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New Zealand Weddings Issue 68 Autumn 2019

Four times a year New Zealand Weddings is the must-have buy for every modern bride with over 200 pages packed with advice and inspiration to help plan the perfect day. Innovative ideas and creative touches put a contemporary twist on tradition making New Zealand Weddings the modern guide for every bride.

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Country:
New Zealand
Language:
English
Publisher:
NZ Weddings Magazine Ltd
Frequency:
Quarterly
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4 Issues

in this issue

2 min.
hello

As the typical New Zealand ‘wedding season’ takes a step to the side, and the nationwide sprinkling of Wedding Shows step up (see page 16 for upcoming events), now is the perfect time to hunker down and get some things ticked off your big-day planning list. The timeframe which you choose to organise a wedding has no limits, expectations or boundaries. So whether you’ve got eight weeks or eight months to plan the details of your special day, it can be done well, with style, and with your sanity intact. It simply requires some good planning, a calm attitude, and – importantly – an understanding of the big picture and continuing to bring your mind back to that on the regular: you’re making a commitment to the love of your life. The…

1 min.
calendar of events

27-28TH APRIL 2019 Hitch’d Wedding Fair, Kumeu, Auckland Gain fresh ideas from Auckland’s best and trusted wedding vendors. hitchdweddingfair.com 5TH MAY 2019 Wellington Wedding Show The capital’s best wedding specialists under one roof. thewellingtonweddingshow.co.nz 11TH MAY 2019 One Wonderful Day, Hamilton A boutique wedding fair full of authenticity, atmosphere and bridal specialists. onewonderfulday.co.nz 19TH MAY 2019 Taranaki Weddings Show, New Plymouth Taranaki’s one-stop-shop for local wedding vendors and ‘everything wedding’. taranakiweddings.com 26TH MAY 2019 The Bay of Plenty Wedding Show, Mt Maunganui Over 100 exhibitors offer wonderful wedding ideas. thebayofplentyweddingshow.co.nz 26TH MAY 2019 The Northland Wedding Expo, Whangarei Find cakes, gowns, venues and more. facebook.com/thenorthlandweddingexpo MAY & SEPTEMBER Wild Hearts Wedding Fair Auckland, Christchurch & Queenstown. wildheartsweddingfairs.co.nz 9TH JUNE 2019 The Coromandel Wedding Expo, Bay of Plenty Discover local suppliers for your dream wedding. thebridaltable.com 23RD JUNE 2019 Manawatu Wedding Expo, Palmerston North Exhibitors from around the country mean only the best for your day. expos.co.nz…

1 min.
2 ways to optimum wedding wellbeing

1 VITA BIOSA is a certified organic, ready-to-drink probiotic herbal tonic. With its unique combination of pre-, pro-and post-biotics, it helps support the immune, gastrointestinal, and reproductive systems. Beat the bloat and feel great on your wedding day. biosa.co.nz 2 NUZEST’S GOOD GREEN STUFF is the feel-good superfood with 75+ real-food and premium quality ingredients, providing nutrients in their best forms for comprehensive nutritional support in one daily serve. Glow from the inside out on your big day! nuzest.co.nz…

2 min.
new and noteworthy

Beautiful Indian Design After Hindu wedding attire, but not sure where to start? Kaysons’ Auckland store is our go-to for Indian bridalwear, menswear, sarees and more. With a range of styles, fabrics and colours available, your selection can be tailored to fit or made just for you. Kaysons pride themselves on customer service and on-trend offerings for all occasions. Follow @kaysonsnz on Facebook. Treasured scents There’s no better time to discover a fragrance that has special meaning – both now and forever. Trinity from The Olfactory is a collection of three perfumes designed to connect mind, body and soul. theolfactorynz.com SO/AUCKLAND LOOKING FOR AN INNER CITY HONEYMOON SPOT? DESIGNER HOTEL SO/AUCKLAND IS OPEN AND THE RAVE REVIEWS ABOUT THE FOOD, SPACES AND SPA KEEP A-COMIN’. SEE FOR YOURSELF AT SOFITEL.COM BEGINNING FOREVER LOOKING FOR A YOUNG, DOWN-TO-EARTH…

1 min.
treats

FOR YOU OR A FRIEND Planning a wedding can be hard work. A little something special for you, or a thank you to someone else, can go a long way. A FRIEND INDEED winefriend.co.nz Take the hassle out of choosing a gift by selecting a package of gorgeous wine at a price that suits you - delivered as well! Expertly picked by Chief Tasting Officer Yvonne Lorkin, the wines come exclusively from awesome boutique wineries and are tailored to your (or your gift recipient’s) personal taste. MY TREAT BODY mytreat.co.nz. One-off or Subscription Box. My Treat’s goal is to make their customers feel beautiful from the inside out, and treat themselves more often. They create each giftbox thoughtfully with a variety of high-quality products, with an element of surprise and delight, encouraging more in the way of…

1 min.
have couples gone barking mad?

Involving your pet (namely, dogs) in your wedding ceremony, and having them there for the reception too, is increasingly popular. So much so that one of the first questions to be asked of venues is whether or not they are dog friendly. If you can’t find a venue that’ll allow your furry friend to attend, no problem. Backyard, farm and forest weddings will keep everyone happy. We asked Kiwis how they involved, or plan to involve, their pet on their wedding day: Faye Carey: Yes, I'm a dog trainer and my girl will definitely be our ring bearer Shaheda Khan: If Rover was alive… I'd keep him with me for the entire wedding ceremony Tania Hastelow: Yes, we had our five Siberian huskies with us after our ceremony! Debbie Hawker: He was our ring bearer! Perfectly…