Debbie & Brad ~ Real Wedding

Debbie and Brad got married on a pretty wet, stormy day in the Waikato, and their plans for their wedding day had to be adapted somewhat to suit the elements. Their original first look location was pretty soggy, so they moved to the subtropical (covered) area of Hamilton Gardens instead. The lush green backdrop worked beautifully, and everyone stayed dry and warm!

wed in Waikato vendors included Sweet Events Photography, Alare Weddings and Petal Passion

Bridget & Ryan ~ Real Wedding

A stunning wedding - there isn’t really another way to put it. These high school sweethearts escaped to Raglan for some of the most beautiful wedding photos! Such a cool wee adventure to have on their wedding day ~ before coming back to Hamilton to celebrate with their nearest and dearest.

Wed in Waikato Members involved in the special day included Love Club Hire & Abbie Hartland Makeup

Images by Amy Bell Photography

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