Weddings & Functions

We are happy to offer Appleby House as a wedding/function venue + accommodation, with the option of using Rabbit Island Huts as additional accommodation for your guests.

The venue is suited to accommodate up to 50 visiting guests and up to 30 staying guests using all accommodation options. Suitable for special occasions when you want a casual intimate event.

Appleby House offers: (sleeps up to 10)

  • Five queen rooms - additional bedding available if required
  • Lots of outdoor space for setting up marquees etc
  • Lots of indoor space
  • Full commercial kitchen
  • Lots of platters, cutlery and glassware supplied
  • Outdoor fire and bbq/entertainment area
  • Surrounding paddocks for additional parking or use as a helipad

Rabbit Island Huts offers:(two people per Hut)

  • Six individual huts that sleep two people in each (one queen bed per hut)
  • One Glamping Tent being added summer of 2017/2018.
  • Three huts include bathrooms/Three Huts share two separate bathrooms
  • Separate outdoor dining area, community area, bathrooms and bbq area with outdoor fire

Total Rooms 11 Total Occupancy 24

As a guideline the Function Fee is:

We only rent for functions if you are also renting accommodation. The below costs are additional to the accommodation costs.

We are happy to give you a cost based on actual requirements, the cost will depend on if you are having the ceremony & function or if you are planning on a get together on the day after the wedding e.g. events over two days.

Function Fee Pricing: – additional to accommodation

  • if ceremony only $400.00
  • If ceremony and reception $650.00 to $850.00 (depending on numbers)
  • If two day event e.g. wedding one day and function following day $1200.00

The Function Fee includes:

  • More care being taken to ensure outdoor areas are presented well
  • Supply of firewood for both indoor and outdoor fires
  • Supply adequate rubbish bins/recycling bins/rubbish bags
  • Removal of all rubbish after the function
  • We can organise additional car parking areas if required
  • Basic pantry items supplied including specialty teas and coffee.
  • Platters, glasses, crockery – come and visit we have a great selection for you to use, you may need to hire more or use what is available
  • We also have wait and clean staff available for $25.00 per hour

Make an inquiry - email Jane: visit@applebyhouse.co.nz / or phone 027 6632 639

Wedding Planning

Do you want to have your wedding at Appleby House but do not want to do the organisation - contact Kylie from Kudos Catering - she can do it all.  Specialists in providing whatever is required.

W: www.kudosfooddesign.co.nz                 E: kudosfooddesign@xtra.co.nz                          P: 03 545 8090

Wedding Photography

W: www.reneeedwards.co.nz