Venue Hire

With the grounds and various buildings available for hire, Howick Historical Village provides a beautiful backdrop for weddings, photo-shoots, naming ceremonies, funerals, corporate meetings, filming, family gatherings, and other functions.

Call (09) 576 9506 (extn., 0) or email shop@fencible.org.nz to discuss your requirements, to make a viewing appointment, to ask questions about the venues, or for the conditions of hire. An appointment is required to view the buildings.

Historic Bell House

Built in 1851, this elegant and charming homestead is suitable for meetings, seminars, exhibitions, weddings, and other functions. Bell House has modern conveniences; there are a kitchen and a restroom inside. Tables and chairs can be supplied as required. Due to preservation of the building, STILETTO HEELS ARE NOT TO BE WORN INSIDE. Please include this requirement in the invitations.

Seats: 50 (or 70 standing)

Regular Prices                                                

(Mon to Fri) 

$60 per hour + $50 cleaning fee

$450 per day + $50 cleaning fee

(Sat & Sun) 

$75 per hour +$50 cleaning fee

$550 per day +$50 cleaning fee

Longer terms by arrangement

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Historic Church

The church was built in 1867 and has painted white walls and wooden pews, making it ideal for weddings and other ceremonies.

Seats: 70

$500 per ceremony (access to village grounds for photographs included)

Venue Hire - Outside Church SQ   Venue Hire - Inside the Church 1 SQ   Venue Hire - Inside the Church 2 SQ   Venue Hire - Inside the Church 3 SQ

Grounds

The grassed areas throughout the village provide a peaceful atmosphere for weddings, photographs, and other functions, the pond and rustic cottages providing a lovely backdrop.

$500 per ceremony (access to village grounds for photographs included)

$150 for photographs (without ceremony)

Venue Hire - Grounds 2   Venue Hire - Grounds 4   Venue Hire - Grounds 1   Venue Hire - Grounds 3 

Pakuranga School

Pakuranga School was built in 1880 soon after education became secular, compulsory, and government funded. A full kitchen is available for use by all user groups, making the large hall suitable for workshops, exhibitions, and other functions. There are is also a restroom inside the building.

Seats: 50

$250 per half day (9am-1pm) + $50 cleaning fee

$450 per day (9am-5pm) + $50 cleaning fee

Venue Hire - Pakuranga - Outside SQ   Venue Hire - Pakuranga - Inside 2 SQ   Venue Hire  - Pakuranga - Inside 1 SQ   Venue Hire - Pakuranga - Inside 3 SQ

Brindle Cottage

Built in 1852, the small cottage consists of one open “L”-shaped room, a connecting room, and a small kitchen. The cottage’s structure provides a practical space for birthday parties and other social events.

Seats: 25

$150 per half day (9am to 1pm) + $50 cleaning fee

$250 per day (9am-5pm) +$50 cleaning fee

Venue Hire - Outside Brindle SQ   Venue Hire - Inside Brindle 3 SQ   Venue Hire - Inside Bindle 2 SQ   Venue Hire - Inside Brindle 1 SQ

Other buildings may be available by negotiation
Note: a late fee may apply for bookings made for after 3:30pm. The fee is refunded if the 5pm deadline is met. Conditions of hire apply.