Te Whare Waiutuutu Kate Sheppard House offers a breath-taking backdrop for any special function or event. Our spaces range from landscaped gardens, historic verandas, large reception rooms and exclusive garden marquees.
The house has an idyllic garden setting perfect for wedding ceremonies, family occasions, private parties or corporate functions.
For a truly memorable occasion host your next event at Kate Sheppard House.
Once the headquarters of the suffrage campaign, this elegant property offers three event spaces for a variety of occasions. The magnificent gardens and tennis court can also be hired.
Centrally located next to the University of Canterbury in Ilam, Kate Sheppard House is the perfect place for the ultimate boutique meeting, seminar, conference, wedding or family event.
The blue areas indicate the event spaces available for hire
Please note there is no on site parking for guests.
This spacious reception room offers beautiful views out to the garden. French doors open onto the verandah
15 - 50 person capacity
This room offers floor to ceiling windows overlooking a historic apple tree. Its chapel like atmosphere is perfect for small gatherings or an extension to the Camellia Room.
25 person capacity.
the Cedar Room has natural light spilling in through large windows overlooking the garden. Ideal for small afternoon teas or meetings.