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Mindy & PeteNew Zealand doesn’t get enough air time on Polka Dot Bride and my gosh does the country put on some amazing weddings! Mindy and Pete’s celebration is utterly romantic and such a joy to pour over.How did they meet? Mindy remarks, “We both wrote our own versions of the ‘how we met’ story

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Kirsty & JohnToday’s wedding is pure New Zealand chic. I first fell for the incredible lace on the bride’s beautiful dress, then the overwhelming tender moments between the couple and then? Then the bright dash of orange got me. What a beautiful wedding to share with you today!Kirsty retells their story for us. “John and

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Lauren & BrynLauren and Bryn’s New Zealand garden wedding has such a beautiful feeling to it. The dreamy backdrop, the gorgeous mood of the day all filters through the story of the day.Lauren tells their story. “We met at a mutual friends party over 3 years ago, that’s when Bryn decided to commit to persuing

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Danielle & JohnnySomething about New Zealand is incredibly romantic, just to prove my point, a stunning wedding full of romance comes along and is every bit the glowy romantic, elegant wedding! Danielle and John married in Homebush, Masterton and their wedding was a beautiful garden ceremony with plenty of romance.Danielle shares the story of the

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Ellen & TobyI can never quite get over New Zealand’s drop dead gorgeous landscapes, they always make the most stunning backdrop for a wedding! Ellen and Toby chose  Wanaka  for their gorgeous Spring inspired wedding and I can’t wait to share it with you!Ellen tells their story “We met in the USA. Toby is Canadian,

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Delwyn and Marcus When the couple is in Sydney, the photographer in Melbourne and the wedding location in New Zealand, a wedding could become rather stressful. But this retro inspired New Zealand wedding was nothing but beautiful. From the bride’s tea length gown, to the sunshine yellow of the groom’s tie and the intimate celebration they

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Angela and GrantShowcasing the wedding the wedding from a wedding professional is always something pretty special – you know they have seen countless weddings before and how they turn their wedding day into something so uniquely ‘them’ is almost magical. So with that, I am out of my skin excited to share the beautiful wedding

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Katrina and AntOh New Zealand, you never fail to make me fall a little bit more in love with you with every wedding I see! Today’s is beautifully relaxed – something New Zealander’s know how to do so gorgeously. Take a trip with me through the story of Katrina and Ant.Katrina tells their story. “We

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Kerry and OrielNew Zealand always makes me sigh – I can never quite get over the amazing vistas of the land of the long white cloud, so when you add a wedding to the mix I am beyond happy. Today’s waterside wedding of Kerry and Oriel is something pretty special and as you look through

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My husband Ryan and I had been dreaming about a European adventure for years, but when it came to deciding where to go on our honeymoon, we chose a different destination. Such a big trip would require a lot of planning time, leave and money that is hard to come by while also planning a wedding. Instead we chose

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Hannah and ThomasWhen I came across this gorgeous shoot I had to email the photographer Kate MacPherson straight away to ask if we could feature it. I’m so inspired by the vintage feel to it and the couple’s style. Initially I thought it was a wedding but as Kate tells me – Hannah and Thomas

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Freya and ColinWe really do not showcase enough of the glorious country that is New Zealand on Polka Dot Bride! Today, another step towards changing that with this funky, fabulous wedding! Powder blue suits and toffee apples abound!The stories, like the photos from this wedding are fun and full of cheer, so I think it’s

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I love the elegant, almost nautical touches Morgan and Ryan included in their wedding day. It’s so obvious they put a lot of thought into how they wanted their wedding to be, what they wanted for each aspect.Morgan says “In keeping with making every aspect of our day ‘us’, we wanted to make the photoshoot

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Morgan and RyanDo you remember our runner up Morgan in our Rock Your Frock with Henry Roth competition? (See her board here and our winner announcement here). Well while Morgan came second, she was still lovely enough to share her gorgeous wedding day with us!Morgan and Ryan shared the most beautiful details with us, so

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If there is one thing about New Zealand it’s that it has the most spectacular scenery. Kristie and Oliver certainly made the best of it in their gorgeous photos!With place cards from Poppies For Grace, Kristie made a lot of beautiful details for the reception herself. “I hand made little material gift bags for each

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