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www.ellerslie.co.nz | 09 524 4069 | functions@ellerslie.co.nz


www.ellerslie.co.nz | 09 524 4069 | functions@ellerslie.co.nz


At Ellerslie Event Centre we understand that your special day should be everything you imagined it to be, unforgettable and tailored to you. With beautiful grounds, top-class cuisine, elegant rooms and the iconic Ellerslie racecourse – planning your wedding day is stress-free at Ellerslie Event Centre.

Ellerslie Event Centre – the backdrop to your

happily ever after.


We have a wide range of different rooms and spaces that can be tailored to suit any style and size wedding. Champagne Celebration The Cuvée Bar and Lawn is a glamorous and sophisticated setting for your celebration. With an indoor-outdoor flow onto a private lawn, your guests can mix and mingle while wandering wait staff serve champagne apéritifs and exquisite canapés.

Dinner and Dancing Whether you’re after something modern or like to keep things traditional, we have a number of rooms with a variety of different layout options to suit wedding parties of all styles and sizes. For those who like a little glamour, there is the stunning Pakuranga Hunt room that boasts striking chandeliers and an ornate ceiling. Or if you prefer a blank canvas to apply your own unique theme, we can help with that too.

Picture Perfect Our beautiful grounds are a divine backdrop for picture perfect wedding photos. You can also hold your ceremony at our delightful wedding gazebo under the shade of grand old oak trees for a truly romantic setting or you may wish to hold your reception in a marquee on the Champagne Lawn and enjoy the expansive views.

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Wedding Package One

Per person price from

Style

$75.00

Buffet

Wedding Package Two

$82.00

Buffet

Wedding Package Three

$72.00

Indian Cuisine Buffet

Wedding Package Four

$75.00

Pacific Island Cuisine Buffet

Wedding Package Five

$80.00

Cocktail

Wedding Package Six

$85.00

Plated Menu All prices include GST

All of our wedding packages include: - Venue hire of your reception room - Private lounge and bar for the bridal party (pending availability) - Picturesque gardens for your photographs - Specially designed menu - White or black linen - Service to the bridal table - Low staging for head table, up to 12 guests - Cake table with silver cake knife - Present table - Onsite parking - A dedicated supervisor for your event - An experienced professional Event Coordinator to offer you advice, planning and on the day support

When you book your wedding at Ellerslie, you will receive a free wedding planner to help you towards your special day.

As well as choosing your wedding package, you’ll need to choose your beverages. Flexible and once again tailored to your needs, choose from one of our beverage packages, or arrange a bar tab or cash bar. To add that extra sparkle to your special day we also offer any of the following options: Pre-dinner drinks canapés: starting from $9.20 per person A tempting selection of delectable morsels prepared by our exceptional chefs for your guests to enjoy. Gorgeous Gardens: set-up charge of $460 Say your vows amongst the magical gardens of Ellerslie – a truly idyllic tranquil setting.

Unique to you: So that your special day is exactly how you imagined, think about those special touches – the flowers, lighting, decorations, a dance floor, and entertainment. At Ellerslie Event Centre we understand that it’s all about the finer details, so we’re here to assist you in any way with any extras you wish to include.

Weddings held from Sunday to Thursday will receive 10% off the package prices above.


Wedding Package One

Wedding Package Two

Minimum 75 guests - $75.00 per person Minimum 40 guests - $80.00 per person

Minimum 75 guests - $82.00 per person Minimum 40 guests - $90.00 per person

Selection of oven fresh breads

Selection of oven fresh breads

Antipasto

Antipasto

- A selection of salami, peppered beef, smoked chicken and pâté

- A selection of roast pork, salami, peppered beef and handmade terrines

Seafood

Seafood

- Fresh half shell oysters with champagne vinegar and lemon - Marinated New Zealand mussels - Seafood salad with Marie-Rose sauce

- Fresh half shell oysters with balsamic and lime wedges - South Island river run salmon filled with pickled cucumber and aioli - Tiger prawns with fresh herbs and cocktail dipping sauce

Salads

Salads

- Greek salad with cows feta cheese, calamata olives and red onions - Fresh herb couscous with sumac - Mixed leaf salad with spring onion and tomato - Sour cream and cucumber raita

- Cracked grain freekeh salad with yellow bell peppers and parsley - Buffalo tomatoes with bocconcini cheese and black pepper - Sticky mild chilli kumara salad - Baby mixed salad greens with French dressing

