Welcome to Fernz

Fernz is a dynamic and experienced catering company that will work with you in creating a function that completely fits your needs. Our directors and team have worlds of experience in catering and hospitality.

Fernz has a reputation for creating tasty, quality and stylish food for any occasion. We’re efficient, flexible and happy to arrange your special event at one of our venues or a venue of your choice.

We look forward to meeting with you to discuss your requirements, and help you create a really memorable event.

Contact us, we can chat about your event and your ideas. Our role is to remove the stress of catering so you can confidently relax and enjoy the event with your guests.

Introduction to Fernz Catering

Fernz Catering is owned and operated by Robert Blake and Jodi Colquhoun.  It has an extremely efficient and reliable operation, which offers professional catering, beverage service and event management to a quality clientele.

With a combined experience in the catering industry of over 35 years, Fernz has the expertise and the team to cater for, and manage, large scale events and functions which revolve around the provision of hospitality.

Examples of Fernz Events

FIM Grand Prix, Western Springs, March 2013

Fernz managed the catering and beverages in the VIP hospitality areas, along with all catering required for racers, judges and television crews for the week leading up to the race day.

ITU World Championship Series Grand Final Auckland, Queens Wharf, October 2012

Fernz was selected as caterer for the World Triathlon Grand Final.  This included catering the opening ceremony pasta party for 3,700 people and the closing ceremony awards dinner for 4,500 people.  Fernz managed the supply of alcohol and non alcoholic drinks, provided catering for the VIPs over the race weekend and also managed the catering for the hundreds of volunteers over the days prior to the main event, and on the race days.  Fernz have been secured to cater this event again in April 2013.

FIM Grand Prix, Western Springs, March 2012

Fernz managed the catering and beverages in the VIP hospitality areas, along with all catering required for racers, judges and television crews for the week leading up to the race day.

Foo Fighters Concert, Western Springs, December 2011

Fernz was the sole supplier of alcohol to the general public at the Foo Fighters concert at Western Springs Stadium which attracted 45,000 fans. Fernz accomplished this brilliantly while complying with all special license conditions and practising host responsibility.

Auckland ITU Triathlon World Cup, Queens Wharf, October 2011

Fernz was contracted to cater the opening ceremony at the Cloud for 1,000 people and catered for the VIPs on race day.   Fernz also catered for the hundreds of volunteers over the days prior to the main event, and on race day.

RWC Fanzone, The Cloud 1&2, Queens Wharf, September 2011

Fernz was awarded the contract to operate the Rugby World Cup Fanzone within the Cloud Zones 1 & 2 on Queens Wharf.  Fernz management and staff were instrumental in ensuring this was a success with visitors to the venue leaving with a positive lasting impression of great New Zealand hospitality.   Fernz worked with the exclusive major sponsors to give them maximum exposure.

ACDC Concert, Western Springs, February 2009

Fernz managed all aspects surrounding the supply of alcohol for the general public on a profit share basis at the ACDC concert at Western Springs Stadium. The event attracted 50,000 fans.

In conclusion

Fernz would be delighted to have the opportunity to discuss your requirements with you and we would value the opportunity to tell you more about our company and our capabilities.

Events we cater…

Corporate Events · Cocktail Parties · Christmas Functions · Weddings · BBQ’s · Breakfasts · Lunches · Dinners · Seminars · AGM’s · Product Launches · Private Home Catering · End of Year Celebrations · Themed Parties · or Your Special Occasion

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Venues we cater…

Fernz operates catering services at: Netball Waitakere Te Pai Centre · AMI Netball North Harbour · Akarana Golf Course, Mt Roskill · Western Springs Speedway, VIP area

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