The Olive Tree Cottage

Winter Wedding Package

Package $18,400.00

Includes; The Venue, Celebrant, Photographer, Catering, Floristry, Wedding Cake & DJ or Band.

For up to 80 guests including bridal party additional guests – $95 each.

Minimum booking 50 people.

Six Reasons To Choose A Winter Wedding 



You have less competition from other couples and events for date options.


Winter food is more comforting.


It’s a less busy time of year, items like accommodation and flights are cheaper.


An intimate wedding is easier to create.


The ambience is more romantic.



Photography can be more dramatic, with low lights and winter skies.

Winter Wedding Package - Timeline

At Olive Tree Cottage, we’ve thought of everything to help create the perfect romantic wedding for our Bride & Grooms, right down the the timeline to help make the most of the moody, cosy winter ambience. We remove the stress and make it all about YOU. All For Only $17,900.00


Our photographers know our venue well and all of the best spots to capture those special, memorable moments. Our couples love the images they capture and so do we!

The Wedding Cake

Kex Kitchen is an amazing local cake maker. The variety of flavours and fillings are sure to please everyone and their cakes never cease to amaze the guests.


From Bridal Bouquets to Button Holes, Centre Pieces and beautiful arrangements our Floral providers have your wedding covered.


Choose between a D.J or LIVE Music.

Also provided is a sound system for your ceremony, background music and cordless mic for speeches.


Our package includes a $2,500 Beer and non-alcoholic beverages tab, with a vast array of all of the favourite Beer options. Corkage on up to 60 bottles of wine.


All of our food is handmade here at the Cottage. The shared buffet includes succulent meat options and a gorgeous array of sides to accompany these options perfectly.

Wedding Time Line


Option 1

Time Activity
2.30PM Guests Arrive
3:00PM Ceremony
3.30PM – 5.30PM Family Photos, Bridal Party Photos, Canapes, Drinks, Outdoor Games, Background Music
5.45PM Guest Enter Dining Room
6PM Dinner
7PM Speeches
7.45PM Wedding Cake or Dessert
8PM – 11.30PM Dancing

Option 2

Time Activity
2.45PM Bridal party arrives for photos
4.30PM Guests arrive
5.00PM Candle lit ceremony in the marquee
5.45PM Mingling & 1/2 serving of canapes
6.30PM Guests enter the dining room
6.45PM Dinner
7.30PM Speeches
8.15PM Wedding cake / Dessert
8PM – 11.30PM Dancing & other 1/2 of Canapes served


Debbie Hunt

Provides a refreshingly modern, relaxed, fun yet professional ceremony which will incorporate your love story & your ideas. She has an extensive selection of suggestions and ideas on ceremonies – covering introductions, readings, declarations and vows. She commits to provide you a professional, personalised ceremony that reflects you both. 

Kate Lovell

Kate is an expert wedding celebrant based in Tauranga. She will help you put together your personalised and memorable Wedding Ceremony.



Photography by Kushla

Jackie O Photography

1x photographer, 6 hours photography, 400 + Approx images provided on a USB

Extra options (POA) 1 photographer plus second shooter, all day coverage (getting ready – first dance)

600 + approx edited images


Sage & Grace

Two Tier, Extra tier POA
9.5” and 7” suitable for 70 – 100 people

Flavour Options


Pear sticky date lumberjack cake w/-
swiss meringue buttercream + caramel

Gingerbread cake w/-swiss meringue
buttercream + salted caramel

Beetroot chocolate cake w/-dark
choc ganache (DF,V)

White chocolate raspberry cake w/-cream
cheese buttercream + berry coulis

Lemon blueberry cake w/- cream cheese
buttercream + lemon curd

Lime coconut caramel w/-swiss meringue
buttercream + caramel

Banana berry cake w/-cream cheese
frosting and caramel (optional DF)

Black bean chocolate cake w/-dark
chocolate ganache and berries (DF, V)

Raspberry lemon almond cake w/-cream cheese

Buttercream + lemon curd

Pinot noir chocolate cake w/-dark chocolate
ganache or plum buttercream

Roast rhubarb strawberry cake white chocolate
frosting + strawberry coulis

Pear yoghurt cinnamon cake w/-buttercream
+ caramel (optional DF, RSF)

Strawberry lime coconut cake w/-
coconut glaze (V, RSF)

All cakes are made with our organic
gluten free flour blend


Style the Stem
Flowers By Tami

1x Bridal Bouquet
3x Bridesmaids Bouquets
4 x Button Holes
Centre pieces for 8 banquet tables (seating up to 80 people)
Flowers for Wedding Cake
Ladder over Bridal Table
Arrangement for ceremony option area (rustic doors, gazebo , or french doors in marquee)

Optional extras POA
Garland for deer antlers in Marquee
Arrangements for gift table
Aisle flowers
Extra Bridesmaids bouquets
Extra Button Holes

Music & Sound

D.J or Live music 8PM – 11.30PM

D.J Damon
Groove D.Js


Live Music – No Code (2 Piece)

Sound system for ceremony, background music, cordless mic for speeches.

Subject to availability at time of booking

Optional extras
Full day music (ceremony/afternoon/dinner ) POA




$2,500 bar tab
For beer / non alcoholic beverages

Beers: Heinekin, Heinekin light, Corona, Steinlarger Pure, Speights, Waikato, Lion Red , Amstel light, Issacs Cider.
Non alcoholic drinks: Tahitian lime and lemonade, orange juice, cottage punch.

PLUS: Free corkage on up to 60 bottles of wine (extra bottles $10 per bottle).

Optional additions

Mulled wine $160 per batch
Speciality cocktail Canisters ( 4 litres ) $200 each

Bar tab can be increased during the event as requested.


Avoid disappointment, talk to us about your special day.

June/July 2020 Winter Special

1/2 price venue hire - minimum booking 70 people

*Excludes our winter wedding package. Promotion is only available for new bookings from October 2019. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers. Grazing Table menu is a set menu.


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