Hot dishes

Hot dishes

- Smoked loin of pork - Portuguese peri peri chicken - Grilled South Island salmon steak smoked rock salt, butter and capers - Rosemary roasted baby potatoes - Medley of seasonal vegetables

- Red wine poached Angus tenderloin medallions on potato gnocchi with baby onions and tarragon - Chicken breast tikka masala with basmati rice and coriander - Smoked loin of pork - Potato gratin with cream and garlic finished with parmesan cheese - Wok stirfry vegetables

Carvery

Carvery

- Honey baked ham or - Sirloin of Angus beef

- Honey baked ham or - Carved roast leg of Canterbury lamb with rosemary

Desserts

Desserts

- Triple chocolate fudge cake - Lemon, lime and yoghurt cheesecake - Fresh fruit salad with chantilly cream - Pavlova with kiwifruit

- Cappuccino gâteau soaked in Kahlua - Lemon coconut cheesecake - Swiss apple and raisin torte with whipped cream - Fresh fruit salad in rum syrup

Tea and coffee

Selection of New Zealand cheeses and falwasser crackers Tea and coffee

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Wedding Package Three

Wedding Package Four

Indian cuisine

Pacific Island cuisine

Minimum 100 guests - $72.00 per person Minimum 40 guests - $82.00 per person

Minimum 100 guests - $75.00 per person Minimum 40 guests - $80.00 per person

Mains

Mains

- Lamb korma curry - Butter chicken curry - Gujrati style vegetarian curry with chickpeas and lentils - Pakoras - Spiced potato and cauliflower - Ratatouille of vegetables - Fluffy white rice - Garden fresh salad - Cucumber salad - Kidney bean salad - Garlic bread - Freshly baked bread rolls with butter

- Honey baked ham and mustard - Corn beef with onions - Honey and sesame chicken pieces - Chow mein - stir fried vegetables with chicken - Sweet n’ sour pork - Crumbed orange roughy - Mussels marinated in a coconut sauce - Pacific oysters - Seafood salad - Taro - Roasted potatoes - Mushrooms in sauce - Vermicelli - Selection of summer salads - Freshly baked bread rolls with butter

Desserts - Passionfruit cheesecake - Chocolate log - Fresh fruit salad served with whipped cream - Selection of tartlets including pecan, meringue, fruit and mini eclairs Tea and Coffee

Desserts - Chocolate log - Cheesecake - Fruit salad - Pavlova Tea and coffee If you wish to add an oven roasted pig (supplied and cooked) to your menu there will be a charge of $57.50 per pig for Ellerslie Chefs to carve it. Conditions apply - please speak with your Event Coordinator.

All prices include GST


Wedding Package Five

Entrée

Cocktail style

- Manuka smoked breast of chicken on micro greens with coriander pesto dressing - Trio of seafood - seared scallops, salmon tartar and king prawns with reduced balsamic vinegar and hemp oil dressing - Smoked South Island salmon mousse in a petite filo basket with cucumber, pickle and roast red capsicum dressing - Seared venison loin cut wafer thin with pink peppercorns on a salad of rocket with red onion relish - Salad of vine tomatoes and bocconcini on baby cos with sumach oil - Kitchen-cured gravlax of New Zealand salmon with vanilla salt and feijoa vodka finished with dil on potato and snow pea shoots salad - Angus prime beef fillet rolled in black and white sesame seeds cooked rare on a bed of salad greens finished with horseradish crème

Minimum 75 guests - $80.00 per person Minimum 40 guests - $85.00 per person

Canapés on arrival (tray served) - Smoked salmon with capers and crème fraiche on rye - Venison shortloin seared with peppercorns and beetroot jam - Sundried tomatoes with cream cheese on focaccia bread

Mains (tray served) - Thai chicken salad - Asian spiced duck with egg noodles and coriander - Angus pure tenderloin of beef with sesame seeds and mini potato cakes - Portabella mushrooms filled with Kapiti blue cheese, bread crumbs and grilled - Chicken satays with peanut dipping sauce - Mini mushroom vol-au-vents - Crumbed fantail prawns with remoulade sauce

Antipasto Platter (set up at a station) - Cheeseboard with dried fruit and water crackers

Sweets (tray served) - Selection of petit fours to include mini tartlets and profiteroles

