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McGrath Estate is located on the edge of Auckland City, in the beautiful Waitakere Ranges. Offering a completely unique wedding experience.




More than half the valley is occupied by subtropical native rain forests. with the remaining acreage in rolling farmland, giving a truly unique backdrop.   

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The Estate has multiple photography locations to choose from for your; first look, ceremony, wedding party, and sunset. Let our unique landscape be the perfect backdrop for your special day.

McGrath Wedding Season


4th November 2023 - 6th April 2024

Sold out

2nd November 2024 - 5th April 2025

Limited availability, enquire for open day schedule 

8th November 2025 - 4th April 2026

Limited availability, enquire for open day schedule 

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Beautifully inspired by the classic Kiwi Shed. The Barn has exposed high ceilings with dominating sliding doors revealing native bush and farmland.


The barn is ideal for festoon lighting and hanging foliage to create a night everyone will remember. The back entrance flows onto a deck which overlooks a stream and more expansive views of The Estate.

McGrath Estate

163 Horsman Road,

Waitakere 0782,


New Zealand


Auckland Airport
60 minutes
Auckland CBD
40 minutes
Te Henga (Bethells Beach) 10 Minute Drive
Lake Wainamu 10 Minute Drive
The Mokoroa Falls Trail 400m Walk


Please download our Wedding information pack here to see our options and pricing, or for more information about the estate contact us.

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