This is our ever growing library of tips and advices from New Zealand wedding vendors, brides and our MKW team to help you on your wedding planning journey.

How To Avoid Having a Boring Wedding

  After all the months and months of wedding planning and preparations, it comes down to how successful your wedding day will be. Yes, your wedding is for your happiness and satisfaction and not for the people around you. But we know you wouldn’t want to see guests yawning immortalized ...
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A unique and artistic wedding image of bride and groom lying in a boat by Two Little Star Fish

6 Ways to Choose the Right Wedding Photographer

Images by Two Little Starfish. You can check more images on their Facebook Page and on their Instagram account. Images also by Binh Trinh wedding photography. After so many months and weeks of wedding planning, you will be surprised how fast your day will go by. Before you know it, ...
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Why Hiring a Professional Videographer is Important

  Surprisingly, a number of brides still opt to skip having a professional videographer on their wedding day. Some find it unnecessary because they already have a professional photographer on their big day and having another professional will be too much. And some brides find it too expensive and may ...
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Orlando Country Club

Orlando Country A 'country wedding' just minutes from the city! Featuring the Orlando Country 'Lake House' with its beautifully landscaped surroundings and un-obstructed rural views with an endless offering of perfect photo opportunities. As an all in one wedding venue Orlando Country has an impressive style all of its own. ...
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4 Wedding Planning Tips To a Wedding That Perfectly Suits You

  Now that you have finally secured a venue for your wedding ceremony and wedding reception, it is now the time to create your wedding planning guide that looks and feels totally you! How do you see yourself when you look in the mirror on your wedding day? What wedding ...
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Money Saving Tips From Real Kiwi Brides

  These days, the average cost of a wedding in New Zealand is approximately $10,000 to $30,000. And with weddings becoming more and more expensive, couples are always looking for money saving tips to cut down expenses in ways that won’t compromise their vision of their wedding day. We ask ...
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Unexpected Wedding Costs You Often Forget To Budget For

  Making sure you and your partner are working on to cover unexpected wedding costs can be a challenging task. it is even trickier because of the so many hidden costs that may arise during wedding planning. Here are some of the top items couples forget to think about and ...
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Why a Weekday Wedding Suits You

  Yes, a weekend wedding is still the top choice of the majority, but in the recent years, more and more couples are considering having a weekday wedding. Indeed, there will be challenges along the way, especially when it comes to ensuring your guests can make it to your weekday ...
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Wedding Tips You Don’t Often Get From Bridal Websites & Magazines

  With so many wedding tips and pieces of advice you read online, you may think that you have your wedding all covered. However, a lot of brides get surprises on their wedding day, and boy they are not the good kind of surprise. So we have gathered a number ...
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Destination Wedding: What You Need To Know

  New Zealand gives almost everything, from sand to surf, to terrains to snow. That’s why it is known across the globe that New Zealand has the most beautiful landscapes in the world. Lucky for us Kiwis, New Zealand provides an astounding wedding background worthy of a million camera shots. ...
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