Mission is one of Hawke’s Bays premiere wedding venue offering elegant, lovingly restored classic surroundings, magnificent views, world class cuisine and wines and exceptional service and care in the complete wedding service. Nestled into the side of the Taradale hills the Mission Estate is situated only 10 minutes of the city center, but surrounded by green hills, farmland and vineyards it gives the impression that this beautiful facility is far removed from the hustle and bustle of the city.
As your wedding coordinator, Erin will be available every step of the way to assist and advise as required and you can be assured of the very best of care from our team right through to the end of your wedding day. Our aim is that you relax and enjoy your day while feeling truly pampered or worrying about a thing so we point you towards the most experienced and reliable local suppliers for all your wedding requirements and confirm detailed arrangements prior to the day so you can do exactly that! We have a friendly and professional team dedicated to providing the extra touches that will make your day extraordinary.
Our Reception Venue, ‘The Chapel,’ with its warm rimu panels, high vaulted ceilings and arched windows, is a romantic and striking venue for a wedding reception. The Chapel adjoins the Lawn and covered terrace area for a seamless transition from ceremony to drinks and canapés to reception all in the one area with wet weather cover provided by an extensive covered terrace as required. The Lawn and Gazebo are provided for a romantic and tranquil garden ceremony overlooking the vineyards and the city. The vines, sweeping tree lined driveway, manicured gardens and underground barrel room offer countless stunning photographic opportunities, meaning that you need not leave the Estate for photos so you can spend more of your valuable time on the day with your wedding guests.
The beautifully appointed little Bridal Parlour is available exclusively for your bridal pampering and that of your attendants throughout the day or to freshen up after photos.
Our Executive Chef Graeme Miles leads a committed team in the kitchen producing classical and beautifully presented food from fresh seasonal produce to a consistently high standard.
We are very proud to offer Mission Wines for your enjoyment. As New Zealand’s oldest wine maker, the Mission Winery has a reputation of over 150 years of wine making and offers a wide selection of wines to choose from at competitive prices.
The Farmhouse is a comfortable three-bedroom house situated within the vineyards of Mission Estate Winery. Impeccably refurbished in contemporary French country style with generous al fresco dining areas lead out into the newly landscaped gardens and to the spa pool that is for your exclusive use, the Farmhouse is an idyllic and convenient place to stay for your Mission wedding.
From the garden ceremony, to picture perfect vineyard wedding photos, right through to the last dance you can place your special day into our hands with confidence.