Handpicked by a Wellington Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Unique Wedding Venues In Wellington'.

Looking for a wedding venue with a difference?  We've picked out the most unique wedding venues in Wellington to host your special day.

Tarureka Estate

Voted one of the world’s top 10 barn wedding venues, Tarureka Estate is a stunning wedding venue situated in the Wairarapa, one hour north of Wellington. The historic homestead, cottage and barn is set in four acres of gorgeous gardens, offering everything you need for your wedding weekend or winter getaway.  The two-storey, 130 year-old homestead features seven bedrooms and can accommod...

Poppies Martinborough

Poppies Martinborough offers a venue for weddings, engagements, birthdays and anniversaries accompanied with good food and exceptional wine.  The picturesque venue in the Wairarapa region is nestled among the vines with courtyards and open spaces for mingling, relaxing and celebrating.   A luxurious self-contained 'winery apartment' overlooking the vineyard is also available for ...


The Lodge at Boomrock is high on a cliff above the Tasman Sea, in 3000 acres of picturesque farmland.  The venue mixes its stunning location with fine food and New Zealand wines to create the perfect place for weddings, parties, and functions. Inside, the Lodge features Jarrah wood floors, beamed ceilings and an open fire to keep guests cosy while outside a manicured lawn provides a pictur...

Whirinaki Whare Taonga

Whirinaki is an award-winning arts, culture and events centre based in Te Awakairangi ki Uta / Upper Hutt.   With a striking three-level glass facade fronting a magnificent interior space, state of the art sophisticated theatre, large hall, unique meeting rooms and fully equipped commercial kitchen, together with an ever changing suite of contemporary eye-catching exhibitions, Whirinaki is a ...

Old St Paul's Venue Hire

Personalise your event at Old St Paul’s, Wellington’s most iconic heritage building, an aesthetically, unique venue which stands out from the crowd. Old St Paul's in Wellington's leafy suburb of Thorndon was built in 1866 and is a decidedly gorgeous example of Gothic Revival architecture.  Famed for its glowing wooden interior and illuminated stained glass windows, Old St Paul's is a u...

Tironui Farmstay

Set within the beautiful backdrop of sun-drenched hills, lush farm paddocks, and a stunning olive grove,  the beautifully restored Tironui Farm and surrounding areas are available for weddings and other special occasions. Wedding ceremonies can be held inside the restored function centre, outside under the canopy of age-old trees or nestled in the olive grove, making a truly picturesque an...

Waihōanga River Lodge

The Waihōanga River Lodge and Retreat offers serenity and intimacy on its Ōtaki grounds.  Situated just over an hour away from downtown Wellington, the venue is nestled in a rural landscape of rivers, forests and countryside. The venue is available to hire for groups, businesses, retreats, families, weddings and school groups and has the facilities to sleep up to 38 people, or up to 80 i...

Anam Cara Gardens

Anam Cara is a garden event and wedding venue located on the Kapiti Coast.  The beautiful, private and exclusive space caters for all types of events; weddings, birthday parties, wakes, corporate functions, team building days, garden tours and high teas.  The setting is sure to delight your guests, leaving you with a magical and memorable occasion in every way.  The gardens are s...

Zealandia - Venue Hire

Conveniently located, just ten minutes from the centre of Wellington, an event held at Zealandia is bound to last in the memories of your guests.  The combination of tranquil bush and wildlife, with the comfortable and airy indoor spaces makes this a perfect spot for almost any function. The lush native forest and the chorus of birdsongs create a magical setting for weddings.  Ceremon...

The Boatshed

Hold your next event in one of Wellington's most iconic buildings - the timeless Boatshed along the waterfront. With a stunning view of the inner harbour, and convenient location just minutes from the best accommodation and entertainment options in Wellington, The Boatshed is ideal for weddings, corporate events and private functions. Built in 1874, this historic building is one of the oldes...

The Dowse Art Museum

The Dowse Art Museum offers a venue with sophistication and charm in Lower Hutt.  The flexibility of the venue caters for both small and large events up to 300 guests with options of tiered seating, meeting rooms, break-out spaces and more. The tailored wedding packages give you the flexibility to design and organise your big day.  The onsite eatery and caterers can provide stunningly...

Rose and Smith

Rose & Smith is a unique, boutique wedding and events venue in the idyllic Wairarapa region at The Tauherenikau Racecourse. Situated an hour from Wellington’s CBD and fifteen minutes from Greytown & Martinborough, The venue radiates vintage charm, relaxation and timeless elegance.     The venue is surrounded by lush native foliage, charming birdsong and English heritage tr...

QT Wellington

QT Wellington is an opulent boutique hotel located opposite Wellington's harbour and Te Papa, New Zealand's National Museum. There are 165 elegantly appointed rooms, and award winning in house restaurant, a day spa, and conference facilities for up to 120 people. QT wellington Function rooms are designed with mood. Decadent intimate dinners or lavish fantastical feasts. Innovative menus...

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