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Enjoy Your Wedding & Birthday Celebrations
at Hettinga Estate Winery

Hettinga Estate Venue

Save money by arranging your own catering
and organising a unique experience for
friends and family

What can we do for you?: We have a fabulous venue for small and large groups wanting to celebrate any occasion in a traditional boutique winery.

You can hire the restaurant, courtyard, bar, kitchen, winetasting room and car park for the entire day and night with prices starting at $800

Our restaurant, bar and kitchen are fully equipped and are ready to go. Bring to us your ideas and our expert staff will assist you in organizing catering, staffing and entertainment. Each event here is unique and is controlled by you every step of the way.

Our beautiful vineyard and gardens are also available for Wedding Ceremonies and photographs.

Hettinga Venue and Courtyard

Restaurant: The restaurant can be arranged in many ways for seating. You can set it up as you please by arranging the layout, table arrangements, cloths and napkins. We provide the cutlery, crockery and glassware. The indoor/outdoor flow is perfect for utilizing the courtyard area. The bar is situated in the restaurant and there are suitable areas for DJ's and bands to entertain. There is also an open fire and candelabra lighting to add ambience.

Bar: The bar is set up with a full range of Hettinga Estate wines available to purchase at your event. You may also arrange for your preference of alcohol, drinks and punches to be provided or you can provide these yourself. Glassware is available.

Winetasting Room / Buffet or Dining Room: This area is multifunctional and is situated within the main restaurant. It is in close proximity to the kitchen and is perfect for the buffet to be served from and for an informal area to be arranged with couches and tea & coffee or even as a play area for the children.

Courtyard: Bi-fold doors open out from the restaurant onto the north facing courtyard. This area is sunny and sheltered and can be set up with a marquee if required. (You can hire this from the Party Hire place). This area is multifunctional with a wonderful pond and statue and a graceful floodlit walnut tree. Set the tables up as you please and even use the outdoor servery for food or as a bar.

Our expert staff can advise you on:

Our rates: We work together with you to create the event that you want. Our venue hire fee starts at $800. You can provide as much or as little of services that you require and we will charge you accordingly for the rest.

References: We have many years of experience in the hospitality industry and have had many Weddings and events at Hettinga Estate. References from our very happy clients are available on request.


For an Information Pack or to arrange an appointment to visit us please contact:

Hettinga Estate Winery
1024 Pakowhai Rd, Hastings,
Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
Ph: 06 876 4363  Fax: 06 878 9788