St Andrews Church

Weddings in the Park

Matakana Country Park offers all the facilities you need to have a truly memorable day.  For more information contact  Michelle Amery on 021 517 504 or email Michelle.

St Andrews Presbyterian Church

Matakana Country Park is the new home of the historic St Andrews Presbyterian Church, built in Matakana in 1895.The Church is constructed of kauri and still has its original kauri pews which can seat up to 100 people.

The Church is available for you to bring your own minister or celebrant. Alternatively, we can make recommendations for you.

The Church is available for interdenominational events and community gatherings.

It can also be used in conjunction with a marquee and the adjacent resturant. There is plenty of parking and other facilities at the park are available for use by negotiation.

Victorian Horse drawn carriage

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Our Victorian Horse Drawn Carriage

Imported from Germany - this beautiful Victorian carriage is the perfect vehicle to deliver you to your dream wedding.

This carriage seats two adults and two children. The carriage is drawn by Floris - a Friesian Stallion - one of 30 or so Friesian horses in New Zealand. He has been extensively trained and has featured in movies and on television. 

The Friesian Horse is a Dutch breed renowned for their long flowing manes and tails, elegant movement and gentle nature.

Planning Your Wedding

To book the church and please call Michelle Amery on 021 517 504 or email Michelle.

Michelle can also arrange 

  • Venue Hire
  • Transport Hire
  • Marriage Celebrant
  • Make up and Hair services
  • Flowers
  • Catering
  • Event Staffing
  • Boutique Accommodation

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Other Events in the Church

The church is also ideal for:

  • Wedding re-affirmations
  • Interdenominational church events
  • Floral Art exhibitions
  • Funerals
  • Poetry Readings
  • Photo Displays
  • Christenings

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