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Zenders are grateful to be considered as hosts for your wedding. 

We pride ourselves in making our place, your place, and the ideal location for your special day. We believe in working with you, playing our part in making your day perfect.

We invite you to meet with us to discuss your day, after which we will provide you with a personalised proposal for your consideration. 

Call us on 07 595 0640
to see if your date is available and to book your complimentary consultation. 


Having your wedding at Zenders ​is simple - you pick the space you want, the food you want, and the beverages you want! 

Our function coordinator is on hand to assist you with making these decisions every step of the way. 

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Looking for a beautiful setting for your ceremony? We have several options both inside and outside, depending on your preferences:

  • The Willow Lawn 

  • The Zaal 

  • The Orange Room


Ceremony venue hire: $750

Our ceremony hire includes:

  • two hour hire

  • in house ceremony backdrop

  • your choice of bench seats (indoors or outdoors) or our standard function chairs (indoors only)

  • iced water for your guests.


Have a ceremony location but looking for a perfect place to have your reception? We've got you covered! Our two beautiful reception rooms are:

  • The Zaal

  • The Orange Room 

Reception hire - the Zaal: $4,000

Reception hire - Orange Room: $2,000

Our reception hire includes:

  • Venue hire from 3pm - 11pm, with set up times by arrangement 

  • Use of our in house furniture, including tables, chairs and leaners

  • Table linen, in either white or black (additional colours available at an additional cost)

  • All cutlery, crockery and glassware required

  • Inbuilt sound system

  • Professional wait and bar staff 

  • Access to the outdoor courtyard and furniture, weather permitting

  • Registry, gift or cake table

  • Pack down of all centrepieces and theming at the end of your reception, ready for a 10am collection the next day (within reason)

  • One on one consultation with our function coordinator 


Sometimes you want everything to happen in the same place - Zenders is able to accommodate both your ceremony and reception in the same location. Our full wedding package includes use of the venue from midday to 11pm on the day of your wedding. 

Entire venue hire, ceremony and reception: $4,500

Additional services we can provide are

  • Table set up, including placement of menu cards, place cards and charger plates

  • Audio visual equipment, including display screens, or lighting 

  • Room decoration and theming, including floral arrangements, display easels, chair covers or cetrepieces

  • Entertainment, staging  or dance floors

  • Rehearsal dinners and menu tastings



2.30pm  Arrival and welcome beverages

3.00pm  Ceremony

3.45pm  Post ceremony reception

4.00pm  Bridal party photography


5.30pm  Guests seated

5.35pm  Entree served

6.30pm  Main served

7.30pm   Speeches

8.00pm  Cake cut and dessert served

8.30pm   First dance

10.30pm  Bar closes

11.00pm   Guests depart


We know that planning your big day can be a little bit daunting! But we are here to help.


Our team would be delighted to work with you to make your wedding perfect by offering a wedding coordination service.

This service includes a dedicated event manager, 10 hours behind the scenes event coordination, up to 5 hours work of meetings to discuss details, and supplier liaison on your behalf. This service can include sourcing photographers, theming, design, celebrants, floral design and much more.


Contact us for more information.


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Just a quick note to say a big thank you to you and your team for last Wednesdays function.  Throughout this process you have been so accommodating and on the day all staff were so welcoming and helpful making it an absolute joy to work with with you all.

- Annie, September 2019

We attended Zenders as part of a wedding reception ... it was amazing! My wife is coeliac and she emphatically stated this was the best wedding food she's had (& we've been to a few). Bar service was great and it was hard to fault anything. 

- Grant, December 2019

439 Ruakura Road, Hamilton, New Zealand
 +64 7 595 0640  |

Zenders  |  est. 2018