Posted 26/04/2021

Top Auckland Wedding Venues


Top Auckland Wedding Venues

Auckland wedding venues that suit your personal style can be intimidating. Not to mention you want it to give off your ideal ambiance. The list of options of beautiful Auckland wedding venues can feel endless, so how do you choose? We’re here to help narrow down the countless choices with our list of the top Auckland wedding venues.

As a wedding planner website, our mission is to match New Zealand wedding venues with grooms and brides-to-be. We accomplish this through the most user friendly interface available. Our vision is driven to make the introduction affordable to the venues which in turn provides value for money for the wedding celebrants.

If Auckland wedding venues are not for you or it's your dream to get married in another region in New Zealand you may want to check out our other venue pages on the north island at Hawkes Bay, Whangarei, Waiheke, Kapiti, Hamilton, Gisborne, Wellington, Northland, Taranaki, Manuwatu, Bay of Plenty and Waikato.

Those looking to New Zealand's south island may check out our wedding venue listings at Dunedin, Wanaka, Queenstown, Nelson, Tasman, Marlborough, Canterbury, Otago and Southland.

Auckland is the perfect choice for a wedding, and it's also New Zealand's largest city. The city is a hub for multi-cultural food, music, and art. Auckland also has plenty of nature. Volcanic holes, coastlines, beaches, and harbours make up the natural urban city. Thanks to the variety of perfect wedding venues available that span styles that fit any couple’s wedding dreams. From historical to modern, and much more, Auckland offers a wedding venue for your wedding.

Before we go ahead and list some fantastic options let's go through eight tips to choosing your Auckland Wedding Venue;

  1. Set a tentative budget
  2. Try to define where you want to get married
  3. Use Google creatively
  4. Get pinning on Pinterest
  5. Ask local wedding vendors for their advice
  6. Get stalker-ish - check your venues out through social media all you can
  7. Be clear on what’s flexible at the venue
  8. Prepare for your viewing - Check out all the venues listing on this Wedding Planner Website

Keep reading on below to see our exclusive list of the top Auckland wedding venues:

Markovina Estate (Top Choice: Best Wedding Venue Auckland and Most Extravagant Weddings)

Markovina Vineyard Estate is Auckland's premium wedding and event venue, it is located in the heart of Kumeu. They are family owned and operated and take pleasure in creating and outstanding wedding for you and your wedding guests. 

With over 55 years experience in the wedding industry the can accomodate wedding parties of all sizes in their beautiful estate. Being a premium location their experienced staff together with great food and excellent service will provide you with a superb location to hold your unforgettable wedding.

Shelly and Dean's Wedding at Markovina Estate


Allely Estate (Top Choice: Marquee Hire City)

With elegant heritage villa, stunning outdoor marquee and beautiful gardens, Kumeu's Allely Estate makes the perfect backdrop for an Auckland wedding venue. Stunning landscaped gardens and a spectacular Marquee has Allely Estate in a class of its own.

Showcasing an extraordinary domed roof, six meter ceiling displaying wrought iron chandeliers, smooth Astroturf flooring, removable clear sides and set among mature trees and spacious gardens, Allely Estate is the ideal outdoor venue for all seasons.

The Marquee can accomodate up to 250 for a seated dinner reception or 400 for a Cocktail event. In its rural setting, surrounded by vineyards and orchards Allely Estate stands proud with landscaped grounds and groomed gardens. Many areas in the garden provide a picturesque stage for nuptials and the perfect common area for mingling.

Patrick & June Allely Estate Wedding, Kumeu NZ;

Another Extraordinary wedding at Allely Estate


Leigh Central Function & Events Centre

The team at Leigh Central understand that every wedding is unique. Renovated from the old Leigh Hotel, the décor is coastal, tasteful and minimal. 

Offering you a neutral touch for your Do it yourself style wedding where you can make the wedding venue. Arrange your own catering service, set up, pack down and clean up. (Top Choice: Wedding Catering Auckland and Catering Venues near me) 

Consider Leigh Central Function & Events Centre your place for the day. With two delightful venue spaces, The Seaview Room with 130 seating. The Courtyard Lounge with 30 seating. 


