VENUE AND ACCOMMODATION HIRE

Summer weekend weddings

* Venue Hire: $4300 venue hire;
* Accommodation: two nights, three days for 18 in homestead from midday Friday to 4 pm Sunday $2950;
*
Tarureka Cottage for 6 guests : $425 per night - minimum two nights. Perfect for bridal party prep.

Summer: 1st October 2019 - 30th April 2020. The music and bar close at midnight for summer weddings, with guests leaving by 12.30 am.

Summer mid-week weddings,
* Venue Hire: $3500 venue hire;
* Accommodation two nights, three days for 18 in homestead from midday Friday to 4 pm Sunday $2950;
*
Tarureka Cottage for 6 guests : $425 per night - minimum two nights.

The music and bar for mid-week weddings close at 11 pm, with guests leaving by 11.30 pm.

Winter weddings
* Venue Hire: $2800 venue hire;
* Accommodation two nights, three days for 18 in homestead from midday Friday to 4 pm Sunday $2950;
*
Tarureka Cottage for 6 guests : $425 per night - minimum two nights.

Winter season from 1st May to 31st September 2019. The music and bar for winter weddings close at 11 pm, with guests leaving by 11.30 pm.

corkage

$9 per head (half price children 3-18 years)

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caterers

Our caterers are Crescendo Cuisine. We do not have outside caterers at Tarureka.

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included in venue hire:

  • The Loft - a two-storey barn which has been converted to a high quality venue, including a large commercial kitchen, beautiful bathrooms, walk-in chiller, bar fridge, keg facilities.

  • Outdoor ceremony with pews (no charge if moved by wedding party) or an indoor ceremony option in the stunning upstairs hay loft, with its soaring, totara-lined roof space, sound system, and seating for 120 guests.

  • Bar area and dance floor, plus seating for the after-reception party

  • Exclusive use of the 3 acres of gardens for guests and photos.

  • Use of wedding grove, wedding lawn or loft courtyard for your ceremony

  • An experienced event and wedding planner on hand from the day you book

  • Wedding rehearsal the day before your wedding

  • Access to the venue the day before for decorations, with an experienced staff member on hand for the day

  • Parking in the stables carpark, plus parking area for homestead guests

  • Fairy lights upstairs and downstairs, antique mirrors, chandeliers, rugs

  • In-house music system, plus ipod speakers for upstairs

  • Lecturn and registry table, gift table

  • Tables and chairs

  • Linen - white linen table cloths and napkins

  • Outdoor tables and sun umbrellas

  • Outdoor lighting

  • Wedding arch

  • White parasols for the summer guests

  • BYO alcohol with keg facilities

  • Glassware, crockery and cutlery

  • Jam jar and milk bottle vases, LED tealights

  • French wine barrel for cake

  • Large well-stocked bathrooms

  • Refrigeration and handling for BYO alcohol

  • Venue and grounds cleaning

  • Rubbish and bottle disposal

  • Mic for ceremony

  • Easel and pinboard for seating plans

  • Seating plans personally designed for your wedding

  • Communication with your florist, musicians, cake maker, photographer, celebrant and MC

  • An extra venue visit before your wedding with support staff on site

  • Ongoing guidance and support before your wedding and staff on hand for your wedding weekend.

    banner photo: Watson & Grace