Nestled in the countryside of Motukarara just 20mins from Christchurch is the delightful "The Iris Garden".
Stunning location for a marquee to be installed for your special day.
Featuring romantic gardens and ponds with the port Hills as a backdrop, it is the perfect setting for your wedding ceremony and reception with superb photographic opportunities.

Venue enquiries please contact:


Phone: +64 (3) 329 7825





Weddings at Flaxmere are a real joy.
You are spoilt for choice for a location within the garden, different areas offering wonderful opportunities to create your own exclusive garden wedding.
It is a photographer’s dream, vistas of countryside complete with rustic gates, an arched bridge, brick pathways, stone walls and flowers to suit the seasons.
This is a venue where you can use all your creative talents to make this day your own, amongst Idyllic surroundings with stunning mountainous backdrops.
Whether it be a small intimate wedding or a large gathering, Flaxmere can cater for all occasions.

Venue enquiries please contact:

Penny Zino

Phone: +64 (3) 314 4504

Fax: +64 (3) 314 4493



128 Westenras Road, Hawarden 7385, North Canterbury






"Miss Lilly's Boutique Café is a taste of vintage flair, in food and style. Our belief is in good locally sourced produce to create homemade comfort food with a modern twist. Miss Lilly's was born after the February 2011 earthquake where our family home's were recycled to make our mobile boutique café come to life.  We offer a range of service's from  full wedding catering, attending event's or catering. Miss Lilly's is a unique as we are a completely mobile business.
We serve vintage comfort cooking and baking, that is made with love and care. This love and care is carried through from the purchase of the produce, to detail in making the dish, to serving it to the customer. We genuinely value our customers and love producing dishes that satisfy them." 
Catering enquiries please contact:
Larina Tiffen
Ph. 021 617 146
Email. info@misslillys.co.nz