Same Sex Weddings

Weddings and Civil Unions:A Symbol of Love for Everyone

The historic Old St. Mary’s Convent in Marlborough, New Zealand presents an elegant and ambient setting for romantic same sex weddings and rainbow celebrations. You can choose to have your gay wedding or civil union in our deconsecrated St. Michael’s Church or amongst our beautiful park like gardens.

Our Victorian convent location with its picturesque lake backdrop is a perfect location for a purple wedding ceremony and reception. Our church can accommodate 120 of your family and friends. You can host a reception in a marquee in the grounds or put on drinks and canapés in the garden while you do your photo shoot.

The Convent houses luxurious accommodation and offers all kinds of photo shoot options ensuring romantic and picturesque photos to treasure forever as a remembrance of your special wedding day. Give us a call or send us an email to find out more about how we can help you plan your dream wedding day celebration.

A Wedding Planning service is also available*
*This is only available for Weddings held at Old St Mary's Convent (Additional charges apply)

Please contact Hannah Lavender on retreat@convent.co.nz for more details.