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A day in the life of Sam Bennett

A day in the life of celebrant Sam Bennett. Read on to hear more!

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A day in the life of Donna Yeats

A day in the life of celebrant Donna Yeats. Read on to learn more.

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Why we get on one knee to propose

Have you ever wondered WHY getting down on one knee to propose became so common? This blog delves into the history of this proposal tradition and why it happens.

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Why brides toss their bouquet

Why do brides toss their bouquet? Weddings are filled with traditions, both old and new and one of the most well known, and well used one is the bouquet toss! Read the origins of this tradition here.

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A day in the life of Lynne Greer

Learn about a day in the life of Lynne Greer, a National Executive member in her second year.

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Handfasting Ritual

You may have heard of a handfasting ceremony, you may even be considering one for your wedding day. Learn more about the ritual of handfasting in this blog entry!

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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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