Tui Hills

Auckland - North Island, New Zealand

Price $0-$3,000 depending on date
Cocktail 120
Seated 100

About This Venue

Claim your own slice of heaven at the venue you and your guests will love – from the romantic native garden setting for your ceremony, to the sumptuous food and dancing until midnight.

This thoroughly New Zealand venue is just 30 minutes from central Auckland, but feels a million miles from anywhere. Get the feeling of seclusion that makes you realise you’ve found your special place.

Packages and pricing are simple to understand and give plenty of options for you to book a premium venue in your price range. A 7-hour drinks package and a choice of three types of cuisine, from kiwi favourites to foodies’ delight, mean you and your guests will have plenty to keep you going until the DJ cranks up the sound as you party into the night.

Seated capacity is 100. Cocktail-style events can accommodate 120 people.

If you’re concerned about guests having to come from overseas you can even book a second date at no extra cost. Or your friends and family can watch the wedding via our fixed-camera streaming service – just like being there.

There are options that include wedding planning and venue styling so that you arrive at your wedding refreshed, not stressed. And with our new Tui Suite bride/groom’s room, with mini-bar and two professional hair and make-up stations, your big day can start as early as 9am.

A destination wedding package is being added this year. It will include arranging accommodation, activities such as skeet shooting and four-wheel-drive adventures, as well as dinners and brunches.

Nestled in the Waitakere Ranges, this iconic venue has been refurbished throughout to give a contemporary luxe feel, accentuating the gorgeous natural surroundings, with inside and outside ceremony and reception options. And nearby there are awe-inspiring views at Bethell’s Beach and the nearby lookout providing the perfect backdrop for stunning photos and videos.

Send us an enquiry today and you can find out for yourself why brides and grooms are finding this the place to book.


Liezl Duffy
We took an initial tour of the venue and I completely fell in love with it – the Kowhai glade and the gorgeous white rotunda, which is set in a beautiful native bush dream-like setting.

There was a perfect wet weather option in the pavilion, and the beautiful reception room sealed the deal for us. We didn’t look at any other wedding venues because we knew Tui Hills was the perfect place for us to get married. We went with the Classic Plus wedding package and the amazing staff did all the setup and styling on the day – a huge stress off our minds; we just had to pick a colour scheme and let them know any additional styling touches, and they look care of the rest.

I remember walking into the reception area after getting ready in the Tui Suite and just being blown away by how beautiful it all looked. It was so stress free and they truly made our dream wedding come to life.

Meg Maher
Just wanted to take a moment to really thank you and your wonderful staff for all that went into simply the greatest day of our lives!!

Everything truly far exceeded our expectations. Our guests were mighty impressed as well. They all raved about how beautiful and amazing the venue was. The food was a massive hit as well, everything tasted sooooo good, please pass on our sincere thanks and praise to the chef! You’ve got a good one there and need to hang on to him.

We will remember 11th March 2021 forever. We will be sure to let everyone know what an awesome venue Tui Hills is.

Alisha Pardon
On our wedding day the venue looked stunning! The table settings were better than I could have imagined (is it weird that I absolutely loved the small bread plates? haha). The venue florist did such an amazing job of matching the table florals to the bouquets.

The food…..jeepers it was so good. I could have just eaten the canapes for the rest of my life and I would be one happy camper! I have had feedback from guests who had ordered the pork belly say that it was the best pork belly they have ever had. It was such a hit!

Johanna Nightingale
The Tui Hills team did an amazing job with everything on the day making it such an effortless smooth carefree experience for the groom and myself. They executed every detail to perfection and the food was amazing!

Stephanie Achterstraat
Our guests couldn’t believe how well organised everything was, the beautiful the location and scenery, how delicious the food was, the friendly staff and how the drinks just kept on coming.

For us as a couple the biggest thing was that we didn’t need to worry about anything! Everything went smoothly and everyone was well looked after. And there were so many little details that made a huge difference, such as a mirror at the entrance – so good to make sure everything was in place before walking down the aisle – as well as having a drink waiting for us once the ceremony was completed.

Kylie Mason
We absolutely fell in love with Tui Hills at first sight! It 100% fitted with our nature-inspired wedding. The native trees and bush surrounding the venue is so, so beautiful and we LOVED the modern, lush design of the Nectar Room as well.

We also loved how we had options if it was a rainy day and how everything was at the same location! The food was delectable and our guests wouldn’t stop raving about the menu! The staff were uber helpful and made the whole experience stress free and enjoyable. Couldn’t recommend more highly!

Ashley Schellingerhout
Food was delicious and we loved the family vibe that the BBQ option we chose gave (where guests served themselves from shared plates), so everybody could get what they wanted. Service was top notch – guests were walked into the ceremony area under umbrellas by Tui Hills staff, such a thoughtful and lovely touch.

I loved that we didn’t have to worry about moving to the plan B location (as it rained on our wedding day), all the moving of furniture etc was done by staff and even changing back to the tables and chairs after the ceremony was seamless and smooth.

Marieke was great to work with – very flexible when we wanted to change things or add things in at the last minute.

Liska nel
The whole place was magical and put everyone into tears. The venue was beautiful, I love the greenery. The service was outstanding. They are always on top of things and the overall experience is a night that will be remembered for the rest of my life.

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Mention “Sheddies Special” on enquiry and receive an upgrade when you book our on-site Tui Suite bride/groom’s room. Includes a bottle of local methode and grazing platter.

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Venue Facilities

  • AV system
  • Bar area
  • Bathroom
  • BBQ
  • Bridal change room
  • BYO alcohol
  • BYO catering
  • Camping
  • Chapel
  • Clean-up included
  • Fire pit
  • Generator
  • Kitchen
  • Marquee or Tent
  • No curfew
  • Parking
  • Pet-friendly
  • Pool
  • Power
  • Stage
  • Tables and seating
  • Water
  • Wet weather cover
  • Wheelchair Access
  • WiFi

Owner / Manager

Ruth Carpenter
CEO and Owner

As the founder of the Tui Hills Group and Simply Wed luxury pop-ups, plus a graduate of the Wedding MBA, Ruth is immersed in the world of weddings. The venue was bought by Ruth and husband Kevin Townsend in February 2019.

In her previous career Ruth was a project manager, working for names such as Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, Air New Zealand, Farmers, BNZ and Marks and Spencer.




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