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.
The rustic wood beams and river stone columns compliment the light airy feel in this gorgeous room. The bi-fold doors open out onto the expansive deck, and private courtyard. This courtyard is the ideal location for your wedding ceremony, a memory to last a lifetime. This stylish function room has superior technological facilities including advanced lighting, air-conditioning and heating systems, all set in a beautiful contemporary space. With a seating capacity of 120 guests, The Pillars has been designed as an intimate place for the wedding reception your guests will always remember. For more information about our wedding venues, wedding catering or wedding accommodation contact us today.
The Home Of Dedicated Hospitality, Fantail Lodge Is Widely Considered To Be One Of The Finest Lodges In New Zealand’ It took 20 years of development, careful preparations and sheer persistence to make Fantail Lodge Country Estate the unique and exceptional venue it is today: A country Estate with a working orchard and a luxury lodge in tranquil country settings where service, exquisite cuisine and the art of hosting are carefully blended into a culture of sincere dedication towards the well-being of our guests.Peacefully situated on the beautiful Otago Peninsula, close to beaches, seals, penguins and albatrosses, our lush, harbourside garden contains two, delightfully rustic, self -contained cottages. Fantail Cottage has queen bed accommodation with two singles on a mezzanine. Bellbird offers a queen bed and an exclusive spa pool. Both are equipped for self catering or continental breakfast hampers by arrangement. Free use of kayaks. An ideal base for touring and a great location for a romantic getaway.
Eagles Nests five luxurious villas nestle into an extravagantly beautiful island-like peninsula along a ridgeline that drops into a valley ? reminiscent of a huge nest. Ancient eagles once soared in these pristine skies. As amazing architects and creative interior designers, they built their homes where now sit the ultra luxurious nests of the human variety, where gracious, unobtrusive yet attentive Kiwi staff cater to your every whim. We all dream of enjoying the luxury and inspiration of the ocean from our own personal holiday home on the coast and the villas at Eagles Nest fulfill these dreams.They express our instinctive attraction to water and embody the height of luxury. The constantly changing skies and ocean, the boats, wild life, sunrises and sunsets are a spectacular magnet, and the different colors and tones and the sound of the waves and bird life attract us to the essence of life, nature and serenity. The villas at Eagles Nest are the perfect balance and antidote to the hectic, modern, urban lifestyle. Whether your plan is for a small, intimate wedding or a celebration for as many as 80 guests for a seated gala banquet, one or more of the five villas at Eagles Nest can be personally tailored exactly for you.
Magnificent views and natural light. Board one of the Skyline Gondolas and experience the beauty of the region?s magnificent landscapes like never before! Also known as cablecars, our Gondolas are among the most popoualr NZ attractions in New Zealand’s best-loved holiday and adventure destinations. Ride the Gondolas high above Queenstown and Rotorua for stunning panoramic views over the lakes and towns.
Some say Auckland’s most stunning venue. If you?’re looking for a wedding location that will make your day truly special, look no further than one of Auckland Museum?’s stunning wedding venues. For a grand, elegant wedding, the Event Centre is beautifully appointed, with magnificent 360-degree views of the city and harbour. Or choose the marbled Grand Foyer for a dramatic backdrop, steeped in history.
Stylish & historic venue in Auckland Domain. Welcome to the Wintergarden Pavilion, Auckland’s iconic caf?, event and function venues set in the Auckland Domain, one of the city’s oldest parks. Auckland’s historic Wintergarden Pavilion, originally constructed in 1913, has been fully renovated in 2011 to become a stylish character-filled venue for weddings, functions, and conferences. Set above the duck pond, and amongst the lush gardens of the Auckland Domain, the Wintergarden Cafe makes a perfect morning meeting place for coffee and breakfast, or to enjoy lunch and afternoon drinks. Adjacent to the Wintergarden Cafe is the Kiosk at the Wintergarden which is currently under renovation, but will soon be open daily for fresh picnic supplies, gelato, or take-away fresh-roasted coffee.
Wellington’s most unique historic wedding venue. Old St Paul?s welcomes everybody to celebrate their special day in this beautiful historic venue. Design a traditional or modern wedding ceremony, a religious or civil service, a same sex wedding, or renew your vows ? everything is possible. Still looking for a reception venue? Look no further! Old St Paul’s offers you a truly unique set up for your reception. We spin around the pews for you and create an exceptional dinner experience for your guests. Check out our photographs and talk to us about your options! Beautiful stained glass windows and the glowing wooden interior of this architectural masterpiece make this unique venue a perfect backdrop for your wedding photography.
Sunny room with balcony overlooking the bowl.This medium-sized lounge features high ceilings, floor to ceiling windows with sliding doors that open out onto a balcony and outside seating overlooking the impressive pitch. This space is ideal for smaller meetings, social functions and breakouts. Have your function amongst the black and white photos of our great rugby stars. Adjoining the Level 2 West Lounge with a moveable wall, the East Lounge can be used as a conference catering or breakout room.
