Special Event: Easter Sunday Vintage Market

Special Event: Easter Sunday Vintage Market
Our two 2019 Vintage Market Days were such fun, and many people have been asking about another one. We are doing a return performance, this time on Easter Sunday. And guess what? We will be serving our very own Easter Hot Cross Buns. Mmmm and there will also be take...

Springfield: Our Space in Te Horo

Springfield: Our Space in Te Horo
Like many people we have discovered that sustainability is a journey not a destination.  We are proud of what we have achieved to date and will continue our adventure. Thank you to everyone who has helped us along the way and we know we still have a long distance to...

Moving Feast at Anam Cara Gardens

Moving Feast at Anam Cara Gardens
“There was no question that Ruth and Paul would cater our wedding, with Cath as our function manager,” laugh Tim and Mia. They met at Ruth Pretty Catering, 11 years ago. Mia was a function manager for five years and Tim a chef for nearly 10 years. “We wanted to...

Understated Elegance – The Milk Station

Understated Elegance – The Milk Station
Stephanie and Chris were married at The Milk Station, Otaki in early summer. We were delighted to cater for such a stylish wedding, and to share their story. “We wanted our wedding to be an understated yet elegant event for our friends and family to enjoy with us. We felt...

Small, Relaxed, Classy and Green

Small, Relaxed, Classy and Green
Harriet laughs that “definitely I was taking notes for my own wedding” when she worked front of house at Ruth Pretty Catering weddings while at Wellington Girls’ College and Victoria University. She may not have imagined that when she married Rob, they would be living in Dubai, and craving green...

Toast Martinborough 2019

Toast Martinborough 2019
A fun day at Toast Martinborough often signals the start of summer – a chance to wear that new outfit and kick back with your friends to the irresistible combination of festive wine, food and music. Did you know our partnership with Ata Rangi Wines is the longest-running show at...

Long Live Lewis’s

Long Live Lewis’s
It’s a very special occasion when a family company celebrates its 75th birthday, so a surprise day of fun and great food was planned for all 66 staff members at furnishing specialists Lewis’s. The catch? They had to prepare lunch, competing in a Cook-Off like real chefs in the Springfield...

Happy, Relaxed and Outdoors

Happy, Relaxed and Outdoors
Jason and Jenna wanted a relaxed outdoor wedding reception that “felt happy”. “We certainly got it, at Ata Rangi vineyard in Martinborough” they said, and laughed at the candid images of Jase sweeping his beautiful bride off her feet among the vines. “Finding a venue that gave us the vibe...

A Beast of a Barbecue

A Beast of a Barbecue
When Mitsubishi Motors hosted 40 dealers and hire companies for a day in Wellington recently, spread over five days, they were greeted at the airport by a Beastly line up: a dozen of the 2019 Mitsubishi Triton – Beast Mode vehicles. No sedate motorway travel for this group: they hit...