Mains Seafood / Fish - Fillet of South Island Aorangi salmon on capsicum and courgette spaghetti with truffled pumpkin mash finished with Hawke’s Bay saffron - King prawns, scallops and line fish in a cream and chardonnay sauce on lemon pepper tagliarini and baby spinach Chicken / Duck - Breast of free-range chicken filled with camembert and mediterranean pesto on sweet potato purée and almond cream beans - Pot roasted chicken poulet with camaroe red rice risotto on a potato galette and balsamic jus - Pan seared duck breast with allspice and honey on a ragout of black beans, lentils and pumpkin accompanied with baby bok choy finished with black cherry sauce Beef - Grilled Angus prime tenderloin wrapped in pancetta with roast peppers and red onions on a pumpkin risotto cake finished with madeira sauce - Roast Angus prime sirloin of beef with a black pepper and mustard crust on a golden kumara cake and wilted mixed greens

Wedding Package Six Menu plated dinner Minimum 75 guests Entrée, main, dessert - $85.00 per person Entrée, choice of two mains, dessert - $95.00 per person Minimum 40 guests Entrée, main, dessert - $90.00 per person Entrée, choice of two mains, dessert - $100.00 per person

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Lamb / Venison / Pork - Rack of spring lamb rubbed with rosemary and garlic oven roasted with potato and mediterranean pesto duchesse finished with merlot reduction - Loin of New Zealand lamb seasoned with wild horopito pepper on potato gratin with onion marmalade and creamed spinach - Grilled pork fillet glazed with apple syrup on wild mushroom risotto and beetroot confit finished with apple and chardonnay jus - Medallion of farm venison seared rare with lemon pepper potato and pumpkin mash and wilted greens on black cherry sauce

Desserts - Galliano hazelnut semifreddo with forest berry compote - White chocolate panna cotta with passionfruit coulis and fresh cream - Rich bourbon and chocolate devil cone with crème fraîche and French chocolate shards - Apricot peach schnapps cheesecake with cinnamon anglaise accompanied with a shot of schnapps - Lime and mascarpone tart with a hint of orange finished with Hawkes Bay saffron custard - Selection of sorbet and icecream


Cold options

Tapas cocktail

$4.60 per person per item (minimum two selections)

$6.90 per person per item (minimum two selections)

- Selection of sushi and sashimi with soy and wasabi - Mini bagels with South Island smoked salmon and crème fraîche - Baby brioche with feta and sundried tomatoes - Saffron and poppy seed profiteroles with venison and brandy pâté - Hummus on gluten free brown rice bread with roast red pepper - Shrimp cocktail shots with lemon balsamic - Spicy smoked chicken on crostini

- Asian spiced duck breast on crispy noodles with sweet soy - Seared Yellowfin tuna with fig balsamic and micro watercress - Wafer thin air dried prosciutto ham with orange and onion marmalade - Salmon and dill mousse with bagel crisps - Bocconcini and vine ripened tomatoes with black pepper and basil oil - Quail egg Caesar salad with baby cos and anchovy dressing - Antipasto with artichoke hearts, black olives, chargrilled peppers and feta cheese - Seared scallops with vanilla vinegar and Asian baby herbs - Venison pâte with pine nuts and brandy with melba toast

Hot options $5.20 per person per item (minimum two selections) - Croissants with ham and brie - Chorizo wrapped in brioche with basil sour cream - Tempura-battered prawns with sweet Thai chilli sauce - Petit gourmet savouries - Mini venison and fig burgers with tomato relish - Potato and fresh herb rosti - Vegetarian rice paper rolls with oyster sauce - Cajun chicken wings - Salt and pepper squid with citrus dipping sauce - Thai fish cakes with spiced coriander salsa - Vegetarian spring rolls

All items served in individual dishes at a tapas station and also available as tapas entrees

All prices include GST


Included in each package, the head table will get the option of being served either a plated buffet or a plattered buffet.

Plated buffet option

Or upgrade to a plated main option

Cold Starter

Additional extra $10 per person on your chosen package Minimum 8 guests – maximum 25 guests

Individually plated selection of cold and seafood items

Cold Starter

Mains

- Antipasto and seafood plate

- Individually plated selection - Side dishes served in bowls to the table

Mains (choose two options from below)

Dessert - Individually plated selection of dessert items Note: not available with the Pacific Island Cuisine or Indian Cuisine Packages

Plattered buffet option All platters will be brought to the Bridal table for self service

Cold Starter - Antipasto and seafood plate

Mains

Desserts

- Selection of buffet dishes

- A delicate montage of Chef ’s finest desserts

Desserts - Selection of buffet desserts Note: this option is also available at $115 per table for any additional VIP tables

