The Jewel Box

Set to be completed end of 2021 | Intimate Ceremony | 145 – 150 m2

Coming soon this intimate space is truly one of a kind, the Jewel Box is situated at the south end of Chapman House, Parihoa's award winning architectural homestead.

Floating over the expansive Parihoa cliff tops, the Jewel Box features retractable floor-to-ceiling sliding doors to reveal the raw beauty of the west coast.


80 Seated, 120 Standing
Set to be completed end of 2021
Chapman House 
Up to 50 vehicles


The perfect backdrop for the more intimate wedding, whether it be for a walk and fork style reception or intimate dinner concluding with the perfect overnight accommodation at Chapman House, your wedding at The Jewel Box will truly be a night to remember.



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Package Details

More information about The Jewel Box and what's included for your special day.

The Clifftop

Celebrate your union with jaw dropping views of the west coast and Muriwai from our dramatic clifftop location.


Chapman House

Built for entertaining, offering jaw dropping views of the ocean and a large fireplace. Floor to ceiling sliding doors on three sides that can be fully opened to bring the outside feel – inside.


Intimate Ceremony

The Jewel Box is set to be completed end of 2021, this space is suitable for up to 80 guests.

Parihoa Farm

Parihoa offers stunning scenery for your wedding portraits, photos and video. With access to 600 acres of rugged farm land, bush, wet lands and dramatic cliffs.


Parking for up to 50 Vehicles



We have arranged the most frequently asked questions for you. Can’t find the answer you’re looking for? Just head over to our build your experience page when you make a request.

How many people/guests can you accommodate?

The Jewelbox Max Capacity 80 Seated, 120 Standing.

Can our guests bring their motorhome or camp?

Parihoa is strictly no camping. Guests can book The Gatehouse or The Cottage or nearby options for overnight accommodation.

Do you require a Covid Vaccination for guests?

Yes – we require vaccination for all visitors to Parihoa.

Where are you located?

Our address is Constable Road, Muriwai Beach, New Zealand, 0881 – We are around 40 minutes drive from Auckland.

Will you be having any open days for couples and wedding suppliers?

Due to Covid we have temporarily stopped our open days - we can book private site visits. Please do contact us for more information.


When booking a wedding at one of the Parihoa event spaces what's included?

Your chosen event space until midnight the day of your wedding, access to the farm for photos and Prestige Loo hireage.


When can my suppliers set up and when does everything have to be packed up and taken away?

Set up is available from 9am on the day and pack down must be completed by 9am the next day. Anything outside of this can be arranged and quoted accordingly.



The property is secured behind two locked gates - these are on sensors and are able to be accessed remotely.



No liquor is to be sold without a Special Licence granted by the Liquor Licensing Agency. Failure to comply may result in a fine of $20,000 and/or closure of your event.

BYO allowed, therefore only the Host can provide alcohol to the Guests free of charge. At midnight, we ask that all guests have left the property.


Can I have a marquee?

Parihoa does not allow marquees to be erected, unless arranged prior to your event. If you have a specific request please contact us directly.


Is there parking available?

There is limited parking available at The Gallery venue space, we highly recommend organise shuttles or a bus for your guest from a location that best suits you.

Entertainment /AV/Decorations

You are welcome to bring in your own style of entertainment. Particular equipment required for the entertainment would need to be supplied by yourself or the entertainers themselves, keeping in mind time for set up and taking away.


What's not included?

Music (AV included)



Guests can arrive to Parihoa by car, and buses can be catered for. Guests are required to walk from the parking area to the ceremony location. No cars are to be parked elsewhere.



To confirm and secure your booking date, there is a booking fee of $500. This is non refundable and non deductible. A non-refundable, deductible deposit, of 20% of the minimum spend, is required prior to your requested function date. We will send an invoice through to your preferred email address. Any further costs would be discussed with you in person if required. Wedding rates are based on 24 hour hireage and elopements are based on 3 hour hireage.

Preferred Suppliers

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It is extremely important for us to create the perfect destination for your special day.