Leigh Central Function & Events Centre Auckland Wedding Venue

Everybody's (Top Choice: Wedding Cost for 100 guests)

Downtown Auckland, hidden away at the heart of Imperial house. With entrances off Queen Street and Fort Lane lies Everybody's. Up the spiral stairs you will find a wedding venue like no other. 

Have your wedding reception at this historical venue where New Zealand's first cinema. This architectural hidden gem can seat 100 of your family and wedding guests. 

Britomart train station is only a stone throw away. With off street parking providing many options for your wedding guests to get there and home.

Cheryl + Mitch's Wedding at Everybody's in Auckland CBD;


Mudbrick (Top Choice: Outside in Auckland)

Your wedding guests and family will enjoy a half hour fast ferry before arriving at Mudbrick. This stunning wedding venue offers a picturesque environment with spectacular sea views. 

Amongst mature formal gardens our buildings are hand-hewn mudbrick. This bears a timeless yet upmarket quality making your special day one for the ages. 

You will have two choices either the "Mudbrick Restaurant" or the "Mezzanine Floor". The former can support up to 126 seats including the bridal table. The latter has a capacity of only 20 seats. (Ideal small wedding venues Auckland)

The restaurant has a large fireplace with French doors that open a louvre roof. Which under suitable weather conditions open up a world opportunity. 

The mezzanine floor has beautiful views. Views which open onto its own private outside deck. Perfect for small ceremonies, drinks and canapés. 

Tim and Emily chose Mudbrick as their Auckland Wedding Venue and shared snippets of their magic day;


Howick Historical Village

Experience Auckland's living history at the Howick Historical Village. Wander through a Fencible early settler's village as it looked in the mid to late 1800s. Fencible comes from the word “defencible” meaning “capable of defence”. The Fencibles had served in the wars of Britain in the 1830s and 1840s. 

To emigrate to NZ under the Fencible scheme, retired soldiers were required to be under 48 years of age and of ‘good character and industrious habits’. Such nostalgia will have your wedding guests and family considering the history of NZ leaving your wedding day as one of the most memorable days of their lives.

Their "Classic Package" includes the wedding ceremony in the Village church and wedding reception in Bell House. Livia and James held their special wedding day with family and guests at the Howick Historical Village and shared their memories here;


Waterfall Farm

The farm is located on the Kaipara Coast Highway, Kaukapakapa, Auckland. If your idea of glamping to end your perfect wedding day than the Waterfall Farm will be perfect for you. The beautiful woodland clearing is an absolutely enchanting out of the city location for your wedding ceremony.

Trading vows under the willows and oaks is just magical. With rustic log benches seating in the ceremony area for 80, your family and wedding guests will be cool and comfortable throughout the wedding ceremony under the dappled shade of the trees.

Their beautiful clear marquee adorned with festoon wedding lights is yours for the day to create the wedding reception of your dreams.  Use their 120 vintage school chairs and 20 trestle tables. Their resident Caravan Bar "Walter" is available for wedding hire. 

Party the night away under the stars on the rustic timber dance floor. The field is big enough for car parking for all your guests, and their four glamping tents available to the wedding guests with a taste for adventure and sleeping under the stars of the land of the long white cloud.

Matt and Taylor share their Waterfall Farm Wedding Teaser here;


Auckland Museum (Top 10 Wedding Venue Auckland)

Treating your wedding guests and family to a Museum and War Memorial with neoclassical architecture  and majestic columns will undoubtedly provide the most memorable wedding memories possible in New Zealand. Auckland Museum boasts a marbled grand foyer that can cater up to 150 seated guests.

This prestigious Auckland Wedding Venue offers panoramic views of Auckland City and all the beautiful contrast from old and new. Your wedding photographer will be kept busy with all the back-drops that the Museum has to offer and will ensure memories that will last a lifetime.

