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Weddings & Functions

From the intimate river glades to the awesome views from Arawhata on the hill above, the ambience of Wellesley Akatarawa truly invigorates the senses and is a tonic, restoring the body, the mind and the soul. The perfect setting for your special event!

Wedding Service

The Wellesley at Akatarawa is located on 40 acres bordering a river just 45 minutes by road from Wellington. Set amongst natural bush in a river valley with towering bush clad hills. It is indeed one of the best kept secrets of the Wellington region!

The perfect setting for your special wedding day!

With accommodation for 120 people from $25 per night The Wellesley Akatarawa offers you a unique way to celebrate you wedding day in style whilst keeping costs to a minimum.

We provide the venue and set up to your specifications whilst you provide a caterer that suits your needs and budget, venue decoration that suits your style and of course you can provide the beverages and alcohol. 

Venue hire gives you exclusive use of the country hall, Wellesley café, riverside terrace, commercial kitchen, kitchen equipment and full use of all the outside areas.

Wedding Information Pack 


Function Service

The Wellesley Country Park is a fabulous venue for a variety of functions, family reunions, birthday or anniversary celebrations, corporate functions, staff Christmas functions and more. Consider fun themed events like a murder mystery, King's banquet, medieval party - the ideas are endless. Contact us for a quote today.


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