An original New Zealand Homestead built in 1888.
In need of some quiet time, some you time, or some couple time 😉 Coming soon is our Stoked Cedar Spa, with cabins. Sit and relax looking at the stars. Overlooks farm land and the majestic Ruahine Ranges.
Suitable for garden weddings, birthdays, get togethers, wellness retreats or work functions. We have a number of options available, packages, bespoke and on application basis. Contact us below. We are already taking bookings for 2023/24 so don’t delay, ask us today!
If you already have your venue organised and need a qualified, experienced and professional officiant then look no further. Vanessa has performed many weddings both here at Hewitts Homestead and in many locations around the wider Manawatu. She provides bespoke wedding services, from a simple ceremony (Registry style) to a fully personalised ceremony starting from scratch. Using rituals to enhance ceremonies is her favourite. For example using crystals, ribbons for hand fasting, or adding sand ceremonies. Having wonderful revues from clients she is a popular choice in the Manawatu.
Wellness Sessions and Retreats:
Take time out for you. Experience mindfulness and Shinrin Yoku (forest bathing/walking) to help you relax and restore. Book a session for a friend or loved one and help them on their road to de-stressing.
Come and spend an afternoon of creativity, relaxation and peace with Vanessa at Hewitts Homestead. A series of creative sessions ‘Just for Me’.
Phil and Vanessa Taylor.
All profits for the previous 5 years have gone back in to restoring this amazing place.
We aim to be sustainable. Do not use pesticides on our property and support cruelty free animal products.
Once at the end of Hewitts Road, drive slowly on to Jareha Farm and take the drive to the right, when the road forks at the top of the hill (approx 100m) go left towards the metal gates. The homestead is behind the trees.
Credit to Summer Sparkles for photo above