Here at Southern Bride, we believe planning a wedding doesn’t need to be overwhelming. That’s why we share practical and down-to-earth wedding planning support for NZ brides and grooms wanting an amazing wedding day.

Southern Bride is a website and community. Our main goal here is to empower you to enjoy your wedding planning. There’s an expectation that your wedding day will be the best day of your life – so why don’t we make those months of wedding planning awesome too?!

Weddings (and the planning of them!) shouldn’t be overwhelming or complicated. Less stress sounds lovely right?

Get your wedding planning started

To get started on your stress-free wedding journey, sign up for a wedding planning to-do list here.  This wedding planning checklist is a helpful list of tasks, broken down roughly when they should be completed, so you can prioritize.

How we help

Amazing PRACTICAL Wedding Planning Advice

Nearly 200 articles that tackle a wide range of wedding planning dilemmas are covered on the Southern Bride website. Check out our archives for advice on bridesmaids, wedding budgets, dealing with guests, planning your ceremony, the logistics around wedding receptions, and more.

We have yet to share the best part with you – The Southern Bride Tribe! We’ve got an awesome, supportive, helpful Facebook Group full of brides, newlyweds, wedding vendors, and occasionally a groom. All in there to help, inspire and get advice on wedding planning and relationships. Wedding planning support right where you are, so you don’t have to remember another login. Get amongst it.

Dive into our wedding planning advice now – here’s a selection of some popular posts to get you started: