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.
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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.
Spacious venue in unusual rural setting. The Lindale Events Centre is a 4000 sq ft purpose built indoor entertainment Auditorium Within this area you can find the following facilities for many types of functions
Historic church and lovely grounds. The Cobblestones Trust offers you a unique opportunity to use the Cobblestones Museum grounds and the historic 1865 Methodist Church to celebrate your very special day. Vintage horse-drawn vehicles and the Cobblestones Administration Building Function Room are also available for hire. The Trust is planning an Official Opening of the new building once fitout of the exhibition space has been completed Take a step back in time through the Museum?s new Entrance Building to the pioneering days of the Wairarapa. The Cobblestones Regional Early Settlers Museum is located in Greytown on the original site of the stables operated by Cobb & Co and the Hastwells to provide a mail and passenger service between Wellington and the Wairarapa from 1866. The Museum’s name comes from the well-preserved cobblestone courtyard beside the entrance building and inside the Hastwell Stables.
Well designed. lovely gardens and water features.Markovina Estate is one of Auckland’s best wedding venues and we are located in the lush wine growing region of Kumeu. Our 100% family owned estate is designed to cater specifically for wedding ceremonies and receptions and we will work with you to create the day of your dreams. We have the flexibility with our venue and the experienced staff to accommodate weddings of all shapes and sizes. We have five separate picture-perfect locations to choose from and as we host only one wedding per day you have the choice of any of these beautiful locations.
Good service to back up meeting or function. The refined Italian design of this Marcello Piacentini architectural masterpiece, combined with contemporary art deco touches, provides the ideal backdrop for such a special day. The hotel has a variety of elegant spaces suitable for holding an intimate reception, a banquet, or a pre-wedding dinner. Our wedding planner will make it their priority to tailor everything to your exact requirements, from the catering, photography, and floral arrangements, to the wedding list and car hire.
The Hotel Armitage has a wonderful range of spacious function areas including the Poolside Lounge and the 3rd floor Gallery Restaurant; combine these with our comfortable Tauranga hotel accommodation, swimming pool, spa, relaxation area and free car parking, and the Hotel Armitage makes the perfect venue for your next function.
Full bar facilities.Live music or jukebox possible. There’s no better way to take in Auckland’s stunning coastal scenery than by booking a private charter with 360 Discovery. Our exclusive charter boat options offer an excellent way to celebrate with colleagues, family and friends – whatever the occasion might be. We have a range of packages which cater for between 10 and 275 people and we’re happy to tailor-make experiences to suit your event requirements. Whatever your occasion, whatever your boat, whatever your catering needs, wherever you want to go, We have you catered for!