Stories and Testimonials

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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He sang his vows!!

Evidently, Brandon is a man of few words, except when he has a guitar in his hand, so he sang his vows to Tyree!! There wasn’t a dry-eye in the place! He borrowed the words from a famous musician – but they were perfect. Initially, Brandon and Tyr…

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A beautiful thank you message from Maria and Huw

Maria and Huw’s ceremony was one of the more elaborate and intricate ceremonies I have officiated at – it was a true pleasure to be a part of their very special day. Today I received this wonderful thank you message from them: “We could not dream …

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I can’t pick a favourite photo!

James and Jayshri have already featured on my pages, but Jim Pollard has just sent me these amazing photos of their ceremony – and I can’t choose just one – they are all fabulous!

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