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Auckland wedding venues, catering & beverages
A wedding at SKYCITY is a match made in heaven. With more than 12 unique venues, we've got the ideal place to celebrate, from the heights of the Sky Tower and the decks of the Grand Hotel to our flexible range of function rooms, bars and restaurants.
We can take care of any or every part of your wedding day. We've got the big things like venues and catering covered, right down to the intimate details of your cake, flowers and accommodation. Together, we'll create a wedding perfectly tailored to you.
Phone: 09 412 7206
393 State Highway 16, Kumeu, Rodney District
Waiting staff at your service- You take care of the cuisine while we provide professional waiters, waitresses and bar staff for your special occasion. Whether it's an engagement party, wedding reception or the "day after" soiree. Let us take the worry out of everything, including the clean up. We'll make your day just that little more special. Phone or email to arrange a visit and obligation free quote.
Optimum - Event Staffing Solutions
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Phone 09 626 4475
Mobile 027 576 3285
PO Box 26541 Epsom, Auckland
Sarnia Park is the perfect venue for that special occasion. Sarnia Park boasts 8 acres of beautiful formal gardens, a classically reproduced Georgian House and a specially designed function centre which can house up to 200 guests. With a renovated historical chapel seating up to 100 people you can also choose between the Ball room in the Manor House or the magnificent English gardens.
Four luxury B&B guest suites are available for family or friends who require overnight accomodation.
The Hunting Lodge is located in Auckland’s wine country just 35 minutes from the CBD. With picturesque west-facing views over our vines, we are the perfect venue for weddings from casual through to the more elegant. Choose anywhere on the estate to marry, then enjoy a warm reception in our beautiful cedar Barn featuring a high pitch ceiling, textural walls and an outdoor fireplace to bring natural warmth, ambiance and understated charm to your day.
Select from three bespoke styled options, or style your day in your own way – the choice is yours. Custom built for weddings, our sound and lighting is fitted to provide for any need.
Gracehill Vineyard Estate is located 3km west of Kumeu in Auckland’s premiere wine region. With unbelievable food, and professional, friendly service, Gracehill can cater for groups from 10 – 250 guests.
Gracehill offers an elegant and sophisticated environment allowing for privacy, comfort and the flexibility to ensure your special day is the best it can be.
Extraordinary occasions call for extraordinary places…
Just 50 minutes from Auckland, Plume is an enchanting setting for a wine country wedding.
Whether you're planning an intimate affair or grand event, let us offer you the highest level of flexibility, service, and care so you can relax and concentrate on creating amazing memories.
Weddings take on a special atmosphere at Plume with its stunning vineyard, garden and valley views. We see the most important day of your life as our utmost priority and would love to help turn your dreams into reality, smoothly and flawlessly.
At last, you can enjoy the pleasures of wine, without the alcohol. Fre alcohol-removed wines are perfect for weddings - with less than 0.5 percent alcohol, people who don't wish to drink alcohol (such as those who have to drive, pregnant women, the elderly, children and people of certain religions) can enjoy full-flavoured still and sparkling award-winning wines. Every wedding should have at least a case!
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Ascending a hill in Whitford’s serene countryside, Zen Garden is an inspiring venue for
conferences, meetings, weddings and special events. Our unique setting and the ambience it
creates will inspire the success of your event. Your guests will be captivated by our understated
architecture, wide open spaces, beautiful landscapes, tranquil water features, ancient forest and
The Ambers Bed & Breakfast is located in a peaceful valley just 1 km from the Silverdale exit of the northern motorway and only 35 minutes from Auckland. A luxury three story Georgian-style manor house, set on 14 acres of beautiful park-like grounds at the end of a long tree lined drive with an olive grove and orchard on one side and a stand of oak trees on the other.
The Ambers is perfect for initmate weddings of up to 25 guests. It is also perfect for accommodation for the bridal party or guests attending weddings elsewhere.
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Phone: (09) 426 0015
Fax: (09) 426 3287
146 Pine Valley Road
St Matthew in the city is a spectacular Gothic building with many options for wedding ceremonies. The service can be either traditional and formal or casual and contemporary. Couples set the agenda for their wedding day. Our ministers, organists and bell-ringers will help to make the day memorable and uniquely personalised.
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187 Federal Street, Auckland
Phone 0-9-379 0625
Fax 0-9-303 1302
Mobile 0-21-545 969
The Surrey Hotel
The Surrey Hotel is the "Perfect Location" and can take care of all your wedding ceremony, reception and accommodation requirements at very reasonable rates. Catering up to 90 guests you can visit our website here and take a Virtual Tour of the Hotel and then contact us for more personalised information.
With a long and proud history in Auckland , the Horse & Trap is more than a bar in fact it’s a destination. Private car park, central location, large Courtyard, private Function Room makes us the hassle free venue of choice for your Reception, Stag or Hen’s Night.
For the ultimate wedding venue with spectacular sea views, step inside the The Maritime Room at the New Zealand National Maritime Museum. Dawsons Catering provides the finest quality food and service for up to 230 guests - select from a range of menu options. Specialist design and décor service available.
Simply looking for an elegant & sophisticated venue. Recently refurbished, The Drake offers a Central Location with hassle free Car Parking Facilities opposite and two pristine Function Rooms. Our professional team, with fifteen plus years experience, will ensure that your experience at The Drake will be a truly memorable one.
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2 Drake Street, Freeman's Bay, Auckland
Phone 09 307 3220
Contact: Kiri McCabe
Multi-award winning Ascension Wine Estate is located in the heart of
Matakana Coast Wine Country, just 40 minutes north of Auckland.
Ascension's stunning architecture, grounds, cuisine, wine & service make
this a unique venue for romantic & stylish weddings. With close
proximity to an array of accommodation, your guests will long remember
your wedding at Ascension, and best of all you can have your ceremony,
photos & reception all at one gorgeous location!
St John's is a beautiful wooden church that provides a warm and intimate space for your wedding. The church offers a sense of beauty and closeness. Situated in Campbell’s Bay on Auckland’s North Shore, this venue is perfect for a small wedding, seating up to 80 people.
327 Beach Road, Campbell’s Bay, North Shore Phone: (09) 478 3575
Simply find the perfect venue online... let us help you find a venue for your Wedding Reception, Celebration Dinners, Guest Accommodation and your NZ Honeymoon. Nationwide, in-depth information about every venue listed, with great search tools to help you pinpoint the perfect venue for your special day. Visit the website to start searching...
Contact Name Theresa Marshall
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Enquiries 0800 450 550 or 09 473 1398
Fax 09 473 3988
P O Box 35766, Browns Bay, Auckland
Magistrates is a versatile venue housed within the original Magistrates Courthouse built in 1912. There are three function rooms available, each with its own special appeal, offering many options for events. Dawsons is the exclusive caterer at Magistrates and can arrange and manage all aspects of your event.
The Judge's Lounge is ideal for informal cocktail events, weddings or corporate functions, and makes a fantastic birthday party venue for up to 120 guests. The elegant and understated decor allows your guests to relax and enjoy the occasion.
The Jury's Dining Room offers an intimate space for private dinner parties, weddings or corporate dinners for up to 100 guests. This elegant room with its high ceilings and large arched picture window gives a sense of grandeur and the outlook to Albert Park provides a beautiful backdrop.
Professional Wait Staff provide waiters and waitresses for any occasion, any day, at any time, anywhere in New Zealand. Regardless of the event, special occasion, small or large gathering, Professional Wait Staff offer excellent service and affordable prices.