Today we chat with Canadian-born Photographer Kate Roberge as she shares her top 5 dreamy locations for intimate elopements, around the serene, mountainscape destination of Queenstown. Cultivating connection and authentic, honest moments for those in love, she’s an expert in her field and we are excited to have Kate as a guest writer sharing her top tips for saying ‘I Do’ in the magical Central Otago.
A love story that started with a ‘swipe right’ and a ‘match’ began its new wild adventure as Bianca & Shane said ‘I do’ at the Lake Hayes Pavilion, Queenstown. Who knew a love that would colour their world in sunsets forever, was hiding behind the simple swipe.
We catch up with this creative soul, Dunedin based photographer and Super 8 Film lover, Hannah of Frankly Faye for some inspiration and insights from behind the lens.
One Little Wagon isn’t just a bar, she’s the centrepiece of any event she’s invited to. Immaculate and lightly vintage with whitewash walls, stone bench tops, classic tapware, industrial lighting and a shiny new exterior paint job, One Little Wagon is in her prime & ready to party! With a happy go luckymotive, One Little Wagon travels all over… Continue reading CELEBRATING LOVE WITH ONE LITTLE WAGON
One for the romantic at heart, elegant tree lined pathways leading to the perfect destination beneath the Central Otago mountains for an intimate refined elopement. Showing us that Summer weddings in Queenstown are just as magical, as the snow-capped Winters at the Winehouse in Gibbston Valley.
Since its debut in (2003), Karen Walker Jewellery has led the way in bringing precious jewellery into every day, with Karen Walker Atelier (2019) being created for your special moments! Karen’s latest collections continue to define this with three new styles being released to the ceremonial atelier, and exciting nautical notions + pearl embellishments to their fashion range, with signature KW accents.
We’re excited to explore The Hunting Lodge this week, a wildly beautiful vineyard, restaurant and wedding venue on Auckland’s city fringe. With several different locations across the eighty acre estate – a custom-built Barn, an historic Hunting Lodge restaurant, and a modern cellar door with private meeting and tasting rooms – The Hunting Lodge caters for varying guest lists and all seasons.
Sweet bohemia by the ocean for Tash + Shane, who celebrated with an intimate reception at Corstorphine House, a luxury, heritage villa on the coast of Dunedin. Wildly feminine and full of old world charm, the day filled with a perfect balance of fun and timeless elegance. With glistening oceanscape blues mixed in among playful… Continue reading TASH + SHANE // OTAGO WEDDING CAPTURED BY FRANKLY FAYE
While the uncertainty of the pandemic-world may have halted many wedding plans, for Braelee and Jordan, it did the opposite. With restrictions on travel and guest list sizes, they jumped at the chance to have their dream wedding – a small, intimate micro-wedding in the picturesque mountainscapes of Jack’s Point, Queenstown.
Muriwai draws and captivates people for many reasons – surfing, exploring the dunes, horse trekking and in this case, wild love stories. Ella and Cam, beautiful wild west coast locals, ventured barefoot to Maori Bay to capture and share their love story.