TABULA RASA IS A LATIN PHRASE OFTEN TRANSLATED AS “BLANK SLATE” OR ‘NEW BEGINNING’

This extraordinary venue is the perfect place to put your unique stamp on your special celebration, wedding or function. A mere 30 minutes away from Auckland, but worlds away from the everyday, this exquisite property invites you to step into your own “new beginning”.

Our Offering

Multi-faceted venue caters to all functions

From the lush, fragrant gardens and sweeping emerald lawns to the spectacular covered gazebo and sparkling waters of the infinity pool, Tabula Rasa’s breathtaking setting is remarkably versatile.

It can be adapted and offers multiple zones and spaces to host all your guests and suit the specific requirements of your function.

Our Packages

The Tabula Rasa team has a passion for people and the hospitality industry. We know what it takes to turn any function into a 5-star event.

We are committed to working with you to create an event that mirrors your vision and delivers the ultimate, memorable experience for you and your guests.

And because everything you need is in all the one space, you can enjoy a no-fuss, efficiently run function or celebration.

Our Story

Ever since the magnificence of New Zealand beckoned us from our original home in South Africa, it has been our dream to create a beautiful retreat that gives our guests an unforgettable experience.

Tabula Rasa is the realisation of that dream.

It is owned and operated by Wendy, Trevor and Caryn who, between them, have many years of experience in event management, landscaping and customer service. They are dedicated to delivering an experience above and beyond your expectations.

Customer Stories

Travis & Chloe’s Wedding

25th March 2017 I had my wedding here in March 2017 and it exceeded my expectations. There is something special about this place. This venues exudes a homely intimacy, the host’s ensure every need is catered for and the natural beauty of the grounds make customizing and decorating effortless.The hosts and staff managed the entire…

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Jason & Christina’s Wedding

18th February 2017 WOW! We really don’t know how to thank you enough for such a flawless and seamless day. It was everything we had envisioned and more. To the Tabula Rasa team, thank you for your patience with fulfilling my ongoing requests, being committed to putting my concerns at ease and your passion to…

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Reviews

Tabula Rasa Wedding and Event Centre IconTabula Rasa Wedding and Event Centre

1551 Great South Road, Drury

4.8 30 reviews

  • Avatar Meg Mackesy ★★★★★ 3 weeks ago
    If you are looking for the most gorgeous, stress-free and fun-filled venue in Auckland: Look no further because you have just found … More it!
    Tabula Rasa set the scene for our perfect wedding day and we couldn't have asked for a more enjoyable time. The gardens, the pool, the catering and the friendly team had so many rave reviews from our guests and we really appreciated having a bit of stress removed from ourselves when it came to setting up and all the behind the scenes on the day itself. Our goal was to make sure our guests had a great day and they were certainly kept entertained by all the lawn games and the exquisite food and well stocked bar.
    We would definitely recommend Tabula Rasa to all
  • Avatar Katie Dwyer ★★★★★ 2 months ago
    We had our wedding here in January and it was just the best day! We chose the venue because of the stunning grounds - we loved that … More we could have the whole day at the venue as there were lots of beautiful spots for taking photos too. What really made our day special was Caryn, Trevor, Pam and the rest of the team. At every step of the way, they went above and beyond to make things really easy for us. We didn't have to lift a finger! Our guests all commented on how awesome the team were too! The food was definitely a highlight. We had canapés on the lawn followed by a delicious buffet out by the the pool. Everything was tasty and beautifully presented. We highly recommend using Tabula Rasa as your next event venue!
  • Avatar Bruce Batters ★★★★★ 3 months ago
    We had our office Xmas party here and the venue and staff are like all the other reviews say - outstanding.
  • A Google User ★★★★★ 2 months ago
    We had our office Xmas party here and the venue and staff are like all the other reviews say - outstanding.
  • Avatar andy main ★★★★★ 4 months ago
    Very beautiful grounds and a swimming pool. Food was excellent and management and staff were friendly and efficient. Highly recommend … More you book your function, wedding or event here
  • Avatar Know Theyself ★★★★★ a year ago
    What a beautiful place is tabula rasa! For couples who wants to marry, I suggest you to try tabula rasa! Shalom tabula rasa

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