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How to Choose the Music for your Wedding

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For some, choosing the right wedding day music is a no-brainer: they’ve always wanted a string quartet; love a live singer; or like to party to their favourite club tracks – so a DJ is the answer. If you haven’t already made your mind up on your choice of wedding day music, it can actually be […] Read more…

THE 6 EASIEST WAYS TO REUSE, RECYCLE, REDUCE WASTE AND SAVE MONEY ON THE BIG DAY

Something green, something blue, something borrowed… something reused?! Of course, you knew it before you get engaged… the troubling, tricky but unavoidable fact is that throwing a wedding is an expensive exercise!  If you are anything like me, then as you delve deeper into the wedding planning process (and the bills start to pile up) you can’t help […] Read more…

Will you wear a veil on your wedding day?

The veil is perhaps the single most symbolic piece of a bride’s wedding day attire. Even for those who have occasion to wear elaborate gowns on more than just their wedding day, it’s hard to picture when else one would ever wear a veil! While traditionally a wedding veil was as expected as a white dress, nowadays a […] Read more…

How to Organise a Marquee Wedding

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We are absolutely spoiled for choice when it comes to planning a wedding and searching for venues in New Zealand. Whether you’re eloping on one of NZ’s beautiful beaches, planning an intimate gathering at a family farm, or an elaborate and extravagant event on one of our many beautiful wineries, it’s not hard to find somewhere […] Read more…

Autumnal Styled Shoot at Treghan Lodge in Kerikeri

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Having made no secret of my love for the Bay of Islands, and Kerikeri especially, I leapt at the opportunity to produce a styled shoot at Treghan Lodge last month. That I’d also finally be able to don a John Zimmermann gown didn’t hurt either. Together with a group of talented local suppliers, and my […] Read more…

3 ways to Ensure you Remember your Wedding Day

How can you Ensure you Remember your Wedding Day? Slow down, be present and soak up every single moment so that you remember your wedding day. It’s one of the most commonly cited wedding day tips, but few ever actually explain how to ensure you remember your wedding day. If you’re anything like me (or even if […] Read more…

Is Your Wedding “All About You”?

“It’s your big day”; “Do whatever makes you happy – it’s your day!”; and “It’s all about you!” Now, I’m not here to rain on your parade, but I must disagree. IMHO at least, your wedding is not all about you. Yes, you (the two of you, remember?) are the centre of attention… Yes, you can (mostly) tell […] Read more…

Planning a Winter Wedding?

If you’re having a Winter Wedding, firstly Congratulations, and secondly, how nice to be choosing to do something out of the ordinary! It’s smart as well – your photographer, florist, and venue will be feeling the quiet season too, meaning their sole focus will be on you and your day.  Read below for some more smart and […] Read more…

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