Thoughts, stories and ideas.

Nestled in Waitangi since 1837 Baylys’ Farm lies at the heart of the Bay of Islands, and is steeped in both history and natural beauty. With 2000-acres of rolling farmland sitting alongside secluded bays and golden sand beaches of the Pacific Ocean, Baylys’ Farm provides a stunning backdrop for your vows. We are Northland’s newest dry-hire and BYO wedding venue, and we have contacts with local vendors who are able to help create the perfect event.

At Baylys' Farm they have created a unique beachfront wedding site, looking out towards the beautiful Bay of Islands.

https://baylysfarm.co.nz/gallery/weddings/

The Ceremony platform is a level grassed area which is beautifully landscaped with natural stone. It provides an open-air ambience with strategically planted trees for shade on hot days. A mature stand of Olive Trees act as a backdrop and create an aisle for the bride and her attendants ‘Grand Walk’.From the platform high above Lake Wanaka, guests will enjoy panoramic views of Wanaka’s lakeside mountains and farmland. The views extend to Lake Wanaka over mature trees and a Kanuka reserve. Ruby Island is visible just a kilometre offshore.The Olive Grove is a truly stunning alpine setting for your celebration…whatever the time of year…

Poderi Crisci vineyard encompasses 7.7 hectares on a north facing slope set amongst a sheltered amphitheatre and a narrow rocky strip believed to be 30 million set years older than the rest of the Island.Located at the end of a country lane, Poderi Crisci is a family-owned vineyard and restaurant with Italian flair and a passion for traditional winemaking. For four generations the Crisci family have been immersed in the art of food and wine.

With great wedding packages and amazing scenery and a 45 min ferry ride to Waiheke from Auckland, a truely magical place for your special day.

Greenhill Lodge offers a unique combination of exclusive luxury, grand romance and history. Along with stunning views, personalised service, fine food and wine your wedding celebration will be an experience you and your guests will treasure.We limit the number of weddings held at Greenhill to retain the exclusivity and unique nature of each occasion. Every wedding is a bespoke occasion, tailored to your specific wishes and dreams and you'll be certain of a day to fondly remember for ever.

http://greenhill.co.nz/hawkes-bay-weddings-and-functions