The Lodge-  Events, Functions & Celebrations

Celebrations and Events at The Lodge

The Lodge is premium wellington venue that caters for a range of events including weddings, birthday parties, special anniversaries and family events.

The Lodge has a range of versatile spaces for small or large events, celebrations or birthday parties.

The lodge is 20 minutes from Wellington in rustic village of Pauhatanui valley, The Lodge lends itself to tradition or glamour tranquillity and rustic setting, but most importantly provides a fantastic backdrop to put ‘special’ into any event.

All of our individual  dinning rooms have their own character and style;


Elegant or trendy and comfortably seating over 100 guests, Harbour Vue offers a dance floor, entertainment facilities, separate bar and direct access to the Lodge homestead and outside garden. Move easily between the main event, drinks in the separate Vue Bar with canapes and then onto dining.


With plenty of room to entertain and comfortable seating to settle in, a larger party will enjoy The Stables. The Stables offers separate seating areas, large decks and open fires during winter sets the scene for an excellent time for all.  The Stables has a separate bar, large kitchen and offers one of the largest capacities in the region. A big party room with a large stage for bands, dance crews, DJ and lighting. Perfect for conferences, fund raising events, 21st birthday parties and  cultural celebrations. The Lodge homestead is also yours to spread out and enjoy predinner canapés and drinks before heading up for dinner if you wish.


An intimate and elegant country dining room suited to a party of up to 30 guests. Ideal for a set table served menu, family table style with a full fine dining service, with an adjoining separate bar with an inhouse entertainment system. Leads out onto a great party deck with inhouse sound system and stunning views of the inlet and sunset.

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Events, celebration, and party menus

The lodge offers opportunities to gives a range of dining including;

  • Buffet lunches and dinners
  • Cocktail style
  • Grazing tables
  • Degustation menus
  • family table
  • Plated meal style

Our in-house team will cater to all requirements, tailoring menus to meet both your budget and culinary choices. Depending on your menu selections and cuisine our kitchens are directed by our Executive Chef, informed by renowned local consultants, and supported by an expert team of professionals.

We take pleasure to accommodate all cuisine and have a great team we closely work with for multicultural events including; Greek, Indian, Chinese, Pacific islands, Middle Eastern, Sri Lankan, and Malaysian.

The well-appointed and well-equipped venues are complemented by the historic and elegant country lodge setting. We source as much local and organic and sustainable produce as possible, without wavering on quality.

We are delighted to cater to all dietary requirements and offer several culturally-based menus should this be your preference. Food is a big thing for us and it’s important we get it right for you and your guests.

Our team works very hard to ensure that every detail is paid special attention to and your guests go away satisfied. We are happy to suggest many variations on menus and themes from canapes, cocktails, grazing tables, family table dining, and sumptuous buffets.

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Celebrations Checklist

  • Intimate celebration for two or gala dinner for 200!
  • Facilities to suit all celebrations with innovative options available
  • Only twenty minutes from Wellington, Hutt Valley and Kapiti Coast
  • Three venues in one - up to 200 seated - 350 for cocktails and canapés
  • Exclusive use of all Lodge facilities for your celebration
  • All menus are designed & prepared in-house by our team of experienced chefs
  • Helicopter transport easily arranged
  • Accomodation
  • Stunning scenery with spectacular views of inlet and native bush
  • Indoor and outdoor entertainment areas
  • Event management and coordination available
  • Entertainment – band to disco – jazz to orchestra!
  • Transport to and from the venue available
  • Ample car parking