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Congratulations if you have recently become engaged and are looking for a celebrant!  What an exciting time you have ahead.

Your wedding really does need to be the ‘time of your life’; ' just the way you want it.'   With your help, I can craft and deliver a ceremony, which reflects your own personalities,  your relationship and your dreams for this special day, while incorporating the legal requirements of Marriage and Civil Union in New Zealand.

Weddings & Civil Unions
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You can be assured that I am reliable, creative, sincere, warm, funny and totally there for you!  What more could you ask for?


There are many beautiful and romantic spots for your wedding in the Nelson/Tasman region, from vineyards to National Parks, from forests to golden beaches.   If this does not suit, I am more than happy to discuss travelling to other parts of New Zealand to officiate at your wedding. 

Contact me when you are ready to discuss your requirements for your  'Moment to Treasure'.

These slides below showcase some of the different varieties of weddings I have been a part of.  Scroll through, to stimulate your imagination when planning your own. 

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If you are unsure of exactly what you want, I can help you to discover this through our meetings.  Together we can figure out how you want your wedding to look and feel so that, on the day, you have nothing else to worry about than to turn up looking stunning and ready to thoroughly enjoy yourselves.  

At the Beach

Little Kaiteriteri is a personal favourite, but there are many more to choose from in the Nelson/Tasman and  Golden Bay regions.

Be it in your own,  or in one of Nelson's many public gardens, you can't go past the peace and tranquility of being surrounded by flora and fauna.

In the Garden
In the Middle of Nowhere

Your wedding venue is only limited by your imagination and how great your desire is to get your celebrant lost.  Discover the beauty of the back country or river bank.

New Zealand provides some fabulous venues for weddings and special occasions.  Choosing a venue can often be all inclusive, making your planning easier.

At Your Venue
Service Options Available
1)  Uniquely Yours     
      $500 (incl gst) + travel outside a radius of 20km of Kina Beach
As your Marriage Celebrant, I will work with you to create and deliver your own unique ceremony.  This will involve getting to know each other, so that I can understand what you are looking for to make your day special.   This option will include:-
  • A minimum of 2 face to face meetings (either in person or via Skype)
  • Unlimited phone and email contact
  • The writing of a truly personal story and ceremony
  • Guidance in meeting your legal requirements
  • Assistance with the writing of your vows
  • Professional PA System used for ceremony
  • Pre-wedding rehearsal
  • Support and delivery of your ceremony on your wedding day
  • Registering of your marriage to BDM (Births, Deaths and Marriages)
2)  Simply Romantic  (up to 20 guests)
      $250 (incl gst) + travel outside a radius of 20km of Kina Beach
                                  + a 15% surcharge for public holidays
As your Marriage Celebrant, I will work with you to make your intimate wedding a special day to remember.   This option will include:-
  • 1 face to face meetings (either in person or via Skype)
  • Phone and email contact
  • Choose from three pre-written ceremonies
  • Guidance in meeting your legal requirements
  • Write your own vows or choose from a list of vow options
  • Professional PA System used for ceremony
  • Support and delivery of your ceremony on your wedding day
  • Registering of your marriage to BDM (Births, Deaths and Marriages)
3)  Short & Sweet  (up to 10 guests)      
      $150 (incl gst) - set location
For those of you who require a small, no fuss wedding, this is the one for you.  As your Marriage Celebrant, I will ensure that your ceremony is a warm and memorable occasion that meets all the legal requirements.  This option includes:-
  • Phone and email contact
  • Locations - Kina Beach Reserve/Beach or a local indoor venue
  • Minimum of 2 weeks advanced notice
  • Not available on Public Holidays
  • Choose from two short pre-written ceremonies
  • Choose from a list of pre-written vows
  • Guidance in meeting your legal requirements
  • Support and delivery of your ceremony on your wedding day
  • Registering of your marriage to BDM
All couples will be expected to adhere to the terms and conditions for the wedding option they have chosen.
February 2023
Suzie was the celebrant for our wedding in February this year. We were incredibly impressed by how professional Suzie was from start to finish - she put in a lot of time and effort to make sure we understood and were comfortable with what would happen on the day, and delivered a beautiful and thoughtful ceremony which our friends and family loved. Would absolutely recommend Suzie she is a lovely person and delightful to work with. Rose & Tom
March 2022
Suzie was our Celebrant and I could not recommend her enough, she was the best and went far and beyond. She is warm, humble, bubbly and so kind. She did so well officiating our wedding and appreciate all the time and effort she put into us on making the day so special. To top it all off we received the best gift in the mail from Suzie which was a beautiful wedding folder with her script and our vows and a heart koru, which we have on display in our house. Thanks you so much Suzie for all that you have done for us.   Ruby & Alister
January 2022
"We can't thank Suzie enough for making our day so special!! We so loved it and so did everyone else!! Suzie really made such an effort to get to know us as a couple - how we met, our journey and what's important to us.   This meant we got a ceremony that was so unique to us with great humor and story telling which is just what we wanted!  And we were handheld the whole way through.  We would highly recommend her - fantastic experience with her engaging relaxed style!!", Susanne and Murray