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- Fillet of South Island Aorangi salmon on capsicum and courgette spaghetti with truffled pumpkin mash finished with Hawke’s Bay saffron - Breast of free range chicken filled with camembert and Mediterranean pesto on sweet potato puree and almond cream beans - Grilled Angus prime tenderloin wrapped in pancetta with roast peppers and red onions on a pumpkin risotto cake finished with Madeira sauce - Rack of spring lamb rubbed with rosemary and garlic, oven roasted with potato and Mediterranean pesto duchesse finished with merlot reduction - Grilled pork fillet glazed with apple syrup on wild mushroom risotto and beetroot confit finished with apple and chardonnay jus

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Red Varietal Obsidian Cabernet Merlot Angus the Bull Cabernet Sauvignon Tatachilla McLaren Vale Cabernet Sauvignon St Hallett Gamekeepers Syrah (Barossa Valley) Trinity Hill Syrah (Hawkes Bay) Trinity Hill “The Trinity” Merlot (Hawkes Bay)

$50.00 $48.00 $45.00 $44.00 $43.00 $43.00

House Wines Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte Brut Rosé Gosset Grand Reserve Brut Nicolas Feuillatte Reserve Particuliere

$145.00 $130.00 $120.00

$58.00 $50.00 $39.00 $35.00 $30.00 $10.00

Aromatics Mt Difficulty Rosé Mt Difficulty Target Gully Riesling The Ned Pinot Gris Mahi Twin Valleys Gewürztraminer Te Whare Ra “D” Riesling Mt Difficulty Roaring Meg Pinot Gris

$52.00 $50.00 $48.00 $47.00 $46.00 $46.00

Chardonnay Trinity Hill Gimblett Gravels Mahi (Marlborough) Wither Hills (Marlborough) Trinity Hill (Hawkes Bay)

$60.00 $52.00 $44.00 $40.00

Sauvignon Blanc Wither Hills Rarangi (Marlborough) Mt Difficulty (Central Otago) Wither Hills (Marlborough) Martinborough Te Tara (Martinborough/Wairarapa) Trinity Hill (Hawkes Bay)

$56.00 $50.00 $44.00 $42.00 $40.00

Wither Hills (Marlborough) Mt Difficulty Roaring Meg (Central Otago) Russian Jack (Martinborough)

$65.00 $54.00 $42.00

Pinot Noir

$34.00 $34.00 $34.00 $34.00 $7.50

Port and Dessert Wines

Méthode Traditionelle Daniel Le Brun Brut NV Trinity Hill Sparkling Te Hana Sparkling Cuvée Open House Sparkling Daniel Le Brun NV (375ml) Te Hana Sparkling Cuvée (200ml)

Kopiko Bay Chardonnay (Marlborough) Kopiko Bay Sauvignon Blanc (Marlborough) Kopiko Bay Pinot Noir (Marlborough) Kopiko Bay Merlot (Marlborough) Kopiko Bay Varietals - by the glass

Crofts Fine Tawny The Ned Nobel Sauvignon Blanc

$85.00 $48.00

Spirits (doubles) Smirnoff Vodka McKenna Bourbon Brandy Gordon’s Gin Grants Whisky Coruba Rum

$7.00 $7.00 $7.00 $7.00 $7.00 $7.00

Bottled Beer Corona Becks Stella Artois Stella Artois Légère Steinlager Pure Macs Gold Steinlager Classic Steinlager Light Speight’s Gold Medal Ale Lion Red

$8.00 $8.00 $7.50 $7.50 $7.50 $7.00 $6.50 $6.00 $6.00 $6.00

Non-alcoholic Beverages Juice - Carafe Juice - Glass Soft Drink - Carafe Soft Drink - Glass Red Bull Waiwera Infinity 500ml Wines subject to availability. All prices include GST

$12.50 $4.00 $12.00 $4.00 $6.50 $3.50


Beverage Packages Package One

Package Two

Package Three

Package Four

$40.25 per person for 3 hours

$51.75 per person for 3 hours

$63.25 per person for 3 hours

$69.00 per person for 3 hours

$13.50 per person per hour thereafter

$17.25 per person per hour thereafter

$20.70 per person per hour thereafter

$21.85 per person per hour thereafter

Wine

Wine

Wine

Wine

Kopiko Bay Sauvignon Blanc Kopiko Bay Chardonnay Kopiko Bay Pinot Noir Open House Sparkling

Trinity Hill Sauvignon Blanc Trinity Hill Chardonnay Trinity Hill “The Trinity” Merlot Te Hana Sparkling

Wither Hills Sauvignon Blanc Wither Hills Chardonnay Trinity Hill “The Trinity” Merlot

