Something old, something new ... Since 1866, Old St Paul’s has been a welcoming and elegant venue for hundreds of wedding couples. Famed for its glowing wooden interior and illuminated stained glass windows, this iconic property in the heart of the capital city provides the perfect ambient setting for a traditional wedding with that delicate twist of modern elegance. No longer a parish church and proudly cared for by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, Old St Paul's is non-denominational though still consecrated. Design your own ceremony, whether it be religious, a civil service, same sex or a renewal of vows. Old St Paul's absolutely breathtaking interior will truly impress your guests, and leave you and your beloved with unforgettable memories. Do get in touch with us, we would love to hear from you.
Rydges Wellington offers a wedding venue that can tailor ceremonies, receptions and accommodation to suit all your requirements. We know and understand just how important your Wedding day is, which is why we go to extraordinary lengths to ensure it is memorable. We offer a dedicated wedding coordinator for hire, who alongside our friendly team will be with you all the way to treat your big day with the attention to detail that it deserves. Our Grand Space is ideal for wedding receptions, catering up to 230 guests. Our smaller space caters for up to 40 guests, making for an intimate wedding with close family and friends, this is a stylish and sophisticated option. We also have the option of our newly refurbished Portlander Bar & Grill for contemporary Weddings. Choose Rydges Wellington as the venue for your wedding day and rest assured you will be in the right hands. Our professional team for hire takes pride in providing an excellent standard of service and the finest food to ensure a beautiful wedding that you and your guests will remember forever.
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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