Famous musos at Old Forest School

We’ve been lucky at Old Forest School to host some mighty talented musical folks. Some have been here for weddings other for reality TV shows on TV3. Tiki Tane Stu Larsen MC OJ and Rhythm Slave Luke Wilson Joseph and Maia

Dresses

We know there’s no shortage of ideas and opinions when it comes to selecting the perfect wedding dress for your big day. Here’s four basic tips from us: Make a look-book Start collecting images that you like. Tear out photos form magazines to paste into a scrapbook or setup a Pinterest board. Either way just start […]

Old Forest School Wedding Venue Featured In Blogs, Newspapers and Magazines

Old Forest School Wedding Venue has featured in a number of magazines, newspapers and blogs over the past few months. Here’s just a small sampling of the beautiful photographs that have been captured at Old Forest School. People have written some lovely words about Old Forest School like… Held at the amazing venue of Old Forest […]

Tattoo and other animals at our Wedding Venue

We have a whole host of animals at our wedding venue. Tattoo, an 8 year old gelding, is super friendly and popular. He’s really relaxed and loves meeting new people. Tattoo will even let people he’s only just met place funny looking hats on his head, and then stay still for long enough to have his […]

Old Forest School Wedding in the NZ Woman’s Weekly

One of the beautiful couples who celebrated their wedding at Old Forest School featured in the NZ Woman’s Weekly this week. “In the middle of a forest of native trees, Emily married her love Matt at Old Forest School, Pongakawa.  Accompanied by their two year old daughter Sophie.  The couple, who have friends in common but had […]

Perspectives Wedding Photo of the Year Competition

Congratulations to one of the fantastic couples who got married at Old Forest School, they’ve won the Perspectives Wedding Photo of the Year Competition. Here’s the photo that won… You can see more about this at  Perspectives Photo + Cinema’s facebook page. This is how the Perspectives Wedding Photo of the Year Competition worked… “Vote for your favourite image […]

Old Forest School, Vintage Venue at the Tauranga Wedding Show 2014

For the second year in a row Old Forest School, Vintage Venue exhibited at the Tauranga Wedding Show. The show was even bigger and better than last year, with more exhibitors and guests. There was a bunch of familiar faces and some new and interesting first time exhibitors. A number of company’s that had been […]

Ben & Stacey’s wedding

“Old Forest School was a brilliant wedding venue for my husband and I. We love sports and the outdoors and will both be working in schools. We also have a passion for everything vintage. It was great not having to worry about the cost of hiring chairs/tables and excess décor. Everything we needed was already […]

How to pick the right entertainment for your event venue

This guest post is written by Brendan from 11degrees Entertainment about choosing entertainment for you event venue.  When choosing entertainment for your function the first hurdle you need to overcome is budget. After all the other expenses (catering, venue etc…) “How much have I got left to spend on entertainment?” I think where possible get a […]

Wedding Venue Win in the Te Puke Times

Well didn’t we just feel like prom queens, us girls, bringing home the Rotorua Wedding show award for Most Outstanding Exhibit of the 2013 show. I think the Old Forest School house swelled a little with well deserved pride when that trophy was proudly displayed in its room.  It’s been a long journey, that little school […]