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Victoria Wilks - News
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Being a Celebrant takes me to some of the best places in Wellington.  In recent weeks I have conducted ceremonies on a cliff top overlooking the Cook Straight and South Island, to a secret venue where I was standing next to a real Academy Award, to stunning beach front locations, to the deck at the home of the couple getting married. The ven... Read more

Recently  I married my youngest couple - both 19 years of age and a truly gorgeous and committed unit. A few weeks later I married my oldest couple - both in their 70's and for one it was her first marriage. How absolutely awesome is that! I love the diversity I have in my job of being a Marriage Celebrant. Read more

Last week I was the celebrant for a couple from Australia who arrived in Wellington a few days before their wedding, and promptly applied for their Marriage Licence. At the rehearsal I asked them for the Licence. I do this as I check  it is all correct and then be the person responsible for bringing it on the wedding day. The couple had forgo... Read more

Phew - only now do I sit and reflect on the summer wedding season. I remember when I first started being a celebrant (12 years ago!) the wedding season was January to March. This now has extended from September to May.  I think this is the case for several reasons. Some venues, photographers and other major suppliers offer discounted rates ou... Read more

The Blog Begins....
A friend recently said to me that I should start recording some of the amazing wedding stories that I have from my work as a celebrant. I realised she is right. When someone asks me about a wedding that I recently was involved with as a celebrant I never just say "fine" or "great" - there is always more to tell. So this is where I want to sha... Read more