“Providing wonderful and lasting memories by exceeding expectations”

We welcome you and your partner as you embark on this incredible journey together.

Our award winning Premier estate and venue is set amongst the vines of Auckland, in Matakana on the Hibiscus Coast, just 45 minutes north of Auckland in the Rodney District and has been refined to host your ceremony, photos, canapes and reception all at one incredible location.

Auckland Weddings Approved Vendor

Our passion is captured in handcrafted wine, inspired cuisine, attentive & friendly service and beautiful surroundings.

As one of the Top-rated Auckland wedding venues and being an ‘Approved’ member of “Auckland Weddings“, Ascension wine estate is a truly unique setting to celebrate your wedding.

Wedding venue options

Each aspect of the estate is designed to offer privacy & luxury. With 3 outdoor and 2 indoor ceremony locations as well as a large capacity reception room of up to 220 guests, you will find the ideal area, perfectly suited to your personal requirements. From a small intimate wedding, to large lavish celebrations, we are able to exceed your expectations.

Whether a Spring, Summer, Autumn or Winter wedding, have piece of mind knowing that there are alternative all-season, all-weather options available too.

Late Autumn and Winter are also gorgeous times to celebrate your wedding in Auckland and especially at our venue in the beautiful area of Matakana. The Autumn colors and starkness of the vines is dramatic and beautiful in the cooler months, making for unique wedding photos.

Ascension Ceremony & Reception venues

  • The Belfry Chapel
  • The Winery
  • The Bell Tower
  • The Fountain Garden
  • The Vineyard Arbor
  • The Bridge Garden
  • Belfry Function Center

Ascension wine estate reception venues are fully self-contained with outdoor arbour amongst the wine or inside Winery depends of client preferences or weather conditions. The Belfry Wedding venue can easily cater for up to 220 guests. It includes a private bar, separate bathrooms, inbuilt sound and PA system, lighting system and more. It can be easily configured to compliment your desired layout.

Wedding in Auckland Winery

In Motion

Latest Weddings Galleries

A Thousand Words

Current Auckland Wedding Packages

Wedding Pack

Request a custom wedding quote

Request a Quote

Wedding Catering / Cuisine

Select and combine from an exquisite variety of pre-set menus, buffet or Cocktail style wedding suppers that cater to the most discerning palate.

Catered by our Executive chef and his team who thrive on creating superb innovative cuisine using the freshest of ingredients, visible attention is placed on flavor and presentation. Special dietary requirements are a specialty of ours, gluten free, vegetarian, vegan, dairy free guests are delighted with the available variety of choices.

Ethnic menus are also a specialty of Ascension wine estate’s kitchen team. Middle Eastern, Indian and Chinese menus being regularly created.

Weddings One-Stop-Shop

Our Auckland weddings venue prides itself on being a one-stop-shop when organizing weddings. Our Wedding Planning and Coordination team take over all the worry and hassle out of organizing your special day.

From organizing the celebrant, photographer, flowers, accommodation, wedding transport such as limousines or classic cars, nothing is too much trouble for the team here at Ascension.

We can also provide all your decoration and equipment needs on site. Such as centerpieces, chair covers and sashes, reception chairs, chivari chairs for the ceremony, drapes and backdrops such as fairy curtains.

Through our extensive network of preferred suppliers we are also in constant touch with wedding entertainers such as bands, DJs, string quartets as well as professional MCs, cake providers and photo booth companies.

When the Bride & Groom walk down the aisle on their red carpet, they do so, knowing that everything has been taken care of and organised down to the smallest detail and that they will have a day to remember for the rest of their lives.

Bridal and Bliss Wedding Fair 2016Basic CMYK

Bliss is everything that Ascension can offer for your Wedding Day. Join us on 15 May 2016, 10am – 4pm for our Bridal & Bliss Wedding Fair, entry is free, and there are incredible prizes to be won! Meet with our suppliers, wander through the gardens and experience Ascension first hand. Full details below.

Save the date and see you then! – The Ascension Team.

Contact us on +64 21 885 554 or email

reservation / enquiries
There are no products