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When I get married, I want to look amazing by Nina Fountain, Style Gorgeous

The first wedding dress I bought was a ‘fail’ - literally an online shopping disaster. It was a Vera Wang-style creation that was much more like an imitation than a Vera Wang. It was embarrassing. Unwearable. We still laugh about it. With only a week to go before my wedding, we set out to buy dress #2. This time, I wasn’t going to let the same thing happen. I wanted to look amazing on my wedding day.  Anyone would think that with a week to go, I really shouldn’t be fussy. The best a...

February 20, 2022

Covid19 - How does the Traffic Light System work?

This information was included in a Newsletter from the Registrar-General, Internal Affairs (28 Jan '22) The Omicron variant is providing new challenges this year with information circulating from various sources, both official and unofficial, about how to apply the traffic light system (COVID-19 Protection Framework). Therefore, it may be difficult for you to know which advice to follow. Internal Affairs does not set the rules for the traffic light system so the advice is that you...

January 30, 2022

Do we have to write our own vows?

Short answer, no, but many couples do. During a marriage ceremony, the couple must exchange marriage vows. That is each person must say the words, “I AB, take you CD, to be my legal wife/husband/partner” to each other– or words to similar effect.  This can be done by repeating the words after the celebrant, followed by your personal vows or you can choose to include it in your personally written vows.   Many people take the opportunity to write their own vows to express thei...

December 16, 2021

What is a Marriage Licence?

This is a ‘must have’, it confirms it’s legal for you to marry. You need to apply for your licence at least 3 working days before you get married. It expires after 3 months, so don’t be too efficient and order it too early. Only one of you needs to complete the application, however, you will need information about both of you. Apply online, whether you are in New Zealand or overseas - If you’re not a fan of doing things online, you can use the paper form ins...

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