Wedding ceremony and reception venue & amenity hire


The Pavilion seats 80 guests – Cocktails standing 80 guests
The following prices are based on a minimum of 30 guests.  Current from September 2019 to March 2021.

5 hour Inspired Romance wedding package     
8 hour Creative Memories wedding package       

Packages include:

  • John and Trude’s time throughout to plan and manage the venue and prepare the grounds, venue, cottages/cottage and required amenities. Preparation, during and breakdown.
  • Hire of the Pavilion and chef’s kitchen, prep room and amenities 
  • 4 course buffet dinner for 8 hours (canapés, platters, main, dessert) 3 courses for 5 hour
  • Catering team - Peter Wheeler - [email protected]
    Chef / Director - Barringtons Fine Foods
  • Tables, chairs, linen, crockery, cutlery, gift table and cake table etc
  • Wait, bar staff, manager, cleaners, security (when needed) and kitchen staff                                          

Beverages and bar area set up

  • 8 hour package - 3/4 bottle of wine and 1 x 330ml bottle of beer p/person quota
  • 5 hour package -  ½ bottle of wine and 1 x 330ml bottle of beer p/person quota
  • We include lemon minted water, juices and Trude's famous fresh passionfruit and pineapple punch
  • Extra beverages available if you choose to offer more to guests on the day of function                          

Venue Decoration

  • Assistance in venue decoration choices from our supply or  and your own
  • Table flowers in your choice of colours (roses, alstrameria, carnations and statice and flowers from our garden) You may choose for guests to bring flowers from their garden for a beautiful personal touch
  • Rose heads and rose petals or shells for the aisle with large potted plants                                             

Accommodation & Facilities

  • Wedding night accommodation in Turehu Cottage for the Bride & Groom for weddings 30 guests and over
  • Use of one or two cottages for bathroom facilities for weddings 30 guests and over for the duration of the wedding event
  • Portaloo/s for larger weddings                                                                                                                  
Other Services
  • Trude Bethell as marriage celebrant (if required) and guidance with your personalised ceremony included in the price for over 30 guests
  • Sound system for iPods
  • Parking (up to 25 cars) & Security when needed. We suggest a shuttle service: Shuttle Excellence - [email protected]  - ph: 0800 822 000 for Miro
  • Clean-up, recycling and disposal        


For additional services you may require please visit the people we recommend page

  • Wedding cake
  • Hairdresser and makeup artists if the bride and bridesmaids are preparing in the cottages 
  • Photographer 
  • Shuttle service to and from for groups of guests 

Pricing is subject to change at any time due to changes in costs of produce, services & inflation
5% surcharge on all credit card payments

8-hour Creative Memories wedding schedule example


Time by arrangement:       Bridal party preparation

(earliest 12noon)               Bridal party photos (optional)

2.00pm                              Guests Arrive

2.30pm                              Ceremony

3pm until 4.15pm             Drinks and canapés

                                          Bridal party photographs

4.15pm until 5.30pm        Guests and bridal party mingle

5.30pm                              Sit down for dinner

                                         Guests take their drinks to the table

                                         Minted lemon water on tables

                                         Platters on table (if this option is taken)

Time by arrangement:      Speeches

6.30pm                             Mains

7.00pm                             Cake cutting with photographs

7.15pm                             Dessert with tea and coffee and wedding cake

9.30pm                             Bar closes

10.00pm                           Guest must leave venue at 10pm


5 hour Inspired Romance wedding schedule example


Time by arrangement         Bridal party preparation

(earliest 12 noon)               Bridal party photos (optional)

12 noon                              Guests Arrive

12.15pm                              Ceremony

12.45pm until 1.45pm         Drinks and canapés

                                            Bridal party photographs

1.45pm until 2.30pm          Guests and bridal party mingle

2.30pm                               Sit down for lunch (or dinner if evening wedding)

                                           Guests take their drinks to the table

                                            Minted lemon water on tables

2.45pm                               Mains

Time by arrangement:       Speeches

4.00pm                              Cake cutting with photographs

4.15pm                              Dessert with tea and coffee and wedding cake

4.30pm                              Bar closes

5pm                                  Guest leave venue


And everyone lives happily ever after… 

Our Intimate Wedding Option  - a 3 hour venue hire available for a wedding ceremony only option or photography only option.

Please email us for pricing information.