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Tipapa Estate

Historic Woolshed: Function Centre & Homestead

Tipapa Estate boasts a premium Canterbury wedding venue and location for family celebrations tipapa-function-venues-christchurch2and private events. If you need an event or wedding venue, this Canterbury oasis ticks all the boxes. Surrounded by 500 acres of park-like grounds and cradled by the rolling hills of North Canterbury, the historic Woolshed and Homestead offer a secluded and exclusive part of New Zealand for your special day.

Situated one hour’s drive north of Christchurch, and within 15 minutes of the Waipara wine growing region.

Woolshed at Tipapa

With integrated private events and wedding venues, the Tipapa Estate is a North Canterbury find offering a meticulously restored, character-filled Woolshed and Homestead for indoor events, while the beautiful grounds are an ideal location for a garden wedding ceremony or Continental marquee style reception. altThe Woolshed seats up to 130 guests for functions and the historic Homestead is offered to bridal parties for exclusive use over the period of a wedding. Continental can offer you an exquisite menu based on local flavours and ingredients to complement this beautiful setting and providing you with the whole package for your wedding or event.

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Coach tour groups are welcome

For visiting tour groups, this venue is the ideal setting for a beautiful lunch with a guest speaker. Invite a local wine maker to present on the best of the Waipara Valley wines or perhaps an historian to speak on the significant contribution this property has made toward the development of the Canterbury sheep industry. Then compliment this unique experience with some local Canterbury Catering through Continental.

Venue Options Cocktail  Dinner 
Woolshed 200 130
Extension for DJ / Dance Floor Marquee Marquee
Marquee within the grounds  Unlimited Unlimited

Contact Us

Location: 40 Motunau Beach Road, Greta Valley RD1, North Canterbury 7387   Email: enquiries@continental.co.nz   Website: click here

Directions: Travelling north of Gretta Valley Township, turn right off State Highway One. Travel 400 metres down Motanau Beach Road and take the driveway on your right.