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Wedding Planning – Spend or Save? Saavy tips to create your beautiful day!

There’s no denying it, weddings can be expensive! But it is possible is have an amazing wedding without financially...
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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,...
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Considering a Cocktail Style Wedding?

Cocktail style weddings – are you a fan? Planning a wedding now gives you freedom to move away from wedding traditions...
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Ten Reasons for a Magical Waipuna Wedding

Here are ten reasons for a Waipuna wedding! We could go on and on about why you need a Waipuna wedding! To make it...
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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...

How to plan your wedding during Covid and avoid unnecessary stress?!

Wedding Planning During Covid! How to plan your wedding during Covid?! As if you didn’t have enough to think about...

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…...

Five Unique Wedding Ideas

Weddings are steeped in beautiful traditions as most of us know, but not everyone wants a hugely traditional wedding....
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8 Tips to Beat Wedding Planning Overwhelm!

Beating wedding planning stress is important - overall planning your wedding should be fun and hopefully enjoyable!...

How to Create Your Wedding Budget!

Ok, let’s be honest from the get-go! Your wedding budget may not be one of the most exciting parts of planning your...
Create Your Wedding Seating Plan: Your Go-to Guide!

Create Your Wedding Seating Plan: Your Go-to Guide!

Wondering how to get started on your seating plan or considering not having one? We hear you; it can be tempting to forgo a seating plan especially if you are feeling overwhelmed. We've designed your go-to guide to creating your wedding seating plan to make it a whole...

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How to Create Your Wedding Budget!

How to Create Your Wedding Budget!

Ok, let’s be honest from the get-go! Your wedding budget may not be one of the most exciting parts of planning your wedding, but it’s a very important part! Our top tips on how to create your wedding budget will outline why it’s important, how to actually create your...

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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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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? Here we have it, our 5 things to avoid doing on your wedding day! You’re in the midst of...

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Ten Reasons for a Magical Waipuna Wedding

Ten Reasons for a Magical Waipuna Wedding

Here are ten reasons for a Waipuna wedding! We could go on and on about why you need a Waipuna wedding! 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...

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Considering a Cocktail Style Wedding?

Considering a Cocktail Style Wedding?

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! Booking a romantic night away at Waipuna is going to make it simple though! 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...

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