For six centuries, inter family betrothal ceremonies were performed on our fortified mountain maraes.
Such family unions needed to be properly celebrated.
Highland Paradise now offers a unique, amazing experience to wedding parties and their guests before and after the wedding. Wedding Groups of 20+ who book for the spectacular authentic “KA’ARA” – Drums of our Forefathers feast and show can request a traditional family union ceremony – “ free of charge”
Attached is some detailed information on our complimentary Family Union –“ TAPEKA” traditional ceremonies and champagne celebrations).
Includes: evening transport, historic village experience, marae tapu lifting, warrior welcome, cocktail, authentic umu feast and spectacular “Drums of our Forefathers” cultural show.
RATES (New Zealand Dollars)
For parties of 21-30 adults $130.00pp bride and groom complimentary
For parties of 31-40 adults $125.00pp bride and groom complimentary
For parties of 41-50 adults $120.00pp bride and groom complimentary
For parties 51+ adults $115.00pp bride and groom complimentary
(Child under 12 years of age) $70.00 Infants under 5 years – free)