Massey Venues

Affordable Wedding Venues in Palmerston North

Our venue provides the ease of having everything in one location – from hosting your ceremony, photography locations, reception dinner, and dancing the night away.

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Weddings at Wharerata

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Wharerata is the perfect destination for your dream wedding. Nestled amidst breathtaking natural beauty, our stunning location sets the stage for a truly magical celebration of love.

At Wharerata, we understand that selecting the right venue is crucial to creating an unforgettable wedding experience. With our experienced team of professionals by your side, we understand the importance of this milestone. From the moment you step foot on our enchanting grounds until the last dance of the evening, we are committed to making your special day truly extraordinary.

Our dedicated team has years of expertise in curating exceptional weddings. We offer personalized guidance, assisting you in tailoring your event to reflect your unique vision and style. Whether you dream of an intimate ceremony or a grand affair in our elegant event spaces or garden, we can transform your dreams into reality.

Get in touch with our team below to create the perfect package for you.

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The Best Wedding Venue in Palmerston North

When it comes to your special day, discovering the best wedding venue in Palmerston North is the first step towards turning your dreams into reality.

At Massey Venues, our dedicated team is ready to assist you at every stage, ensuring a seamless and personalised wedding experience. From initial inquiries to venue tours, let us guide you on creating memories that last a lifetime.

Hiring a Wedding Venue In Palmerston North

Choosing the right wedding venue in Palmerston North is essential. It sets the tone, provides the backdrop, and influences the overall experience. Discover why selecting a venue in Palmerston North is crucial for your special day.

From accessibility to the ambience, we delve into the key factors that make your choice of venue an integral part of crafting the perfect wedding.

Why Are We The Best Venue for Wedding in Palmerston North?

Uncover what sets Massey Venues apart as the premier wedding venue in Palmerston North. Our commitment to excellence, attention to detail, and personalised service make us stand out.

From unique spaces to experienced staff, we take pride in creating an atmosphere that exceeds expectations. Explore why we are the preferred choice for couples seeking a memorable wedding venue experience.

What Things Can You Expect From Our Venue In Palmerston North?

Planning a wedding involves numerous details, and knowing what to expect from your chosen venue is essential. At Massey Venues, transparency and communication are at the core of our service.

Discover the intricacies of our wedding packages, amenities, and the support we provide throughout the planning process. From the first consultation to the final dance, anticipate a stress-free and magical journey with Massey Venues.

Other Services We Offer at Massey venues


Venue Hire

Masseyvenue in NZ is your one-stop for a captivating venue, meticulously designed for gatherings of all sizes.



Our Palmerston North venue has in-house catering units managed and operated by Massey Venues & Wharerata.



We have onsite accommodation options to cater for large or small groups, with other options in the closley located CBD.

Audio Visual

Massey Venues is proud to offer a wide range of audio-visual solutions and can build a set-up to suit your event.


Event Management

Massey Venues specialises in event management with an experienced in-house team.


To check availability and secure your date, simply fill out our inquiry form or contact our dedicated events team directly. We’ll be happy to assist you in reserving the perfect date for your special day.

We offer a variety of customisable wedding packages tailored to suit different preferences and budgets. Each package includes venue rental, catering options, and additional services. Our team will work closely with you to create a package that aligns with your vision.

Absolutely! We encourage couples to schedule a personalized tour of our venue. This allows you to explore our spaces, discuss your vision, and address any questions you may have. Contact us to arrange a convenient time for your visit.

Our venue boasts a range of amenities including beautifully appointed ceremony spaces, versatile reception halls, and professional audio-visual equipment. From stunning backdrops to modern conveniences, we have everything you need to create a memorable celebration.

Yes, we welcome collaboration with your preferred vendors. Whether it’s your favorite photographer or a specific florist, we strive to accommodate your choices to ensure your wedding day reflects your personal style and preferences.

Certainly! Massey Venues offers a range of accommodations to suit different preferences and budgets. Our team can provide recommendations and assist in coordinating special rates for your guests.

Our cancellation policy is designed to be fair and considerate of unexpected situations. We recommend discussing specific details with our events team, who will provide you with information on our policy and work with you to address any concerns or changes to your plans.

Other Venues at Massey Venues


Highly recommended
— Xero | Conference | 600 guests
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“I would highly recommend using Massey University as a venue, not only does it offer fantastic facilities, but having the venue facilitated by [Hospitality Services] has made it a flawless experience.”
A Success
— Cancer Society | Conference | 100 guests
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“I would like to thank you so much for the catering and the effort you went to, to make our conference a success. The food was amazing & presented beautifully.”
Beyond Expectations
— Wellington LoopEd Trust | Conference | 900 guests
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“The service that we had from Massey Venues went above and beyond expectations. Massey exceeded my expectations in every way.”
Using the space again
— Rhiannon NZAPP Auckland Heat Organiser
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“We hired the Massey AT2 theatre for a pole competition and are so glad we did. Andrea and her team were really helpful with providing all the information required and ensuring we had what we need for the day to run smoothly. The venue itself had all we needed in terms of audience seating, backstage options and a foyer for guests to hang out prior to doors opening. We look forward to using the space again in future”
The room facilities were well-equipped
— Response + Recovery Aotearoa New Zealand (RRANZ)
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“In February, we hosted a weeklong workshop at the Massey Albany campus. Our workshop had both online and in-person presentations, as well as breakout workgroups. The room facilities were well-equipped with the technology needed for the presentations; and the space was more than sufficient for the participants to comfortably work in their breakout rooms. The on-site staff were extremely responsive to needs and were a joy to work with during the workshop. In leading up to the course, they were reliable communicators in helping us plan out the week. We definitely hope to be able to run future events here, as the service and venue were terrific. Many thanks to Andrea and her team!”