October 2020

"We just can’t speak highly enough of our experience with Suzie.  Immediately from our first email contact, we just knew she was the right lady for us as she showed such warmth, enthusiasm and helpfulness even then.  This continued at every point of our contact and in fact, Suzie’s input went well beyond our expectations.  She showed such professionalism, but was incredibly personable at the same time.  What might have been a stressful process, was made to be a thoroughly enjoyable experience, which is totally credited to Suzie’s unique way about her.
We chose this particular date to get married as it was our twins first birthday and we wanted them to be a part of the occasion.  We were delighted when straight away Suzie suggested we include a naming ceremony to be incorporated into the service.  It absolutely made our day that much more special, and on this note we would like to also acknowledge Suzie’s partner for generating naming certificates as a keepsake for our twins… well above and beyond our expectations once again.
Getting married is one of the most important days of your life, and we seriously could not have wished for a better person to help us begin our marital journey… you’re a very special lady Suzie xx", Trudy and Simon

October 2020
"Suzie did such an amazing job for our private, small, yet intimate wedding, at Little Kaiteriteri.
From the moment we touched base, to the meet and greet over coffee,  where Suzie made us feel so comfortable, her personal approach and genuine interest in our journey, to where we finally got the chance to enjoy our moment.
Her communication throughout the preparation was first class and stress free, and blending her modern ceremony with our own inclusions, highlighted a perfect day,  which we will remember for ever.
We highly recommend Suzie for all your personal occasions, without hesitation."  Kevina and Murray
March 2020
"In March 2020 my partner and I stayed 4 nights at this most delightful bed and breakfast in the Tasman district. What we had really been looking for was a marriage celebrant in the area and we saw this place advertised on the same website. For us, this was a perfect solution as we don’t live in the area. A celebrant AND accommodation all in the one place. PLUS we learnt we could have our small wedding in their garden. A perfect package.

Suzie and Yvonne run this lovely establishment. Suzie is the celebrant and Yvonne, who has skills a  professional chef would envy, does the most delicious hors d’oeuvres.

The B&B is quite self-contained with a bedroom, living area and bathroom. Suzie and Yvonne live upstairs and are very respectful of their guests’ privacy. They provide all the ingredients for a substantial and delicious breakfast which you prepare yourself at your leisure. The place is well equipped and you could cook full meals if you really wanted! The bed is very comfortable. Hot water is good, and it is very clean and fresh. Wifi is also no problem. Nothing is too much trouble for these two lovely ladies.

We held our wedding in their delightful garden, which was so colourful at the end of summer. Suzie has just the right personality for a celebrant – caring, genuine, respectful and bubbly. The ceremony was perfect – we wrote our own vows, Suzie had the right words to say and guided us through the protocols that were required. Yvonne had suggested we might like nibbles after the ceremony and we thought this an excellent idea and were absolutely delighted with what she produced, which included delicacies for a dairy free guest and a vegetarian. We invited them both to join us in the gathering post ceremony and we all enjoyed their company.
We can’t recommend their B&B and celebrant services highly enough. And the 2 together make a fantastic package. You won’t regret it."  Linnea and Tony

November 2019
"Suzie was an amazing celebrant for our wedding, she made sure to make it fun and quirky, and so it suited our style.  She went above and beyond with everything we needed and was always there to answer every question we had no matter how silly.  She was honestly the best and I would definitely recommend her to for your wedding if you want something fun, quirky and personal all at the same time.  She makes the day about you, and your partner.  She’s honestly the best and we are so beyond happy we picked her, to help with our special day, she was a lifesaver when it came to writing the vows, and was always there to give a hand.  She made our wedding and we couldn’t be more thankful for her and all her help."  Zoe and Michael
September 2019
“We couldn't fault Suzie from the moment we first contacted her to the service itself.  She has a straight-forward, calm approach.  In fact, she puts you at ease from the get go.  She felt like an old friend as opposed to a stranger.  We would highly recommend Suzie and can reassure you that using her professional service will ensure a stressfree event."  5 star  M & R

January 2018
“Suzie is a perfectionist with a beautiful smile and a warm heart.  People matter to Suzie and nothing could be more obvious than this when you consider the care and meticulous attention she puts into preparing a perfect day for the happy couple.  The result is a personalised ceremony which reflects who the newly weds truly are as individuals and as a couple.  No two ‘Suzie’ weddings could ever be the same.  Suzie treats everyone with respect, patience and above all; kindness.  She is skilled at listening to what is really being said by reading between the lines and somehow manages to transfer this information into creating a magical and memorable event.  My daughter and son-in-law’s wedding was fabulous and we are all extremely grateful to Suzie for the love, care and attention she put into making this day special for all of us.”    Sue A (Mother of the Bride) 

"We couldn’t have chosen anyone better to have with us on our special day, especially as Suzie was one of my Beauty Therapy tutors so it made it a bit more personal.  Suzie is the most caring person and really put her heart into our wedding. Thank you so much for creating a beautiful, romantic but still humorous ceremony.  Suzie made the entire process easy for us. Once again thank you so much Suzie xx"    Georgina M (Bride)
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