Old Forest School is a family owned and operated business. We believe it is in the best interest of couples to have a “No Hidden Charges Policy”, we want to make sure you are 100% clear on fees upfront without the risk of additional (surprise) charges.

We have venue hire packages to suit most weddings, for details either email us at info@oldforestschool.co.nz or complete the form below with some basic details.

Contact Us
We don't need a specific date, just an indication of when you'd ideally like to have your event, e.g. December 2023 or anytime between November 2022 and March 2023.
Day of the week for your event (you can click on as many options as you'd like) *
Length of event *

Generally speaking the hire fee includes exclusive use of the venue and grounds for the duration of your event, and includes;

  • Venue capacity is 120
  • Exclusive use of the venue from 10am to midnight
  • Planning assistance and support and venue manager on the day
  • Outdoor ceremony location and seating (Sycamore) 
  • Indoor ceremony location and seating  (Schoolhouse)
  • Reception area with tables and chairs, cake table, PA system
  • Outdoor festoon lighting, dedicated indoor dance floor (Redwood Barn)
  • Outdoor furniture and buildings such as Bar, The Fernery, Sports Pavilion 
  • Bathroom facilities
  • Outdoor games selection (Tennis, Badminton, Giant Jenga) 
  • Fireplace and firewood (dependant on conditions)
  • Venue cleanup, pre and post event

OFS Terms & Conditions APRIL21