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.
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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.
Dickens Inn is a very striking Tudor style character building, fronting both the Cameron Street Mall and Quality Street, an Old English style walking street with boutique shops. The Inn is based on a light English theme around the 19th Century English writer Charles Dickens. The interior is extensively decorated with pictures reproduced from his original files and displayed with the kind permission of the Dickens House Museum in London. There are two alfresco drinking and dining areas, ideal for those balmy summer evenings, a caf? and an old world style bar with a large selection of New Zealand and imported beers, wines and spirits. Upstairs there are function rooms with an intimate cocktail bar and balcony lounge. Our professional staff will develop your theme to create an atmosphere that will inspire and stimulate your group with refreshments, menus, decorations and entertainment. Buffets for parties of 30 or more are a feature. The Dickens Inn is licensed for a total of 320 people.
Our spacious, brand new marquee can seat up to 180 people. There is an entire side of clear walls to maximize your views of our expansive lawns. The marquee is ideal for weddings, corporate events and parties. With a wide range of tables, chairs, cutlery, chillers, buffet tables, dance floors and more, we are able to cater for any occasion. The area is well-equipped for weddings. There are plenty of venues, photographers, celebrants, caterers, wineries, beauty therapists, bands & DJs, hairdressers, and anything else you require. No need to import talented wedding service providers from anywhere else, they reside right here in the Mackenzie Region!
Ridge Country Retreat is perched high in the Papamoa Ranges and tucked away in 35 acres of lush native bush. Environmentally friendly ? the ultimate in privacy and tranquility and the ultimate place to unwind and relax. Onsite you have a generous 15m pool with panoramic views across rolling green hills and valleys, heated with geothermal water in the cooler months (1 April to 31 October), it is refreshing traditional pool over the warmer months. Ridge Country is a purpose built retreat, catering for small intimate groups up to 15 people. Weight Loss, Wellness, Pilates and Yoga retreats are run here. Spa treatments are available by arrangement for that ultimate indulgement.
Capers is located in the Rotorua CBD. Great food, coffee and very warm hospitality. We have a range of savoury, sweet and sandwich platters available to cater for groups of 15 or more. Capers signature chocolate cake is a delectably moist velvety cake infused with whiskey essence and coated in a couverture chocolate ganache. If chocolate is not what you are looking for, below is a list of some other options we have to offer.Perfect for office shouts, meetings and functions you are sure to be popular with any crowd.
Experience one of the finest for your next event. Our beautiful, park like surroundings and backdrop of the iconic Ellerslie racecourse provide an inspiring, memorable experience for your guests.Our commitment to providing you with the best service possible at every stage of the event planning and execution process has seen our team win the Corporate Events Peoples Choice Award for Best Venue twice.Our commitment to providing you with the best service possible at every stage of the event planning and execution process has seen our team win the Corporate Events Peoples Choice Award for Best Venue twice.
The Powderhorn Chateau is a fantastic retreat for all seasons, and for those travelling between Auckland and Wellington or visiting the central plateau it provides the perfect stop-over. As the closest accommodation to Mount Ruapehu?s Turoa ski field it is hard to match the Powderhorn Chateau for its location and[?]
The Ashfield makes an exceptional location for weddings, receptions and civil partnerships. Set in nearly 5 acres of stunning gardens, it is a unique venue that epitomises quality and elegance. With a team of chefs and bakers creating delicious food made from fresh locally sourced ingredients, we offer an extensive choice of seasonal menus and carefully chosen drinks list. From arrival drinks, champagne and canp? receptions, to evening dancing with exclusive use of the Carrage House restaurant, all tastes are catered for, with care and attention to the smallest detail. The Ashfield is famous for it?s spectacular gardens, and couples will have exclusive use of the garden as it creates a gorgeous backdrop for your photographs.
The Tauranga Rowing Club was founded in 1919. The Club caters for competitive and recreational rowing for all age groups from 12 years onwards. Come down to Memorial park Tauranga to have a go. The Club is made up of the following components:Hiring Process Any inquiries regarding the availability of the lounge and hiring it can be made via contacting the Lounge Manager. The Lounge Manager for the 2016 ? 2017 season is John Rothery. He can be contacted via:
The Grand Hotel is conveniently situated only a few minutes walk away from the main visitors? information and transport centre. Take a leisurely 5-minute stroll, and you will discover many of Rotorua’s finest restaurants, caf?s and bars. The Lake Front, Government Gardens, and the Museum are all a gentle 7-minute walk away. The Grand Hotel ? quality accommodation at an affordable price. The Grand Hotel has 2 function rooms seating from 10 to 100! There is cabled broadband to our premier rooms and we have a wireless internet hotspot in the Hotel Lobby. For your convenience, we offer off-street car parking (free of charge), guest laundry facilities and a tour desk, and all just a stone’s throw from the hustle and bustle of the city’s caf? street, bars and nightclubs. Reception is open from 8.00am to 8.00pm daily. All of our guests are welcome to enjoy our free parking and guest laundry. WiFi internet is available in reception, and our team are happy to assist with any tour desk enquiries.
Magnificent venue in city centre.
