From the wedding album: Niki and Richie

Niki and Richie got married in the Tasman River Reserve between Glen Tanner and Mt Cook Village in December of 2014.  It was an overcast day, but with the backdrop of New Zealand’s tallest mountain set against the wide open river valley, it didn’t look dull, it looked dramatic and moody. And yet they didn’t…

Meet my mate: Bev Bell, wedding photographer

I’ve been working as a celebrant for over 3 years now.  I’ve met a lot of other people working in the industry.  I want to share some of them with you, especially those who I work with regularly, and see how well they do their job time and time again.  Consider this me doing some…

Real Weddings: Sarah and Mike

It turns out Weatherman Sam was right about the weather not being conducive to a helicopter flight out of Tekapo last Friday.  And while that would have been really really awesome – I mean who doesn’t want to go for a ride in a helicopter – Sarah and Mike’s elopement wedding in Tekapo was so…

Ask me about the locals

So you’re thinking about getting married in Tekapo? This is totally my patch! I’m based in Fairlie, just half an hour away from Tekapo. Maybe you live here too… in which case you might already know all of this, and maybe you should take a look at my post on getting your marriage licence or…