Annandale, Akaroa, South Island
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Give your wedding guests an authentic luxury experience. Set on the shores of the Banks Peninsula – about an hour’s drive from Christchurch – Annandale’s beautiful grounds, four unique villas and great catering options make it a fantastic venue to tie the knot.
Wharekauhau Lodge, Wairarapa, North Island
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On the doorstep of the Martinborough wine region, Wharekauhau Lodge is the ideal spot for an intimate wedding. The estate – which includes a working sheep and cattle farm – fronts the black-sand Palliser Bay.
Huka Lodge, Taupo, South Island
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Situated on the Waikato River, this seven-hectare property offers a number of locations for your wedding ceremony, including on the riverbank with Huka Falls as your backdrop. The entire lodge can be booked out, accommodating 58 guests.
Matakauri Lodge, Glenorchy, South Island
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Just a seven-minute drive from Queenstown, Matakauri Lodge offers dramatic views of The Remarkables mountain range. Wedding guests receive exclusive use of the lodges and the wedding reception will include a five-course menu created by head chef Jonathan Rogers.
Hobbiton, Matamata, North Island
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Hobbiton is a wedding location like none other! The gardens are bounded by some of the most impressive Hobbit holes, lending to a fantastical celebration that can be held in The Shire’s Rest café and function centre, The Green Dragon Inn or a fully themed party marquee.
Mudbrick Vineyard, Waiheke Island, North Island
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The Mudbrick is located 35 minutes by fast ferry from Auckland. You’ll be rewarded with sea views, formal gardens and indoor and outdoor ceremony options. The property has featured on the Instagram accounts of singer Taylor Swift and actor Eva Longoria, and if it’s good enough for them…
Otahuna Lodge, Christchurch, South Island
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Hidden among century-old gardens is one of NZ’s most important historic homes – Otahuna Lodge. A mix of history and charm, the three-storey Victorian manor is the perfect location for a wedding with unadulterated luxury.
Rippon, Wanaka, South Island
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Looking out across Rippon’s vines, Lake Wanaka and the Southern Alps, The Rippon Hall is a beautiful venue to host your wedding. It features a covered terrace area for ceremonies.