Accommodation at Chapman House, stunning Ceremony at the Clifftops or in the Jewel Box both with dramatic views of the Tasman Sea, photography access to 600 acres of farm, including rolling hills, wetlands and native bush, after ceremony hors d'oeuvres culminating in a bespoke reception at The Gallery.
More information about The Ultimate Parihoa Wedding and what's included for your special day.
The Jewel Box
Floor space 145-150m2
Ducted heating and cooling
Back of house catering facilities, including kitchenette
Built for entertaining Chapman House offers 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.
Floor space 194m2
AV equipment: Projector Screen, Indoor/Outdoor Speakers and Microphone
Heating and Cooling
Situated a couple of minutes down the drive from Chapman House, The Gatehouse is perfect for extended family or friends and can accommodate up to ten guests.
Parking for up to 50 Vehicles
Be seen in our stylish classic Mercedes SL convertible – perfect for the couple. Or, guarantee you arrive at your clifftop ceremony location with the Heritage Defender 4WD.
A glass of Champagne per person on arrival at reception (up to 150 guests).
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?
We welcome weddings groups of any size up to our max capacity – contact us for details.
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.
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.