Award-winning Tairoa Lodge has a reputation for producing delicious food, beautifully presented and with consistent quality and quantity.  All our catering is made from start to finish in the kitchens at Tairoa Lodge using the freshest of produce and locally sourced ingredients.  We pride ourselves in varying our menu’s for repeat clients by keeping a database of all menus and can offer an extensive array of menu ideas, table settings and venue themes for your special occasion.

In-house Catering

From an in-house menu for guests staying in our accommodation to catering in Tairoa Church Hall for private celebrations, corporate functions and funerals, the Tairoa Lodge catering team will cook up delicious treats, personalised to your function. As experts in event management we can offer a service which will ensure every little detail is covered, so as an organiser you can relax and enjoy the festivities with your family and friends. Our award-winning hospitality team will ensure you leave having had a wonderful, memorable and special occasion.


Tairoa Lodge’s catering team produces delicious options for after the funeral service, for morning tea, lunch or afternoon tea.  Using fresh ingredients and home baking our catering is always enjoyed by those attending and provides an opportune time to share stories and memories with family and friends.

High Tea

Tairoa Church Hall is the perfect venue for a traditional High Tea. Guest tables are beautifully set with fresh flowers, vintage side plates, cups and saucers and pretty serviettes. A delicious selection of cocktail sandwiches, mini Tairoa homemade savouries and petite cakes are displayed on tiered cake stands or china platters, with tea and coffee served from silver coffee pots and china teapots.

Simply Devine

Delicious homemade cakes for special occasions or, if you wish to treat your clients for a corporate event or give a special Christmas gift. Traditional recipes tried and tested over time and baked with only the freshest, natural ingredients in the kitchen of Tairoa Lodge. All beautifully packaged and the taste…..simply devine.

Catering in a Box

If you’re looking for something a little different for your next event or require a convenient take-away option for a Event on the Go, let Tairoa Lodge design a menu suitable for your occasion. It may be a Picnic Wedding Box, Ploughman’s Platter, individual Lunch in a Box or Bag.   Catering in a box is perfect for outdoor corporate and team building events, bus or sports trips, any occasion where you’re on the go!