Posted on 26 Apr

Auckland Wedding Venues

The Officers Mess

A hidden gem located on the cliffs of Takapuna between Narrowneck and Cheltenham Beaches.  Not many people know about The Mess at Fort Takapuna, it's a beauty of a location and we need to protect it (and also get married there).  

Why you should get married there?

The Officers Mess has two outdoor ceremony options, one to the left and one to the right of The Mess.  Both boasting a surreal backdrop of Rangitoto and the Hauraki Gulf.

The indoor venue for your reception is clean, sharp, modern and also has a ceremony room, reception room and a quiet room for the bride or groom, young children to rest or a service room for your videographer/photographer/DJ etc.

The canapes are outstanding and the Manager a dream to deal with. 


The Riverhead

Formally known as The Riverhead Tavern, this venue has been transformed by current owners (and down-to-earth nice guys) Stephen and Paula Pepperill in to an Events dynasty!  

You can tie the knot on their large, manicured lawn and retreat to one of a few indoor venues for your reception ... the Boat house, the Marquee, the Deck, the Portage Bar, the Landing .... phenomenal for options!  


Kumeu Valley Estate

Your host, owner and events manager extraordinaire, Annette has done an amazing job of transforming this large venue in to an intimate Ceremonial escape.  

There are a few exquisite Ceremony options, dedicated to making your ceremony extra special ...

The back garden with purposed stone path for your bridal party to stand and wine barrel for signing and green trees to boot.  

There's the spring garden option with cherry blossom's in full bloom for an outstanding backdrop.

And let's not forget, it is an ideal option for those getting married in Winter, under the bell tower clock, indoors ... rugged up next to the super, cozy fireplace - heavenly!



Gracehill has it all.  Band rotunda for the ceremony, delicious food menus (including mini cheese burgers, which you HAVE to chose for your canape option) and William your host, is laid back and super easy to deal with.  

The best thing about Gracehill is you don't need to leave the site for photo's .... there's the pond, the paddock, the bridge ... you're in the Country - take advantage of it all!   Amazing sunset photos at this venue.



Where do I start?  Likely to be one of the most humming, busily-used Auckland venues there is.   There are SO many ceremony areas to be married ... 

Rena your host, has been running the show there, since AGES ago! 

Another venue, that has transformed with time to become the ultimate, wedding venue package!