St. Paul's has remained almost unchanged in over one hundred years. In 1973 a stained glass window was gifted by Mrs Sally Lusk as a memorial to her late husband. The window in a modern theme depicting the trees, hills and valleys of the area and the gold from which the town sprang, blends with, and complements the Victorian architecture of the building. A further stained glass window was consecrated in 1992. It was gifted by members of the Romans family as a memorial to George Hemy and Maiy Elizabeth Romans who worshipped at St. Paul's for many years. George Romans when he died at the age of 102 was still serving as Church Warden. The concept of the window centres around the annual renewal of creation from winter through spring and summer to autumn. The lines through the design from top to bottom symbolise the sin's rays which bring life to, nature and more importantly indicate God's light illuminating the creation. In 2012, St Paul's Church and the Cottage next door were designated as Category 1 buildings by the NZ Historic Places Trust. St Paul's is the oldest Church in continuous use in Arrowtown. St. Paul's, which seats approx 90 and now well into its second century of service, continues to meet the needs of an expanding population. Now, as it has done over a long period, the church provides comfort, security and a St Paul's community of interest based on Christian beliefs.
Set amongst the stunning beauty of Queenstown, Nugget Point Hotel offers a spectacular venue for your wedding day, and our team will ensure that your have a truly memorable day. Our location is a magical setting overlooking the dramatic Shotover River and up to the rugged mountain ranges that surround the hotel, perfect for making magical memories and the location is a photographers dream. We can cater for small, intimate occasions and up to 80 people in our beautiful Birches Restaurant with elegant seating, and magnificent views of the Shotover River. Our warm and professional team will be delighted to work with you to assist in planning all stages of your wedding day to ensure that you can relax and enjoy your special day without worry.
Intimate or elaborate, Peregrine is a venue unique with flair and spectacular views, creating a memorable experience that your family and friends will forever cherish. Our historic 1860s Woolshed exudes rustic charm, beautifully framed with schist stone walls and exposed wooden beams. An original establishment of Peregrine, the Woolshed can be styled to suit a contemporary or traditional reception dinner for your dream wedding, or a unique place to host your next corporate event. Situated opposite the woolshed is an architecturally designed winery building with a wing shaped roof that rises from the valley floor to soar above its majestic surrounds and stunning panoramic views. The space under the wing is versatile, and can be enclosed, catering for drinks and canapés on arrival or your reception dinner seating up to 180 guests. Located in the Gibbston region of Central Otago, Peregrine is a scenic 20 minute drive from Queenstown, deep in the heart of the South Island of New Zealand. The impressive and dramatic setting of Peregrine is an amazing backdrop for your most special day, a photographer's dream surrounded by breathtaking scenery.
From an intimate private wedding in the den, to a ceremony in the garden and dining by the open fire in the pavilion, The Winehouse is the perfect romantic location for your special day. This historic homestead nestled among the vines at the gateway to Gibbston Valley offers beautiful gardens, rugged scenery, the spectacular bridal veil waterfall, and the very best of Central Otago food, wine, and hospitality. The Winehouse guarantees a lasting memory of your idyllic day.
For marriages made near heaven... Kinloch Lodge is a special lakefront retreat where our guests enjoy a unique and amazing location with recognised historic significance. We are an excellent place for your celebration. We’re well known locally with many wedding and function groups coming from the Otago / Southland area, but equally we also organise weddings for couples who are travelling to New Zealand from overseas. Our reputation is for hearty food, a great selection of wines and our guests regularly comment of the helpfulness of our staff. Kinloch Lodge aims to be a bustling, vibrant, award winning venue providing an experience that you’ll wish to repeat or prolong. We are particularly attractive to adventurous, independent, self-motivated guests who are seeking a high level of interaction with our surroundings, environment & heritage. If you have visited or stayed at Kinloch Lodge before you will have a good idea of how we operate. If it’s been a while since you stayed, you’ll be pleasantly surprised at what’s changed. If you haven’t been before and live in the area we recommend that you come out to meet us and have a tour around our site.
