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bay of plenty & king country
wedding venues, catering & beverages


Mills Reef Winery and Restaurant

Mills Reef is the Bay of Plenty's premium wedding venue.  We pride ourselves in the care and attention we pay to the needs of couples and their families on their special day.  We understand your wedding is an intimate and personal experience.  Our friendly and professional service is available to meet your individual needs.  We have an art-deco complex, which can seat 150 guests in an ambience which complements fine wine and cuisine.  An underground cellar with vaulted ceilings can be used as a wet weather alternative for the wedding ceremonies.

Millsreef Winery and Restaurant

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Moffat Road
Phone 0-7- 576 8800
Fax 0-7-576 8824



Bayview Chateau Tongariro

Nestled on the often snow-capped slopes of Mt Ruapehu, Bayview Chateau Tongariro places you in the midst of the dual world heritage Tongariro National Park, Central North Island, New Zealand.  Bayview Chateau Tongariro is iconic and the ideal venue for your special occasion, with classical grandeur and elegance unequalled in New Zealand. Contact us now for a detailed wedding information pack.

The Grand Chateau

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Whakapapa Village, Mt Ruapehu
Phone  07 892 3809   
Fax  07 892 3524  
Freephone  0800 CHATEAU (242 832)
Mobile  021 464 311



Art Deco Masonic Hotel

Art Deco Masonic Hotel, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, is one of Napier’s premium wedding venues. We can take care of all your wedding requirements – from the catering and accommodation to providing an inspiring photography backdrop and recommending the best local wedding suppliers.

Let us help you create a magical wedding celebration that you and your guests will remember and treasure forever.

Masonic Hotel, Napier

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Phone: (06) 835 8689
Corner of Tennyson Street and Marine Parade, Napier



Hilton Hotel Lake Taupo
Celebrate and cherish moments that will last forever at the region's only 5 Star International hotel.

The romanticism of Hilton Taupo with its historical building offer stunning views over the lake. The Cellar Ballroom can caters 120 guests, adjoining the serene gardens; ideal for an unforgettable ceremony and first wedding night.

Hilton Taupo

80-100 Napier Taupo Highway,
Taupo, New Zealand

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Phone: +64 (0)7 378 780
Fax: +64 (0)7 376 2352



Spit Roast Catering Company - Your future Caterers.

We will remove all of your catering hassles so that you can relax and enjoy your function.

We will supply you with an awesome quality, value for money package, best suited to your function requirements.

Spit Roast Catering Company has packages from the informal to the more formal.

Within our range there are buffet options that have provided outstanding value to New Zealanders over the years.

Please do not hesitate to contact us , should you wish to discuss your catering options.

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Phone: 0800 762 787
Fax: 0800 491 391
Mobile: 0275 007 960

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




Peppers on the Point

Surrounded by the sparkling waters of Lake Rotorua, this luxurious lakeside lodge provides a stunning location for your elegant and intimate wedding day. We cater for up to 70 people and accommodate up to 26 people, offering a relaxed and tranquil atmosphere.

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Phone: +64 7 348 4868
Fax: +64 7 348 1868
214 Kawaha Point Road, Rotorua



Fre Alcohol-Removed Wines

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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The Pillars - Wedding Venue Taupo

The Pillars, with its three acres of parklike grounds, is an exclusive intimate wedding venue in Taupo.  Marriage service, photos, reception and accommodation in luxury suites.

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7 Deborah Rise, Bonshaw Park, Taupo
Phone 0-7-378 1512
Fax 0-7-378 1511
Freephone 0800 200 983



Sarnia Park Wedding and Function Venue

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.

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151 Maungatautiri Road, Cambridge
Phone: 07 8233421
Mobile: 021 146 1365




We have the perfect garden venue for your fairytale wedding. Our on-site marquee, with a French silk lining, can seat 140 people. We provide everything required for a marquee wedding, all you need to organise is your catering, music and alcohol. Please view our website for more information.

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644 Pyes Pa Road, Tauranga
Phone: 07 543 2745
Mobile: 021 141 3969
Fax 7 543 2745



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.




Bella Vista Lodge

Bella Vista Lodge

The dream of an exclusive country wedding amidst the beautiful surroundings of the Bay of Plenty is a reality at Bella Vista Lodge. Spectacular views of rolling green hills, mountain tops, moonlit seas and city lights create a majestic atmosphere to make your special day a memorable one.

Please contact us, we would love to discuss in more detail your needs and dreams for your big day.


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Phone: (07) 570 0100
Fax: (07) 570 0100
1000 Ohauiti Road, RD3, Tauranga



Huka Falls Resort
Huka Falls Resort

Set in beautifully landscaped gardens and a vineyard, Huka Falls Resort is a unique wedding venue. Offering the complete solution for your special day including the ceremony, catering, reception venue and accommodation for your treasured guests. Our experienced & professional event team are on hand to assist you every step of the way.

Hosting weddings is a speciality at Huka Falls Resort. Enquire with us today!

Huka Falls Resort
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Freephone: 0800 485 284
Phone: (07) 376 0260
56 Huka Falls Road, Taupo



Charthouse: Your Special Occasions Venue

LOCATION,LOCATION, LOCATION Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life, and if you're lucky enough to marry in the stunning Bay of Plenty why not take advantage of some of New Zealand most breathtaking scenery. Enjoy your wedding reception at CHARTHOUSE, overlooking Tauranga's largest marina with sweeping views of the Kaimai ranges, Mount Maunganui and our magical harbour.

Contact us TODAY to organize a no obligation FREE consultation.


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72 Keith Allen Drive, Sulphur Point Marina, Tauranga
Phone: 07 578 3001
Mobile: 021 912 803
Fax 07 578 3093



Celebrate with your friends & family on Lake Taupo with the stunning backdrop of Mt Ruapehu & the peaceful surrounds of a secluded bay. Our fabulous packages allow you to celebrate your perfect Wedding day Afloat Lake Taupo.

Contact Sue, our Wedding Co-ordinator, today to discuss your plans.



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PO Box 1020, Taupo
Freephone: 0800 252628
Phone: 07 378 0623
Mobile: 021 565 582
Fax 07 378 9458



Tau Tau Lodge

Beautiful countryside venue offering stunning views of Tauranga, Mt Maunganui, situated on 3 acres of lovely lawns and gardens.

The Lodge caters for the smaller boutique wedding groups of 30 to 60. Superior accommodation available. Discerning and innovative choices of menus.

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1133 Pyes Pa Road, RD 3, Tauranga
Phone: (07) 543 1600
Fax (07) 543 5089



Cascade Fountain Gardens

We cater for the whole day into the night -

- Large Permanent Marquee can seat 120
- Onsite catering if required.
- Licensed bar.
- Ceremonial area on site has full canopy for wet weather
- Beautiful 3 acre garden with magical night lighting enhanced by many water features.

Situated 15k from Tauranga City Centre

Cascade Fountain Gardens

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170 Plummers Point Rd, Omokoroa, Tauranga RD2
Phone: 07 548 0554
Fax 07 548 0554



Charlemagne Lodge Wedding Reception and Venue

Charlemagne Lodge offers a beautiful romantic backdrop for your Bay of Plenty wedding. We understand that your wedding day is one of the most important and romantic days of your life and we are delighted to be able to offer a stunning venue and personal approach which will ensure it is also one of the most memorable.

Charlemagne Lodge Wedding Reception and Venue

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Phone: 07 552 5775
Fax: 07 552 5772
2 Loop Road, Te Puna, Tauranga




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