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This is the chance of a lifetime to win your ultimate Canterbury wedding! In collaboration with some of the best local superstars around, you are guaranteed a day to remember!


giveaway prizes

+ Planning & Styling

Christchurch Weddings
Rest easy with a full Planning Package for your wedding day on July 27 th, 2019, to the value of $6,000.
You will be required to sign an agreement directly between yourself and Christchurch Weddings.

Bleu Studio
Don't worry about a detail with a full Styling Package valued at over $3,300. Meet with Bleu Studio and Christchurch Weddings initially to talk about your dreams for the day and your Styling proposal to be presented to you three months out from the Wedding day. Hire items will be sourced by Bleu Studio and associated vendors (below). Hire items that fall outside of the proposal will be quoted for your acceptance and at your cost.
You will be required to sign an agreement directly between yourself and Bleu Studio.

The Little Hire Company and Gypset Style and Hire
These fabulous local businesses will be putting up some of their gorgeous decor to complete the styling of your day.

Neon Signs NZ
Light up the venue with a large, custom initals neon light to the value of $690.
Your order must be confirmed six weeks prior to the wedding to ensure delivery.

+ Photography and Videography

Hannah Bird Photography
Every important moment is covered in Hannah's Gold Collection photography package, valued at $5,000. Recieve your images on a USB and and online gallery to share with family and friends.
You will be required to sign an agreement directly between yourself and Hannah Bird Photography.

Velvet Photo and Cinema
Capture a snapshot of your day with a highlights video that includes your vows, valued at $3,800.
You will be required to sign a contract directly between yourself and Velvet Cinema.

+ Celebrant

Debbie Hawker Celebrant
Make it offical and seal the deal with celebrancy services to the value of $700.
The winner must organise and pay for their marriage certificate. All meetings are to be held at Debbie's South New Brighton office.

+ Venue and Catering

The Backstage Social Club
Host your canapes and reception at this stunning central city venue on July 27th, 2019, to the value of $3,000. Recieve full venue hire until 11.30 pm.
You will be required to sign an agreement directly between yourselves and The Backstage Social Club.

Eaton Drink Co.
Each guest will enjoy one welcome cocktail on arrival to the evening celebrations, custom designed by you, your partner and Eaton Drink Co. to the value of over $1,400.

Victoria Food Service
A grazing table and canapes will be provided during cocktail hour for you and your guests, as well as bar staff for the night, valued at $3,600.
Physical numbers over and above 60 people will be quoted a per head charge. Extra beverages required outside of the included package will be quoted if required.

Cassels and Sons Beer Bus
The Cassels and Sons Beer Bus will park up to provide a unique drinks experience alongside the talented bar staff from Victoria Food Service.
Physical numbers over and above 60 people will be quoted a per head charge. Extra beverages required outside of the included package will be quoted if required.

Moveable Feasts
The team at Moveable Feasts are providing the winners with a plated main meal to be enjoyed by 60 people.
Additional guest numbers and an entrée can be happily provided at an additional cost to the client. Final details including; guest numbers, timings and dietary requirements are to be confirmed three weeks prior to the wedding day. Adjustments may be made to the selected menu upon request.
You will be required to sign a contract directly between yourselves and Moveable Feasts.

Rebecca Jane Sugar Art
Indulge your sweet tooth with a buttercream wedding cake up to the value of $450.
Choose from one large tiered cake or single tier cakes up to that value.

The Cake Eating Company
Complete the dessert bar with scrummy treats to the value of $500.

+ Florals

Bourbon Rose Florist
The final details are taken care of with a full floral package to the value of $4,000.
This includes ceremony and reception florals, flowers for bridal party but limited to four bridesmaids and four groomsmen. Any buttonholes for parents and close family will be paid for by the couple.

