The Vicarage has been lovingly renovated and finished with modern comforts by owners Michael and Brigitte Barker – yes, of the condiment dynasty – while retaining its grand historic character.
The Barkers have created a very polished offering, with six deluxe super king bedrooms with ensuites, which can be reconfigured to sleep up to 12 in separate beds.
With two sitting rooms, The Vicarage makes the perfect location for bridal parties or guests to prepare for the big day, or to relax and unwind afterwards.
With a stunning staircase, grand entrance hall, stained glass windows, wood panelling, and close proximity to beautiful Rhododendron gardens and mature trees along the Waihi Riverside Walk, onsite photo opportunities are aplenty.
It is also adjacent to Barker’s Foodstore & Eatery where delicious pre- and post-wedding refreshments can be enjoyed.
Thursday 5 November is the Red Letter Day in Geraldine this year for a unique shopping event held at the spectacular Stover Garden, Main North Road Geraldine.
Bursting with over 200 high quality stalls this home, garden and lifestyle fête brings you the finest selection of creators to ensure a day of indulgence and elegance for you and your friends.
Wander through Stover’s stunning gardens while listening to live music and enjoying the friendly, relaxed atmosphere of this elegant Christmas shopping event.
With an amazing selection of products to choose from, this exclusive shopping occasion will be a splendid day out for all.
Save the date and make a day of it to enjoy the beautiful country setting!
A fabulous day out for everyone. You can buy tickets on the website – www.geraldinesummerfete.co.nz – or at the gate on the day. Free car parking.
The iconic Kiwi brand that has retained its roots on the original family farm at the foot of the Southern Alps in Geraldine, marked its rich 50-year history by opening the beautiful Barker’s Foodstore & Eatery.
The picturesque setting on the banks of the Waihi river, the impressive glass frame and a spacious interior unites the space with forest fauna and the nearby flowing stream.
The perfect venue to host your next after-hours function.
A beautiful artisan menu that features seasonal local produce and showcases the incredibly wide Barker’s range will delight and impress.
The friendly team are available to discuss any requirements you may have to make your function special.
For more information or to book phone 03 693 9727 or visit the website.
This year marks the 10th birthday of Canterbury’s finest fête. Begin Cup Week celebrations early with a relaxing day out at the Geraldine Summer Fête.
On Thursday 7 November from 9:30am-4pm, 200 stalls will showcase amazing products and gifts – from gorgeous jewellery to handmade furniture and delicious food – even Pimms!
Dress up in summer fashion and make a day of it with friends or for a Christmas function. Live music will serenade among the glorious park-like surroundings at Stover Farm on Geraldine’s Main North Road.
At the fête, find the perfect Cup Day accessories from Talbot Silver – beautiful, unique pieces of sterling silver will finish a Cup Day outfit with finesse, and Beyond the Faerie Tree will entertain the children with delight. This promises to be the greatest day out!
Tickets are $20pp (under 15 free), purchase on the day or through Eventfinda. To be in to win tickets, visit www.facebook.com/metropolmagazinecanterbury.
Begin Cup Week celebrations early, with a relaxing country day out at the Geraldine Summer Fete – the annual event that attracts a large crowd from all over New Zealand.
Geraldine is a 90-minute scenic trip from Christchurch. On Thursday 1 November from 9:30am to 4pm, nearly 200 stalls will showcase amazing products and gift ideas – from gorgeous jewellery to handmade furniture, and delicious food stalls. Dress up in summer fashion and make a day of it with friends, or for this year’s Christmas function. Live music will serenade among four acres of glorious park-like surroundings, at Stover farm on Geraldine’s Main North Road.
At the fete, find the perfect Cup Day accessories from Geraldine’s own Talbot Silver. Beautiful, unique pieces in the timeless quality of sterling silver will finish a Cup Day outfit with finesse – or perhaps find that perfect Christmas gift.
Tickets are $15 per person (under 15 free), which can be purchased on the day or through Eventfinda.