There are many surrounding churches to choose from, most of them within walking distance. The central Auckland location makes it easy for your wedding guests to find and close to hundreds of accomodation options to choose from. Here is another fantastic video shared by the bride and groom;


Tui Hills (Top Choice: West Auckland Wedding Venue and Garden Venue Hire)

Does your own garden of eden only half an hour from Auckland sound like paradise to you? Then Tui Hills is the perfect wedding venue in Auckland for you. With versatile spaces like "The Kowhai Glade", "The Nikau Pavilion" and "The Nectar Room" each and every one of them are perfect spaces for your special wedding day.

The versatility of a summer ceremony, shelter from an unexpected rainy day or middle of winter with a fireplace, Tui Hills has got you covered. Ask them about their "Ultimate Wedding Package" because whilst a wedding lasts a day, it can be so much more with a build-up for a day or two before hand. 

Nestled in the bush-clad Waitakeres, Tui Hills is a uniquely New Zealand venue. A wedding venue that adds an upmarket style to the natural beauty of its location.

Quentin and Kate chose Tui Hills, a Wedding Venue West Auckland as the perfect wedding reception for their wedding day and shared the day;


Tabula Rasa Wedding and Event Centre (One of the best wedding venues South Auckland and Top Choice: Affordable Wedding Venues NZ)

Tabula Rasa is a family-run, family-friendly wedding & event venue. They specialise in facilitating high quality, relaxed wedding event. Weddings don't need to be unaffordable, Tabula Rasa comes with a reasonable price tag. Weddings at Tabula Rasa involve lots of laughter, love and zero stress.

Tabula Rasa has a wonderful back-story. It is the realisation of their dream of creating a space in New Zealand where families and wedding guests can come together to celebrate and be together. Owing to them being a large close knit family, they create celebrations and moments for their entire family.

When they came to Aetearoa, they wanted to their home to others to create unforgettable memories. This is where the name “Tabula Rasa’ comes from. It means blank slate or new chapter. They wanted to create a space that catered for families and couples to start their own new chapters with great wedding day memories.

They are now proud to say that their venue has hosted hundreds of beautiful weddings. Seeing all of the wedding joy on the faces of their wedding guests at each and every wedding function is truly special and everything they dreamed of when they started Tabula Rasa. (Top Choice: Affordable Wedding Venues Auckland)

Below is a special wedding day at Tabula Rasa Wedding and Event Centre shared by Jennifer-Lee and Nigel;


Cordis Hotels and Resorts, Auckland

Cordis is the perfect place for the perfect wedding celebration. Impress your family and wedding guests with spectacular settings and state-of-the-art facilities. Large or small family weddings, no matter which one you choose, their elegant wedding venues are where you can bring your dream wedding to life.

Located in Symonds Street, central Auckland, has a 1150 seating capacity with on-site catering and licensed wedding venue in Auckland for you. With ample parking for all of your family and guests let Codis really surprise you with what they have to offer.

From the moment your friends and family arrive at Cordis, they will be treated to the best wedding venue that Aotearoa has to offer. With the ultimate Kiwi experience, your special day will be one to remember for the rest of your life. 

Amir and Sharareh share their perfect Auckland Wedding Experience at Cordis Hotels and Resorts, Auckland.


Okahu Events Centre

If you are planning a winter wedding with a million dollar view then Okahu Events centre could be perfect for you. The perfect Auckland Wedding Venue can cater for up to 150 wedding guests and family and can be run totally indoors. Summer weddings are also a fantastic option for their centre as your backdrop will be the fantastic Auckland Harbour.

Situated in Orakei, only 15 minutes from the CBD of Auckland, this unforgettable venue also provides free parking for your wedding guests. This will be perfect regardless of whether your guests are local or coming from around the countryside. Considering the location, this is priceless.

