Create beautiful memories in the perfect setting for a stunning wedding or function.

We are currently in the 'Red Traffic Light Setting', please contact us for information on having your wedding during this time (the below information is relevant to the green setting).

The Herb Farm venue is unique in the Manawatu region and offers the perfect place for a memorable wedding. The beautiful gardens offer a stunning setting for a garden ceremony.

There are two acres of display gardens and you can choose a location that you love and that suits your wedding size. Enjoy nibbles and drinks in the gardens after your ceremony and guests can relax and mingle in the tranquil garden setting. Our versatile venue means we can host both your ceremony and reception allowing a seamless transition for yourself and guests.

Complete your perfect day with your reception in The Herb Farm Café (up to 50 people). Our café offers fresh delicious food made on-site by our Chef. We use only the best local and fresh ingredients and offer a range of beautiful New Zealand beverages.

The gardens provide a stunning backdrop for your family and bridal photos or we can recommend local scenic sites for off-site photos. We want you to enjoy your special day and we are committed to ensuring that your wedding day is everything you have dreamed of. Our professional and friendly team are dedicated to making sure your needs are catered for to create an extraordinary experience.



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The Herb Farm is a stunning backdrop for memorable wedding photographs. There are many areas in the garden with privacy from the wedding guests for this special time.

We can also recommend some beautiful local alternative photo settings. Guests can relax in the gardens with drinks and nibbles while the wedding party have their photos taken, ensuring a seamless flow to the day.

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We have a delicious range of canapés and buffet menus to suit everyone’s needs. Whether it is canapés through to a full buffet selection your tastes and needs are catered for. Our Chef will ensure this important part of your day is remembered for years to come.

All catering is to be organised through The Herb Farm Café. Menu selection here.

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We are fully licensed and can provide full bar services. We have a beautiful range of New Zealand wines and beers, can stock spirits as requested and also have a full range of non-alcoholic beverages available. BYO is not an option that we offer.
We will run the bar to your requirements and can charge drinks on consumption to your limit and then revert to a cash bar if you wish to do so.

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Live music or a DJ can be organised for your special day. The café also as a sound system that can be used. Marquee weddings will need to organise music.

For gardens ceremonies we recommend a battery operated sound system or live music. We are able to run electricity to some ceremony sites on request.

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Please contact us for all the necessary bits and pieces (terms and conditions) you need to know and for further resources including menus, a suggested timeline of the day, tips for memorable speeches and a wedding checklist.

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Have a look at our Wedding FAQ for answers to questions you might have regarding access to the venue, timeframes, what services we can provide for your special day and more.