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We’ve written some articles which we hope are helpful as you plan for your wedding day.

Please feel free to post your comments or contact us if you have any questions.

Waipuna Estate Wedding Venue in Christchurch

Outdoor Wedding Venues Christchurch

Looking for a spectacular outdoor ceremony location complete with dramatic panoramic views of Christchurch city and...
Wedding Flowers

Pre-wedding pampering at Waipuna!

In the midst of all your wedding planning, don’t forget to think about the night before your wedding. Wouldn’t you...
Autumn wedding

Jess and Jamie’s Autumn Wedding

When thinking of an April wedding, we don't usually envisage snow on the mountains! However, in true Canterbury (and...
8 Tips to Beat Wedding Planning Overwhelm!

8 Tips to Beat Wedding Planning Overwhelm!

Beating wedding planning stress is important - overall planning your wedding should be fun and hopefully enjoyable! Sometimes it can be like riding a wave of emotions, full of highs and lows and everything in between! Those initial euphoric feelings when you first get...

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Five Unique Wedding Ideas

Five Unique Wedding Ideas

Weddings are steeped in beautiful traditions as most of us know, but not everyone wants a hugely traditional wedding. If you find yourself looking for alternative options for your wedding, read on for five unique wedding ideas! These days, weddings really do come in...

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Pros and Cons of a First Look

Pros and Cons of a First Look

Pros and cons of a first look! Just when you thought you had your head around wedding planning and a list to tick off… you might start hearing some unknown terms being flung around in wedding circles. A ‘first look’ can be one of those terms – it certainly has had...

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How to plan your wedding during Covid?!

How to plan your wedding during Covid?!

How to plan your wedding during Covid?! As if you didn’t have enough to think about with wedding planning alone, throw a global pandemic into the mix and wedding planning takes on a whole new level! So, why are we putting this blog out there now, almost a year since...

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5 Things to Avoid Doing on Your Wedding Day!

5 Things to Avoid Doing on Your Wedding Day!

No doubt you’ve had plenty of advice on all the things you should do on your wedding day – have you given any thought to the things you should avoid doing on your wedding day? You’re in the midst of wedding planning, booking your vendors, finalising details....

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Ten Reasons for a Waipuna Wedding

Ten Reasons for a Waipuna Wedding

Here are ten reasons for a Waipuna wedding! We could go on and on! To make it easy, we've picked out our top 10! Jaw-dropping views Wanting a picturesque location for your wedding with views stretching to the majestic Southern Alps, the Canterbury plains in the...

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Considering a Cocktail Style Wedding Reception?

Considering a Cocktail Style Wedding Reception?

Cocktail style weddings – are you a fan? Planning a wedding now gives you freedom to move away from wedding traditions you aren’t keen on. It is not uncommon for couples to really customise their wedding day and plan a celebration that truly reflects their personality...

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Planning a Small Intimate Wedding?

Planning a Small Intimate Wedding?

Are you planning a small intimate wedding? Small weddings have been gaining popularity over the last few years with many choosing to forgo the large-scale nuptials for a more intimate, personal celebration. Since Covid 19 hit our shores here in New Zealand at the...

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How To Choose A Wedding Venue

How To Choose A Wedding Venue

How to choose a wedding venue? You're engaged! There are no doubt plenty of things running through your mind, including your wedding venue! Selecting your wedding venue is often one of the first things couples do once they get engaged. Christchurch has such a range of...

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Book Your Romantic Night Away – Relaxation & Luxury!

Book Your Romantic Night Away – Relaxation & Luxury!

It's not easy finding that perfect way to celebrate! Sometimes trying to come up with an amazingly special gift or way to really celebrate isn’t easy. We’re not just talking your standard night out, a nice dinner and a couple of wines – we are meaning next level...

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Winter Weddings at Waipuna Estate: The 5 Best Things!

Winter Weddings at Waipuna Estate: The 5 Best Things!

It's no secret, we’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again – we LOVE winter weddings! There’s something so magical and romantic about a cosy wedding! Everyone is rugged up warm with snow glistening on the mountains! While the warmer months are the go-to seasons for...

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BYO Wedding Venue Christchurch – Waipuna Estate

BYO Wedding Venue Christchurch – Waipuna Estate

Let's face it, weddings can be expensive – and there seems to be endless ways your precious finances can be drained! Beverages can be a significant proportion of your budget, so choosing a BYO wedding venue in Christchurch like Waipuna can save you significant...

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