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How do wedding celebrants go about creating a bespoke ceremony for you?

Guest blogger Stuart Bloom, a Digital Content Producer and Researcher, speaks about bespoke wedding ceremonies at beautiful destinations across Aotearoa New Zealand

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The day in the life of a celebrant

A day in the life of 'Celebrants Aotearoa' President Rachel Clarke - what it's like to be a celebrant, why she chose to become one, what she enjoys most, and more! 

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3 Wedding Traditions explained!

Nowadays, there are so many ways you can make your wedding unique. From skipping the traditional cake and offering a donut or cheesecake instead, to doing a ‘first look’ with your husband or wife to be.

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Five Ideas For Your Child’s Naming Ceremony

There can be no greater love than the creation of a child, a new life, a wee miracle. And how special it is to name them among family and friends in a special ceremony.

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Avoiding Stress On Your Wedding Day

Your wedding day is arguably one of the most stressful days of your life. Luckily, there are ways you can prepare to avoid stress on your wedding day! Click to see ideas.

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Supporting Others While Supporting Ourselves

Having an active support system when we lose a loved one is so important for the grieving process, and just as important is being there to support others in our life who may be experiencing the same feelings of grief during bereavement.

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How to Remember Loved Ones

As we near closer to the festive season, grief can become more prominent for those of us who are without loved ones, making Christmas time more difficult to handle. We spoke to some of our celebrants and asked for their tips on how you can honour and remember your loved ones this Christmas. 

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A day in the life of Nate Dunn

A introduction to Nate Dunn: learn about and his experience with celebrancy in the three years since he began, and hear more about a day in the life of Nate.

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Tips to Planning A Surprise Wedding

If you’re thinking of planning a surprise wedding, then read on as we delve into some tips and tricks for pulling off a surprise wedding, straight from some of our celebrants who have been there AND done that!

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National Celebrants Day

In honour of National Celebrants Day taking place on Sunday 20 November, we took some time to chat with our celebrants and ask them, what makes you the best celebrant you can be and what do you love about your job?

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How To Include Missing Family & Friends In Your Wedding Day

Your wedding day is one of the happiest days of your life, but sometimes, with the happiness comes the ultimate lows of having to experience such joy without your special friends or family there to see it.

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Record Your Life Story

We tend to avoid talking about death, dying, grief and loss despite it being something that will affect us all throughout life. There is so much value of documenting your life story as it is something that will become a treasured family keepsake once you’ve passed and be a great resource to use for a eulogy.

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