Check out some of the people that have truly loved their experience with the Wellington Functions Team in our function rooms ,here at Wharewaka!
WECC | Christine Poad (jUNE2017.... Thank you – we had a marvelous night and were looked after extremely well.
COMPOSTION | Nerida Ramsay (May2017)... “I just wanted to pass on our thanks to you and your team for the great service we received for our event we held last week. Everyone was so helpful and friendly and nothing was a problem so that was appreciated. Not once did we have to chase staff to do things they were there on time to change over food etc it was a brief of fresh air to work in a venue that was so organised and professional. Also thanks to the chef and kitchen team as the food looked amazing and was obviously very good as platters were cleared and we appreciated your flexibility with the additions and changes. We look forward to having the opportunity to host another event there in the future.
SUSTAINABLE SEAS | Julie Hall (May2017)... “I want to say thank you to you and your team for the very professional and efficient support that you gave us during our conference last week. The work of your team ensured the smooth running of the conference and provided us with excellent support throughout the two days.
IPENZ, Engineers New Zealand | Jan Macandrew – Events Manager (Apr2017)... A huge thanks to you and the team for the great venue, AV, food and service. Got lots of positive feedback. We’d love to come back again for our 2018 Forum.
CENTRAL PACIFIC COLLECTIVE | Anne Allan-Moetaua (Feb2017)... Thank You for the part you and your team played in ensuring that our event was a success. Your staff were professional and yet nice and friendly, nothing we asked for were too much trouble. Please thank Vale, the bar staff, and the lady responsible for the serving of food for us.”
PRIVATE EVENT | BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION, VALU Valu (Jan2017)Just wanted to thank you and the whole team for such a wonderful experience!!! From the booking all the way to working with Vale and the team on the night. You guys were fantastic....thank you! Everyone raved on about the venue and especially the food?! (Those scallops in the spoons were a major hit). My wife loved her bday and in the end that's what counts.
HIKIITA (Nov2016)... I would like to thank you, Paul and all your staff involved for the success of our function last night. Everyone commented favourably on your venue, layout, catering and overall service. The generosity of Te Wharewaka was and is much appreciated by MAANZ, Maritime Friends and the Maritime Heritage Trust.
PRUE KELLY | PRIVATE PARTY (Oct2016)... All went well Marissa. Vale and the team were great - Say a big thank you to them. Be back for his 90th.
SHELLEY HURIHANGANUI | TFG (Oct2016)... “I just wanted to pass on to you what a great night we had last night. The venue was perfect and the food was amazing. A huge thanks to the staff also, they were friendly and did a really awesome job in hosting us. We will defiantly use your place again and will recommend it to others.”
RNZRSA | KAYE (OCT2016)... On another note Marissa, I want to thank you and the team for the exceptional service you gave us last Monday night. The venue was perfect for our event and everyone had a wonderful time. The staff were fantastic – so friendly and helpful. And the food was amazing. So often at these gigs that I organise the food is lacking – it doesn’t get out to the crowds and there isn’t enough. I was blown away by the quality and quantity. Would you please thank the staff on my behalf for their great service – it was very much appreciated and I will definitely be using your venue again.”
PRIVATE EVENT | EMILY HALL (OCT2016)... I just wanted to say a really big thank you to you both and all your staff there for making us all so welcome, and for being so flexible as the filming plans were changing a bit. So greatly appreciated. I loved your space and venue and hope to be able to book with you again now that I know you're there.
CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND | GILLIAN DIXON (Sept2016)... Just wanted to let you know that we had a fantastic day yesterday. The venue played a very big part in the success of our day and everything on that score was just perfect. Can you please pass onto your staff that they were just amazing and very professional. Thank you so very much for everything that you did for us including the help you provided to me in the planning and the day itself. I would have no hesitation in recommending Te Wharewaka as an excellent Wellington venue.
ABBVIE LTD | JANNAY YOUNG (Aug2016)... We had a great day on Tuesday. Thanks for your help and your staff who were most helpful.
ANDY CLARK | Z Energy (Aug2016)... Thanks to you and the team for a great evening/night. I received loads of fantastic feedback from people on the hospitality, quality of service and delicious food. Thank you again for making it a success.
MIRIAM DAWSON | MARITIME NZ (Sept2016)... The venue was fabulous, please pass on my sincere thanks to your team for their time and energy leading up to, and on the day.
