This award winning Premier Estate and Venue is set among the vines of Matakana, just 45 minutes north of Auckland and has been refined to host your ceremony, photos, canapés and reception all at one incredible location. Our passion is captured in handcrafted wine, inspired cuisine, attentive & friendly service and beautiful surroundings.
Each aspect of the estate is designed to offer privacy and luxury. With a number of settings for the ceremony, as well as our limitless options for the reception, you will find the ideal area, perfectly suited to your personal requirements. From a small and intimate soiree, to a large lavish celebration, we are able to fulfill your expectations.
Throughout the four seasons, have peace of mind knowing that there is an alternative all-seasons, all-
weather setting available too.
Late autumn and winter are also gorgeous times to celebrate your wedding at Ascension Wine Estate. The autumn colors and starkness of the vines is dramatic and beautiful in the cooler months, making for unique wedding photos.
Ascension Ceremony & Reception Venues
The Belfry Chapel , The Winery
The Bell Tower, The Fountain Garden
The Vineyard Arbor, The Bridge Garden
Orator Hotel is located on the heights behind Apia
Manukau Room seats up to 200 with formal seating, dance floor and French doors opening onto a private deck and interior garden. Has the ultimate wet weather option with the Somerset room and its breathtaking views down the Manukau harbour.
New Zealand most historic site is available for wedding ceremonies, receptions and wedding photo shoots. The Waitangi Treaty Grounds offers full wedding venue and catering facilities. The grounds offer multiple locations: magnificent lawns with panoramic views overlooking the Bay of Islands, bush settings, beach settings, gardens of national significance and cultural and heritage venues.
The Whare Waka Café caters for special events, like weddings, cocktail and dinner functions with the possibilities for indoor and al fresco locations throughout the grounds. Wedding parties are able to arrive at the Treaty Grounds by limousine, boat or waka.
The Treaty Grounds is also available for photo shoots for couples using other wedding venues. People interested in weddings, functions or photo shoots at the Treaty Grounds should contact the marketing department.
The Waitangi Treaty Grounds is where, in 1840, two peoples forged a relationship that has grown into nationhood. This historic place of partnership is an auspicious, inspiring venue for a very special wedding.