Planning your wedding/event at Whangateau

Whangateau Area Wedding Information

Booking the hall:

    • Jenine Abarbanel ph. 021 428 568
    • 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:
      • 105 chairs. (75 padded metal chairs, 20 blue plastic chairs, 10 white plastic garden chairs)
      • 10 trestle tables (6 plastic, 4 wooden) + 1 large wooden hall table, in shed: 1 round metal table and 3 old tables suitable for outdoor use
      • 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.

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

Sample wedding setup


Hair and Beauty

Hire Services





Taxi services

Other considerations: