Entries by Jane Byrne


Christmas Party Themes for 2013

What’s popular this year So you’re trying to think of a great idea for this years Christmas party. We thought we’d do a little bit of research ourselves and find out what the most popular christmas party themes are this year. We were quite surprised to find the ‘Ugly Jumper Christmas Party’ was one of […]


Looking for a Christmas function venue in Wellington?

Christmas Functions at Silverstream Retreat Daylight saving has now started and Spring is well underway. It’s a scary thought, but Christmas is just around the corner. If you are in charge of organising your workplace Christmas function this year and you are looking for a venue in the Wellington region, make sure you put Silverstream […]


How to run an effective meeting

Meeting agenda and preparation key to a successful meeting Silverstream Retreat offer a wide variety of meeting facilities, from small intimate meetings to large high profile meetings. With our state-of-the-art multimedia facilities, superior lighting, air-conditioning and heating systems all set in a beautiful contemporary space. For those of you who are planning a meeting we’ve […]


Wedding Photography

Printable Wedding Photography Shot List Make sure you don’t miss any of those must have wedding shots, download our Wedding Photography Shot List and start planning your wedding photography. This list will give you some ideas of the types of shots normally taken at a ceremony. Your wedding photographer will probably take most of these […]


How to promote your Wellington conference online – Part l

How to promote your Wellington conference online – Part l So you’ve decided on a date, booked a venue and designed your conference brand. Now the important job of marketing your conference. Website technology makes it easy to get the word out about your conference. Good marketing inspires people to register and once people have […]


Indoor vs. Outdoor Wedding

Indoor or Outdoor Wedding: : Deciding on the right choice for you Always dreamed of an intimate summer wedding outside? Or maybe a romantic candlelit indoor wedding. At Silverstream Retreat we cater for both indoor and outdoor weddings, our elegant Boardwalk Garden makes a magical backdrop for any wedding, with a rustic gazebo overlooking the […]


Homemade Wedding Decorations

Ideas to inspire your homemade wedding decorations We all now weddings can be expensive and we’re always looking for ways to ‘keep the costs down’. Incorporating handmade items into weddings has become growing trend over the last few years and sometimes you just want something that doesn’t exist in the stores. Inspired by the recent […]

Wellington region’s tourism attractions

Why not include a trip to some of the Wellington region’s tourism attractions in your conference agenda If you are planning a Wellington Conference you may want to consider including a trip to one of the Wellington region’s tourism attractions on the agenda, especially if you have guests from out of town. Whether it’s a […]

Mid Winter functions at Silverstream Retreat

Book your mid winter Christmas function today! Winter is almost upon us so you’re probably starting to think about where to have your workplace mid winter Christmas function. What better way to forget the winter chills than a gathering with great food, wine and friends at Silverstream Retreat? Silverstream Retreat is the perfect venue for […]