Wigram Base is one of Christchurch's most historic venues for weddings and events. Situated at the heart of what was once New Zealand’s primary Air Force training base, Wigram Base is rich with the history of what once was, while looking to the future of what can be.
The original RNZAF Base Wigram Officers Mess was built in 1938, it served officers of Royal New Zealand Air Force Base Wigram for decades. During its time it would see Royal visits, dining ins and graduation parties. After its
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sale in the 1990’s the “O’s” has been given new life as Wigram Base, paying homage to the history of the building and those who passed through her doors in its many years. The staff and management
of Wigram Base aim to provide an atmosphere befitting the building and its rich history.
Recently undergoing renovations and restoration, Wigram Base has a range of function and event spaces, from the stunning art deco ballroom complete with fully sprung parquet flooring, providing a touch ...