Holding an exclusive high profile event with multiple functions? Then the Whanganui War Memorial Centre is the answer. A complete Centre rental package is available. Used for nationally significant events such as Tech-Ex, Youth of the Nation and many more, our venue is the ideal place to hold an event requiring space, flexibility, and the highest quality facilities. You feel a sense of elegance and spaciousness as you enter the foyer onto the beautiful marble effect floor. The Lower Foyer boasts a fantastic stained glass window which lights up the Book of Remembrance. The staircase winds up to the Upper Foyer which has a New Zealand native Matai polished floor and excellent use of natural light, again through our specially commissioned stained glass windows. The Upper Foyer then leads you to the Centre’s three main spaces:
A very special wedding venue has been created consisting of two interconnected semicircular gardens. The first garden is ideal for your guests to meet and as a place to serve drinks if desired. The second garden is perfect for setting out chairs and holding the ceremony. Mature trees, shrubs and colourful fragrant roses plus box hedging feature in each area. The garden is very sheltered and secluded with rose archways and several seats are provided. Guests are treated to a bridal walk through to the wedding garden which allows them to view most of the two acre garden. The bridal cars can be driven up the grass avenue to provide off road parking and ready access to the wedding garden. Guests are able to angle park their cars safely off the road. The garden won the South Canterbury Horticultural Society Spring Garden Competition for Large Gardens in 2012. A moderate fee is charged for the use of the garden for wedding, inquiries will show that a number of complimentary extras are included.
We have a range of accommodation from Mini Studios to our beautiful Penthouse Suite. We are situated right on the lake and have a lovely onsite caf? Espresso Cove that also has a liquor license. Twelve of our suites have a balcony with thermally heated spa.The Cove offers luxurious and modern accommodation set directly on the shores of stunning Lake Taupo. The Cove enjoys beautiful views overlooking the clear blue waters of Lake Taupo and the distant central mountains. Completely refurbished in 2014 with new luxurious furnishings and fittings we have a range of rooms and suites to suit couples, families, corporates and honeymooners. All of our rooms come with free Wi-Fi and off road parking. Our staff are able to organise and book your dining and or activity experiences for you. We can also help with requests for ?Special? occasions ie; Arranging to have chocolates, wine, etc. in room on arrival. Luxury accommodation at its finest, The Cove Taupo is more than a place to stay, it is an accommodation experience
Peppers on the Point is an elegant lakeside lodge, steeped in the local history of love and life. With a beautiful waterfront location, rolling green lawn and an intimate chapel, it is the perfect venue for an sophisticated Rotorua wedding. The retreat is three hours south of Auckland and just five minutes from the heart of Rotorua. Perched on the shores of Lake Rotorua it has a relaxed and tranquil atmosphere ideally suited for a wedding of up to 70 people. The intimate nature of the lodge is truly unique and the experienced team will make sure everything runs smoothly. They are happy to assist with everything from photography, flowers, hair and makeup, to music and entertainment.
Spacious character lodge with gardens and pool. Established and popular conference, meeting and events venue servicing Auckland based and nationwide businesses for sales conferences and team building events. Private events such as weddings and birthday parties are also popular within our various spaces for rent. From small meetings to large functions for up to 200 people, we can configure our conference rooms to suit your specific needs. Fully licensed and catered, your team can enjoy lunch and dinner together within our conference room or poolside in our wonderful undercover courtyard.
Elegant accommodations and attentive service makes this hotel a hidden gem in North Texas. Guest rooms at The Grand Hotel in McKinney are unique, elegant and comfortable. All rooms and suites are individually decorated to provide each guest with the comforts of home. Each of the 44 boutique rooms have granite bathrooms, rich decor, pressed tin ceilings, original paintings and one-of-a-kind furnishings. Guests will enjoy luxurious Italian Frette robes, linens and pillow top mattresses with lush fabrics. A stay at the Grand Hotel is an experience you will remember.
The Waterlily Gardens has beautiful, diverse settings for your Wedding Ceremony. Our guests love spending time choosing a special place within the Gardens; perfect for their ceremony. Conveniently, wedding receptions at The Garden Pavilion are short stroll through the Garden following the Ceremony. Bridal Party photos are often taken onsite, allowing the newly married couple more time to celebrate their wedding with their guests.
Exhibition Hall – with 600m2 of flexible space, this area is perfect for trade shows, exhibitions and dinner functions. Theatre – with 358 seats, the theatre is ideal for conferences, seminars, plenary sessions, shows, concerts, prize givings and even dinners on the stage. The exhibition hall and theatre flow onto a large foyer area which can be used for further exhibition space, or cocktail functions. The Green and Rimu Rooms also cater for smaller break out groups of between 10-80. Services – The Great Lake Centre offers an exceptional package including an individual events manager and on site technicians who will see your event through from start to finish. “The professional way in which the Great Lake team work together, and promoting Taupo at the same time, is a credit to you all. It makes organising such a huge event so much easier for your client, knowing that you have a trained team such as yourselves working towards our common goal” – Shane Nalder, Regional Manager, The Warehouse.
It’s your wedding, not ours. We’re here to enhance your special day and ensure you experience the day you dreamed of. And our in-house planners are here to help you every step of the way. It’s your wedding, not ours. We’re here to enhance your special day and ensure you experience the day you dreamed of. And our in-house planners are here to help you every step of the way. It’s your wedding, not ours. We’re here to enhance your special day and ensure you experience the day you dreamed of. And our in-house planners are here to help you every step of the way. It’s your wedding, not ours. We’re here to enhance your special day and ensure you experience the day you dreamed of. And our in-house planners are here to help you every step of the way.