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Mercure Queenstown Resort's
unique location, stunning views
and professional superb service
make for a truly memorable
A full range of menus to suit any budget
are available and flexibility to meet with
the Chef and have personal imput into the
menu creation is encouraged.
Beverages are also important and tastings are arranged to ensure
the couple has a good choice of wine options.
The multi level Vista Restaurant is the most popular venue choice.
Michelle Dent, Sales Manager comments "this stunning atrium style room
seats 95 persons and not only enables all guests to have a great view of
the bridal party but also the majestic scenery overlooking the lake and
The adjacent Manata Room can also be hired in conjunction with the
Vista Restaurant to provide an excellent dance area and after dinner
reception room. A grassed balcony also enables wedding ceremonies
and after ceremony cocktails to be held on a delightful outdoor area
overlooking the stunning views.
The wedding package includes; a complimentary night's accommodation
in our wedding suite with a private balcony overlooking the mountains and
lake, a bottle of bubbles, room service breakfast and FREE internet.
Michelle.Dent@accor.com, 03 442 5501
Setting the tone
Conveniently located at 159 Gorge Rd, Queenstown within the Gorge Road
shopping centre, Wild Poppies florist is just a few minutes drive from town and
has plenty of parking right outside the door.
Flowers go a long way to stylise the
look and feel of a wedding - they set
the tone.'' --- Wild Poppies owner, Kerry
Owner Kerry Bradburn says the store is
the only retail florist in Queenstown
and its two experienced florists both
enjoy working with brides to create
something truly special for their big day.
She says Wild Poppies have really good
access to flower markets throughout New
Zealand, sourcing blooms both nationally
''Flowers go a long way to stylise the look
and feel of a wedding - they set the tone.''
Brides are encouraged to gather ideas from
special publications and magazines. This
can prove helpful when creating the perfect
floral arrangement, whether it be a bouquet
or table setting or perhaps a simple button
hole for the groom.
Kerry says the team can pull snippets from
each idea to make a new creation, unique
to the bride.
Wild Poppies aim is to make the experience
as pleasant and stress-free as possible. They
go out of their way to put the bride at ease
and ensure she is happy with the flowers for
her special day.
Jim Pollard goes click!
Though I studied a City and Guilds in
photography and travelled all over
the world with my cameras, its only
been recently that I've been driven to
share my passion on a professional basis.
I offer my clients photography of all
flavours. Meaning, I love it all! No matter
what style or field.
I like variety in everything, from food to
music and feel the same way about
This means that as your photographer I
can adapt to suit your needs and wishes.
I take a fresh and fun approach to
shooting. Having someone capturing your
moment, whether for personal or
professional use, shouldn't be a hassle or
As for the images hopefully they speak for
On a personal note, I live in Arthurs Point
(at the btm of Coronet Peak) with my
creative wife Vicky, our two awesome kids,
Charli and Toby and Moose dog.
Shop 8, 159 Gorge Road
(03) 442 4458
For your special wedding, why not join Lake Wanaka
Cruises aboard 'Dual Image', our beautifully appointed,
fully equipped 55 foot catamaran? Moor at one of the
numerous beaches and inlets available on the islands
within Lake Wanaka, or enjoy an on-board ceremony.
Catering and even Hen's party options are also available.
Or simply take a cruise! Make the most of this
incredible location with island discovery,
relaxation and great picnics.
Lake Wanaka Cruises, Phone +64 3 443 1230
Simon & Danni Stewart
Phone +64 3 443 1230
FANCY AN ISLAND WEDDING?
• Tailored weddings especially for you
• Beautifully appointed, fully
equipped 55ft cat
Gorgeous lake islands and beaches
• Scenic cruises available
We guarantee the start of a love
affair with the real New Zealand!
Charter a luxury yacht and experience
magical Lake Wanaka New Zealand
for your Wedding or Lake Cruise
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