+ Stationery and Signage

Paperweight Design
Spread the word with a bespoke design full wedding stationery suite, to the value of $700. Design materials include wedding invitations, details, reply & registry cards, typeset envelopes, table numbers, menus, individual place cards, and thank you cards are included.
Paperweight will facilitate the printing of the stationery suite, however this cost is not included and is to be covered by the recipient. The design of all items is to be finalised by April 25 th, 2019 to ensure print and delivery timelines are met.

Paris and Pine
Work with the team to design your signage, package courtesy of Paris and Pine and includes a welcome board, order of the day and menu signs to the value of $1,250.
Signage must be confirmed by March 31 st to ensure completion.

+ Entertainment

Pulse Entertainment - DJ and Soloist
Soak up the atmosphere of a full day Premium Pulse Package with Joe Oliver and DJ Pulse, valued at $1,800.
This package includes Joe singing as your guests arrive before, during and after your ceremony. DJ Pulse will be onsite as you enter The Backstage Social Club right through until closing time.

Selfie Station
Full weekend hire inclusive of delivery to the reception venue of Selfie Station. Includes a design package to the value of $990
You will be required to sign contract between selfie station and yourself.

+ Clothing and Accessories

Brides of Merivale
$500 off any gown from the Brides of Merivale in store range or an exclusive Brides of Merivale made to measure gown, and $500 towards alteration costs on a ready made gown (or transferable to an exclusive Brides of Merivale made to measure gown).
Offer expires 1 st September 2019. You must select and order your gown by March 15, 2019, to ensure completion of delivery and alterations before the wedding day.

Heartbeat Bridal
Complete your look with a voucher for the Heartbeat Bridal website, to the value of $150.
Must be redeemed at least three months prior to the wedding to ensure shipping and delivery. Any orders for goods not in stock will have shipping costs applied and charged to you.

Andrea Biani
Feel like Cinderella with a shoe package designed for the bride and up to four bridesmaids, valued at $920.

Sergios Menswear
Get the boys looking dapper with $500 towards suit hire.

+ Hair and Makeup

Graceful Hair Art
Hair styling for the bride and up to four bridemaids to value of $450.

Kasia Stanicich Makeup
Makeup for the bride and up to four bridesmaids to the value of $540, inclusive of the bridal trial (bride only) and inclusive of false lashes.

Pure Hair and Body
Two hair appointments in the lead up to the wedding for the Bride, the first being for colour, the second being for a cut, toner and treatment. One hair appointment for the Groom for a hair cut and beard trim. Total value of $280.
Appointments must be made in June and July 2019. Late night appointments are available on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.

+ Jewellers

Love in a Jewel
$600 towards your wedding bands, custom designed by master jeweller Joachim van Oostrum.

+ Beauty Products and Services

Blush Nails
Gel polish manicures for the bride and up to four bridesmaids, valued at $300.
Bookings must be made immediately to ensure availability. Package does not include nail art.

Bronzed Goddess
Get that bridal glow with tans for the bride and up to four bridesmaids to the value of $250.
You must call or email to book, you cannot book through the standard booking system.

The White Smile Company
Show off your pearly whites with laser teeth whitening and trays for you and your partner.
You will be required to sign an agreement directly between yourselves and The White Smile Company. Bookings must be made in advance two months out from the wedding date. You must both write an honest review of your experience with The White Smile Company, posting it on Facebook and emailing it through.

Beauty Assets
Get your skin wedding ready with three skin treatments for the bride.
Treatments must be booked in advanced. Your treatment plan will be discussed with and confirmed by the skincare professional to best suit you.

The Cosmetic Clinic
The Cosmetic Clinic will take care of the laser hair removal needs for you and your partner to-be. Working with you both, The Cosmetic Clinic will consult and put a treatment plan in place to take care of you in the lead up to the wedding. Treatment areas will depend on the happy couples needs.
There are some contraindications to laser treatment which the team at TCC will go through with you on the thorough consultation.

