Tūpare venues

Tūpare is an ideal venue for weddings and other private functions. Just bear in mind it remains open to the public from 9am to 5pm (winter) or to 8pm (summer).

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Elizabeth Garden

Elizabeth

Tūpare

An intimate garden setting with beautiful stone terraces, formal plantings, an elegant pond and weeping maples make this garden room perfect for small weddings, family gatherings or to sit, relax and enjoy.

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  • Capacity 40 to 80
  • Cost Clear site: $350 + $600 refundable bond. Extra facilities (eg catering, temporary structures, wedding reception): $600 + $1000 refundable bond
  • Additionals Hireage White chairs @ $2 each; Garden umbrellas @ $10 each; seven-seat mobility vehicle.
  • Tours House and garden tour $200

South Cottage Lawn

SouthLawn2

Tūpare

A beautifully framed garden lawn area with colourful herbaceous border plantings, wisteria- draped arbour and brick archway with a backdrop of the gardener’s cottage. Garden weddings, private functions and events are popular in this garden.

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  • Capacity 80 to 100
  • Cost Clear site: $350 + $600 refundable bond. Extra facilities (eg catering, temporary structures, wedding reception): $600 + $1000 refundable bond
  • Additionals Hireage White chairs @ $2 each; Garden umbrellas @ $10 each; seven-seat mobility vehicle.
  • Tours House and garden tour $200

Tūpare tennis court

TennisCourt

Tūpare

A large sheltered area close to the Chapman Taylor House which is suitable for private functions, events and wedding receptions. This area is available by request only.

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  • Cost Clear site: $350 + $600 refundable bond. Extra facilities (eg catering, temporary structures, wedding reception): $600 + $1000 refundable bond
  • Additionals Hireage White chairs @ $2 each; Garden umbrellas @ $10 each; seven-seat mobility vehicle.
  • Tours House and garden tour $200

General information

  • Bookings for private events are on a 'first-in, first-served' basis.
  • Bookings for private events won't be accepted if a public event is scheduled at the same garden on the same day. Check the 'What's on' pages.
  • If your function is during garden opening hours, the gardens will remain open to the public.
  • Pukeiti is undergoing a major revamp and some venues are unavailable for private events.

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