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.
Magnificent venue in city centre.
7 conference rooms catering from 10 to 50 Central to Wairarapa?s internationally-acclaimed vineyards and to all local attractions, the largest accommodation provider in the Wairarapa, Copthorne Hotel & Resort Solway Park is nestled in landscaped parklands with its own native bush-walks on the outskirts of Wairarapa’s largest town, Masterton. It boasts luxurious accommodation, three restaurants and bars, two swimming pools, two spa pools, 10-bay golf driving range, tennis, squash, petanque, beach volleyball, fitness centre, plus expansive meeting facilities. The resort is rated Qualmark ?Four Star Plus? with ?Enviro-Gold? accreditation.
Forbury Park Raceway Function Rooms. Forbury Park is the southernmost night Harness Racing Track in the Southern Hemisphere. The Club has been night racing in Dunedin since 1960 providing the people of the lower South Island with exciting night racing.
Unique setting for weddings and other functions What could be nicer than spending a lovely afternoon with the family, enjoying the charms of days gone by? Explore displays of Nelson’s heritage and learn the stories of our local people. Visit our businesses and artisans in character buildings. Take a ride on the train and relax at the award winning Founders Brewery Cafe & Bar, set in quaint streets amongst village greens and beautiful well established gardens.
Timaru’s newest conference, wedding and meeting venue, situated in the historic Landing Service Building in the heart of Timaru’s central business district. We provide the perfect venue for your wedding, conference, training seminar, product launch, workshops or board meetings with two adjoining function rooms accommodating up to 200 guests. Professional event planner to help plan your occasion.
Lush gardens next to historic Couldrey House. Couldrey House is an historic Victorian-Edwardian family home set in parkland. It is fully furnished but in a mix of styles reflecting the eras and preoccupations of some notable past owners. It is a two-storey house with nine rooms, and with explanatory labels and a host to help guide you. Audio units are now installed in four rooms. In three of those visitors can choose to hear reminiscences about the families that lived here, direct from their descendants. This gracious house sits between Wenderholm Beach and the Puhoi River. Both are just minutes away by foot. Couldrey House is in Wenderholm Regional Park, a 40-minute drive (48kms) north of Auckland CBD.
Stylish and elegant in attractive grounds. Wellington College?s Brierley Theatre and adjacent Firth Hall ? ideal for weddings, special occasions and corporate functions allow for an entire wedding occasion or just the reception and similar private functions. The reception facility features a splendid open-plan dining room/ballroom, that seats up to 250 guests. The historic Firth Hall adjacent to the Brierley Theatre is suitable as a pre-reception cocktail area and as an area for those quieter moments. It helps that Wellington College?s Brierley Theatre is located five minutes from the CBD and with the advantage of extensive free parking.
Fine cuisine and stunning mountain scenery. Dawson Falls Mountain Lodge and Cafe is at the end of Manaia Road in Egmont National Park on Mt. Taranaki. Our ‘driveway’ is a fantastic 6 km drive up the narrow road through a ‘tunnel’ of native forest – an attraction in itself and well worth it. Our guest only lounges invite to socialise and relax in an Alpine environment, with the cosy log fires on cold wet days.Dawson Falls Mountain Lodge consists of a Cafe and a Swiss style lodge with a friendly and cozy ambience The lodge has 10 guest rooms, each with its own ensuite and can accommodate up to 24 guests, please book in advance. . Situated on Mt Taranaki – Egmont National Park
For Western House Bed and Breakfast guests we have mountain bikes and golf clubs that they can use free of charge. Or if you like something a bit more thrilling we also have motorbikes available to hire. You can also just sit back and relax in a peaceful and tranquil atmosphere during the day or keep snug and warm in front of a cozy open fire during the winter months.
With the optional use of the gardens for your ceremony and photos, Ngatea Water Gardens is a one stop shop for your wedding .The lounge has a built in sound system, so if you don’t want the added expense of live entertainment, just bring along your favourite CDs!
Contemporary, luxury hotel setting. Situated 300m out to sea, Hilton Auckland has a unique waterfront location near the central business district and boasts stunning harbour views. This 165 room hotel has contemporary design and impeccable business-focused services and facilities. Seven multi-purpose rooms soaked in natural light, open to decks overlooking the water and a capacity up of to 750 guests. The functionality of our rooms can cater to the largest or most intimate of gatherings. Set against a harbour backdrop, the hotel boasts unique ceremony spaces, function rooms that cater for up to 350 people seated as well as 165 designer rooms. Hilton’s experienced team provides heart-warming service and first class technology solutions to ensure your event runs smoothly.