AMANDA TEAGLE | ACUPUNCTURE NZ (Aug2016)... We have just been looking through the conference evaluation feedback forms – the feedback has been great and everyone seemed to love the venue.
JAN McANDREW | IPENZ (Aug2016)... “A huge thanks to you and the team at Wharewaka! The day went really well. It was the perfect venue for us - we got lots of positive feedback. The service and food were excellent"
KATHARINE JERMYN HALL | VUW (July2016)... Thank you for such a great night on Friday, the food was excellent and all the staff were very helpful.
CATHERINE STEWART | BASSETT NZ LTD (June2016)... Thank you very much for all your assistance and wonderful service. I spoke with the team this morning and were very pleased with everything there and all comments were very favourable.
GAYLE PAGE | GOLD AWARDS (May2016)... We wanted to thank you and the team very much for Thursday night. The venue looked amazing and everyone was extremely helpful. We have had lots of positive feedback about the food and the venue too. It all went exceptionally well.
Alanah Wilkinson (Mar2016)... Those who I have heard from said they enjoyed it and that the food was delicious! Thank you again for all your help with this.”
PETER LECHNER | FAMILY REUNION (Mar2016)...Everything went very well over the weekend. The scones and carrot cake were tremendous! And everyone certainly enjoyed themselves. Many thanks for such a wonderful venue and looking after us.
DANIELLE KENNEDY | TONKIN & TAYLOR (Feb2016)... Thank you for your help with our conference at Wharewaka on 11th Feb – I heard all good things about the catering, service and venue.
SARAH | PRIVATE BIRTHDAY (Jan2016)... We had a wonderful evening in a wonderful venue”
BERNICE MCLAUGHLIN | NZTA (Dec2015)... Thank you so much to you and your team for a successful event last night. Everything went well and everyone enjoyed themselves.
JANET POLANEN | MPI (Dec2015)... Just wanted to say thanks very much for our function in the Mokopuna Room yesterday, everything went very well. The food was amazing. Really loved the whole natural food approach to lunch. I loved the salad. Please emphasize to the chefs that the food was wonderful, very healthy and tasty.
TALIA | MOJO COFFEE HQ (Nov2015)... What an ideal location for a function, great set up and wonderful staff, the whole company had a great time and AV Media did a wonderful job on all the sound and lighting. Food was sensational and I will certainly be using the Wharewaka for more events in the future
WENDY SLIGHT | NEWLANDS MEDICAL CENTRE (Nov2015)... Please Thank your entire team – the crew on Saturday evening took exceptional care of us; the room was lovely; the food was outstanding; and everyone had a fantastic time. We were really pleased with how the whole evening went.
TRACEY MCLAUGHLIN | MAX (Nov2015)... I just wanted to send an email to thank you and your team for the totally amazing food that we had yesterday! I am one of the food intolerances and I have never felt more looked after in terms of options! The food was of such a high quality. Please pass on my thanks to everyone concerned.
ALYS BERESFORD | MSD (Sept2015)... Please pass on our thanks to the lovely staff who took care of us at our function the past three days, as usual the food was amazing and the service was too. We really enjoyed our second National Hui at the Wharewaka and have received nothing but positive feedback on the venue and food.
PRIVATE BOOKING | ANNE (Aug2015)... Hi Marissa and Vale, Thanks a lot for your help with booking the café for last Saturday and for making sure everything was great on the evening. Our guests had a lovely time and they kept saying how nice the venue and the food were. We had an awesome night, thanks a lot to you both!
MARAMA AND HOLDEN - PRIVATE (Aug2015)... "We would like to pass on our biggest thanks to you and the team. We had a fabulous night and the evening was enjoyed by all. Your team did a great job of looking after us and Vale was an amazing host on the night. Once again, thank you for your hospitality.”
DR SARA MCFALL | CALLAGHAN INNOVATION (Aug2015)... Everything was great too – had lots of comments about how good it was holding the event at the wharewaka so thanks to the team.
LAUREN BAILEY | PRIVATE (Aug2015)... A big thank you to you and your team for organising a beautiful wedding ceremony on Saturday. We had an amazing day and the venue was perfect!! The staff were so professional and well organised!
MICHELE BERRY | NZTA (July2015)... “The event went very well and the food was great and the AV support was excellent – thanks for all your help.”
DIVINA B. CRUZ | EMBASSY OF THE PHILLIPINES (June2015)... We had a very successful event last night. Thank you very much for all your assistance.
ELISABETH MCCARDIE | NZ SOCIETY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT MANAGERS (June2015)... “Thank you so much for today really enjoyed the venue.”
