weddings & events
With its impressive platform high above the Tasman Sea, The Glasshouse at Block 295 provides a stunning setting for your wedding, function or special occasion. An intimate villa garden, terrace deck with inset infinity pool and reception site a picturesque stroll away in the coast-facing walled orchard, allow you to create enchanting gatherings where you and your guests can relax, connect and make timeless memories in awe-inspiring style.
Your world, your wedding
Make this unparalleled property your world for that special day, celebrating against a backdrop of one the most spectacular views in New Zealand. This west coast retreat between sea and sky is the perfect wedding venue. Design and plan your dream wedding around the luxurious, open-plan bridal accommodation with its statement floor-to-ceiling glass exterior, providing the ultimate in romance as you relax, indulge and make memories to cherish forever. An intimate garden adjacent to the house is the perfect place to have your ceremony and can be styled to maximize the incredible overhang effect of its terraced edge, a spine-tingling stage to make your promises and share your heartfelt words. Your guests can enjoy refreshments on the elevated deck before progressing down to the orchard in its natural amphitheatre, with views of the north coast: the perfect spot to create an elegant reception beneath the historic Mount Karioi. We can provide you with the ultimate location to create a dream wedding day. Contact us now at email@example.com for further details and to make your personal reservation. Please have a look at frequently asked questions for more info.
Our venue is available for up to 120 wedding guests and The Glasshouse for accommodation for the bridal party only.
The following is also included in our wedding venue offering:
The Glasshouse - 1 king bedroom and 2 queen bedrooms, with 2 bathrooms, sleeping 6 guests
BYO alcohol with no surcharge, however it must be administered by appropriate licensed person(s)
Access to gardens, orchard and property for photos
No surcharge for external catering of your choice
Access to water supply at the Venue site/amphitheater
It does not include any other items, for example (but not limited to):
Any Venue structures such as a marquee, dancefloor (there is space for both to be setup), sheds, huts or other covered areas
Refrigerator or bars
Electricity in the Venue area (your planner would need to arrange a suitable silenced generator for full setup)
Wedding chairs, tables, cutlery, crockery or glasses
Lights in the amphitheater or Venue area
A parking area (aside from those guests staying at The Glasshouse, guests for the wedding must arrive and leave by shuttle service)
Food preparation areas, kitchens, benches, stoves, dishwasher, or similar appliances
Toilet facilities – an appropriate portable toilet trailer (no port-a-loos) must be provided by you
Garbage facilities – all garbage must be removed from the property and properly disposed of at the end of your event by you
Crèche and baby-sitting services
events at the Glasshouse
Entertain, relax and bask in the height, beauty and style of The Glasshouse at Block 295, a unique venue for your party, corporate function, anniversary gathering or special event. With cutting-edge accommodation, private off-villa garden, entertainment deck and a terraced orchard, all with magnificent views of the Tasman Sea, you and your guests or staff can celebrate, socialize and connect in luxury and style. The unique beauty of Raglan and its environs paired with the multitude of attractions, activities, art, shopping and dining experiences make this area a fabulous choice for your event. Design and create an event to remember for any occasion on our superb property between sea and sky. For enquiries and bookings contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Official Photographers | Stylist / Creative Director: Bridget from The White Wedding Club | Florals: Primm Gardens | Hair: Little hair co | Makeup: Marnie Cook from Marnie Jade Makeup Artist | Co-ordination: Wild&Whim | Stationary & Signage: Paper Darling | Shoes: Chaos & Harmony | Wedding Gown: Brooke Tyson Ritual | Grooms Suit: French83 | Tropical Plants: Lofthouse Garden | Grazing platter & Cake: Two Birds Eatery | Linen: Tble. | Organic Wine: Huia Vineyards | Rings - Stonz Jewellers | Earrings & Necklace Charlotte Penman Jewellery supplied by Atamira | White Bar leaners - Royal Royal Laboratorie Event Hire & Design | Models - Bride & Groom Aimee Van Der Hoeven & Hubby Ben.