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canterbury wedding venues, catering & beverages


Kulnine Homestead

Ideally located between the awarding winning Marlborough Vineyards and the highly acclaimed Whale watching in Kaikoura, Kulnine Homestead offers the ultimate wedding venue. Its jaw-dropping scenery, glorious park-like gardens, accommodation, and on-site celebrant offer a complete wedding package to make it an unforgettable wedding venue.

To ensure a seamless function, Kulnine Homestead offers an on-site chef to cater for smaller groups, tantalizing guests' taste-buds with the best of local produce (including the world-famous Kaikoura crayfish). For larger groups, guests can dine at the internationally acclaimed cafe, "The Store" on the shores of the Pacific.

With its exceptional facilities and first-class service, Kulnine Homestead is the perfect venue for the perfect wedding. Inquire now to find out how you can celebrate your wedding at this extraordinary location.

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5 Kekerengu Valley, Kekerengu, Marlborough
Phone  03 5758 911 
Mobile: 021 2725761



High Country Weddings

Mt. Potts Lodge is a relaxed venue for your wedding and reception, with absolutely stunning High Country scenery. Get married on the lawn, or Mt. Sunday, the spectacular Lord of the Rings location. We cater for parties of up to 60 people and can accommodate most of your guests. Please visit our website for more information and rates.  

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Hakatere Potts Road, Mt. Somers
Phone  03 303 9060 (lodge) or 03 303 9738 (homestead)



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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Peppers Clearwater Resort

Peppers Clearwater Resort located in the heart of Christchurch offers a unique wedding venue in a beautiful setting for up to 144 guests. You can hold your reception in the beautiful gardens, by the lake or in the elegant function room depending on your numbers for your special day.

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Phone: +64 3 360 1000
Fax: +64 3 360 1001
Clearwater Avenue, Harewood, Christchurch



Black Cat Cruises

Would you like the perfect romantic venue - nature all around, a beautiful harbour and the possibility of dolphins? We can help you create the most unique wedding venue that you, your friends and family will never forget.

We recommend that you come and meet us and have a tour of the boat so you can begin to imagine how wonderful your special day will be.  

With our state of the art sound system onboard why not charter our boat for a stag/hens night and dance the night away.

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17 Norwich Quay, Lyttelton
Phone: 03 328 9078
Freephone: 0800 4 DOLPHINS
Facsimile: 03 328 8699



Gethsemane Gardens

A truly blessed event.  Romantic archways lined with frothy white and gold daisies lead you through the gardens to a delightful trellis chapel overlooking Pegasus Bay.  Guests enjoy the gardens during the wedding photographs then pre-reception drinks at 'The Tabernacle' an unusually decorated lounge which seats up to 70.  Ample parking.  Open daily. 

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27 Revelation Drive
Christchurch 8008
Phone  0-3-326 5848
Fax  0-3-326 5849



All Season Cruises

Be novel! Have your Hens’ party, wedding, or honeymoon on board our lovely 60 foot cruiser in Pelorus Sound . Imagine visiting places like “Paradise!!” MV Foxy Lady can take 40 people on Day trips & sleeps 9. BYO or be catered for. DO IT!

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Phone:  (03) 574 2564
Mobile: 027 300 5226

Paradise Bay, Pelorus Sound, Marlborough



Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier

Situated on the very edge of Westland World Heritage Park, the Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier comprises three distinctive hotel wings. The Douglas & Graham Wings are located within the Franz Josef Village, and the Mueller Wing is 1km from village. 177 well-appointed rooms, private spa pools, two restaurants, café and bar.

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State Highway 6, Franz Josef Glacier, Westland
Freephone: 0800 69 69 63 or 0800 NZOWNED
Phone: 03 752 0729
Fax: 03 752 0709



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.




Heartland Hotel Cotswold

The distinctive Tudor-style Heartland Hotel Cotswold is just minutes walk from the Christchurch Casino, the Central Business District, boutique shopping at Merivale, and Hagley Park. 99 rooms comprising of studios, one & two bedroom suites, and motor-inn rooms with cooking facilities. 24 hour reception, sauna, swimming pool, restaurant & bar.

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88-96 Papanui Road, Christchurch
Freephone: 0800 69 69 63 or 0800 NZOWNED
Phone: 03 355 3535
Fax: 03 355 6695

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Enquiries  0800 450 550 or 09 473 1398
Fax  09 473 3988
P O Box 35766, Browns Bay, Auckland




Peppers Bluewater Resort

Set in the rich antiquity of the deep southern land, Peppers Bluewater Resort has Mount Cook National Park on your doorstep. Sitting at the water's edge, soaking up the sun, the sheer beauty of this magnificent lake and the surrounding countryside is utterly captivating making it the perfect backdrop for your wedding.

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Phone: +64 3 680 7000
Fax: +64 3 680 7100
State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo




Pre-loved wedding dress - $1000

Size: 8-12

Listing 629

Gorgeous Silk Gown

Reduced to $500!

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