Weddings and Events

Weddings at Leigh Central

Leigh Central is located just 1 hour north of Auckland on the east coast, nestled in the heart of the seaside village of Leigh.

At Leigh Central, we believe in giving you the flexibility to create the wedding day of your dreams, which is why we offer a unique, comprehensive hire service. When you book our stunning venue with ocean views, you have the freedom to style your event and choose your caterer and beverages. Our wedding package even includes the day before access to give you plenty of time to set up. This lets you create the look you want, select catering to suit your tastes and budget and save on expensive bar prices. You have total control to create a truly personalised experience that reflects your unique style and taste. At Leigh Central, we provide all the essentials you need to make your wedding day a success, such as tables, chairs, crockery, cutlery, and a fully equipped commercial kitchen.

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N.B. We reserve all accommodation for wedding bookings so that your guests can stay onsite.

  • The wedding deck
  • The wedding deck
  • Summer wedding party
  • Garden wedding
  • Leigh Central Seaview room

The Seaview Room

Our stunning indoor and outdoor spaces are the perfect backdrop for your celebration, with breathtaking sea views and contemporary coastal décor that can be customised to your preferences. The Seaview Room is a large, airy space which flows onto the sunny deck and down into the flat lawn, the perfect spot for an intimate ceremony. Here you can exchange your vows while taking in the panoramic views of the ocean surrounded by your loved ones. Whether planning an intimate ceremony or a grand celebration, we have everything you need to make your wedding day unforgettable. Unlike other venues, no matter the weather, your wedding can go ahead as planned without stress.

Buffet Dinner at Leigh Central

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  • Buffet Dinner at Leigh Central
  • Spectacular Evening Entertainment

We offer three different bar areas to serve your guest’s refreshing beverages. Our Seaview Room bar has a service fridge and a walk-in chiller for extra cold storage. The bar has two beer taps, so you can have your favourite chilled golden nectar flowing all night. In addition to this, we also have an outdoor bar next to the wedding lawn to keep the bubbles topped up for the ceremony.

In addition to our signature Seaview Room, we have an additional intimate space in the Courtyard Lounge, with its small bar and charming brick-walled courtyard area; this is the perfect space for extending your function or hosting a post-wedding breakfast for your guests the following morning. Our commercial kitchen is spacious and modern, featuring commercial appliances; everything your caterer will need to create a culinary masterpiece. From ovens and stovetops to refrigeration and dishwashing facilities, our kitchen is a dream for any chef.

Wedding guests at leigh Central

Accommodation on Site

By Choosing to host your wedding at Leigh Central, you’ll not only have a stunning venue but also the added benefit of onsite accommodation for your guests. This means that your loved ones can fully enjoy the festivities without worrying about transportation. There is ample parking onsite for all guests.

Our well-appointed Coastal motel rooms and Boatshed cabins offer very comfortable accommodation for up to 30 Guests, while our 14 motorhome sites can be hired exclusively for your use. Our two-bedroom standalone cottage, ‘The Bach, ’ offers the perfect space for the bride to get ready or host your family. With all these fantastic lodging options at the venue, your guests can relax and fully immerse themselves in the joyous celebration without any stress. We reserve all of the accommodations for your wedding guests.

Contact us today to book a viewing; you’ll fall in love with our beautiful venue.

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Motel rooms at Leigh Central

Conference Room at Leigh Central

Welcome to our versatile venue, designed to cater for all your corporate event needs. At Leigh Central, we take pride in offering an ideal space for a wide range of uses, with our Courtyard Lounge standing out as the perfect destination for your next corporate off-site meeting or planning day.

The Courtyard Lounge is charming and functional. Outfitted with working tables, a whiteboard, a presentation screen, and a projector, it ensures a seamless and productive environment for your meetings and workshops. Need some fresh air and relaxation during breaks? Step into our charming private brick courtyard, a delightful oasis perfect for unwinding and enjoying coffee breaks.

Courtyard Lounge Meeting setup

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Motel unit at Leigh Central

This inviting space comfortably accommodates up to 25 people in a U-shaped conference layout or up to 40 guests at separate tables, providing flexibility for various group sizes and configurations. Access to our small bar area featuring a drinks chiller you can fill with your own refreshments.


 If you’re planning an overnight conference and seeking accommodation for your team, our onsite Motel Accommodation offers five stylish, self-contained Motel units and a 2-bedroom lodge.

Each unit can be enjoyed for single occupancy, accommodating up to 7 guests or semi-shared for 9 individuals.

Tariffs range from $150 to $185 per night, depending on the season and length of booking.

For additional guests, there are other accommodation options in the area:

Leigh Central – Room Breakdown


 Motel 1 – Sail – Queen bed

Motel 2 – Sand – King Bed

Motel 3 – Sea – Queen Bed

Motel 4 – Splash – Queen Bed

Motel 5 – Queen bed & 2 x Single beds

All motel units are complete with bathrooms and Kitchens. Total accommodated – 5, or 7 individuals, with one twin share

The Bach

A spacious 2-bedroom Bach with bathroom and full kitchen facilities. (Sleeps 3 individuals with twin share)


 Five basic cabins – with shared bathroom facilities.

(3 x doubles and 2 x twin) (Sleeps 7 individuals, 2 cabins twin share)

Total People Accommodated – 17 people Maximum.

The Leigh Central Venue Spaces


Seats 120+ guests


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Amazing Ocean Panorama

Grandstand Deck & Lawn



Seats up to 30 guests


More about Events and Facilities

Corporate or Small Celebration Space

Charming Courtyard



Relaxing or Breakout Space


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Lounge, Kitchen & Dining

Relax and enjoy



Professional catering space for hire


More about our Kitchen facilities

Fully equipped to feed a crowd

DIY or engage your own caterers


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“We can’t thank you enough for being the most amazing venue and wedding hosts for us – You made everything so incredibly easy and the wedding day couldn’t have been more perfect!”

The Braithwaites – 2023

I wanted to thank you for providing myself and my Exec team with your fabulous service and product offering when we held our two day offsite and stayed overnight.
EA – Fidelity Life Assurance Company Limited.

An absolutely wonderful venue , we just loved it, thanks Leigh Central.
Barb & Marg

Leigh Central is the BEST place to have a wedding!
Thank you for having us – our day was amazing!
Carole & Thierry

Approved Auckland Weddings Vendor

Leigh Central, everything is right on your doorstep…