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terms and conditions 

Entrants and Entries

  1. Entries to the giveaway are made either through registration on the Christchurch Weddings Limited website only

  2. Entries are restricted to residents of New Zealand.

  3. To enter the giveaway you and your partner must:
    • be over the age of 18 and each be legally entitled to marry; and
    • not already be a married couple. The competition does not cover ‘renewal of vow’ ceremonies or celebrations.

  4. Christchurch Weddings Limited reserves the right to reject entries from entrants not entering into the spirit of the competition including but not limited to entrants having no genuine and sustained intention to marry a specified named individual on the date of the wedding being 27th July 2019

  5. By entering the competition you are agreeing to receive marketing and other communications from Christchurch Weddings Limited.

  6. Christchurch Weddings Limited reserves the right to exclude entries where all valid information has not been entered on the competition entry screens and/or entry forms.

  7. No responsibility can be accepted for entries lost, damaged or delayed in the post, or due to computer error in transit.

  8. To be eligible to win the competition you must have also subscribed to the Christchurch Weddings database and followed Christchurch Weddings on Instagram.

  9. The winning entry (hereafter referred to as the Winner) will be chosen no later than February 28th 2019 from all valid entries received. In the case of dispute the decision of the Christchurch Weddings Limited owner Lucy Magill shall be final and binding.

  10. If the Winner cannot be contacted or successful contact is not made within a reasonable time period or if the Winner fails to provide an address for delivery of products associated with this giveaway or fails to meet any of the eligibility requirements or is otherwise unable to comply with the terms and conditions, it may result in forfeiture of the prize and Christchurch Weddings Limited reserves the right to disqualify that entrant (without further liability to that entrant) and offer the prize to the next eligible entrant and thereafter until a winner is found.

  11. Some prizes do have time constraints on them. Christchurch Weddings Limited is not liable nor needs to provide a suitable alternative if the Winner does not organise their prize in time. Should this instance occur, the Winner forfeits their prize.

  12. The Winner agrees to the use of his or her and his or her partner’s name, photograph and disclosure of county of residence and both will co-operate with any other reasonable requests by Christchurch Weddings Limited and associated vendors relating to any post-winning publicity including but not limited to attending all interviews, photo and video shoots and content creation with each supplier to discuss their respective prizes as is necessary for press coverage.

  13. Any entrant and/or Winner must comply with any directions given to him or her by Christchurch Weddings Limited, associated vendors and/or their agents and with all relevant laws, rules and regulations, restrictions, and itinerary. Failure to comply with instructions, itineraries, rules, restrictions, requirements, laws and guidelines may result in an invalid entry and/or forfeiture of the prizes.

  14. As an entrant, the Winner confirms that any guests under 18 will be accompanied by their immediate family, being their legal guardian.

  15. As an entrant, the Winner will be require to disclose full legal names of their bridal party.

  16. If you do not agree with any of these terms & conditions you should not take part in the competition.

  17. Christchurch Weddings Limited reserves the right to amend these terms & conditions at any time without prior notice. Any amendments will be published on You are advised to regularly check the website for any changes.

  18. Christchurch Weddings Limited reserves the right at any time to cancel, modify or supersede the competition in any manner whatsoever if, at its sole discretion, it should decide the competition is not capable of being conducted as specified.

  19. Christchurch Weddings Limited reserves the right ask entrants for evidence to verify the conditions in paragraphs 2, 3 and 4 above and also to use whatever methods it considers appropriate to carry out such verification. The giveaway may be withheld until this verification is satisfactorily completed. Failure to provide satisfactory evidence may result in forfeiture of the giveaway without further liability to that entrant.

