We welcome enquiries should you have a special event in mind such as a small wedding, family gathering or special anniversary

We are happy to negotiate special package rates should you desire a longer stay and the whole house may be booked exclusively. A two night minimum applies when booking the whole house.

The grounds at Meadowood are suitable for outdoor events, offering great photo opportunities, beautiful backdrops and relaxing spaces.

If you would like to book Meadowood for a small wedding or special occasion please talk to us about details and we would be delighted to help you make your plans. Weddings and Anniversaries, Birthday and Farewells…We recommend nearby venues for the wedding breakfast or a special dinner, however we can accommodate the pre and post ceremony, canapes, champagne and photography for your special day.

Options within 10 minutes drive include; Ormlie Lodge/Sileni Estate/Church Road Winery/Mission Estate/Te Awa Winery/The Old Church and The Puketapu Hotel for a casual get together.


ART DECO WEEKEND .. Future Dates 

2018 FEB 15 – 18       {Sorry Booked} Whole House available @ $800  per night, minimum 4 nights – for up to 8 guests, including breakfast.

DIY WINTER DECO from 14 – 16 July 2017 will be great! The Winter Art Deco programme is available each year in April. Napier/Hastings have fine examples of Art Deco architecture, we will help you discover it or help arrange tours for you.


Walking Tours – groups will enjoy Meadowood as a base from which to explore such walks as Shine Falls, Blowhard, Waikaremona and White Pine.We have many favourite local bush walks and reserves listed in your House folder to explore. The NZ bush is unique and limestone formations, waterfalls and giant Podacarp forests make Hawke’s Bay’s walks very special.

The Hawke’s Bay Cycle Trails, Wine trails, Farmers Market and many other local attractions make Meadowood an ideal starting point from which to explore Hawke’s Bay at any time of year.

Cape Kidnappers is a must experience for nature lovers, families will love the beach safaris, while couples may prefer the overland excursions.

Mission Concert is held nearby each year in March and details are available on line here

Hawke’s Bay Show Week runs over Labour Weekend October 20th to 23rd, and of course Hawke’s Bay Races are not to be missed! There are many race meetings throughout the year at the Hastings Course, especially during Spring carnival.

Horse of the Year is in March each year. Meadowood has paddocks that may be suitable for over-nighting with your horses. Please contact us well in advance for details.