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Bride & Groom #94 Spring 2017

Bride & Groom is New Zealand’s No 1 selling magazine and the essential guide to getting married. Packed full of informative articles, reader’s weddings, inspirational ideas, helpful tips, latest trends and bridal fashion, to make your wedding planning a breeze.

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The Fusion Group Ltd
R 74,03
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2 Issues

in this issue

1 min.
editor’s letter

Dear Readers, Welcome to the spring issue of Bride & Groom magazine! The new wedding season has begun here in beautiful New Zealand, which means many of you will be searching for those finishing touches for your celebration. From diamonds to décor, we have you covered with helpful articles, inspiring ideas and gorgeous fashion, plus details of our dreamy visit to the beautiful Pacific island of Niue for our fashion pages and travel article. We also share must-read advice from brides who have been there, done that, and learned from their experiences – check out their tips on page 42. On page 24 we announce our amazing 2017 Wedding of the Year competition – open to all couples married this year. The awesome prizes up for grabs include a luxury holiday in…

1 min.
our wedding hub...

instagram The place where we share all things beautiful, @nzbrideandgroom gives you inspo for those big-day details! We love seeing snaps of you enjoying the magazine, so share them with us using #nzbrideandgroom and tag the photo @nzbrideandgroom, you’ll be in to win! brideandgroom.co.nz Check out our website for inspiration, planning tools, wedding suppliers, real weddings, competitions, an online shop, free downloadables and more. For the latest news and offers direct to your inbox, sign up to our e-newsletter. www.brideandgroom.co.nz facebook Follow us for inspiring wedding ideas, amazing competitions, the latest wedding news, wedding events, bridal sales, behind-the-scenes photos from Bride & Groom, and much more. www.facebook.com/nzbrideandgroom online shop Visit our online shop to buy the latest issue of the magazine, a digital version or past issues, plus Bride & Groom Show tickets and choose your subscription…

2 min.
liah & john

‘Something so intimate Having owned and operated a bridal design company in New Plymouth for years, Liah Roebuck and her fiancé, John, were excited to plan their wedding alongside their amazing friends in the industry. Everything came together beautifully to create a dreamy day with a modern rustic theme. Liah shares their story… Not many people can say they made their own wedding gown, and for me it’s something I will cherish forever. In the lead-up to the wedding I spent time and love hand stitching and getting my gown perfect. I was so excited to reveal all my hard work to John. Aside from the ceremony, our first look was the biggest highlight of the day for me. Approaching John, tapping him on the shoulder and seeing his reaction is a moment…

2 min.
wedding inspiration

save the date Join us on Sunday 6 May 2018 as we celebrate New Zealand’s biggest and most exciting wedding event – the 23rd Bride & Groom Show! Packed with glitz, glamour and inspiring wedding ideas to suit all styles and budgets, next year’s Show will be a must-attend event for all couples planning their dream wedding and honeymoon. Ellerslie Event Centre and its beautiful gardens will be buzzing with the best the wedding industry has to offer – you’ll be able to meet designers, hear live music, taste cakes, smell bouquets, see table settings, marquees and cars, all in one place, on one day. There will be lots of special offers, prizes and giveaways on the day, so gather your friends and family, and come along and enjoy the party…

1 min.
wedding inspiration

set the scene Fall in love with beautiful Cibo. Their team work tirelessly to make your wedding a day you will cherish forever, tailoring a package to suit all budgets and styles. Cibo, Auckland Phone 09 303 9660 Email enquiry@cibo.co.nz www.cibo.co.nz just the two of you Let Donna, Celebrant by the Sea, create a beautiful, intimate wedding day, free of stress and without high cost. Elope to Sunlover Retreat in Tairua, Coromandel Peninsula for a romantic celebration of your love story and marriage. Celebrant by the Sea Phone 027 848 1612 Email donna@celebrantbythesea.co.nz www.celebrantbythesea.co.nz…

2 min.
weddings on waiheke

Just a 40-minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland is the jewel of the Hauraki Gulf – Waiheke Island. With its beautiful beaches, stunning bush, a rich art culture, award-winning vineyards and restaurants, it is also home to a well-established community of world-class wedding professionals, making it an ideal choice for your big day. WEDDING WONDERLAND Waiheke Island is a year-round wedding destination, with long, hot summer days in the peak season of December through March, gorgeous autumnal colours making for picture-perfect backdrops from April through May, and during winter… think log fires, romantic wine cellar ceremonies, and delicious wine and cuisine. There’s a variety of ceremony and reception options on the island, from a classic church wedding or simple beach affair, to a romantic vineyard celebration or elegant gathering at an exclusive lodge,…