GAYLE PAGE | AGENDA (May2015)... Last night went extremely well. Everyone loved the food and your wonderful venue. Your team were super helpful. Michael was absolutely great. So many many thanks to you all.
JO MCDONALD | WORKSAFE NZ (May2015)... “Thanks for assisting with this – the day went without a hitch with some great feedback from the attendees”
VICKI | LOYALTY NZ (May2015)... thank you for your help organising this at late notice. The space was great for our day and thanks to Joe for being very patient and accommodating as we changed our requests throughout the day. Appreciate your help.
PETER YARRELL | TOUR OF NEW ZEALAND (Apr2015)... Out of 10 you and your staff receive an 11! We were absolutely delighted with your staff your friendliness and your presentation. We were so well looked after and everyone commented on the fantastic venue and the fun feeling of everyone happy and caring. Vale you helped us and co-operated with us beyond expectation and the food and drinks that riders purchased were well received and absolutely delicious. We really loved being at Wharewaka and we all felt showered with your generosity of spirit and care.
JOHN MCDAVITT | CREATIVE NEW ZEALAND (Apr2015)... Thanks for the account and services. Everything was great.
AMANDA GARDINER | Z ENERGY LIMITED (Apr 2015)... Thanks so much for all your help with the function at the Wharewaka last week. Eveything was perfect.
KAREN FLETT | PRIVATE EVENT (Nov2016)... “I just wanted to say thank you very much to you and the staff of the venue, they were so helpful, lovely and kind - and helped make our event really special. I would definitely recommend it for a venue. Very much appreciated.”
LESLEY | REVIVAL CENTRES CHURCH (Oct2016)... “The weekend was ka rawe! Everyone raved about the venue. Your staff were great - very naumai haere mai to everyone.“
TRACIE | DIA (Oct2016)...“the event went very well and I have had overwhelming compliments from everyone re the catering and how well it all flowed. The marae was a lovely venue and your catering staff were a pleasure to deal with”
BEV MARTIN | ERANZ (Oct2016)... “I’m just back from our event and wanted to say thanks to Emily and the team for being so great on the day – although the logistics of the event were pretty straight forward, the team were welcoming, attentive and were great to deal with – please pass on my thanks. Also big thanks to James at AV Media – his instructions were all clear and all ran smoothly! The food looked great to – unfortunately I couldn’t stay to sample it. It is my second time using your venue and I must say both times have been a positive experience.
ISABEL GOGGIN | CENTREPORT (Oct2016)... I would like to say thank you to the Wharewaka team, we used your venue on the weekend for our CentrePort staff party and you guys did an amazing job, everyone really enjoyed themselves; so thank you!
ATTACHESOFTWARE | MONIQUE SOLLIS (Oct2016)... Thank you to you and all your staff that were wonderful on Wednesday night. Look forward to hosting another event at your venue sometime in the foreseeable future.”
MASINA | ASIA NZ FOUNDATION (Aug2016) ... “Thanks so much, yes the event was highly successful and Jessica looked after us extremely well. Really appreciate all your help in arranging this, will definitely be in touch for future events.”
LISA WONG | METRO 1TP SYMPOSIUM *JUL1L16)... Thanks Marissa and co. Everything was great from the time we made the booking for our symposium. It was seamless and we had nothing to worry about whatsoever!! Great job
EVAN BELFORD | PONEKE RUGBY CLUB (July2016)... Thank you so much for hosting us on Saturday night, your team looked after us very well and we all had a wonderful time. Food and service was great.
ANDREW BLACK | STATISTICS NZ (June 2016)... Thank you for everything last week, we all enjoyed the offsite and I’ve had some positive comments about the venue and food.
DONNA CAMPBELL | NZCEO Limited (Apr2016)... Thank you to the team at the Te Wharewaka – a most enjoyable evening was had by all; the venue was very well received.
JACKIE WILSON | CENTREPORT (March2016)...Held a full day meeting in the Mokopuna Room, liaising with Marissa and team was effortless. The day was a success.
BRIGETTE ANSLOW | PRIVATE COMPANY (Feb2016)... Thanks for everything Marissa & the team! We were welcomed to the venue by the very cheerful and friendly face of Michael who showed us around. At the venue we had the use of the Te Puni room which was great as it was spacious and the service was excellent! Huge Compliments to you and your team like Joey who responded promptly with any additional requests where he went the extra mile!
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