romantic Garden, Hotel Coachman offers the assistance of experienced staff to help plan your wedding day down to the last detail. Hotel Coachman’s team of national and international chefs have developed innovative and creative menus using only the freshest of local and international produce. Our team are experts in catering for Weddings of all sizes. Let our specialised patisserie chef create your dream cake, created on site and to complement the theme of your special day.
Private venue in a stunning setting Our country course provides a secluded, relaxed and casual environment ? perfect for your function, business or social group. Get your group together; whether it be Corporate, Business or Social group; and play 9 or 18 on the course. Our course is great for groups of all golfing abilities, whether you have the first timer or serious golfer. After the round come into the Clubhouse for catering and drinks at the bar which is set in a casual, friendly environment. Sit on the deck and look out over the course while enjoying your social event. Pricing packages are very affordable and can be arranged for any budgets and requirements. Perfect for the team get-together, end of year function or social event with friends.
The reception lounge has a floor area of 280 square metres and features a 30 square metre parquet dance floor. Seating capacity in the lounge is for 200 (chairs only) or 150 with tables and chairs. Standing capacity is 288. With adjoining kitchen and bar facilities, the lounge is ideally suited for conferences, dinners and club meetings. Facilities includes Reception lounge kitchen – contains stove, Zip, dishwasher, fridge, pie warmer Reception lounge bar – contains fridge/chiller and Zip Minimum of 25 tables available for use within reception lounge/bar area, but more may be used if available
A variety of indoor and outdoor venues to suit.Escape the ordinary and immerse your guests in the unique surroundings of Auckland Zoo. The tranquil location of the Zoo makes it the perfect choice for escaping the hustle and bustle of the city. Whether you’re looking for a small venue for an intimate get-together, or a larger space to celebrate a milestone with friends and family, Auckland Zoo has a space for every occasion. Dine in the historic Old Elephant House, sip cocktails while viewing the Pridelands animals or enjoy a corporate family day on the Central Lawn. These stunning landscapes have all you need to make your event one your guests will be talking about for years to come. Our team can help choose the perfect space to suit your event.??We can create a memorable event in one of our many function spaces – imagine a summer barbecue with the lions, dining in the historic Old Elephant House or getting married in the iconic Band Rotunda. With our stunning lands?capes and unrivalled venues, we have all you need to make your event one your guests will be talking about for years to come.??
Our large modern catamaran offers a unique venue.Your modern catamaran, the 60 foot /20 metre Black Cat (previously the Canterbury Cat), is perfect for viewing the natural wonders of Akaroa Harbour. Our vessel is the largest and most luxurious on the harbour. There’s lots of room on the two decks for unimpeded viewing and plenty of covered seating, for shade and shelter. Inside there’s a bar and toilets. And the Black Cat is both stable and safe. Relax, stretch out and discover the harbour with our award winning Black Cat Cruise team. Each cruise is fully narrated by your skipper who has extensive knowledge of the nature, wildlife and history of the harbour.