Westhaven Gardens Wedding Venue
Torlesse Road
West Melton
Canterbury, New Zealand

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Venue Hire

Complete Wedding Packages

Westhaven Gardens’ complete wedding packages provide you with a cost effective, all-inclusive price for your ceremony and reception venue. Enjoy the convenience of having your ceremony, photos and reception in one stunning location.

Our wedding packages include a dedicated coordinator who will greet you on your first visit, guide you through the facilities and gardens, discuss your individual requirements, ensure all the preparations are handled smoothly and be available throughout your special day.

Westhaven Gardens is a BYO venue for beverages and food – no corkage charges apply.

Marquee Reception

For your convenience Westhaven Gardens has combined with Happyhire to provide a ceremony and marquee pricing package which is tailored to suit each individual wedding.

Lead-in Packages includeVenue

  • Exclusive use of the chapel and garden
  • A deluxe clip frame marquee
  • High quality tables (round or trestle) with fitted linen
  • High quality black or white chairs
  • Lighting with dimmers, including installation
  • Erecting and removing marquee

Additional add-ons are available. These include silk linings, fairy lights, chair covers, interlocking flooring, sound equipment, bar and heating.

Please contact us for further information and pricing.

School Room Reception

For a more intimate reception Westhaven Gardens 1950s School Room is ideal for up to 40 guests. Our fresh, clean, modern Function Room can host your High tea, buffet or seated meal.


  • Exclusive use of the chapel and garden
  • Function Room hire
  • Table and chairs
  • Cake table and knife
  • Highchair
  • Present table
  • Bar table
  • Heater

Wedding Ceremonies

Westhaven Gardens intimate private chapel is nestled amongst spectacular gardens and sweeping lawns and provides the perfect venue for your wedding. Our romantic chapel has a seating capacity of 100 or you may have an unlimited number of guests by having your ceremony in our established garden.

With its rustic charm Westhaven Gardens Wedding Venue is a place where you can truly relax.


  • Exclusive use of the chapel and garden
  • Indoor or outdoor ceremony areas
  • Stunning backdrops for photos
  • Garden chairs for outdoor use
  • Signing table and chair
  • Bar table and linen
  • Food table and linen
  • Sound system
  • Chapel decorations
  • Cake table and knife
  • Ceremony rehearsal time
  • Onsite parking
  • 18 hole mini golf course
  • Petanque court

At Westhaven Gardens we have helped hundreds of heterosexual and same-sex couples have their perfect wedding day – don’t you deserve the same?

Photo Venue

Westhaven Gardens is available to hire by the hour as a photo venue to create unforgettable memories for your wedding, engagement, anniversary, family portrait or any special event.