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Tia and EddieWith the dust barely settled from the marriage of my younger sister Kelly, I find myself flying high in the sunny skies of Sydney heading to New Zealand for the nuptials of my baby sister Tia. We don’t do anything by halves this family, two weddings in almost as many months, boy are

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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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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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Kristie and OliverA special treat for our close neighbours today! An Australian and New Zealander marrying! Today’s wedding took place in Waiheke Island, New Zealand.Oliver (NZ) and Kristie (Australia) met in London 12 years ago.  Kristie tells the story of how they met a world away. “We were ‘flat mates’ and dated for 9 months

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Kim and EricToday’s wedding is the perfect way to end this week. It is full of the most infectious smiles, a tremendous amount of funk and touch of glamour and a lot of quirkiness (the wedding was themed around buttons!) Kim and Eric married in Auckland, New Zealand.Photos today are by Deep Grey Wedding PhotographyEric

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I love the feel of today’s wedding, it has a moody feeling with the rich tones of the New Zealand landscape, but a soulful feel to it too. The rustic touches, the heartfelt moments.The wedding reception was held at Jon’s mother’s home. Zilla says  “Margaret Campbell, Jonathan’s mother is a powerhouse and very generously agreed

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Zilla and JonI was so excited to receive this wedding! I’ve been wanting more New Zealand weddings on Polka Dot Bride for a long time (if you have one to submit, please visit our submissions page) and then this gorgeous celebration landed in my inbox by none other than Jonas Peterson.Zilla and Jon met Through

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Welcome back to the visual feast that was Anna and James’ wedding reception!Anna and James wanted to serve only the best in food and wine and utilised produce from Mudbrick Vineyard’s vegetable garden. They served award winning Mudbrick Vineyard wine, including their Rose and Chardonnay. They also included from Anna’s family vineyard in honor of

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Anna and James married at Mudbrick Vineyard in Waiheke Island . They vineyard overlooks Hauraki Gulf and Rangitoto (an active volcano), along with the Auckland city skyline in the distance. They held their ceremony on the cellar roof lawn.Anna walked down the aisle to “Here Comes The Sun” by The Beatles.The daughter of Anna &

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Anna & JamesToday’s wedding takes place in New Zealand. The beautiful wedding of Anna & James. Anna was born and raised in New Zealand but met her husband to be (a born and bred Californian) in New York City in 2004. Anna moved to San Francisco with James three months after they met.Having been raised

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Welcome back to part two of Shasta and Guard’s Garden Soiree!After the ceremony, guests gathered next to the vineyards for an afternoon of high tea. Kristen Harrison Catering created gourmet treats for the guests to enjoy, placed on vintage crockery. Guests enjoyed wine from the venue’s (Neudorf Winery) vineyard Paper bags from Poppies For Grace

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Shasta and GuardI’m really thrilled today because today’s wedding Wednesday is an inspiration board come to life! Remember our Retro Garden Soiree board? Shasta has now married her beau and the “finished product” is a completely beautiful New Zealand affair!The couple, who are based in Melbourne, planned their New Zealand wedding in only a few

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