The second of New Zealand’s only two Wilderness Lodges, this is the perfect place to experience true wild New Zealand. Surrounded by the snow-capped Southern Alps it is a paradise for nature lovers. The lodge sits on its own 6000 acre merino sheep farm and nature reserve. Explore on a network of trails and join expert naturalist and farm guides to learn about ecology, wildlife & the rich cultural traditions of high country sheep farming. Guided day trips will introduce you to high mountain valleys, rare wildlife & desert-like landscapes. A stay in the wilderness doesn’t mean you need to rough it. After a day of discovery return to the comfort of the lodge and enjoy a selection of the best local food, fine wine and warm hospitality.
Situated directly on the shores of Lake Wakatipu boasting panoramic mountain views, Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa is the ideal location for your important wedding day. The impressive hotel features 178 designer rooms and 42 luxury apartments, indoor and outdoor spaces catering up to 150 people seated, as well as an upscale restaurant and bar overlooking the lake.
Prime is an ideal Queenstown wedding venue, able to cater for groups from 10 to 250. Prime is located in central Queenstown, an easy walk from most accommodation and churches. Prime's lake and mountain views provide a picturesque welcome for out of town guests attending your Queenstown wedding. The bridal party may choose to arrive by boat for a dramatic entrance - Queenstown's Main Town Pier is on Prime's front doorstep.
or many years we have enjoyed helping couples celebrate a perfect wedding day. Trelawn is an ideal wedding venue for Civil Unions through to receptions for 80 - 100. With the beautiful setting of river and mountains, and lovely areas in the garden for your photographs, what could be a more idyllic wedding venue in Queenstown. If the weather does not allow this, a candle lit wedding ceremony in the sitting room can be just as lovely. We offer a complete wedding package, which covers all the essentials, so leave the stressful planning to us and come to Trelawn for fun and romance.
The Church of the Good Shepherd is situated on the shores of Lake Tekapo amongst the natural beauty of the lake and the mountains. The special, spiritual feeling of The Church of the Good Shepherd combined with the surrounding natural beauty of the Lake Tekapo draws couples from many nations to the church to be married.
Mantells Wanaka, award winning, architect designed luxury lodge apartment accommodation in Wanaka, is 45 minutes from Queenstown, New Zealand. Mantells spacious self-contained lodge accommodation consists of two separate stone buildings with terrazzo floors, soaring ceilings and Murano lights. Built around a stunning courtyard, the luxury apartments enjoy views of Lake Wanaka, Wanaka golf course and the Southern Alps. Each self contained lodge is fully equipped and has underfloor heating. Guests are welcome to use produce from the potager garden and orchard. Each lodge is designed for two adults.
As one of the desired wedding destinations, Queenstown offers unbeatable wedding settings such as alpine resorts, lakes, gardens and chapels. Itâ€™s also a place of relaxation and adventures ranging from biking tours to bungy jumping. Enjoy a fun and joyful time here.
Queenstown is a scenic town in the South Island of New Zealand. It is one of the most beautiful regions of Otago and offers year round attractions. The town sits on the edge of Lake Wakatipu and is surrounded by the majestic and breath-taking Southern Alps. Queenstown is also known as the adventure and adrenaline capital of the world. The dynamic landscapes and demanding terrains allow Queenstown to offer every type of thrill seeking activity imaginable. With a buzzing atmosphere and stunning scenery, couples can choose from a lavish church wedding, to a more adventurous bungy jumping wedding, a heli-wedding in the Southern Alps or of course embrace a traditional Maori wedding. There are a huge range of activities for couples and guests to enjoy before or after the wedding such as golfing, bungy jumping, helicopter trips, mountain biking, paragliding, wine tours, five-star dining and much more. Queenstown has a growing reputation as a world-class wedding destination with its four distinct seasons - blue-skied summer, russet-gold autumn, white snowy winter and a colourful blossom spring. It has always been a gay-friendly town and the laid-back kiwi attitude makes it a perfect location for same-sex couples tying the knot. The incredible natural beauty and the adventure spirit of Queenstown definitely makes every wedding so unique, special and memorable. No wonder superstar Chinese actress Yao Chen got married in Queenstown!
Deciding what to serve at your wedding to add that extra Queenstown element? Here are some suggestions: • Rewena Bread also known as “Maori Bread” • Lamb • Pavlova • Wine like Central Otago Pinot Noir
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