Titirangi RSA is the ideal venue for birthdays, anniversaries, weddings or just that special day. The club can cater for up to 180 seated persons and there are many facilities and services to make your event spectacular. Titirangi RSA has licensed bar facilities with a large range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, available to you at club prices. Also, onsite caterers who are available to work with you to design a customised menu, with many delicious options on offer. Titirangi RSA also offers a variety of spaces including a rooftop deck . Their sport’s bar for hire which allows for pool tables and other forms of entertainment for your guests. If you are looking for a more laid back atmosphere, the lounge bar is the perfect venue and can accommodate all types of occasions. Titirangi RSA is a highly regarded club and well-known for being the hub of the local Titirangi Community. It is also home of the famous Open Mic Live Music Jam Nights. With over 1800 satisfied members, the friendly staff are enthusiastic to work with you in order to put on a great event that will not disappoint. The club is also child friendly.
The picturesque settings in this large and unique garden of rare and unusual trees and shrubs offer peace and tranquility. Large leafed rhododendrons that will grow to forest giants. Hundreds of specie and hybrid rhodos flourish among the river banks and ponds. Mountain streams, clear ponds, clean fresh air and the joy of bird song. Butterflies, moths and dragon flies flit over the ponds and plantings. Rare beauty and floral colour framed by verdant hills.
Intimate lodge is available weddings,anniversaries With a beautiful beachfront location, exclusive accommodation, and divine hot tubs and massage to enjoy, Old Bones Lodge makes the perfect venue for your special day. Say I do with your toes in the sand and the sparkling Pacific Ocean as your backdrop, and then enjoy your wedding reception in our sunny gardens or open plan living room. We welcome you to hire the entire lodge for your exclusive, private use ? our boutique accommodation sleeps up to 16 guests and features a huge living and dining area with ocean views and an open fire. You and your love can enjoy falling asleep to the sound of crashing waves, waking to a beachfront sunrise and long soaks in our hot tubs. Though our lodge is only 5 minutes from Oamaru, you’ll feel worlds away!
Poolside courtyard + beautiful grounds and viewsThe leading Lake Wanaka accommodation with a difference. Mercure Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka is a 4 star hotel set in a stunning mountain landscape offering spectacular views of New Zealand’s Southern Alps. We have a range of hotel accommodation options ranging from Standard Hotel Rooms to Two Bedroom Apartments – Oakridge Resort has something for everyone. We have a wide range of facilities available. Take some time out at the Sanctuary Day Spa or sit back and relax in The Poolhouse Bar or Jacob’s Grill restaurant and enjoy the views. If you?re looking for relaxation, beautiful snowy mountains in winter, glorious sun during summer and with world-class outdoor pursuits, all surrounded by spectacular scenery, then set your sights on Oakridge Resort in beautiful Wanaka.
Weddings, Functions, Gardens Visits, Gift Shop.Wrights Watergardens and the function room have been the venues for many successful and memorable weddings, engagements, celebrations, and special occasions. Whether you need help with photography, the ceremony, the reception or all of those mentioned, Wrights Watergardens can cater to your wedding needs. The choice is yours as to how much or how little of your special day you want to celebrate at the gardens: – The stunning Mauku Waterfall is one of the most popular and iconic wedding photography spots in Auckland! – The perfectly-manicured Wedding Lawn is lined by Greek Sculptures and features a heart-shaped pond. There is a stage and band stand for performers, speechmakers, and MCs. – The Summer House is a picturesque outdoor venue with the Mauku falls as an impressive backdrop. – The Lawn comes with 100 green chairs and the Summer House with 100 white chairs, although more can be added at your request. Please email us with any enquiries, and we are happy to be a part of your special occasion! We hope you are able to visit and explore the garden for yourself and choose Wrights Watergardens to host your special day.
Purpose-built conservatoire.Also a function venue. he main auditorium is renowned for its acoustics and is considered to be one of the best auditoria in the Southern Hemisphere for chamber music and is the home to the international Adam Chamber Music Festival every two years. As well as being available for concert hire, the auditorium is also suitable for symposiums, lectures and conferences. In addition to the main auditorium, the new complex will have a smaller space for more intimate meetings, with break out rooms. Professional sound, A/V and lighting systems as well as a professional technical team will ensure your event is produced to the highest standards. Venue hire bookings for 2017 in our newly developed complex will open shortly.