Old Forest School

795 Rotoehu Road | Pongakawat | Bay Of Plenty

Venue Features

Size: 120 guests

Facilities: BYO Catering, Outdoor Fire, Outdoor Bar, BYO Alcohol, Accomodation

Venue Details:

Weddings at the Old Forest School

Old Forest School is the perfect spot for weddings with onsite accommodation. Hidden away in the Rotoehu Forest. It is truly magical with historic buildings, rustic barns and expansive grounds that are entirely surrounded by forest. Located 45 minutes south of Tauranga and only 49km from Rotorua.

DJ Sound Equipment setup

Our state of the art DJ setup is compact and takes up very little space leaving plenty of room for you and your guests to dance. We use reliable brands such as Sennheiser™, Pioneer™ and Bose™ so you can be assured of the best sound experience and we guarantee you and your guests will still enjoy conversation anywhere in the venue.


Your guests will love using the open air photo booths. You and your guests will have fun and laughter with the many props provided. 

Indoor Fireworks

Making a grand entrance? Indoor fireworks will wow your guests. Completely safe and cold to the touch, they look amazing at any occasion.

Lighting and special effects

Fancy a colour change? How about dancing on a cloud? We have an extensive range of special effects to take your event to the next level. 

For music and entertainment