Readings

I Like You

I Like You

After 17 years as being a marriage celebrant I have learned that it is not only important to love the person you are marrying, they have to be your best friend and someone you like! I know, it seems obvious... anyway, here is my favourite reading that I read on top of...

The loving are the daring

The loving are the daring

Australian couple, Mark and Scott chose Queenstown for their wedding ceremony not only because they had always wanted to marry in snow, mountains and lakes and Queenstown in particular, Jacks Point, had all the elements of their dream destination plus it was close...

The Prophet – Kahlil Gibran

The Prophet – Kahlil Gibran

It has been quite some time since I have heard the following read in a ceremony, however it is still one of my favourites, as I like they way it encourages independence in a very honest way. The beliefs and thoughts about love and marriage which motivate these two...

Love is a wonderful gift.

Love is a wonderful gift.

Autumn is my favourite time of the year to marry in the Queenstown area and I am not the only local who thinks this. Adam's family has lived in this area for a very long time, going way back to the gold mining era and so it was no surprise to me when he and Narae...

THE most popular reading for this season

THE most popular reading for this season

My favourite this month, so far, was a proposal from a wonderful man to his then beautiful girlfriend. The proposal was full of beautiful words, dreams and hopes - I felt very privileged to be able to share it with the couples closest family and friends, there wasn't...

A thank you from the heart

A thank you from the heart

To have found a role that I have a passion for, in which I am a part of a couples biggest day of their lives together makes me feel fulfilled and blessed, ... and then to receive the following message and photo from Mark and Kathryn just tops everything off, very...