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Kate Sheppard House and Garden

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Business Type: Private Garden


An enchanting acre of private gardens and function centre just 7min to Christchurch CBD. Wedding ceremony lawn and marquee, picture perfect photography. Historic home of Kate Sheppard offering private dining and meeting rooms.

Address: 83 Clyde Road, Christchurch, New Zealand 8041 Christchurch & Canterbury

Phone: view phone+6433480597


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This beautiful private home was once the residence of Kate Sheppard - renowned for her work as a suffragette in securing the vote for women. Today Kate Sheppard House is listed as New Zealand Historic Places Trust as a category one property and the with the immaculately presented acre of gardens are listed by the New Zealand Garden Trust as a New Zealand Garden of Significance. 

Today this private residence has been opened as an idyllic wedding venue complete with picture perfect setting, wedding ceremony lawn, wedding marquee and private suites in house. 

Private function venue for corporate events, Christmas parties, special events including funerals and memorials, product launches and cocktail functions. Board room and private meeting lounges.

Guided private garden tours hosted by proprietor Julia Burbury including historic and botanical information. Enjoy garden teas, lunch or the ultimate venue for your garden party. 

Hours of work

Mon - Sun: 7:00 am - 11:00 pm.


83 Clyde Road, Christchurch, New Zealand 8041

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Kate Sheppard House and Garden

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Wedding Ceremony

Annette Pendergast from Christchurch, New Zealand - 02 June 2015 - 11:43 am

This venue is open again this summer for private wedding ceremony and receptions. This is such a special venue which is perfect for wedding photography, They allow BYO and the historic home is ideal for preparation for the wedding.

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