Elopements and Registry Style Weddings

... romance and secrets!

I love everything about weddings. The gorgeous flora, the dresses, the venues and, most importantly, the gathering of friends and family. But sometimes I think a small wedding with only the vows and the couple, might be just right and naturally most important to you.

Couples choose to elope or have a registry style wedding for many reasons. It can come down to cost, anxiety, too many opinions, the crazy relatives, your want for adventure, planning genes (not running naturally in your family) or the share size of the guest list.

Whatever the reason, there is ALWAYS the right style of wedding perfect for you. I can offer you that alternative.

If you are on a small budget but looking for something more special and memorable than a registry office wedding, I would love to help you. Even though your ceremony would be simpler, I don't compromise on the quality and always ensure that your ceremony is a true reflection of you both and always unique. I will email you a brief questionnaire that allows me some insight into the two of you, and this allows me to write a ceremony that is bespoke and very specific to you both.

Included in this package is my guidance on all of the legal requirements, a planning meeting either by phone, Skype or at a cafe if you prefer, music of your choice on the day and your beautiful ceremony that is delivered with feeling and in the spirit of the moment. 

All you need to do is bring your marriage licence, rings, your two witnesses and bubbly if you want to toast to celebrate afterwards ... and be ready to wed on the day!

All this for just $250 + GST. If you live outside of the Tauranga, Papamoa and Mount Maunganui area, travel costs would be extra.

If you are stuck for a venue, you can also choose to get married at my lovely home, beside our beautiful swimming pool under the wedding arch, for just $350 + GST (weather dependent of course).

If you would like to learn more, please get in touch either via my contact form, or give me a call for a chat!

Here's what Matt and Renee had to say about their special day.

"Clair went above and beyond to make our day very special (extremely helpful in our emails). We met Clair and we were greeted with a big, caring smile and it felt like we had known her for a while, yet it was the first meeting.

Clair has a very happy, positive vibe about her and is so easy to get along with.

We could not have chosen a better celebrant for our wedding day and feel very lucky it was her".

Clair Hill


021 654 154

587 Grenada Street, Papamoa Beach
Tauranga, Bay of Plenty
New Zealand

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