Considering that you have full coverage of both indoor and outside balcony over-looking the wharf, your cameras will be kept busy capturing every single moment of your special day. This venue has won multiple awards and continues to be included in most wedding magazine feature pages. This wedding reception venue won't let you down.

Okahu Events Centre Auckland Wedding Venue

The Stables Matakana (Top Choice: Most Beautiful Places in Auckland and Vintage Wedding Hire Auckland)

The Stables Matakana is between some of New Zealand's most beautiful surroundings. Providing rural countryside and magical beaches only minutes away from the venue.

As much as weddings are about the bride and groom, they are also a celebration of wedding guests and family. This quality time will last forever.

The large dining room overlooks the majestic rural Matakana landscape. Macrocarpa beams, modern rustic fittings and vintage furniture. The Stables is your blank canvas for the wedding of your dreams. 

They take pride in their food and food is their passion. Impress your family and weddings guests. Their 4 course dining menu included in your wedding package. 

The Stables is your slice of country paradise away from the city. Matakana Wine Country combined with a Rustic Wedding theme. (Top Choice: Wedding Theming Auckland) Together with a beautiful wooden archway and vintage wine barrels. 

There are also lots of fun and unique ways to add a personal touch. Stables Matakana is a dog-friendly wedding venue. The importance of having your cute & cuddly best friend at your special day is not lost with them! 

Horse & Carriages with a vintage look are part of your special day at Stables Matakana Wedding Venues. Arrive looking your best by Horse & Carriage! The list of special options are endless at one of the best wedding places in Auckland.

Izzy and Ben have shared their stunning wedding day at the Stables in Matakana below;


Plume Matakana (Matakana Wedding Venue)

Less than an hour from New Zealand’s premier city, Auckland. Right in the awesome Matakana appellation. Auckland wedding venues most spectacular setting is Plume Matakana. 

The vineyard restaurant provides the most spectacular setting. Especially for couples taking that next step in their journey together.

Plume is the dream wedding venue with views over the rolling valleys. They provide for the most perfect backdrop. A day you will remember for the rest of your life.

The Vineyard Restaurant venue is in a secluded area on the stunning Matakana Wine Trail. Allowing privacy and comfort to share the day with family and wedding guests.

The Vineyard restaurant may accommodate a large open wedding of up to 110 guests a la carte style. Another option is to split into more intimate areas.

Laura and Nick had a memorable wedding at Plume Matakana, here is a sneak peak how it will make yours too.


Mantells (Mantells Viaduct)

Mantells has built a reputation for offering gorgeous venues for New Zealand weddings. Their recently opened Auckland location is no exception to that rule. The Tamaki Drive, Okahu Bay venue overlooks the beautiful Waitemata Harbour. Even without the view, you and your guests will be in awe of the stunning space.

Mantells will also impress with their exceptional cuisine by Auckland’s finest chefs. They put great care into ensuring the food at your wedding helps build a unique experience. Included in the cost, are delicious finger foods. This way, from ceremony to reception your guests will never go hungry. With the help of chefs entertaining your guests, you’ll have that much more time to sneak in some extra photos. While knowing that, no matter what, you can always find fantastic food close by. Does it get any better than that? 

We have posted an audio visual to give you an idea of how special your day at Mantells can be too.


Jonkers Farm the best since 1924. Film Location & studio. Home of The World's Biggest Waterslide. Beautiful Bespoke Weddings. Events. Everything with soul. (Top Choice: Outdoor Wedding Venues, Big Wedding Venues and Wedding Venues North Shore Auckland)

Jonkers Farm is one of the highest points in Auckland with views of both the east and west coast. Jonkers Farm is 536 acres and overlooks Bethells Beach. Muriwai, Kaipara Harbour, Auckland Harbour, Auckland city and the Sky Tower. 

We are a real working sheep and cattle farm which remains untouched and maintained. It is free of power lines and structures. This enables film crews and events to be completely natural . 

It's incredible, varied wilderness and amazing views. Makes this an international destination for film and special events. Jonkers Farm is in a secluded location. 

