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Woodlands is a unique and very beautiful Historic New Zealand Homestead and Garden Estate established in the 1870's. It sits proudly in the center of acres of stunning gardens providing the perfect setting for a celebration, or corporate function. An idyllic event venue featuring a purpose built function centre, providing an extremely popular choice for functions and events.

Just 15 minutes from Rototuna, the Estate provides a variety of places and spaces perfect for any occasion.

Opening out onto the lawn and gardens, this temperature controlled facility is an elegant yet practical room for a large variety of uses.

Facilities and Services


  • Parking
  • WiFi

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The Homesetad's Kauri Room

A stately Kauri paneled room, with two sets of French doors opening out onto the Homesteads expansive veranda and large paved area, looks out onto the Long lawn and beyond the lake to the Munro lockout.

As a meeting room, it seats 10-12 comfortably and makes an excellent breakout room from the Venue's larger Wisteria room

The Kauri room features a historic fireplace with the Anchor carving, a small reminder pointing to the origin of the Anchor Butter brand.

The Long Lawn 

The Long Lawn can accommodate marquee's large enough to seat 400+ people. Please contact us about recommended providers.

An ideal evening setting for large functions, it is enhanced at night by the lighting of the surrounding trees and the Historic Homestead.

The Village Green

Overlooking the lake, The Village Green is an expansive lawn surrounded by mature trees making it a natural setting for games, picnics, marquees and many other gatherings.

Oaks Glade

A reclaimed parcel of farmland full of beautiful old Oak trees, the Oaks Glade provides a leafy canopy during summer.  Again, the is an expansive space ideal for team building activities.

The Wisteria Room & Garden

This light filled venue with plenty of free parking, caters for up to 220 theatre style or 150 seated for dining (options are available for larger groups).



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