Getting Married in a National Park: Mother Nature’s Wedding Venue
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Getting Married in a National Park: Mother Nature’s Wedding Venue

This guest post is by Terri Everett, The Dream Maker Destination Wedding & Events. Terri’s here today to discuss the logistics of getting married somewhere a little different – a national park. She’s one of very few operators who are able to marry couples within national parks, so she has a wealth of knowledge to share about getting…

What to Look for When Choosing Your Wedding Guest Accommodation
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What to Look for When Choosing Your Wedding Guest Accommodation

Often brides find themselves needing to organise wedding guest accommodation for out of town family and friends. They then include details about accommodation options together with their wedding invitations or save the dates. We talked with Riverridge Retreat, a beautiful wedding destination in South Otago, for their tips on choosing wedding guest accommodation. 6 Tips…

6 Reasons Why You Should Choose a Marquee Wedding
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6 Reasons Why You Should Choose a Marquee Wedding

Why should you consider hosting a marquee wedding? We met with the team from Happyhire, marquee hire specialists, for their thoughts. Why Pick a Marquee Wedding? A marquee wedding gives you the perfect venue at your choice of location. It can also provide additional shelter when you’ve chosen somewhere, which isn’t big enough to meet your…

Is an All-Inclusive Wedding Right for You?
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Is an All-Inclusive Wedding Right for You?

Are you considering an all inclusive wedding package, or one where you organise everything individually? Perhaps you haven’t even thought about it yet? We chatted with the team from Dunedin Venues for their thoughts on la carte vs all-inclusive wedding packages. A La Carte Vs All Inclusive Wedding Packages Like most brides, you’ll be keeping…

Organising the Space for Your Wedding Reception
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Organising the Space for Your Wedding Reception

Have you considered whether you’ve got enough space for your wedding reception? When you’ve laid out the tables, chairs, dance floor and buffet area, will it look crowded or empty? We talked with Dunedin’s wedding and furniture hire company Swell Event Hire about their thoughts on organising wedding spaces using different floor plans. Calculating the…

“What questions should I be asking when looking for a wedding venue?”
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“What questions should I be asking when looking for a wedding venue?”

Finding a wedding venue is one of the first things that you need to do when planning your wedding. The wedding ceremony site and reception venue is the foundation for your wedding celebrations, so it’s important to pick a site that fits you, your budget and the day you have dreamed of. Finding the perfect…