Gear Homestead based in Porirua for Weddings, corporates and parties.

We had a fantastic summers day in January 2019 celebrating TJ Perenara and Greer Samuel surprise wedding with 130 of their family and friends on a beautiful hot summers day in the gardens.

With a marquee incase some people got too hot (was set up incase Wellington’s weather decided to play up), bean bags on the lawns, along with our outside tables and umbrellas, it was so hot we needed them.

The boys played cricket and plenty of games to keep the guests amused why TJ and Greer had their photos taken by Woman’s Day, you  can see how beautiful Greer looked on February 4th issue.

Later on in the evening the guests danced the night away under the blue sky, while we kept them well fed and watered. 


Porirua Wedding Venue

Gear Homestead is available for private hire as a venue for weddings, special occasions & corporate functions.


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Historic Gear Homestead is run by experienced Wellington caterer Lorna Shelton of red herring catering. The Homestead has undergone extensive modern renovation.

We can help you with weddings, birthday parties and or any celebration.

Come and enjoy the peaceful setting in the old homestead with a touch of the 21st century.

Downstairs has the beautiful old wooden floors for dancing, big bay windows looking out over the harbour, and  access to the grounds through our spectacular double doors.

For a more formal, you can head up our magnificent staircase to our formal lounge which will seat maximum of 80 people at tables or 130 standing for a cocktail party.  With a seperate bar and  buffet room if required. This has our balcony wrapped right around and you can cross our “bride” to get to the grounds

With views of Porirua Harbour, Gear Homestead is a great place to come and relax.  We are fully licensed (sorry we do not do BYO) and the perfect Wellington wedding venue for your special day.

There is plenty of parking and the grounds and gardens are ideal for a walk.  We are located next door to Adrenalin Forest in Aotea, Porirua.

 Come and enjoy the unique dining and visual experience that is Gear Homestead

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