Orakei House

by Nicky Gomes-Luis
(Remuera, Auckland, N.Z.)

Orakei House is the perfect Central Auckland Wedding Venue with superb wet weather options for both the wedding ceremony and the wedding reception.

Key Features:

Waterside Garden for Wedding Ceremonies
Great wet weather option for wedding ceremonies
Beautiful pre-reception area
Versatile wedding reception room
Choice of buffet or plated menus
Banquet seating for 160 guests without a dance floor
Banquet seating for 140 guests with a dance floor
Complimentary Parking
Facilities for physically challenged guests
Dedicated indoor kids play area
Minutes from Auckland CBD

Wedding Ceremonies

Wedding Ceremonies can be held either in the waterside garden with Orakei Basin as a backdrop or the Loft during winter, or in the event of rain.

The private garden, with its mature Pohutukawa trees, is the perfect setting for a garden wedding ceremony. With seating for up to 160 guests and a flattened area for canapés and bubbly, the garden has always been a popular area for wedding ceremonies.

The Loft is ideal for winter weddings, or in the event of rain. With high ceilings and views over Orakei Basin, The Loft can comfortably seat 160 guests.

Wedding Receptions

Orakei House boasts two main areas for wedding receptions. The Foyer is perfect for canapés & bubbly while the Bride & Groom are having photos taken and the Grand Room, with its floor to ceiling windows, is perfect for a banquet style wedding reception.

The Foyer, with its wrap around floor to ceiling windows and high ceilings, is the ideal pre-dinner reception area.  In winter, wedding guests can be warmed by the open fireplace while sipping on sherry.

The Grand Room, which can comfortably seat 160 guests and has a commanding view over Orakei Basin, is the perfect wedding reception venue.

Great food and excellent service is what you can expect at your wedding reception.

For more information about Orakei House and other beautiful venues, contact Lavish Events, owned by wedding & event specialist Nicky Gomes-Luis.

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Jan 11, 2013
Wedding reception and ceremonie
by: Anonymous


Im planning a wedding for 16th febuary 2013, if we are wanting to use the venue you have in case it rains, what would the fee be.

Our guest are 200.

Thanks Chiquita.

Mobil- 021-062-7197

Apr 13, 2011
Orakei House contacts
by: Anonymous

Hi There,

Please either call on 09 365 1820 or email nicky@lavishevents.co.nz and i will answer any questions you may have regarding the venue :)

Apr 12, 2011
Contact information for Orakei House
by: Anonymous


I would like to get in touch with the manager at Orakei House. Is there an email or number that they can be reached at, the website is no longer active.


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