With intimate privacy and unique vintage style. Which is why America's Next Top Model was the chosen location. Along with many other productions in complete confidentiality 

They host a limited number of one of a kind, outdoor, pop up weddings Auckland, Woodland weddings per year. 30 minutes by car from Auckland's CBD or 8 minutes by helicopter. 

Jonkers Farm has a private, registered Airstrip and a vintage 1940's working woolshed. Jonkers Farm is set up with production offices and a studio shed for film. 

After 100 years on Jonkers Farm. Five generations of Jonkers family on the farm. We have a wealth of knowledge of the land and how it works, logistics and location management. 

We have been in film and events for over 25 years beginning with Black Beauty in 1990. We have all the necessary vehicles & equipment for transportation on a film set or large event.


Jonkers Farm Auckland Wedding Venue


Hurakia lodge, an exclusive villa, is set amongst 20 acres of island sanctuary. Boasting spectacular sea views and tranquil surroundings. 

Located on Rakino Island, a rugged and hilly island in the Hauraki Gulf only a stone’s throw from Auckland city. It provides a benchmark in travel. It is not only built to the highest architectural standards. It is also 100% self-sufficient.

With an integrated rainwater collection system and powered through solar panelling. Hurakia combines a luxury travel experience with carbon neutral appeal. 

With island activities such as mountain biking, fishing, and kayaking available. As a luxury romantic Auckland wedding venue. Hurakia lodge on Rakino Island is a destination in itself. 

Accessible only by helicopter or boat, you can ensure complete privacy. It is an idyllic spot where you feel on top of the world. Private and unique. You always feel your wedding is in  a special place there. Check out the Hurakia Lodge Price at My Wedding Planner. Contact us now.


Hurakia lodge Wedding Venue near Auckland


Highwic is one of New Zealand’s finest Victorian mansions. It provides a spectacular historic setting for your wedding day. (Top Choice: Auckland Mansions)

Highwic offers an elegant Drawing Room. A Billiard House and spacious heritage gardens making it the perfect venue for your big day. Your wedding at Highwic will leave you with fantastic memories. Memories of a day spent with family and friends in a unique setting steeped in history. 

Built in 1862 for the Buckland family. Highwic is one of New Zealand’s finest examples of Carpenter Gothic architecture. In its 157-year history. 

Highwic has hosted many weddings with many of Alfred Buckland’s 14 daughters. Each celebrating their own weddings in the historic house and grounds. 

Now in the care of Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga. Highwic, located in the heart of Newmarket. Provides a spectacular Victorian setting for your wedding day. 

Weddings at Highwic often combine many of our unique and charming spaces. The Drawing Room built in the early 1880s. Is an elegant space with kauri panelling and an 1890s grand piano. 

It is the perfect backdrop for an intimate wedding ceremony or reception seating up to 50 people.  The historic Billiard House is a more informal space that you can make your own.  

It seats up to 60 people for a formal dinner and can accommodate up to 90 people for a cocktail reception. The Croquet Lawn, surrounded by stunning heritage gardens. It is perfect for an outdoor ceremony. 

For larger weddings, a marquee for up to 150 people can be set up on the Tennis Lawn. There is beautiful gardens and mature trees. The main house provides the picture-perfect backdrop for your big day.

Highwic’s wedding package includes full access to the historic house. As well as the grounds for your guests to explore. Victorian lawn games including croquet and onsite parking for up to 40 cars.


Settlers Country Manor

History, vintage charm, and jaw-dropping views make up Settlers Country Manor. The wedding venue has had over 60 years to perfect its craft. This ensures you are in fantastic hands through your wedding planning process. They offer the full package! Even their first tiered wedding package comes with amazing details for soon-to-be newlyweds:

• Wedding linen and décor: sashes, runners, centrepieces, tables, lights, cake stands, etc.

• Wedding buffet along with bar and floor services.

• Ample decorating time, as well as time for “first look” photos on the property before your ceremony.

• Use of their indoor and outdoor sound systems to help your wedding music come to life. Perfect for a live band or DJ!

