Porirua Wedding Venue

The Gear Homestead is the perfect wedding venue only minutes from Porirua City and 20 minutes to Wellington CBD. We offer a variety of wedding packages to help you celebrate your special day.  Enjoy your wedding reception in the natural light overlooking Porirua harbor in our tranquil cottage setting.

For your small weddings we have a maximum of 80 people seated upstairs at our function venue, however you can always have a large outside wedding in our magnificent grounds overlooking the harbour.

We can tailor the perfect wedding package to suit you and your guests which includes the venue, catering, staff and all of the bells and whistles you want. For a touch of decadence, hire a marquee and dance the night away with your friends and family! When you book your wedding with Gear Homestead, the bride and groom are sure to have a magical experience.

Wellington Wedding Venue Hire Prices

Here are the wedding hire prices for Gear Homestead. Please ensure you are referring to the date of your wedding day, rather than the date you book with us.

Winter and spring 1st May – 30th September 2018

Whole house and grounds for full day – $1,500 plus GST
Whole house and grounds for half day (4pm- 9pm or 6pm-11pm) – $1,300 Plus GST
Upstairs rooms only for full day – $1,300 Plus GST
Upstairs rooms only for half day (4pm – 9pm or 6pm – 11pm) – $1,000 Plus GST

Included in 2018 venue hire price:

  1. All indoor tables and chairs with white linen clothes
  2. Red herring catering will sit and discuss your ideas and create a menu to suit your function and budget.
  3. Consultations and tasting.
  4. Menu cards for all tables.
  5. Cake table and knife for cutting the cake.
  6. Note that we include the cost of the cleaning in the venue hire, however if there is a substantial amount of cleaning afterword’s there will be a charge of $150.00

Summer 1st October 2018 – 30th April 2019

Whole house and grounds for full day (3pm-12am) – $1,900 Plus GST
Whole house and grounds for half day (5pm – 10pm) – $1,600 Plus GST
Upstairs rooms only for full day (3pm-12am) – $1,500 Plus GST
Upstairs rooms only for half day (5pm – 10pm) $1,200 Plus GST

Winter and spring 1st May – 30th September 2019

Whole house and grounds for full day – $1,600 plus GST
Whole house and grounds for half day (5pm-10pm) – $1,250 Plus GST
Upstairs rooms only for full day – $1150 Plus GST
Upstairs rooms only for half day (4pm – 9pm or 6pm – 11pm) $1000 Plus GST

Included in 2019 venue hire price:

  1. All indoor tables and chairs,
  2. Red herring catering will sit and discuss your ideas and create a menu to suit your function and budget,
  3. Consultations and tasting,
  4. Cake table and knife for cutting the cake,
  5. Note that we include the cost of the cleaning in the venue hire, however if there is a substantial amount of cleaning afterword’s there will be a charge of $150.00,
  6. All prices are Ex GST.

Email us to start planning your event.

Wedding Catering

Red Herring Catering provide high end simple elegant cuisine to celebrate your wedding day.

Please click below for sample food and menus.

Standup menu      Buffet and BBQ Menu     Sit-down-menus 

We are also more than happy to create a menu for you to suit your occasion and budget.

Please note our prices may change at any time

Email – rherringoffice@xtra.co.nz- for more information

Bride and Groom at Porirua Wedding Venue