  20. Use of a false name or address will result in disqualification.

  21. All entries must be made directly by the person entering the competition.

  22. Entries made online using methods generated by a script, macro or the use of automated devices will be void.

  23. If you are chosen as the winner, you accept that you cannot forfeit your winning prizes once planning commences.


  1. The overall giveaway is made up of a number of prizes consisting of a variety of products and/or services provided by a range of suppliers and these products and services are specific to those suppliers rather than generic. For example, a part of the overall prize may be the provision of flowers by Sample Florist Ltd specifically, rather than the provision of flowers in general from a florist of the Winner’s choice. This is non-negotiable.

  2. All giveaway prizes are subject to availability and the associated vendors terms and conditions which it is your responsibility to check and you will be required to sign any associated agreements or contracts with each associated vendor where applicable. Failure to sign may result in refusal of product or service.

  3. Any particular prize is subject to the Wedding date of July 27th 2019 and Christchurch Weddings Limited accepts no responsibility or liability in the event of an act of god. In the event or an act of god, Christchurch Weddings Limited and associated vendors will do their best to reschedule in goodwill. In this instance, not all vendors may be available in the secondary date. Christchurch Weddings will attempt to find replacement vendors in this instance but this is subject to availability and Christchurch Weddings limited is not binded by these terms and conditions to provide alternates for all prizes.

  4. All products and services provided as prizes under the competition will only apply to the winning couples wedding, held on July 27th 2019. This date is not transferrable.

  5. Some items associated with the giveaway will be subject to availability and Christchurch Weddings and associated vendors reserve the right to make alternative arrangements.

  6. The products and services forming this giveaway have been agreed in good faith by Christchurch Weddings Limited with the associated vendors. Christchurch Weddings accepts no liability or responsibility for the provision of or failure to provide products and/or services from an associated vendor, but will attempt to rectify a situation in this instance, all in good faith.

  7. The Winner must pay for any aspects of the wedding not specifically stated as part of the giveaway, including associated costs for extra guest numbers over 60, but limited to 80 people.

  8. The Winner is responsible for expenses and arrangements not specifically included in the prizes, including any necessary documents.

  9. The Winner agrees to address any claims in respect of any prize direct with the relevant prize supplier.

  10. The giveaway applies only to the Winner or his/her partner and are not transferrable to any third party.

  11. No cash or product alternative will be provided. However, some individual giveaway prizes may be substituted for a suitable alternative at Christchurch Weddings Limited and the associated vendors discretion.

  12. Products and/or services forming the giveaway will be delivered in Christchurch only, or at Christchurch Weddings Limited discretion.

  13. Christchurch Weddings Limited is not accountable for any form of injury that occurs as a result of pursuing any prize associated with this giveaway.

  14. Failure to sign any relevant documentation may result in forfeiture of the giveaway or areas of the giveaway without further liability to that entrant.

  15. Your wedding ceremony contains information that is confidential and is intended for their viewing only. It is strictly prohibited that it be copied or disclosed to any other parties.

  16. Each vendor has specified terms and conditions and where there is a limit on physical numbers, people, dollar values and discounts, these have been clearly outlined. As entrants, you acknowledge and accept these conditions and agree to pay for anything over and above these amounts as quoted.

  17. Christchurch Weddings and associated vendors with this giveaway reserve the final rights to make decisions regarding this event in the best interests of all parties involved.

  18. Photographers, videographers, planners, stylists and vendors associated with Christchurch Weddings could take part in capturing any given consultation or vendor meetings, creating advertising, marketing and promotional material. You will have prior communication, full briefings and confirmations before entering into these meetings.

  19. The Winner acknowledges and accepts that all photo and video content taken during this period and on your wedding day can be used by any vendor associated with this giveaway for future promotional, advertising and marketing material. Where applicable, you will be required to sign standard agreements and contracts with individual vendors associated with this giveaway. This will be required for photography, videography, catering, hire items, planning and any other contracts put forward by vendors associated with this giveaway .

  20. During the giveaway campaign there will be various imagery used. Unless it is specified that the prize directly correlates to the image, images depicted in advertising are not representative of any prize.

  21. All prize values listed are inclusive of GST unless otherwise specified.