Trinity Hill Sauvignon Blanc Trinity Hill Chardonnay Trinity Hill “The Trinity” Merlot Te Hana Sparkling

Beer

Beer

Beer

Beer

Steinlager Pure Stella Artois Speights Gold Steinlager Light

Steinlager Pure Stella Artois Corona Speights Gold Steinlager Light

Non-Alcoholic

Non-Alcoholic

Non-Alcoholic

Non-Alcoholic

Orange juice Soft drinks

Orange juice Soft drinks

Orange juice Soft drinks

Orange juice Soft drinks

Lion Red Speights Gold Steinlager Classic Steinlager Light Stella Artois

Steinlager Pure Stella Artois Speights Gold Steinlager Light

Spirits Smirnoff Vodka Coruba Rum Gordon’s Gin McKenna Bourbon Brandy Te Hana Sparkling

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Non-Alcoholic Package $24.15 per person (available for 5 hours) Fruit punch served on arrival Unlimited carafes of soft drink

Soft Drink Package $20.70 per person (available for 5 hours) Unlimited carafes of soft drink

Fruit Punch Package $20.70 per person (available for 5 hours) Unlimited carafes of fruit punch

Cocktail Beverage Package Minimum of 40 guests Drink on arrival $21.60 per person One hour package $34.50 per person Two hour package $46.00 per person Choose up to 2 of the following cocktails:

Kiwifruit Margarita Jose Cuervo Especial, Kiwifruit liqueur, Cointreau, lime, sugar syrup

Apple Martini Apple Sours, Absolut Citron, Cointreau, lime, sugar syrup

Bellini Peach PurĂŠe & a hint of Peach Liqueur topped with Open House Sparkling

Mojito Havana Club Anejo Reserva, mint, cane sugar, lime, soda

All prices include GST


Do you offer accommodation?

Can we bring our own alcohol?

Novotel and Ibis hotels are within a four minute walk. We can obtain a competitive quote for you or your guests at your request.

Generally no, however you may bring your own toasting A corkage charge of $12.00 per bottle applies.

Can we bring our own food?

Do you have parking? Yes, we have free onsite car parking available.

Does Ellerslie provide any decorations in the packages? We provide white or black linen tablecloths and napkins. We can arrange any additional decorations at an additional cost. Please note: Oval tables only have white linen as an option.

Can we do our own decorations? You are more than welcome to organise your own decorations, however if you require the room early there may be associated costs. Alternatively we work with several theme designers who can help create your beautiful décor.

How many people can fit on each table? The guest tables seat 10 people per table. The head table can be set for 2 - 12 people as required. Extra guests on head table will incur additional costs.

Is venue hire included in the costs? Yes, all our wedding menu packages include reception venue hire costs. This includes a room for your reception as well as a room to use as a bridal suite prior to entering the reception room (pending availability). Hire of the outdoor gazebo, including seating for 40 guests, for ceremonies is an additional $460. Hire of a private room for ceremonies will incur a standard room hire fee.

Generally no, however we make exceptions for special cultural dishes on request. Exceptions can also be made upon negotiation for marquee weddings.

What time does the bar close? Our bar license runs up until 12.00 midnight, however this may be able to be negotiated with your Event Coordinator prior to the evening. Additional charges apply for extending the finishing time and Ellerslie Event Centre holds the right to close the bar at any time should you breach our liquor license.

Will there be other weddings on at the same time? Our wedding package prices do not cover exclusivity. There may be another wedding on at the same time within the Event Centre. We have expansive facilities, and can easily cater for more than one wedding simultaneously without any disruption.

Is a dancefloor included? We can provide a dancefloor for an additional cost: Up to 200 guests $230 200 – 500 $345 500 – 700 $460

Is there a marquee available for our wedding reception? Yes, we have a 12m x 20m silk lined marquee located on the Champagne Lawn that is available from November to March. Please contact our Event Coordinator for pricing and availability.

When do we need to pay and what forms of payment do you accept? A deposit is required in order to secure your booking. The deposit will be either $500 or 10% of the booking (whichever is greater). Final payment is due five days before the wedding. Final numbers must also be confirmed five days before the wedding. Payment can be made by credit card, EFTPOS or Direct Credit. Cash is accepted at the main office building during office hours (Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 5pm). No personal cheques will be accepted more than 8 working days prior to the wedding date.

Is there a discount for children? Children under 12 will receive a 50% discount and children under five are free. www.ellerslie.co.nz |

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Wedding Packages at Ellerslie