Believe it or not, that’s only a few special details they have to offer! The services offered become even more endless as their wedding packages go on. Settlers Country Manor is the perfect venue, with the guidance of experts to help every step of the way. (Top choice: Wedding Packages Auckland)

Settlers Country Manor

Morningside Glasshouse

For a picture-perfect urban wedding, Glasshouse is the ideal space for Auckland weddings. Every corner of the venue is breathtaking! It brings earthy elements into a modern, sleek, design of the space. You are bound to create wedding photos and memories that feel like they could only exist in a magazine. Glasshouse has coined their venue as an “urban oasis” and that could not be more accurate.

With space for up to 200 guests, Glasshouse can support weddings of any size. This venue is perfect whether you are looking for an intimate elopement or a big celebration!

Glasshouse is customisable to fit the size of your wedding. You also have food and beverage options that provide something for every couple. Family style dishes or multi course meals – they offer it all! If you're looking for a well-designed venue, look no further! Glasshouse has the modern, natural elements that you've been searching for.

Morningside Glasshouse Auckland Wedding Venue

Sorrento in the Park

Have you always dreamed of an outdoor wedding with rolling hills and natural beauty? Sorrento in the Park might be the picturesque Auckland wedding venue for you. This New Zealand wedding venue is exquisite. They even offer catering, floral services, and full wedding coordination. It's one of the most sought-after Auckland venues for good reason. Sorrento in the Park provides a wedding coordinator ensuring you are in good hands!

Sorrento in the Park has plenty of ideal spaces for your wedding day. You can pick your ideal spot on their grounds for your ceremony (though, there isn’t a bad choice onsite). From there, you and your guests can make your way to one of two reception halls. Both include large windows that showcase gorgeous landscape and natural light. It's the perfect celebratory backdrop! Even inside for your reception, you’ll feel surrounded by gorgeous scenery.

Sorrento in the Park Wedding Venue near Auckland

Bracu (Top Choice: Intimate Wedding Venues)

Famous for its cuisine, Bracu is a long-time-favourite venue in Auckland. By looking at any photos of the venue, you’ll understand why! So many couples have chosen Bracu as the place they want to exchange their vows. Who wouldn’t want to marry their best friend next to a lake or stream, surrounded by olive groves? At Bracu, you have three locations to choose from for your ceremony:

1. The Island – Bracu has created a covered island. Encircled by a freshwater stream and olive groves that extend as far as the eye can see.

2. Lakeside – This venue provides a tranquil setting for couples. Exchange your vows next to a beautiful lake, surrounded again by olive groves

3. The Pavilion – This space is perfect for those looking for a stylish indoor wedding!  If rain makes an appearance, take advantage of Bracu’s beautiful indoor pavilion.

Bracu is an absolute fairy-tale intimate wedding venue. After the ceremony of your dreams, rest assured your reception will be as picturesque. With delicious dishes served by their renowned chefs.

Bracu Top Wedding Venues in Auckland

Turanga Creek Vineyard immerses you in a quiet and natural environment. Less than 30 minutes from Auckland Central. The 100 year old stable faces out towards the vineyard with Toscany houses. 

The background provides a serene backdrop and tranquil atmosphere for your special day. Your guests nestled under our trees. While you marry beneath our custom wooden arch, decorated to your choosing. 

With both rustic and modern, the macrocarpa and redwood warms the room. It marries the centenary building. The windows break the room into 7 different pictures.  This allows guests to enjoy the beauty of the vineyard from different points of view. 

The use of solid oak tables keeps the wooden ambience along with comfortable seating. The space seats between 30 and 130 guests, with the option to extend the space for more people with a marquee. Room layout is completely customised and adapted to guest numbers and personal preferences. 

The Turanga Creek Vineyard Chef provides a variety of menu options to choose from. The specialise in a Contemporary style Buffet meal. Which enables guests to have a real meal and experience a range of dishes.

