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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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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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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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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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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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Tips For Choosing Your Wedding Veil

Choosing to wear a veil on your wedding day is a personal decision that each bride makes during the wedding planning process. If you choose to wear a wedding veil there are many factors to consider such as the meaning behind the tradition of the veil, the style of your wedding dress,

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Planning a Christmas Wedding

With the Christmas holiday just around the corner we thought it would be a great time to share a few tips for planning a Christmas wedding! If your planning a wedding that falls in the month of December you may wish to embrace the holiday spirit and incorporate a few of these festive twists into your big day!

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Q+A with QWA Dream Wedding Package Winner Holly Bissell

Last June the Queenstown Wedding Association traveled to Melbourne, Australia to showcase Queenstown, New Zealand in the Melbourne Bride Wedding Expo 2014. We ran a competition to giveaway the Ultimate Queenstown Wedding Package to one lucky couple and today we are chatting with the winner, Holly Bissell!

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Choosing the Groom’s Suit

We often talk about the bride and her wedding dress, but today we are switching things around and giving the groom a bit of attention when it comes to his attire on the big day!

Just like wedding dresses there are many trends when it comes to the grooms attire,

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Flower Crowns

There is something so ethereal and romantic about a wedding day floral crown! The bridal  crown, created with flowers and greenery, has been a popular accessory this year and we are loving the chic and stylish look for brides and their flower girls.

The flower crown can be a unique and creative alternative to the traditional wedding veil and can be

made from real flowers,

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