Wedding and Event Venue – Bay of Islands, New Zealand

Russell Chapel On The Olive Grove is an idyllic location for weddings, events and celebrations in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand.

This historic chapel was built from solid kauri in 1875 and has many a tale to tell of past gatherings, wedding celebrations and more.  Now, it is happily placed for its new life as a venue for wedding ceremonies and any other special occasions in Russell

Not your normal chapel, not your normal venue – let the fun begin….

Latest Reviews

  • We had such a lovely day and the chapel was just perfect, it was exactly what we wanted!  We have had so many comments about how lovely the setting and chapel was.
    Thank you again.


  • I am so happy with the day, how it looked and everything. It was perfect, thank you so much for letting us get married there! I feel very lucky.

    Michelle M.

  • “As a marriage celebrant in the Bay of Islands I have had the honour of officiating a range of weddings at the beautiful Chapel on the Olive Grove. It is a fabulously, intimate venue with many fantastic more

    Ida Birch, Celebrant