Wellington Wedding Vendors

by Avya Hlavac | 06 Mar 2024

You've booked your dream Wellington Wedding Venue, and the scene is set. 

Next up, you need a great team of vendors to bring your day to life. 

From award-winning photographers to passionate wedding planners and thoughtful makeup artists to luxury car chauffeurs - you'll find incredible wedding vendors in every corner of this beautiful region. 

Browse our curated list of Wellington Wedding Vendors, and let the planning begin! 

Wellington Wedding Photographers We Love.

It's our humble opinion that photography is one of if not the best investment you can make for your wedding. 

It's a once-in-a-lifetime occasion. 

Your loved ones are all in one room, perhaps for the first and only time ever. You're dressed to the nines. You get to marry the love of your life. 

Whether you're a pro in front of a camera or anxious at the thought of it - these fantastic Wellington wedding photographers will ensure your big day is captured beautifully and that you have a great time along the way. 

August & Vine

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Let us introduce Sam from August & Vine. She's here to capture the feeling. 

Driven by the belief that your wedding is a celebration and not a performance, Sam will work behind the scenes rather than orchestrating moments or poses.

"Creating tangible, lifelong memories for people is just some kind of wonderful."

To view more of her work, see here. 

Patina Photo + Video

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Michelle & Hemi are some of the region's very best. They're based in Wellington but known as frequent flyers. 

Their work is all about reliving the greatest party you've ever thrown and going back in time to the feeling of that day.

"We’re not Pinterest photographers; we are about realness, about great times in crazy places, about adventures, and about love."

To view more by Patina Photo + Video, see here. 

Tim & Nadine

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Tim & Nadine are photographers who love to work with negative space, clean lines and honest emotion to capture unforgettable shots. 

Weddings have taken them to the ends of the earth, but Wellington is considered home base.

"We photograph weddings for fun, friendly and adventurous couples who do life a little differently."

To view more by Tim & Nadine, see here. 

Auburn Photography

Photography by Auburn Photography

Jess shoots weddings with the intent of making you feel fully seen and deeply loved.
Her calming energy will help you to slow down and appreciate the small pockets of quiet throughout your day. She's also known to get amongst the party, capturing the bold and brilliant moments.

"Your connection is undeniable; it’s that good, puppy love, butterflies in your stomach kind of feeling. We'll let the sun guide your movements and your love tell your story."

View more by Auburn Photography, here. 

Jinal Govind

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Based in Queenstown for winter and Wellington for summer, Jinal Govind is a sought-after wedding photographer with an affinity for the outdoors.

Couples are drawn to not only his beautiful photography but also his top banter and infectious energy.

"Whether you need someone to flare your dress, hold your shoes, or top up your drink, I’ll be there for it all."

To view more by Jinal Govind, see here. 

Yvonne Liew Photography

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Yvonne Liew captures fun and effortless photography that allows you to be you.

Blending documentary style with classic portraiture, the result is breathtaking.

"I love finding pockets of light amongst the buildings and trees, chasing the soft light during golden hour, letting your day flow organically and being there to document it all."

To view more by Yvonne, see here. 

Jaymee Photography

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Jaymee is a local creative whose easygoing nature flows through everything she puts her hand to.

Drawn to the realness of love - Jaymee has an eye for the intimate moments within your day and will thoughtfully seek them out. 

"Photography that connects with your story while keeping the process real and easy going for couples."

To view more by Jaymee Photography, see here. 

Candy Capco

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As a self-described sucker for romance, Candy is in her element when capturing love in the flesh. 

She has well and truly immersed herself in the Wellington wedding industry over the last decade, becoming one of the region's most coveted wedding photographers.

"For me, it’s about capturing those little moments that make the big picture and letting things unfold naturally. It’s about photographs that tell stories and evoke emotions.
It’s about falling in love."

To view more by Candy Capco, see here

Benjamin and Elise

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Meet Benjamin and Elise, a husband & wife duo thrilled to capture celebrations in all their glory. 

These two have been described as kind, personable, knowledgeable and very enthusiastic - the perfect addition to your wedding day.

"We are grateful for the exceptional couples that open up their lives and bless us with the privilege of capturing their most treasured moments."

View more by Benjamin and Elise, here

David Le Photography

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David's work is crisp, timeless & classic. The kind of photography that'll never go out of style.
With the belief that your experience is equally as important as the result - he delivers stress-free client journeys, from initial catch-up to post-wedding day.  
"Authentic, unscripted and fun. What your wedding day should be."
View more by David Le, here

V Visual

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V Visuals is an award-winning team of photographers, videographers and well-rounded creatives capturing weddings in New Zealand and Europe. Their work is known to evoke emotion and bring even strangers to tears. 

Taking on a limited number of weddings per year in order to truly dedicate themselves to each one - you'd be lucky to have these guys locked in for your special day! 

"Bottling up that nostalgia is our greatest honour."

View more by V Visual, here.  

Need a little help with making it all happen?

Let's talk wedding planning.

Though it can be an overwhelming task, with the right resources and support - it can be incredibly fun!

Whether you need a little help or a lot, you've come to the right place.

From pre-wedding guidance, styling, on-the-day coordination and everything in between -  these experts are here to lighten your load and make your day the best it can be.