Stylish and romantic with towering ceiling. Logan Brown’s dining room is part of the creativity and vibrancy of Wellington’s Cuba St. The building is a 1920s revamped bank chamber with high ceilings, private dining room, and an elegant, friendly space for any occasion. Join us for a truly superb experience whether for a drink in the bar, regular dining, a quick bite before the theatre or movie, special occasion, or private function.We welcome group bookings and we are happy to discuss with you your needs for a special lunch or dinner. Due to the layout of our restaurant, and our style of service, there are restrictions to the number of groups we can accommodate, and the seating times available, so please ensure you book early. Considering our menu style, limited kitchen space and previous experiences, we can only offer groups of eight or more the Special Group Menus (i.e. not the A la Carte menu). This allows us to produce high quality dishes in a timely fashion for all our diners.
. Cheeseman is a friendly ski area that promotes a fun, family environment in an alpine setting and is open to the public. We are the closest club ski area to Christchurch, being just 90 minutes drive or approximately 99km. Discover Canterbury?s easiest access on mountain ski accommodation. Ride the T-Bar lifts, ski to the lodge door and relax in the large communal dining/living area while your meals are prepared by our resident cook. Enjoy hot showers and sunset drenched decks in Snowline Lodge.Snowline Lodge sleeps up to 68 people in 13 bunkrooms with four to six bunks per room. Unless you book a room exclusively, at busy times you will be sharing.
Relaxed venue with DJ music and dance floor. The biggest and most popular nightclub in Hamilton, party with your mates, meet new friends and have the most fun and party your night away with latest greatest tunes!!No venue hire fee (minimum spends apply).The Outback is Hamilton’s most iconic and successful nightclub and at one point was New Zealand’s largest bar. Divided into three areas and with a total capacity of 1,600 people, the Outback is capable of hosting events like no other bar in Hamilton. We have a separate function room for smaller parties, however if the occasion calls for it, we can hire out the entire venue for major events. Separate function room also available $250 deposit to confirm booking Bar closed to the public until 10.00pm Function room closed to the public until 12pm
Unique. Views. Private, with luxury accommodation.A MAGICAL WEDDING VENUE The romance of Ugbrooke lends itself to a magical wedding day, providing an enchanting backdrop for the memories of a lifetime. The historic homestead and grounds offer a picturesque setting for a maximum of 70 guests. For guests under 35 in number a reception can be held inside the home. However for guests over 35 in number the ceremony and reception must be an outdoor/garden occasion and a marquee and portaloos ( at wedding party expense) is required. Accommodation in two rooms for the bride and groom and special guests is included as part of the venue fee. Please note that a wedding venue fee applies regardless of rooms being required or not.
Cater weddings, conferences, cricket oval, gardens Woodlands Estate is located in Gordonton just north of Hamilton. Woodlands is Waikato’s most romantic wedding venue featuring 15 acres of beautiful gardens and formal lawns. Only 15 minutes north of Hamilton and 70 minutes south of Auckland. Woodlands is an ideal wedding venue due to it’s central North Island location. Family, guests and especially the bride and groom, can relax and enjoy the wedding day at their own pace at this beautiful venue. Your wedding party is encouraged to use the full scope of 15 acres of gardens and tour through the beautiful Historic Homestead, helping to create an extra special memory. The estate is very private, well off the road and looks magnificent lit at night as well as being breathtaking during the day.
Our large modern catamaran offers a unique venue.Create an enchanting and memorable wedding on board one of our catamarans.This is your opportunity to have the wedding you’ve always imagined – with the setting sun over the harbour as the most perfect backdrop. You can choose to have your wedding ceremony at a venue in Lyttelton or Akaroa, followed by your reception on the water, or have the whole event hosted on the harbour with Black Cat Cruises. You?ll have up to four hours on the water with us, plus you can take time prior to departure to decorate and theme the boat to create exactly the atmosphere you are looking for. Our charter catamarans are among the most unique and affordable wedding venues in Canterbury.
Beautifully decorated interior.Courtyard & gardens With its 20 individually designed rooms, The Martinborough Hotel provides friends and family with the convenience of being accommodated together in one place in the heart of Martinborough Wine Village. This gives the sense of hosting the wedding in a home away from home, for groups of up to 60. We are The Martinborough Hotel, erected in 1882 and refined in 1990. A classic and relaxed hotel that embodies the charm of Martinborough with history adorning the halls and suites of the building. The feel of a country home with amenities to cater to businesses for workshops, couples for ceremonies and world travelers needing luxury accommodations. Keeping you up to date with special rates and seasonal packages, as well as what is happening… in our little town.
Conference in the Heart of the Wine Country.Our Greytown location is an ideal half-way point for organisations doing business between the Hawkes Bay and Manawatu, and Wellington. The Board Room is perfectly sized for meetings up to approximately 30 people, and can be configured as you need it including AV. The room is air-conditioned with access out to two balconies, we offer catering, and wifi is free. The board room opens up into the restaurant creating a space that holds up to 80-100 cocktail style. False walls move into place for additional privacy during special occasions like birthdays, anniversaries and conference dinners.
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.
Puke Ariki?s Noel and Melva Yarrow Education Room is also available for hire on request. Seating up to 40 people, depending on layout, the space is suitable for presentations, workshops or meetings. It is available after school hours during term time. Catering by Arborio assures top quality food and drink to ensure a successful function. Please see the Arborio website for details of catering packages.
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.