Marriage / Wedding Ceremonies

Love was in the air during this very special ceremony

I first met Greg and Anne-Marie in September last year and we had an instant connection and so was absolutely delighted when they chose me as their marriage celebrant. The ceremony was at Stoneridge Estate overlooking Lake Hayes just 20 minutes fr…

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locals marry in Queenstown – why choose anywhere else?

This is the time of year that we see more locals marrying than any other time of the year. Why? Because we know when the weather is usually at its best and when the colours are in their prime. Local couple Zoe and Tafoa married in the gorgeous cha…

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A thank you note from my first wedding for 2013

Bryan and Lani chose Peregrine Winery in the Gibbston Valley, approximately 20 minutes from Queenstown, for their ceremony – and what a magic day it was! Lani surprised Bryan with a song that she had written and her brother sung it during the cere…

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Elegant wedding at Matakauri Lodge

A lovely thank you message has just come from Kylie and Robert who married at Matakauri Lodge in mid January, it was a fabulous day and it was a true pleasure to meet Kylie and Robert as well as their close friends and family: “…yes married life…

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How can we make our ceremony extra special?

Each ceremony is unique, it should reflect the couples relationship and what is important to them, as well as their love and friendship and humour and so many other things as well. How can all this be achieved in about 20-30 minutes? I usually sug…

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Happy Valentine’s Day everyone!

I have just returned from Wanaka a lovely township about 1 hour from here Queenstown where Kevin and Ayaka were married on the lakefront at 10am – there were no red roses in sight – but Ayaka carried a lovely bouquet of lavender and now Kevin beli…

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sneak peak of a surprise wedding on Monday

On Sunday morning, Molly didn’t know she was getting married the next day! After 16 years of being together Michael decided they knew each other well enough and wanted to marry Molly, so he organised a surprise wedding, with the help of Sarah from…

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One for the boys!

When Stefan and Michael first contacted me regarding their ceremony I was very excited as their plans involved a helicopter, Mount Cook, a glacier landing for their ceremony followed by a flight to Milford and a cruise through the fiord before fly…

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An intimate family affair

Tim and Katherine chose the gorgeous Chapel by the Lake for their intimate ceremony. Their guests were their parents and both fathers read readings from The Bible that were perfect for the setting as well as acted as witnesses on the marriage lice…

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Helicopters, wind, laughter

When Michelle and Nick booked their heli-wedding with Minetta of The Wedding Company almost 3 weeks before their big day they hadn’t realised how windy it can be in Queenstown in spring. The talented pilots from Heliworks found the perfect spot ou…

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