Recommended Wedding Vendors

Below is a list of recommended wedding vendors. These are professionals who I work with often and find really helpful. This list isn’t comprehensive – I add to it when I remember!

All these websites should open in a new page so you can browse to your heart’s content.

I also highly recommend checking out the wedding vendors that are Southern Bride Verified.

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Wedding Advice & Planning

Southern Bride – helpful wedding planning blog with lots of free advice and support

She Said Yes – another helpful wedding planning blog from Megan

Encore Event Coordination – day-of wedding coordinator based in Dunedin

Alare Weddings – wedding planner from Hamilton

Wedding Venues

Grandview Gardens – a beautiful, rustic wedding venue in a rural garden setting in Outram

The Homestead and Woolshed on Racecourse – a beautiful wedding venue in Omakau

Wedding Photographers

O’Neill Photographics – Craig is a talented wedding photographer based in Dunedin

Lisa Reid Photography – A lovely lady and wonderful wedding photographer in Dunedin

Michele Newman Photography – My wedding photographer!


Arbitrary Cakes – delicious and beautiful cakes

Wedding Celebrants

Angela Port Weddings – Angela is a lovely wedding celebrant from Dunedin

Miranda Zander – Wedding celebrant, new mamma, and all round awesome chick

Wedding Dresses

Beau Couture – Beautiful bespoke dresses in Dunedin, NZ

Brides by Donna Rae – A stunning range of wedding gowns including many exclusive to her store, Donna’s range is the best in the South


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