Find a Celebrant Now
What ceremonies can a celebrant officiate?
While celebrants conduct formal ceremonies in the community, their role is so much more than simply officiating. Take a look at this comprehensive list of ceremonies that celebrants can facilitate.
7 Questions to Ask Your Marriage Celebrant
Making the time to meet with and find out a little more about your potential marriage celebrant can help you feel more relaxed on your wedding day, knowing you’re in good hands.
Grief: A Little Word That Packs a Big Punch
Grief has always gone beyond death and dying and has many guises, amplified during the Covid-19 situation. Grief, as Australian author Sally Cant says, “is a little word that packs a big punch”.
Funerals and Weddings at Level 2
Gatherings and events at Alert Level 2: The Government has announced an increase to gathering numbers from 12 noon Friday 29 May. Play it safe!
How to Engage on Social Media
A beginner's guide to social media: Helping CANZ members to win in an online world. Find out how you can engage on social media.
Why Cut the Cake: Symbolism, Ritual and Ceremony
Cutting the cake, and sharing it, is rich in symbolism, ritual and ceremony. Every era and culture has and does this differently.
How to Plan a Surprise Wedding
For couples who don’t like to be the centre of attention or for people who don’t need or want gifts, a surprise wedding may be the answer!
How to Choose the Right Celebrant
With thousands of registered independent marriage celebrants in New Zealand how do you find someone right for you?
Making the Paperwork Easy
Applying for a marriage licence can feel like a daunting task. The team at Births, Deaths and Marriages (BDM) is working to make the marriage licence application easier.
Changing the Date
Just a few weeks ago, who could have imagined that around the world wedding ceremonies would be postponed or cancelled indefinitely?
5 Benefits To Smaller, Intimate Weddings
Limited sized gatherings could be around for a while but there's benefits to you might not have considered with smaller, intimate weddings.