Wedding catering and menus
Ngā rārangi kai me te hākari mārena

Our packages include catering. We have an extensive range of menu items to choose from and can tailor menus specifically for your requirements. 

Menu options range from canapes and buffet / banquet options, right through to a plated three-course meal. Our chefs provide fantastic service and high-quality food.

Please note that if you’d like to have your wedding with us, you cannot bring in catering from outside Te Papa. 

Catering in the Classic Package includes:

  • one drink per guest on arrival
  • four bottles of wine per table of 10 people
  • a three-course set menu.
Lamb rack

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Pistachio crusted lamb racks on port jus, 2019. Te Papa

Catering in the Deluxe Package includes:

  • one drink per guest on arrival
  • four bottles of wine per table of 10 people
  • a three-course set menu with a choice of main or the wedding buffet
  • a selection of canapés on arrival for one hour.

Menus

Wedding menu: set plated lunch and dinner

Wedding menu: canapés (only available with the Deluxe Package)

Wedding menu: buffet / banquet (only available with the Deluxe Package)

Catering menu: drinks

Champagne glasses

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Champagne glasses. Te Papa

Beverages

We are fully licensed and can provide full bar services with a wide range of New Zealand alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

We do not offer BYO, but can charge drinks on consumption to your limit, and also offer cash bar options.

Beverage package options are also available on request.

Bespoke wedding menus

Hosting a special cultural wedding or have some specific requirements? At Te Papa we have experience catering Indian weddings, Greek weddings, Pacifica weddings, and more. Our wedding coordinators and chef are happy to work with you to discuss your catering ideas. 

Enquire or book your wedding

If you’d like to make an appointment to visit Te Papa, we can arrange a dedicated wedding coordinator to show you the venue spaces.

To enquire, please fill out our online form or phone +64 (04) 381 7272.