Akaroa Chines

Weddings & Conferences

Whether you want to build a team of 2 or 200 Akaroa offers exquisite venues, a variety of transport and all the associated services and expertise you could wish for to cater for formal to funky weddings, conferences, birthdays, re-unions or any other excuse you can think of to get a group of people together. There are plenty of opportunities for guests to explore in their free time or attend organised activities. If you want it to be memorable make it happen in Akaroa.


  • Angie Mack is a registered Marriage Celebrant and lives and works within the Akaroa Community. Angie just LOVES love and would be thrilled to speak with you about conducting the ceremony aspect of your wedding day. Friendly, sincere and easy-going by nature, with a warm professional manner and presentation, Angie prides herself on her ability to create a ceremony with you that reflects your individual personalities and style. For Angie, the day you get married is all about you and making lasting memories of a joyous celebration of love. She would be privileged to guide you to this end.



    Phone021 429 448

  • At Bully Hayes we are committed to professional excellence to ensure the success of your catered function. Corporate Conferences, Team Building Events, Weddings, Board Meetings, Product Launches, Cocktail Functions, Christmas Parties, Special Occasions. Innovative cuisine prepared fresh and happily accommodate individual dietary requirements.
    Breakfast / Brunch / Morning Tea / Lunch / Afternoon Tea / Nibbles / Cocktails / Dinner / BBQ / Buffet. We have a limited selection of menus on our website. We can design or adapt a menu to suit your requirements and the venues facilities.




  • French Farm Winery offers one of the most unique and perfect locations for that special occasion where everything is done for you.  Select from our preferred list of caterers and our extensive beverage list and we do the rest. Nestled in the hills of the French Farm valley with the abundance of native trees and birds, meandering streams and beautiful gardens we can seat 120 guests inside and up to 250 with a marquee. With two large carparks, helicopter access and many outdoor seating areas French Farm is private, peaceful and secluded, but not remote.

    Location12 Winery Road, French Farm, RD2 Akaroa 7582


    Phone03 304 5784

  • Akaroa can cater for small, meduim and large sized conferences. It is a wonderful picturesque place to host people and has a relaxed holiday atmosphere. There is plenty of great accommodaton to suit different budgets and venues of diffferent sizes. If you are wanting to hold a conference in Akaroa and want more information, email us for our Conference document.  




  • With a beautiful, private venue overlooking Akaroa Harbour, Mt Vernon Lodge is a stunning venue for wedding ceremonies and receptions. With a ceremony on the private estate lawns overlooking beautiful Akaroa Harbour, a reception hall for up to 120 guests, and on-site accommodation for up to 51 guests. Mt Vernon’s sweeping lawns and natural gardens, provide an ideal backdrop for your photographs - friends and family can enjoy drinks and canapés, wander around the grounds, or even retreat to their own rooms if they so desire, until it’s time for the day’s proceedings to continue.

    Location33 Purple Peak Road, Akaroa


    Phone03 304 7180

  • Akaroa is a wonderful wedding destination. Very romantic and very photogenic. There is plenty of great accommodaton to suit different budgets and venues of diffferent sizes. Want to know more about Akaroa as a wedding destination, ask us for our wedding document. This lists local caterers, venues and local musicians. 




  • We have three unique waterfront designer apartments each with spectacular views of Akaroa Harbour. The three architecturally designed apartments are just metres from the water, and a short waterfront walk to the village centre. Each apartment is self contained, with beautiful ensuites, a sophisticated mix of classic and contemporary interiors, decking and sea views. Choose one special apartment or, for your extended family or larger group, combine the top two apartments, or all three.

    Location229 Beach Road, Akaroa


    Phone021 336349

    from (NZD)$135
  • Akaroa FyrneBrooke House is the ideal setting for a small wedding of up to 30 Guests with its beautiful park-like garden and private setting with luxury accommodation for the Bride and her Family/Attendants. It is a luxury Boutique Bed and Breakfast tucked away in central Akaroa  but with close proximity to all restaurants. The garden is filled with old world Roses and Rhododendrons with a stunning native bush backdrop. The downstairs bedroom opens to tranquil surroundings and the upstairs bedrooms have lovely views of the hills, bush and Akaroa.  

    Location59 Rue Lavaud, Akaroa


    PhoneAli +64 27 520 6660 or Charl +64 021 779 771

  • Akaroa Winery is a beautiful Mediterranean style venue, overlooking the stunning Akaroa inlet. Nestled in Takamatua Valley, the organic, family-owned vineyard is located on the north facing slopes of the lush hills of Banks Peninsula overlooking Takamatua Bay. We produce the highest quality grapes with every aspect of our growing and planting dedicated to the environment, using sustainable farming techniques. We believe that our fruit makes superior wines. We are focused on creating extraordinary age-worthy wines that express the unique characteristics of the fruit from Takamatua Valley. The rugged terrior of our vineyard produces wines with great intensity and finesse. Enjoy...

    Location59 Long Bay Road, Akaroa


    Phone03 304 8990

  • I am a Wedding Planner who can provide co-ordination of your wedding, renewal of vows, civil union event or party in gorgeous Akaroa. I have local knowledge of suppliers and can provide a little bit of advice or help plan your entire wedding. I have an eye for detail, excellent organisational skills, and a passion for weddings and hosting a great day on the Peninsula. Please feel free to contact me for a no obligation chat.


    Phone03 355 2733 or 021 678 877

  • Raquel is a local photographer who has captured dozens of weddings on Banks Peninsula and beyond. Her background in fine art photography provides clients with not only a record of their special day, but outstanding images which include the beauty of Banks Peninsula. Raquel offers a friendly service with individually tailored packages. Photography packages are also available for special occasions & business photography images.



    Phone021 2282442