Escape the hustle of the city – come join us over in Diamond Harbour and experience the peace and tranquility of Manaaki Mai Lodge & Retreat

Manaaki Mai Lodge,
Retreat & Venue

Manaaki Mai, your perfect wedding venue, your next weekend escape away, or off-site training and workshop venue for hire. Only a 10 minute ferry ride from the picturesque port town of Lyttelton or 40 minutes by car from the centre of Christchurch. Ferry pickups and lunch platters available on request.

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Our Partners

Herb Nerd NZ

Bush Farm School

HMS Hair-Makeup-Styling

Weaving Light Photography

Preserved Catering

Volcano Market


Thank you to the following fantastic Photographers who have let us use their stunning images taken at Manaaki Mai Lodge and Retreat, and around Purau Bay.

Dean Kozanic

Stephen Howard

Jeffery Wen