Entries by Hitched In Raglan

A FAMILY AFFAIR

Angelina Gridelli and Harley Muru tied the knot in true Kiwi style at Whale Bay, complete with a haka and waiata. Angelina shares the details of the relaxed celebration with their friends and whānau. After a 9-year relationship with three children together, Angelina knew Harley would pop the question at some point – it was […]

RAGLAN BUDS FLOWER FARM – Woodland Styled Shoot

So what does Raglan have to offer the wedding market? The ladies from Raglan Buds Flower Farm (Kristel & Jenny) set out to showcase the individual talents that Raglan holds. Here’s what they had to say about the first part of their styled shoot : Q. Who is involved in Raglan Buds Flower Farm ? A. Kristel Lindfield and Jenny […]

GARDEN PARTY

Briar Douglas and Ben Chapman-Smith got married on a sunny autumn day in Raglan. Briar tells us about the intimate celebration with their closest family and friends. Ben and I moved to Raglan in July last year, after falling in love with the relaxed community and beautiful water views during a weekend road trip. And […]

PLUCKING AT HEART STRINGS

When it comes to creating atmosphere on your wedding day, nothing does the job quite like music. Waikato bride Kylie Carver shares how Amoroso String Trio helped to strike the right tone on her special day. Jonathan and I knew we wanted live music for our January celebration at Hamilton Gardens, and Waikato-based Amoroso String […]

HEN’S BEACHSIDE RETREAT IN RAGLAN

Why limit yourself to one evening to celebrate your impending nuptials with friends? Renee Smith’s five bridesmaids surprised her with a hen’s weekend away in Raglan, where they enjoyed three days of delicious food, stunning views, water sports and cocktails. Bridesmaids Justine and Nicola share the details of their unforgettable Raglan retreat. Sweet Escape We […]

NATURAL BEAUTY

Tania and Mark tied the knot at eco venue Solscape on January 30, 2016, on a picturesque lawn overlooking the Tasman Sea. Tania recounts the special moments of their two-day celebration. As soon as we saw the jaw-dropping ocean view from Solscape’s front lawn, Mark and I knew it was the perfect spot to exchange […]

CHIC RAGLAN RETREAT

A boutique glamping experience, that is a perfect honeymoon destination or special accommodation for VIP guests. The round tent is a boutique camping experience in a Mongolian style yurt. The luxury campsite is a super comfortable environment that has been designed to promote relaxation and romance in a unique setting. All the stylish comforts make it […]

CRAFTY HEN’S PARTY

I have always admired my life long friend Fliss Dray, for her endless energy but also for her magical talent that enables her to make the most amazing creations from random bits and bobs that she finds around. She has taken this to a whole new level with her new business venture the ‘Crafts Collective’, […]

NEW VENDORS FOR THE SEASON AHEAD

We are very excited to say that we have new vendors that have recently joined the site and added to the wealth of talent in the Raglan area. Perfect timing for the wedding season ahead! PHOTOGRAPHY : 2 SOULS   ACCOMODATION : SEASIDE STYLE   FLORIST : LEEF – FLORAL DESIGNS   EQUIPMENT HIRE : THE WHITE WEDDING CLUB   CAKE […]

CLIFFSIDE WEDDING SHOOT, RAGLAN

Local photographer Anne Paar, is divine not only in person, but also for the work that she creates, a true creative talent with stunning images. She staged a wedding photo shoot to demonstrate the joys of the west coast and it’s rugged, battered landscape : I wanted to show New Zealand the beauty of its rugged West […]

SURPRISE RAGLAN WEDDING

Earlier this year at Waoku Lodge, a small intimate wedding was held. The bride and groom travelled all the way from Scotland, with the WHOLE wedding being arranged in secret by the groom! Tracie Heasman, photographer, had the joy of being part of the ceremony, here is what she had to say : “George emailed […]

WEDDING TRENDS 2015

It’s nearly the end of 2014 and what a year it was!  2015 is looking to be just as spectacular with a few weddings trends said to be following Kim Kardashian and Kanye Wests styling, with loads of beautiful white flowers:   Also said to be big next year is copper coloured table settings, which can look so […]

CRAFTS COLLECTIVE – HEN PARTY

DIY weddings are very fashionable right now, how about getting your guests involved? If you’re looking for a hen party experience that’s a little bit more than the standard drinking games, then take a look at what The Crafts Collective workshops in the UK have been doing. Offering a range of workshops, they will guide you […]

CREATIVE HEN DOO!

Fancy doing something a little different for your hen’ party?  The usual drunken pub crawl, with bouncing plastic willy’s on your head sure is a thing of the past …. Hitched in Raglan, recently discovered STRIKE A POSE - The Art of Partying. A wonderful idea for a cheeky hen doo, with a creative flair! Here is what the […]