Taking pride of place at the entrance to the square is The Martinborough Hotel. Developer Edmund Buckeridge described it in 1882 as "one of the finest hostelries ever erected in any inland town in New Zealand." With its 20 individually designed rooms, The Martinborough Hotel provides friends and family with the convenience of being accommodated together in one place in the heart of Martinborough Wine Village. This gives the sense of hosting the wedding in a home away from home, for groups of up to 60.
Martinborough is a marvellous place to celebrate weddings, family gatherings, big birthdays and corporate events. Poppies Martinborough winery has an attractive new purpose-built celebration and wedding venue in its vineyard setting, for up to 120 guests. A stylish mix of simple elegant design – a touch of European wine grandeur plus quirky industrial fittings - makes Poppies Martinborough perfect as a wedding venue, corporate venue or to celebrate a special occasion or function. The subtle colour palette reflects the surrounding vines and hills with large windows framing the landscape. Courtyards offer guests varied settings for drinks, photos and relaxation. Naturally, only Poppies Martinborough wines are served. Creative food from our in-house catering team led by Nick from Nick Arnold Catering complements the wines.
Romantically set amongst the vineyards, Peppers Parehua lets you choose a magical setting for your Wairarapa wedding. Exchange vows by the willow-fringed lake or have an indoor winter wedding by the roaring fireplace. The estate is picture perfect in all seasons. The intimate nature of the retreat ensures your wedding experience will be truly unique. The Peppers Parehua team can coordinate everything from photography, flowers and hair and makeup, to music and entertainment.
Wellington, the capital of New Zealand is a small town with the style of a big city. It offers romantic seaside resorts, stunning backdrops and a world-class cuisine for your destination wedding. Celebrate your special day in the worldâ€™s coolest â€œlittle cityâ€.
Wellington is the capital of New Zealand. It was once described by Lonely Planet as the ‘coolest little capital in the world’ and was listed in the BBC’s “hottest cities” in 2015. It is set between a magnificent harbour and rolling green hills situated at the southern tip of the North Island. The city is home to a powerful mix of culture, history, nature and cuisine. Whether you are planning a small, intimate wedding or something large and extravagant, Wellington is the perfect destination to tie the knot. Wellington offers a range of fantastic venues including stylish waterfront ballrooms, stunning museums, glorious Gothic churches, romantic fairy-tale gardens, five-star luxury hotels, sophisticated estates, and much more. There is a huge choice of cultural, dining and leisure activities in Wellington for couples and guests to enjoy before or after the wedding. With the spectacular scenery, Wellington has all the right ingredients to make your wedding special, magical and unforgettable. Wellington has been at the forefront of progressive law change and was proud to host one of New Zealand's first same-sex weddings.
Deciding what to serve at your wedding to add that extra Wellington element? Here are some suggestions: Rewena Bread also known as “Maori Bread” Lamb Pavlova Wine like Malborough Sauvignon Blanc or Nelson Riesling
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