A very warm welcome to The Elms Chapel and Gardens

Tauranga Wedding Venue - The interior of the chapel built in 1965. The Elms collection

Congratulations on your engagement.  We are delighted that you are considering The Elms, a place of great historical and spiritual significance, as the venue for your wedding. We know that you will always treasure your memories of this special occasion, so we will to do whatever we can to make your day perfect.

The property is administered by The Elms Foundation, a Charitable Trust set up to preserve it for future generations.

To talk further about hosting your wedding at The Elms please contact us on (07) 577 9772 or email info@theelms.org.nz

Photography in the Historic Gardens

A stroll through the gardens reveals attractive settings at every turn. The many mature trees, oak, elm and chestnut, rimu and kauri provide dappled shade; extensive lawns are ideal for group photos; our old buildings offer unusual backdrops. This is a Tauranga Wedding venue that will afford many pleasing photo opportunities.

The many garden seats allow your guests to relax and enjoy the pleasant surroundings while your photographer captures your special memories.


Use of gardens for photography only

If you are married elsewhere, you are still welcome to come to The Elms to have photos taken in this beautiful setting. Please book in advance by contacting us on (07) 577 9772 or filling in the form below.
There is a fee of $100, and it is essential to book..