Their organic wine plus imported varieties of beer and spirits. Not to mention cocktails and non-alcoholics that are all available. You can grab these from their boutique bar menu served by the friendly, local staff. 


Turanga Creek Vineyard Auckland Wedding Venue

Kumeu Valley Estate offers an extensive range of wedding and wedding venue services. Perfect for any season. Our rustic wedding venue has a few different locations. 

As you enter the grounds you notice the buildings' unique style and incredible bell tower. The high vaulted timber ceilings in warm Macrocarpa present an immediate WOW factor. Entering the dance hall, the grand wood fire place will next catch your eye. 

As you look around further you notice the attention paid to detail. With many dated photographs and chosen ornaments of interest.

With 3 acres of property to explore there is ample room. For your guests to spill out and find their own private corner. Tucked away in one of the corners is our pergola, and primary wedding ceremony site. 

Over the years we have added a few more garden features. Each offer locations for family and bridal party photos. There is the jetty, nestled in the shade of the bush where a tranquil river meanders by. 

Another favourite resting spot is our rustic swing, surrounded by cherry blossom trees. When these are in bloom, late September early autumn. It is a favourite photo location for family and bridal party shots. 

Amongst the renovations done back in 2008, a bell close to the tower entrance. We ring the bell at the end of our garden ceremonies. The traditional twelve times to offer well wishes. For the first twelve months of your married life.

At Kumeu Valley Estate every wedding needs to reflect the individuality.  of our bridal couples. When you book with KVE, you receive a dedicated and experienced wedding planner. Someone who will work with you to create the day of your dreams. 

The venue has that relaxed feel that you have been looking for. Now let us sit with you and find out all your other dreams for the day. (Top Choice: Bridal Auckland)


Ampersand Eatery

The Ampersand Eatery features a 110 seating capacity wedding venue. They provide on-site catering with free parking available. The ceremony area comes with a "Wet Weather Option" should the weather not be on your side. For the private and intimate wedding reception they do offer a 40 seat Private Dining option. 

They offer brilliant dishes, slick service and a relaxed atmosphere, perfect for any stylist or DIY bride. They present an abundance of seasonal ingredients right here in Auckland. Ready to transform them into simple yet creative dishes. Their menus feature dishes that are smart and exciting.

The drinks menu will offer your family and wedding guests a delightful array of cocktails which will, highlight your meal with a match that celebrates the flavours. Ampersand NZ Eatery is an Auckland Wedding Venue hidden gem.

Ampersand Eatery Wedding Venue

Bridgewater Country Estate


At Bridgewater Country Estate, weddings are their passion. They love seeing brides, grooms and their wedding guests really enjoying their special day and strive to do all they can to ensure that this happens. The entire wedding day entitles you to receive exclusive use of the Bridgewater Country estate. 

Starting with the ceremony (where the site location is your choice), delicious canapes and breathtaking photos (never a bad photo option here), all the way through to wedding reception where the staff are dedicated to you and your wedding guests.

They understand that there are no cookie cut options and that sometimes flexibility is required. So feel free to discuss your special requests with them and they will do their upmost to accommodate these for you. Check out their ceremony styling here: https://www.bridgewaterestate.co.nz/gallery/ceremony-styling/

Dane and Cherry share their special day at Bridgewater Country Estate with you below;


McHugh’s of Cheltenham (Top Choice: Beach Wedding Venues Auckland)


McHugh’s of Cheltenham is the most highly sought-after beach wedding venue in Auckland. McHugh’s of Cheltenham impresses all wedding guests with its long history, top class hospitality and did we mentioned their incredible panoramic views. 

McHugh’s of Cheltenham is surrounded by the sea and together with stunning views of Rangitoto, North Head and the Waitamata Harbour, McHugh’s of Cheltenham provides the perfect stage for your special day with family and wedding guests.

McHugh’s of Cheltenham understand that planning a wedding can be overwhelming, so let them take care of the arrangements for you. Their friendly and experienced team will help make your day stress-free, tailoring your wedding plans to suit your individual taste, style and budget.

