Planning your wedding/event at Whangateau

Whangateau Area Wedding Information

Booking the hall:

  • Lynette Penney ph. 09 422 6057
  • We recommend you book 1 to 2 years in advance, and book 3 full days, one on either side of the event
  • Hall hire includes:
    • 90 chairs. (80 padded metal chairs, 10 plastic garden chairs)
    • 10 trestle tables (6 plastic, 4 wooden) + 1 large wooden hall table
    • Basic crockery for 90 people (you may require extra serving bowls)
    • Cutlery available for a hire fee of $50
  • Not available through hall:
    • Glassware
    • Tablecloths
    • Sound system

If you are having a seated meal, you may choose to hire a marquee with extra tables and chairs for use by your guests before/after the meal.

  • 4.8m of rear fence can be opened to flow to a marquee on the playing fields.
  • If alcohol is to be consumed outside of hall, a clearly defined boundary/fence must be in place

Decorating the hall:

  • No nails, pins or tape is to be used on the walls of the hall.   
  • There are hooks already in place for hanging bunting or other decorations.  Fire hazard: Do not hang decorations near or on the wall heaters!
  • You must provide your own ladder.
  • Do not disturb display cases on walls.  They may be covered if desired.

Prohibited within Whangateau Hall:

  • Sharp objects that can damage walls or floors
  • Candles or naked flames

Local area services



Event/Wedding Planners


Group Accommodation

  • Omaha Marae.  $20/person.  Up to 70 people.
  • Denise and Tony Crimp. 502 Leigh Road, Whangateau, 021 613 104.

Hire Services:


Other local service providers:

  • Horse and carriage: Kaipara Flats

Other considerations: