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Same Sex Weddings – another top reason to be married in New Zealand!

Did you know Same-sex marriage became legal in New Zealand on 19 August 2013?
That means we have been celebrating fabulous same-sex weddings for over 3 years now – something that we are very proud of!

New Zealand is the first country in Oceania, the fourth in the Southern Hemisphere,

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Member spotlight, EVE Makeup Artistry

We had a little ‘get to know you’ chat with QWA member G (Genevieve) of ‘EVE Makeup Artistry’ here in beautiful Queenstown and got some great inside info- all in the name of you (and your bridesmaids) looking smashing on the big day! This is a MUST READ for any bride wanting to look their HOTTEST.

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Queenstown: So hot right now

Hello February!

We are enjoying what is generally Queenstown’s peak month for summer weddings.

When is summer in Queenstown?

1st December to the 28th of February.

Average high temps? 20-30 deg C

Queenstown is known for long dry summer days and cool evenings.

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QWA hosted onboard the ‘Spirit of Queenstown’

There is a new ‘lady in red’ on the lake!

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The latest Queenstown Wedding Association catch up was on board the ‘Spirit of Queenstown’.

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Hosted by the bubbly Kayleigh, who is the Conference and Incentives/ Events manager for Southern Discoveries (and also has a killer Scottish accent!),

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Queenstown Dream Wedding Package Winner- An intimate winter wedding

Introducing newlyweds Mr & Mrs Vale, our winners of the incredible QWA Dream Wedding prize.

We had a chat with Holly (and Scott) of Melbourne,  after their recent intimate winter wedding in Queenstown, NZ.

When you found out that you won the amazing wedding prize,

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A Four Season Destination

The Queenstown Wedding Association was thrilled to be featured on  The Wedding Club (Formally The Knot Australia) as a four season wedding destination!

We believe Queenstown is the ultimate destination for any season – from blue skies and warm sunshine in Summer, to fresh air and autumn colours in Autumn,

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Sunset Wedding Photos

Who doesn’t love a beautiful sunset wedding portrait? We think these QWA photographers really know how to capture the amazing Queenstown sunsets that happen all of time time here in our special little town.

Today we wanted to share a few tips on how to capture the sunset on your wedding day!

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Snowfall in Queenstown

We are fortunate to have all four season in Queenstown, New Zealand! When winter rolls around and the snow starts falling couples travel from all around the world

to get married in Queentown. Wedding portraits with snow dusted mountains and clear blue skies are a frequent appearance during the winter months and our QWA photographers have managed to capture many special moments in these conditions!

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Engagement Photos

One of the best ways to get to know your wedding photographer before the big day is to have an engagement photography session. Whether you choose to have these photos taken a year out from the wedding date or the week of, engagement photos are a special way to commemorate the occasion and let your hair down,

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Selecting Your Wedding Shoes

The guests are invited, the dress has been selected, now it’s time to find the perfect shoes! From stilettos, to wedges, to flats and everything in between, selecting your wedding shoes is a very personal decision.  Taking into consideration style and fashion, yet comfort and durability, there are many things to consider when choosing your wedding shoes.

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