McHugh’s of Cheltenham Wedding Venue

Lavalla Estate (Top Choice: Wedding Venues East Auckland)


Lavalla Estate pride themselves on turning your vision into a reality so that you can sit back, and let them plan the wedding your heart desires.  Planning a wedding can be a daunting experience, and finding the perfect venue that provides a beautiful ceremony location is certainly no easy feat.  

LaValla Estate can play host to a plethora of indoor or outdoor reception areas to suit large or intimate settings, a blend of rustic and upmarket photography and a feast to keep you full for days. If you're seeking a venue that can host a traditional-sized wedding, a large cultural festival, or a cute, boutique celebration, then LaValla has options for you. 

They firmly believe that the only thing that you need to do on your wedding day is to show up, look beautiful and enjoy the party. Lavella Estate won the Supreme Award at the 2019 Wedding Industry Awards. There are no second chances, this venue will not disappoint.

Olivia and Ate share their wedding day at Lavella Estate, video courtesy of Larosa:

Castaways Resort


A Castaways Resort Wedding is truly magical. Castaways Resort is Auckland’s most stunning cliff-top ocean-front wedding venue. Your family and wedding guests will treasure your special day with a wonderful cliff-top ceremony followed by a stunning Castaways Resort wedding reception.

With their featuring fabulous food and the care of our experienced events team are now offering an elopement package for those who may want to tie the knot in a more intimate and close-knit style.  Their stunning smaller ceremony point nestled into the hills and overlooking the sea makes the perfect location for a special experience.

Barbara and Warren kindly share with us this fantastic special day in their life at Castaways Resort: (Castaway Wedding Venue)




No matter your wedding style, your guest list, or the food you want to enjoy with your guests. There is the perfect Auckland wedding venue perfect for you and your soon-to-be spouse. The wedding of your dreams hinges on the venue of your dreams, and we hope that you find that. 

Are you ready to book your Auckland wedding venue? For more information, visit our vendor directory! Kauri Bay Boomrock is Wedding Venues near Auckland! Hauraki Gulf 30 minutes away with panoramic views. 150 Guests with a blank canvas. Catering options on Waiheke Island in lush greenery for you big day. Tasting shed is a venue located near Auckland for wedding ceremonies.


If you are searching for the perfect Indian Wedding Venues Auckland look no further than the Manukau Event Centre. (Top choice: Manukau Wedding Venues)  https://www.manukaueventcentre.co.nz/indian-wedding-venues-auckland/ They have more experience and knowledge in Indian events than any other venue in New Zealand so we can make this very easy for you and yes they speak Hindi.

From time to time the Auckland Council Venue Hire may come in handy for some couples. Cheap wedding venues in Auckland doesn't always need to be nasty. For an affordable wedding venues information on this you may contact the Council directly on https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/ or telephone 09 379 2030 for cheap wedding packages NZ.

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At My Wedding Planner we pride ourselves as a NZ owned and family operated top choice wedding websites NZ. We do notice a trend in Airbnb Wedding Venues NZ. Where people are taking advantage of some special packages. Check them out here. Some pre wedding shoot NZ prices can be found online.

They are also the home of super small wedding ideas. Many cheap farm wedding ideas can be found like a hidden treasure. If you are here looking for the Greenhouse Ponsonby (Quirky Greenhouses) here is an update for you. Whereas if you are searching for Heli Wedding Reviews NZ you can find them at Tripadvisor.

If you are searching for accommodation in Auckland look no further than the Domain Lodge.  It close to many pretty wedding venues. Where you can find all inclusive wedding packages NZ. Including wedding catering Auckland prices.

Ensure to check out Married at first sight Australia on demand NZ. (Top Choice for Auckland Hotel Wedding and Rooftop Wedding Venues Auckland) goes to Rydges Auckland. Wedding DJ costs are coming soon to My Wedding Planner as well as some casual wedding venue ideas. 


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