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The Process

What happens after you get in touch with us?

It’s natural to feel a little anxious about planning your wedding at this point!

Here is a preview of the process of using Simple Weddings, so you feel confident about your big day, and about what to expect from us.

We believe that weddings should be as stress-free as possible, and that they can be very happy and successful without being complicated.

(This process may vary somewhat if you are New Zealand residents.) 

The process of marrying in New Zealand with Simple Weddings.

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You browse our site and think that it might be a wonderful idea to get married with us in New Zealand, to experience an authentic heartfelt ceremony in a beautiful location.

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You E-mail us with any questions you might need answered to help you decide if this is the right choice for you.

We answer your questions to the best of our ability and ask questions in return to get a clear idea of how you imagine your perfect wedding day. You like our answers and decide to make the commitment to marry in New Zealand with Simple Weddings.

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You book a date by paying a non-refundable NZ$700 deposit.

You arrange your air travel, plan your holiday/honeymoon and we help you decide on wedding location, accommodation venue and celebrant.

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We confirm your deposit and the availability of above.

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You fill in the wedding license application form, we check the details if necessary, and when correct, help you file it with the registrar, with us paying the $150 fee. 

https://www.govt.nz/browse/family-and-whanau/getting-married/get-a-marriage-licence/#how-you-apply

Your wedding license can be emailed to you or our celebrant Kaitlyn.

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We book your accommodation, celebrant, and photographer, and confirm.

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We ask you for a short bio and a photo of you for our files (it helps us get to know you).

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You start to think about your ceremony and vows (what are you going to promise each other?) You decide on flowers, photos, transport and other details of the day. We answer your questions, make bookings etc. until everything meets your desires and is clear to you.

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You arrive in New Zealand and/or head to the Coromandel Peninsula.

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We meet you the day before your wedding (or during the week before) to greet you, finalize all the details and make contingency plans where necessary (wet weather option etc), also we discuss the ceremony and photography.

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You make your final payment to us.

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Your wedding day!

Everything goes as planned and you have the authentic heartfelt wedding ceremony you desire.

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You begin your lives together as a happily married couple, and we deliver you your photos.

Enjoy your honeymoon!

Sound Good?