Footbridge Wedding and Events Centre

Footbridge Lodge with its effortless elegance presents an unique All Weather Wedding and Function Venue unmatched anywhere in New Zealand.


"Tawa"’ room features the free standing Brick fireplace, Bar, Dance and Mix & Mingle area. Licensed bar or BYO wine option with corkage fee served by uniformed bar staff. Pop up weddings for 30 people $3000.00 . Use of chapel or Gazebo for ceremony & reception in Tawa room.

The adjoining carpeted Dining Room offers comfort & grace whether a small intimate group or max of 100. An informal setting can be transformed to sophistication with chair covers and decorations. Professional decorators available. Both rooms open onto covered decks and a vista of rolling hills, horse arena & private lake.

Wedding Ceremony

Chapel in the Pines
Delight in the picturesque wooden chapel with landscaped window looking onto natural bush with the charm and fragrance of Douglas Fir wood panelling. Gives the impression of being outdoors without battling the elements.

The ceremony can be conducted by your choice of minister, celebrant or our Resident celebrant.

Outdoor elegance with a backdrop of Pin Oaks & Poplars and landscape view of the surrounding countryside.


Menus are of exceptionally high standard specifically designed by our executive chef for taste and eye appeal. Add this to total flexibility in menu planning and we present a winning formula for your wedding celebration be it Buffet, BBQ, Cocktail or Plated Service.

Vegetarian and other special requirements can be catered for. Uniformed Staff, Damask Tablecloths and matching napkins, Glassware, Crockery, Cutlery, and set up are included

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