Greenhill Lodge is a magnificent venue which is 'Exclusively Yours'. This means that you can choose to have the entire lodge to yourselves for your wedding, so that you and your guests can enjoy the unique beauty and luxury of this special place, in total privacy.

The four main wedding packages we offer are described below. However we specialise in tailored and bespoke weddings unique to each couple. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any other requests.

Wedding Photography VenueWedding Photography Venue

Greenhill Lodge Wedding - Bride's BouquetCreate memories that last a lifetime when you have your wedding photographs taken in the privacy of Greenhill Lodge. The beautifully restored historic homestead, stunning mature gardens and breath-taking views of the Hawke's Bay countryside combined with the excitement of your wedding day and the delight of your bridal party, mean your photographs will capture a magical moment in time. We're happy to recommend local photographers who know the property well and who will ensure you both enjoy the occasion and delight in the results.

Price: $2,500 for the first hour + $550 per extra hour

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Wedding Photography Venue with Luxury RefreshmentsWedding Photography Venue with Luxury Refreshments

Add to the fun and glamour of having your bridal party photographs taken at Greenhill by enjoying delicious seasonal canapés and bubbly, served by a member of the Greenhill staff.

Price: $2,500 for the first hour + $550 per extra hour, refreshments from $55 per person (maximum 12 guests).

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Wedding Ceremony and RefreshmentsWedding Ceremony and Refreshments, Followed by Photographs

Hold your wedding ceremony in the delightful pavilion adjacent to the croquet lawn within the lodge grounds. Afterwards your guests can take a leisurely walk through the mature gardens and enjoy bubbly and a range of Greenhill's delicious seasonal canapés whilst the bridal party and family have their photographs taken.

Price: $3,000 for three hours, refreshments from $55 per person (maximum 130 guests).

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Wedding ReceptionWedding Reception

A wedding reception held at Greenhill Lodge offers all the exclusive luxury and elegant romance you could hope for - whether it's an intimate celebration for up to twelve guests in the Lodge, or a larger event held in a marquee in the stunning Greenhill gardens.

Choose your caterer and other wedding suppliers to create a beautiful and memorable wedding reception to suit your specific tastes and wishes, and we will work with you to create your perfect day.

Venue hire includes wedding night accommodation in the luxurious MacLean Suite for the bride and groom with breakfast, a bottle of French Champagne and chocolates, and a secure room to store wedding gifts that are transferred to your bedroom suite.

Tariff inclusive of GST:
Peak season -1st September - 30th April: Saturday - $5,750, Friday or Sunday - $4,250, Monday to Thursday - $3,750
Off Peak season - 1st May - 31st August: Saturday - $3,750, Friday or Sunday - $3,250, Monday to Thursday - $2,850

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Luxury Wedding Celebration WeekendExclusively Yours - Luxury Wedding Celebration Weekend

We specialise in exclusive single party bookings so that guests may enjoy the privacy of the whole lodge and gardens at their leisure, for the entirety of your wedding celebration. We can work with you to organise all aspects of your wedding at Greenhill, from accommodation and the pre-celebration pampering to the wedding itself, and even the luncheon with friends and family the day after.

The lodge needs to be booked for the day of the wedding ceremony and we can accommodate a total capacity of 12 guests in the lodge and the cottage combined.

Access to the lodge and grounds can be from 9am on the day of arrival and late checkout can be arranged on the day of departure especially for the bride and groom.

The delightful pavilion adjacent to the croquet lawn is perfect for the ceremony, and the gorgeous lodge grounds offer space to mingle with family and friends over Champagne and canapés before your reception, either in the lodge (for intimate celebrations of up to 12) or an elegant marquee in the Greenhill gardens.

Our capacity is for up to 130 guests catered in a marquee within the grounds of the lodge by the caterer of your choice. We are happy to assist you with recommendations for caterers and other wedding suppliers. See our Wedding Planning page for examples.

The exclusive use venue hire includes;

  • Exclusive use of Greenhill Lodge gardens, croquet lawn, pergola area, orchard, swimming pool and surrounding pasture land
  • Exclusive access to the venue at times to suit your plans, no pre-set limits
  • Use of the historic lodge, gardens and farmland for wedding photographs
  • Complimentary parking for lodge guest vehicles or a coach if preferred
  • The luxury MacLean suite for the bride & groom for the night of the wedding with a complimentary bottle of French Champagne and breakfast the next day
  • Croquet lawn pavilion for wedding ceremonies
  • Additional rooms may be reserved at a preferential seasonal room rate
  • Arrival and departure times may be adjusted to suit your timeline within the booking period
  • Rehearsal with your celebrant for one hour by arrangement prior to the wedding day

To learn more about this luxury wedding option, please contact us to discuss and to arrange a viewing. We look forward to hearing from you.

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