Your rural, intimate country venue, nestled among the green pastures of North Waikato country side.
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Your rural, intimate country venue

Peaceful. Beautiful. Atmosphere. All in one place.

 

Nestled among the green pastures of North Waikato’s rolling country side is Plum Meadows. A long-standing gem where you can enjoy your occasion in the beautiful country garden, fruit orchard and characterful barn.

 

Waikato
Wedding
Venue

FOR A UNIQUE INTIMATE WEDDING

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It’s your day.
Let it unfold your way.

Enjoy an intimate wedding day at Plum Meadows, a wedding venue in the country, full of atmosphere and character. Close to Te Kauwhata.

The freedom to create your own day – without restrictions of suppliers that often come with wedding venues – ensures your day is all about you!

 
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No restrictions, it’s your day

Use our talented suppliers or choose your own. You can even bring your own food or drinks. The choice is yours.

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Peace of mind with an indoor wedding venue

Carter’s Barn ensures a wedding in style if the weather isn’t on your side.

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Flexible options

Be with us for the entire day, ceremony or reception only. Or just use our beautiful gardens for your photo shoot.

 
 

Close to Hamilton and Auckland

Our unique wedding venue is close to Hamilton and Auckland. Based in North Waikato, Te Kauwhata, we are one hour south of Auckland and 45 minutes north of Hamilton.

 
 

The Gardens

DESTINATION GARDEN IN NORTH WAIKATO

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Explore our garden of surprises

For many years Plum Meadows has been a popular garden tour destination in North Waikato. During a peaceful stroll your eyes will meet so much variety: between various old trees and shrubs, with flower beds and tree-lined walkways and orchard.

In addition to garden tours we offer preserving workshops and tastings.

 

See and enjoy during your garden tour

  • Remnant tree plantings dating from the early 1900’s

  • 13 hectare stone fruit orchard

  • ‘Olde world with a twist’

  • Hidden gems such as a 80 year old crab apple tree and a restored 1880’s barn

  • Home made, picnic style morning tea and lunch

  • Traditional preserves: tastings and workshops

 

Homemade picnic lunch available!

Functions, celebrations and meetings

the uLTIMATE SETTING FOR FESTIVE OCCASIONS AND PRODUCTIVE MEETINGS

Plum Meadows welcomes you to celebrate your (milestone) birthday, anniversary, Christmas function or any other festive get-together.

Our place has also proven to be a perfect venue for a productive business meeting with Carter’s Barn as your private meeting room.

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Discover our spaces
for your occasion

hire one or more spaces, or reserve the whole venue

 
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carter’s barn

The newly restored 1880’s Carter’s Barn comfortably accommodates:
- 80 to 90 guests for a seated dinner or
- 120 guests for a cocktail style event.

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canapÉ lawn

A shaded lawn area provides a casual space for canapés and drinks.

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Court yard and picnic areas

For smaller occasions enjoy our courtyard or picnic areas.

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The orchard

The beautiful fruit orchard is your view or provides a backdrop for photography.

Use one of our talented caterers or bring your own.
We're flexible.

Traditional
Preserves

WITH FRUITS FROM OUR ORCHARD

 
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Traditional Preserves

Old style home made goodness

Alongside the venue we have a large orchard with plums, peaches and peacharines. We prepare old style, tasty preserves for you to taste and take home.

 
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  • Available for tastings – contact for a booking

  • Book a tasting as part of your garden tours

  • Group preserving workshops available

  • Preserves are for sale during group visits

  • Seasonal fruits and vegetables add variety to our preserves

Book a workshop or a tasting

Make a booking

SPACES FILL UP QUICK

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