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Some Of The Best Whakatane and Bay Of Plenty Wedding Vendors To Help You On Your Big Day!

I have been documenting beautiful Weddings in the Bay Of Plenty and Whakatane region since 2017. I have come to know the amazing vendors and the awesome service they offer to their wedding clients. That being from venues to florists and celebrants!

So please take a look at this list I have curated for your wedding planning journey on the vendors I would recommend to any of my Bay Of Plenty Wedding clients.

Prita Fermah - Makeup Artist

Now, I must admit... I may be a tad bit bias here because Prita is my best friend but this isn't why I would be recommending her. She has been practicing and mastering this craft since very early high school days and became a qualified Makeup Artist in 2014. She has been making our brides even more outstandingly beautiful since! She see's and understands the natural beauty in everyone and simply enhances these features through her incredible talent. Simply share with Prita your desired look for your special day, she will give you pointers and recommendations based off of her professional opinion and from there she will create magic with you.

To see more of Prita's work and to get in touch click here

The Run - Wedding Venue

Where do I start with this super special venue!? This venue is situated on my Uncle and Aunties amazing property/farm which is a stone's throw away from where I live in Matata. I have grown up in and around this incredible property making this a venue that I know inside and out. I know exactly where I can take you to create some incredible and unique photo opportunities for your wedding portraits. This venue offers amazing hilltop, farm and sea views with incredible garden landscapes that my Aunty has worked on for as long as I can remember. As of late 2022 they have introduced a brand new elegant, country, barn-style building to their beautiful property. Giving you the perfect option for a covered wedding ceremony and/or reception.

Updated photos to come!

To get in touch text or phone Mark on +64 27 327 0691

Little Miss Bloom - Florist

This very talented and lovely lady offers all things florals for your special day. From bouquets to flower arrangements. Emma creates beautiful and cohesive flower arrangements that match the overall style and theme of your wedding. She has great attention to detail, knowing the colours and the types of flowers that should be used at the time of your wedding. She also provides excellent customer service, and is very responsive to the needs and requests of her clients!

To get in touch with Emma please text or phone +64 20 4148 0125

Jo Malcolm - Marriage Celebrant

Jo is an awesome lady based in the Whakatane region. She offers a great service with her aim being to truly understand her clients and their unique story, enabling her to best represent them on their very special day! You wouldn't regret having someone like her helping to best tell your beautiful love story.

To contact Jo please email

Georgia Hedley Hakiaha - Marriage Celebrant

This gorgeous and bubbly soul will have you shedding happy tears because of the magic she creates with your special story. She will get to know and understand your unique story and curate that into a special bespoke ceremony piece to share on your beautiful day.

To get in touch with Geo please email

The Heirloom - Wedding Stylist and Hire

Casey is the front runner for this incredible business. She will arrange, organise and help curate what is to be on of the most important days of your lives together. She is a stylist who creates incredible and professional work who helps design and execute the overall look and feel of your wedding. She will work with you to select the colour scheme, decor, and other design elements for your special day. With a large rental inventory available to hire, planning a successful praise-worthy event can be executed with confidence and ease by The Heirloom. Casey and her team are also amazingly dedicated to helping set up and bringing down decorations the day of and after your wedding.

Photos to come

To check out more from Casey and to get in contact please click

Meadow Hill - Florist

This lady is a power house! Run by the same woman as The Heirloom, Casey also offers everything floral for your special day too. Creating bespoke designs for the look and feel of your wedding day. She has a talented and natural eye for creating amazing floral designs and with her already amazing history in the wedding industry I know you will not be disappointed with her work.

Photos to come

To get in contact with Casey please click here

Made By Reighan - Cakes

Simple, sweet, subtle and unique. "Less is more and the ones who have the least to say are usually the loudest"! And this is exactly the approach Reighan takes when she is creating your custom buttercream cake! She loves to work with textures to create something simple and subtle. No cake will ever be the same ad will be unique to your special day. Her cakes are completely iced with a delicious, sweet, smooth buttercream so not only will it look gorgeous but it will taste freakin' amazing as well! She loves to try and cater to fit your budget too.

Photos to come

To get in contact with Reighan please email

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