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Wellington Weddings

Covid-19 update: Whilst we are closed for the 4 week the national lock down, we will still be responding to future wedding booking enquiries.

For a wedding with a difference!

Whether you wish to have an intimate wedding ceremony in The Settlement Church, a rustic reception in The Barn, or simply the chance to take some wonderful photo's in an idyllic location, Staglands Wildlife Reserve is the perfect venue to suit your needs.                             

Wedding Ceremony 

Staglands is wonderful destination for a wedding ceremony.   Your ceremony can be held in either The Settlement Church or, weather permitting, The Picnic Area, an idyllic outdoor location on the banks of the Akatarawa river.    

Wedding Ceremony Price:

$1,000 for up to 80 guests (including wedding party)
80+ guests by negotiation

Price includes:

Admission into The Reserve for up to 80 guests plus up to 2½ hours location usage. 
Seating for up to 80 guests plus a table for signing The Register and decorative seasonal flowers.

Canapes & Bubbles

Top off your memorable day with an additional 1½ hour post-ceremony tray service at your ceremony location that includes bubbles and sparkling fruit juice plus a canape selection of your choice. 

Price:

Bubbles or fruit juice $13.00 per person (minimum 40 people)

Please contact our preferred catering partners to find out more about canape options available: 

Blue Carrot Catering
 
Red Herring Catering

Alternatively, clients can use their own caterers. 
 
Wedding Ceremony plus Venue Hire

Staglands is a wonderful destination for a wedding.

Enjoy an intimate ceremony in either The Settlement Church or, weather permitting, the Picnic Area, an idyllic outdoor location on the banks of the Akatarawa river.  

Follow up with a reception in The Barn.  Surrounded by stunning native bush with a verandah that overlooks a beautiful pond and waterfall, The Barn provides a fabulous blank canvas that will allow you to make your celebration truly unique. 

Wedding Ceremony & Venue Hire Price:

$3,500 for up to 80 guests (including wedding party)
80+ guests by negotiation

Price includes:

Ceremony in The Church or The Picnic Area for up to 80 guests. 
Seating for up to 80 guests plus a table for signing The Register and decorative seasonal flowers.
Indoor reception in The Barn (up to 10 hours exclusive Barn use).
Reception tables and chairs for up to 80 people.

Note all alcohol must be served by Staglands as we are a licensed premises and no alcohol can be brought on-site. 
 
Please contact our preferred catering partners to find out more about menu options available: 
 
Blue Carrot Catering
 
Red Herring Catering
 
Alternatively, clients can use their own caterers.
 
Download our Staglands Weddings and Civil Unions PDF

Location Fee for Wedding Photos Only:

Wedding party only. Available between 9.30am  and 5.00pm.

Location Fee Price:

$250.00

Additional information:

Local marriage celebrant Stephanie Lambert has conducted many ceremonies here. Contact her on spellbound@xtra.co.nz for further information 

Feel free to visit the Reserve to see if our venue is right for you!

Please note the following:
  • Our normal liquor license allows us to serve liquor until 11.45pm
  • A non-refundable deposit is required to secure a booking. This can be paid by credit card, direct credit or cash.
  • All prices include GST.
  • The Barn is normally unavailable for hire in December, January or public holidays
  • Please remember that there may be other visitors in The Reserve at the time of your wedding and photos.
 Contact us to for further information.

(Information last updated February 2020 and prices may be subject to change)

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