The My Waiheke Hire team are locally based and know Waiheke Island and it's venues well. Make planning your event hassle free and gorgeous with our hand selected hire range. Here you will get access to a selection of some of our favourite pieces, along with new stock which is being added each season. Our range includes bespoke wooden tables, marquee's, seating, decor, bars, lounge furniture, ceremony packages, drink stations, crafted arches plus a whole lot more!Read More
Lockhart & Smith are the ultimate party crew (helpful and handsome) so it’s hardly surprising that they can be found at Waiheke’s finest social occasions. Lockhart & Smith appreciate that a gathering’s success depends on several factors so, while they can’t promise to tone down Uncle Harold’s third wife’s laugh, they can provide silverware, glassware and china worthy of your fabulous fare, chillers to ensure your beverages are the perfect temperature, and more.Read More
Experience the Platinum Hire difference. Servicing Waiheke Island since 2010. Offering the discerning client the latest international designs in marquees, furniture and accessories for every occasion. Perfect for weddings, events, exhibtions, garden and pool parties, product launches and private functions. Platinum Hire Ltd specialises in Marquee Hire, Tables & Chairs, Rattan Furniture, Special Effects Lighting, Catering Equipment, Umbrellas and Air Conditioning.Read More
It's a photo booth....in a kombi van
We are Photokombi, New Zealand’s original mobile photo booth built into the back of a restored 1971 VW Kombi van. Custom built from the ground up ‘Florence’ is the perfect blend of kombi cool and photo booth fun! Florence may be in her 40's but our photo booth is designed using the latest in photographic technology. We create memorable keepsakes using a Canon DSLR camera, instant printed photo strips, customisable backgrounds and real time social media sharing capabilities.
Auckland Seaplanes will take you on the flight of your life to discover the beauty of Waiheke Island from a breath-taking perspective aboard their unique seaplane. Soar over Waiheke Island, with its luxurious properties, golden beaches and stunning vineyards, and soak in the picturesque scenes of the many surrounding islands before experiencing an exhilarating landing in the Harbour of the City of Sails. Arrange your transfers to Waiheke in style! Or perhaps a romantic getaway with that special someone.Read More
St Peter’s Catholic Parish, located on the cliffs above Oneroa Beach, Waiheke Island. The Catholic Sacrament of Marriage is celebrated at St Peter’s by appointment. For non-Parishioners a fee applies. Currently St Peter’s offers shared use with the Anglican Community who also offer Marriage under the Anglican Rite.Read More
Batch Winery & Thomas's Bach vineyard restaurant for relaxed weddings and gatherings, pre events, hen parties and day-after celebrations. Separate spaces for your private party occasion. Step into The Hedge and sit around the long table. High Tea & Bubbles and Indulgent High Tea make special occasions a celebration. Lunches and sunset dining with a modern twist on vintage and heritage dishes matched with wines from Batch's new state of the art winery.Read More
Here’s a venue that blends the best of fine art, contemporary architecture, innovative cuisine and elegant wines. It can move from stylish and sophisticated to informal and relaxed. Cable Bay will create a bespoke event for groups of up to 120 guests. Our team of world-class chefs, restaurant and event staff will create for you a day you have dreamed of – and one your guests will always remember.Read More
Miro is the closest vineyard to OnetangiBeach, a summer playground for holiday makers. Delicious wines always go best with delicious food, and at Casita Miro you can choose from a range of tapa plates and elegant wines. This is restaurant dining with a difference. The views are great, the music soft, and there are olive trees at your shoulder.Read More
Award winning hairdresser Angela Renee has 18 years industry experience. Working during this time both in New Zealand and abroad. Combined with her skills as a makeup artist Angela creates beautifully elegant bridal and evening looks with an editorial feel. Angela invites you to visit her website and to get in touch for her “Destination Waiheke” wedding packages.Read More
Rich with history and filled with love Honeymoon Bay is privately owned and the perfect location for your special celebration. This absolute beachfront property is five hectares in area, including three private islands, almost two kilometers of coastline, cottage gardens, a boutique vineyard and olive grove, and plenty of flat lawn at the beach front to exchange your vows and provide truly unique photographic opportunities.Read More
Jules Arlove specialises in hair for weddings and special occasions. She has over 20 years of experience working as a hair stylist, color specialist and creative director in both New Zealand and the UK. Based on beautiful Waiheke Island, Jules works with you both in-house and on location for all your hair needs.Read More
Located on stunning Waiheke Island Mudbrick Vineyard & Restaurant is the perfect 'destination' Wedding location. The most picturesque setting on Waiheke, Mudbrick is found nestled amongst manicured, aromatic Potager Gardens and acres of established vines. On arrival, guests will enjoy the breathtaking views across the Hauraki Gulf, while sipping Champagne on the Terrace, soaking up the atmosphere while eagerly awaiting the arrival of a beautiful bride.Read More
Waiheke Island is the ultimate island retreat. You’ll feel another world away, and yet Waiheke is just a 35-minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland. Known as the island of wine for its many wineries and vineyards, a wine tasting or tour is a must.
Read more about why this Island is so incredible over at: The Guardian and The New York Times. Discover more great tips about Waiheke here.
We've also put together some useful links and resources below.
WAIHEKE ISLAND MAP
WAIHEKE TIDE TIMES
WAIHEKE FERRY TRANSPORT
There are now three major ferry providers servicing Waiheke. Both Fullers and Explore Waiheke are passenger only services and depart from downtown city, Auckland. Sealink offers vehicle and passenger transfers, departing from Half Moon Bay in East Auckland. They also offer a small number of downtown city departures. As timetables are seasonal and subject to change, it is recommended to always check the latest timetables online.
Passage Rock is a relaxed, intimate & secluded venue for weddings with heart & soul.
Located on the stunning Waiheke Island our idyllic venue overlooks the warm blue Hauraki Gulf waters and is surrounded by vines and beautiful olive trees. Just 30 minutes scenic drive from Matiatia ferry to our sun drenched valley, here your wedding party will feel you have escaped to your own little haven.
Set amongst rolling vineyards and Olive groves, Plumbago Hill is a beautifully unique private venue. The main Barn offers a gorgeous rustic venue, ideal for ceremonies and receptions of up to 120 guests. With plenty of outdoor space and amazing views, this is one of Waiheke's hidden gems.Read More
Whatever your celebration, Island Settings can help you create your magical occasion. Island Settings tableware includes classic Maxwell & Williams and French Country glassware and china, fine Munich cutlery and a unique range of accessories.Read More