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Wedding Ideas: New Zealand Wedding

Whimsical Glam Wedding at a New Zealand Antique Shop

August 22, 2017 | colleen

Laura and James embraced the unique vibe of The Vitrine for their whimsical glam wedding. They dressed up their vintage shop venue with plenty of blooms and pops of pink, including Laura’s hair (we are obsessed!). These design-forward lovebirds, who own a dog collar design shop called Dogs of Desire, communicated their vision to Amanda Norwood Design, who went above and beyond their expectations. The day wouldn’t have been complete without Chasewild there photographing all the important details and sweetness […]

Pastel New Zealand Wedding at Kuaotunu Hall

July 18, 2017 | gabby

Laura and Jamie’s New Zealand wedding was the epitome of effortlessly chic! The couple had a gorgeous waterfront ceremony at Black Jack Scenic Reserve, and chose Kuaotunu Hall as their reception venue for its informal beachy vibes. Laura’s ultimate style icon is Jane Birkin, so she wore a fabulous crocheted Daughters of Simone gown that was inspired by the fashion icon’s own famous wedding dress! Wanting to channel their own home’s relaxed boho décor, Laura and Jamie decorated their wedding […]

Moody Winter Elopement Inspiration at Coronet Mountain

October 29, 2016 | juliette

Winter is coming, and this modern medieval shoot from White Ash Photography has us day-dreaming of making a romantic escape to Coronet Mountain. The dark tones used in the florals and table settings set an appropriately moody vibe worthy of the stunning natural setting. But the true show-stopper here is the black gown from Leanne Marshall. Its non-traditional elegance upped the romance factor to 10 and took our breath away when contrasted against the snowy backdrop. From the photographer: The inspo […]

Relaxed Waterfront New Zealand Wedding at the Longbeach Estate

October 23, 2016 | gabby

Hosting their wedding on the groom’s family farm, Rachel and James’s Longbeach Estate wedding was the ultimate in rustic boho! The couple restored a 100-year-old wool shed on the farm’s property to use as their totally dreamy reception hall and included DIY elements like a complete floral design by the groom’s mother and a Momofuku-inspired wedding cake. We think Rachel’s relaxed Rue De Seine gown was a perfect match for their easygoing coastal ceremony. Eric Ronald Photography captured every moment of the couple’s […]

The Epic New Zealand Heli Wedding of This Couple’s Dreams

August 11, 2016 | gabby

New Zealand’s Remarkables mountain range is a seriously epic natural backdrop for heli weddings! When Cali natives Stephanie and Mart realized a big wedding wasn’t written in the cards for them, they headed out to Stoneridge Estate to plan a simple yet adventurous destination wedding for them. Videographer Velare and photographer Chaz Cruz captured the couple’s remarkably sweet ceremony among the Remarkables’ views! The Couple: Stephanie and Mart The Wedding: The Remarkables Mountain Range, Queenstown, New Zealand I felt like the mountain experience needed […]

The Ultimate Bohemian Wedding at Hedges Estate in South Auckland

June 24, 2016 | gabby

When we saw this wedding’s macramé ceremony backdrop, super chic florals, and crochet-inspired bridal gown, we knew we were dealing with the ultimate bohemian wedding! Summer and Graham said “I do” at Summer’s parents’ South Auckland venue, Hedges Estate, then drove off from the ceremony in a classic car to take amazing portraits with Nisha Ravji Photography. After the ceremony, guests were treated to a lovely day full of lawn games, a DIY Polaroid photo booth, and tons of dancing under […]

Vintage Rustic Wedding at Wilderness Lodge Arthur’s Pass

February 1, 2016 | nicole

Katie and Ben celebrated their wedding by treating friends and family to a New Zealand wilderness wedding experience, including a weekend of nature walks and even sheep herding! The culmination of it all was a romantic and intimate wedding ceremony at Wilderness Lodge Arthur’s Pass, where Jim Pollard We Are captured the couple exchanging their vows in a faint snowfall in front of their loved ones. Katie and Ben are dedicated to being eco-friendly, and we […]

Italian Inspired New Zealand Wedding at Sileni Estates

January 31, 2016 | jackie

After a proposal in Capri, Italy, James and Ella wanted to somehow incorporate Italian culture into their New Zealand wedding. They landed on “a long Italian lunch in a beautiful New Zealand vineyard setting.” Consistent with their theme, they chose warm-green, white, and taupe for their color palette, which perfectly accentuated the natural setting of Sileni Estates. Chasewild beautifully captured the couple enjoying their special day! The Couple: James and Ella The Wedding: Sileni Estates, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand From the […]

Vintage-Inspired Queenstown Wedding at Jacks Point

January 5, 2016 | nicole

Jaimie and William were married in an intimate ceremony at Jacks Point overlooking The Remarkables near Queenstown, New Zealand. Jaimie perfected her vintage-inspired bridal look, from old Hollywood blonde curls to a fur stole and a curve-hugging Mary Ioannidis gown. Photographer Jim Pollard We Are brilliantly captured the day’s beauty, including reception decor designed by Colour Me Happy and the breathtaking views of the mountains in the distance. The Couple: Jaimie and William The Wedding: Jacks Point, Queenstown, New Zealand By choosing […]

2015 Favorite – Epic New Zealand Wedding

December 26, 2015 | jackie

With its breathtaking views, icy-blue water, and gorgeous landscaping, Walter Peak Station in Queenstown, New Zealand couldn’t have been more perfect for Emma and Keith’s magnificent wedding. Jim Pollard goes click perfectly captured the couple as they embraced their jaw-dropping surroundings. The couple, along with their incredible photographer, show us what a destination wedding is all about! The Couple: Emma and Keith The Wedding: Walter Peak Station, Queenstown, New Zealand The Wedding Team:Photography – Jim Pollard goes click Event Planning – Real Journeys Venue – […]