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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Old Forest School at Hitched – The Rotorua Wedding Show

After the panic of Tauranga Wedding Show, I was feeling a little more seasoned for Hitched – The Rotorua Wedding Show.  Peter Duncan, organizer of the show is pretty damn good at making even the most neurotic exhibitor feel like an absolute super star so perhaps that had a little something to do with it. […]

Old Forest School at the Tauranga Wedding Show

Eekkkk, immediate state of panic, feeling like one of those fainting goats on YouTube, actually am I breathing ? Yes, good,  those were some of my first thoughts when Rochelle from The Tauranga Wedding show contacted me back in April 2013. She had heard through the age old grape vine about Old Forest School – Vintage […]

A unique wedding venue and a unique photographer.

Many of you will have met our Rose, the 12 year old resident of Old Forest School. A unique wedding venue needs a unique photographer and she very much fits the bill! Rose LOVES to take photos, she also loves watching others take photos. Just happens we have a lot of photographers popping by which […]