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What’s cooler than an Ice Sculpture on your Wedding Day? Queenstown Ice reveals all!

The Iceman reveals why he has the coolest job in town and how Queenstown Ice has grown with the wedding market.
Member of the QWA for nearly a year, Richard Scott has nurtured Queenstown Ice from back-yard bagged cubes of ice, to supplier of carving blocks for both ice bars,

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Posted in destination wedding, Queenstown, Queenstown Wedding, Same Sex Marriage, Uncategorized, Wedding Hire, wedding styling


‘A Top Cruise’ give us the guided tour on their girls!

New Vintage car company A Top Cruise joined the Queenstown Wedding Association last year, and have been slowly building up their fleet to cover all bases when it comes to transporting Brides, Grooms, bridal party and wedding guests from A to B here in Queenstown.
Now we get to meet the girls personally and help you decide if your more Amiee,

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Posted in Queenstown, Queenstown Wedding, Same Sex Marriage, Uncategorized, Vintage Car, Wedding Ceremony, Wedding Hire, Wedding Tips


QWA Best Christmas Party EVER!!!

Oh I wish it could be Christmas Everyday…..”
(OK – maybe just once a month on a stress factor level) but seriously – what a PARTY!!! A massive thank you to everyone who came and gave their support to the 2016 QWA Christmas Party, old and new members turned out to embrace the Christmas cheer and indulge in an evening of festive friendliness!

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Posted in Queenstown, Queenstown Wedding, Uncategorized, Wedding Cake, Wedding Ceremony, Wedding Flowers, Wedding Hire, Wedding Photography, Wedding Tips


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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Posted in Heli Wedding, Queenstown, Queenstown Wedding, Same Sex Marriage, Uncategorized, Wedding Ceremony, Wedding Dress, Wedding Hire, Wedding Photography, Wedding Tips


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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Posted in Heli Wedding, Queenstown, Queenstown Wedding, Same Sex Marriage, Uncategorized, Wedding Accommodation, Wedding Ceremony, Wedding Dress, Wedding Flowers, Wedding Hire, Wedding Photography, Wedding Planner, Wedding Tips, Winery Wedding
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Queenstown Wedding Association Members Christmas Party

The QWA had a great turn out for their annual Christmas Party kindly hosted at the beautiful Nugget Point Hotel.

It was a gorgeous sunny afternoon, the drinks were flowing, the live music was joyful, and the presents (thanks secret santa) were plentiful.

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Posted in Queenstown, Queenstown Wedding, Uncategorized, Wedding Accommodation, Wedding Cake, Wedding Ceremony, Wedding Hire, Wedding Photography


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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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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Posted in Queenstown, Queenstown Wedding, Wedding Dress, Wedding Flowers, Wedding Hire, Wedding Photography, Wedding Planner, Wedding Salon Services, Wedding Tips


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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