Kelly Newland Photography

MNZIPP Qualified and award winning photographer

Wedding, Headshot and Family Photography  |  Queenstown + Auckland, New Zealand


Mantells provides an enchanting, romantic environment for Auckland Weddings, both for the wedding ceremony and wedding photo opportunities. Weddings are held in the Courtyard and in Mantells spacious, elegant lounge and dining room areas. Mantells provides a perfect single site for Auckland weddings. Wedding arrangements can be completed with a single visit or even by telephone. Mantells is a BYO and has no corkage or glass hireage costs.

Mantells On The Water

Mantells spacious Auckland function and wedding venue on Westhaven Drive caters for one corporate or one private function per day only. Mantells suits functions, large and small - wedding receptions, private and corporate functions, product launches and parties - seven days a week. We offer a licensed function venue, food and staff charge, and a BYO wine and champagne service. Phone: 09 631 0099

Ascension Wine Estate

Located less than an hour north of Auckland at Matakana, your guests will enjoy gorgeous views of the vineyard, rolling farmland, and a fountain courtyard which is planted with a potager garden of heirloom herbs and vegetables.  "The Belfry" at Ascension Wine Estate is a stunning Spanish-mission style complex purpose built for stylish weddings and corporate functions, catering for 3 to 300 guests in fully air-conditioned comfort, with all the mod cons one expects from a world-class facility.

Phone: 09 422 9601 extn 3,  Mobile: 027 222 5943,  Email:,  Web:

Gracehill Vineyard Estate

With unbelievable food and attentive, professional service, you and your guests will be the centre of our attention.  There are various settings for your ceremony, including the gazebo, under the willows or on the lake jetty.  While you have your photos taken in our pristine gardens, your guests will enjoy our handmade canapés and ice cold Champagne. The Lake View room is our main dining room, and can seat 120 guests. 

Tel: +64 9 412 8622

Kumeu Valley Estate

As you enter the grounds you are drawn to the buildings’ unique style and incredible bell tower.  The moment you enter under the bell tower you are embraced by the charm of the classic estate.  The high vaulted timber ceilings in warm Macrocarpa present an immediate WOW factor.  Entering the dance hall, the grand wood fire place will next catch your eye.  This room is a stunning wet weather option for your ceremony and particularly cozy for a winter wedding. As you look around further you notice the attention paid to detail with many dated photographs and carefully chosen ornaments of interest. Office Phone: +64 9 411 7626  email:

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Fernz is a complete service provider for a Wedding Venue, Reception and Accommodation. Call Jill on +64 9 483 2206  today to discuss your Wedding requirements. We can tailor a package especially for you. Check out our very popular 'all inclusive' wedding packages.

The Wharf

The Wharf has become the wedding venue of choice for many couples ⓠincluding international visitors, celebrities and people from all over New Zealand. Our team are experts in wedding planning and coordination and love to help make each couple’s day reflect their own style and preferences.

We offer free consultations for all bride and grooms call Leigh today to book your appointment on (+649) 480 2590.


Indulge yourself and your guests by celebrating your wedding in the ambience of a modern country vineyard. Soljans Estate Winery presents you with a unique combination of stunning facilities combined with a wealth of experience as a successful wedding venue.

If you would like more information about weddings at Soljans Estate, please contact Kylie Dalton our Functions co-ordinator on 09 412 2824.

Hotel DeBrett

A unique luxury boutique hotel experience in the heart of Auckland city NZ

Settled in downtown Auckland, Hotel DeBrett links two unique precincts - High Street's hip fashion and Shortland Street's tailored commerce. Hotel DeBrett's iconic building has been stylishly reinterpreted into a 25-room luxury boutique hotel. Every room is individually designed and complemented with eclectic furniture, New Zealand art and photography.

2 High St, Auckland, New Zealand    t  +64 9 925 9000     e

Pullman Auckland

One of Auckland's largest 5 star hotels, is conveniently located in the city centre, close to popular attractions and well-known shopping and entertainment districts. The hotel offers 260 guest rooms, 80 Residence rooms, 11 function rooms including the magnificent Princes Ballroom, and an international restaurant, bar, and award winning Spa.The hotel is a class above the rest with its impeccable stylish décor, high quality service and spectacular city and harbour views.

Tel (+64) 9 3531000     E-mail


Located minutes from the centre of Auckland, yet in a world of its own — has been the preferred venue for impressive functions for three decades. Few outlooks capture the essence of a city better than the view of Auckland from Sails Restaurant. Situated in the heart of Westhaven Marina, Sails offers an uninterrupted view over a sea of masts across to the Auckland Harbour Bridge, North Head and Rangitoto Island. Carefully designed; Sails Restaurant is one large open plan room with high studs, plush décor, and a covered portico entrance.


One of New Zealand’s finest timber Gothic houses, Highwic was begun in 1862 by Alfred Buckland, one of Auckland’s most substantial land owners, and his wife Eliza. Furnished with antiques, there is much to interest and charm visitors of all ages, and in addition, the hectare of lawns and fine gardens provide a haven from the hustle and bustle of nearby Newmarket. Today, Highwic also serves as a quality functions venue.

tel: (09) 524 5729   email:


For a romantic Auckland wedding reception and ceremony, Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre overlooks the beautiful Panmure Lagoon - the perfect venue for a stylish, romantic day. The interior design of our hotel banquet rooms, coupled with natural light and water views create the ideal location for your wedding day celebrations.

With superb hotel accommodation options, we offer a variety of hotel room types for your out-of-town guests, and for your wedding night or honeymoon.  phone (09) 526 3029

Orakei Bay

Orakei Bay is a desirable wedding venue, offering a stunning indoor and outdoor setting for your perfect day.

Versatile event spaces make Orakei Bay ideal for featuring both ceremony and reception in the same location but in appropriate different spaces. From the majestic Foyer and entrance, through to The Gallery with picturesque windows framing the views... or the romantic ambience of The Loft there is a event space to suit your style and wedding day.

Phone:+64 9 520 0006     Email:

Belsaas Estate

Secluded, private and equipped for all weather conditions, Belsaas Estate is able to accommodate up to 100 guests.

Specialists in the design of tailored programmes, Belsaas is dedicated to taking care of the smallest details.

Capture the enchantment of your special day within the perfect photographic setting - warm, sheltered and landscaped gardens, Corinthian amphitheatre and majestic Kaihikatea trees.  phone: (09) 299 7431

Simunovich Olive Estate

Your special day deserves a special venue. The Bracu Pavilion provides the most romantic venue set amidst the Mediterranean style olive groves. Choose Bravu Pavilion for your venue and let it become the heart of your celebration.

Phone: 09 236 1030


Castaways is Auckland's most popular cliff top ocean front wedding destination. Looking for a fabulous venue for your wonderful wedding? Experience a cliff top ceremony followed by a stunning Castaways sunset wedding reception with fine food and award winning service. With pre and post wedding packages available, stylish onsite accommodation and the ability to cater for up to 140 guests, we can offer a complete solution to all of your wedding needs.

Phone (09) 236 5161

Footbridge Lodge

Footbridge Lodge offers effortless elegance with its unique All Weather Wedding and Function Venue unmatched anywhere in New Zealand. Winter weddings are our speciality.

Situated 35 minutes from Auckland, like a green jewel set amongst 20 landscaped hectares at Bombay, this secluded venue provides a one-stop facility.

Tel : 09 236 0510