Here are our favourite Wellington-based planners and stylists. 

George & Co

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The experts at George & Co work meticulously to curate beautiful occasions.

From marquee & furniture hire to wedding planning and on-the-day coordination - these guys know how to throw a party.

"We work to define your personal style to create a bespoke event limited only by your imagination."

Your wedding planning journey with George & Co begins here

Elegant & Wild

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Meet Alicia, your biggest wedding cheerleader. You do the dreaming; she will do the actioning.

From onboarding the perfect vendors to curating the details, creating crafty timelines & supporting you on the day - Alicia will be your go-to gal for all things wedding. 

"I’m Alicia, your soon-to-be wedding warrior, research queen, problem crusher, dress fluffer, champagne holding, music queuing, golf-cart driving,  run-sheet wielding, coordination extraordinaire!"

Your wedding planning journey with Elegant & Wild begins here. 

Little Lace Flower Company

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Wedding planning can be a lot. The experts at LLFC will work alongside you to clarify, prioritise, and decide - bringing your dream day to life.

For the more hands-on couples, LLFC also offers DIY support & workshops - designed to empower you in planning your own day.

"Our collaborative design process and unique styling services help you create your own beautiful gathering full of meaning, joy, and thoughtful details."

Your wedding planning journey with Little Lace Flower Company begins here. 

The Wedding Coach NZ

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Meet Britt from The Wedding Coach NZ. Described by couples as their wedding-planning angel, she's an invaluable addition to your wedding-planning journey. 

Britt approaches wedding planning with warmth, enthusiasm and wisdom. Whether you need a little help or a lot - book in a chat with Britt. 

"As a lover of lists, details, pretty blooms, timeline logistics, and a good girl chat, I'll be here for you each step of the way."

Your wedding planning journey with The Wedding Coach NZ begins here

A Perfect Day 

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A Perfect Day removes the stress from the equation. As a planning & event hire company, A Perfect Day presents twelve exciting pre-made themes for you to select from. 

From table settings, archways, props, signage, and more - A Perfect Day is a stylish, affordable and efficient way to deck your venue to the nines!

Interested? Your wedding planning journey with A Perfect Day begins here. 

Tailormade Affair

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Amanda from Tailormade Affair plans, designs and styles bespoke occasions for madly-in-love couples.

Her services can also include creating your florals, wedding stationery and signage. She's a multi-talented woman!

"Hey there, I'm Amanda, aka ‘Mrs Affair’, a veteran event planner, stylist, and floral fanatic. After more than a decade spent in design, communications, event planning and styling, I’m now where I want to be – helping couples to create a truly epic wedding day and have some fun along the way."

Your wedding planning journey with Tailormade Affair begins here. 

Need a marquee? We've got you covered. 

In every sense of the word. 

Aside from being a functional shelter, using a marquee presents the opportunity to create the most magical scene under the night sky. 

Whether you choose a stretch tent, teepee or clear marquee - adorn it with festoons and fairy lights and watch your wedding reception come to life. 

In this section, discover the best marquee hire companies servicing in and around the Wellington Region.

Stretch Tents Wellington

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DIY weddings have never been easier or more aesthetic than with Stretch Tents.

With their range of beautiful tents, trestle tables, chairs and lounging furniture - your wedding can take place almost anywhere.

"Stretch Tents can be freestanding or rigged off a building or patio to provide seamless indoor-outdoor flow."

Learn more about Stretch Tents, here

Social Nature Movement

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For those seeking a festival-style wedding - Social Nature Movement is your enabler.

With attractive and comfortable bell tents for overnight glamping and traditional marquees for wedding festivities - Social Nature Movement brings the party to you.

"Our bell tents are atmospheric and impressive, creating a unique accommodation venue no matter what the obstacles."

Learn more about Social Nature Movement, here


Hiremaster has an impressive range of hire items to complete your event - from marquees to staging, catering equipment to furniture. If you need it, Hiremaster likely has it.

For decades, Hiremaster has proudly serviced events in the Wellington Region and far beyond.

"Your vision, our experience". 

Learn more about Hiremaster, here

Lucy's Events

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Lucy's marquees are New Zealand-made using the highest quality materials to ensure safety, style and sustainability. 

Whether it's one crucial piece of the puzzle or the entire fit-out, Lucy's is here to fill in the gaps with expert service and beautiful hire items.

"Lucy’s began as a small idea, to create better hire."

Learn more about Lucy's Events, here

HappyHire Wellington

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Happyhire is your one-stop-shop to lay the foundation of your day - offering marquees, lighting, tables, chairs, linen, PA Systems, dancefloors and glassware.

From servicing intimate backyard weddings to large-scale formal receptions - the warm team at Happyhire is here to help.

"Our friendly team will deliver, set up and remove your items, providing a professional, stress-free and happy hire experience."

Learn more about Happyhire Wellington, here

Carlton Party Hire

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Carlton Party Hire are tried and true event Connoisseurs.

Providing marquee & hire items all over New Zealand - Carlton Party Hire is no stranger to events.

"Where all successful functions begin". 

Learn more about Carlton Party Hire, here

Transport is one of those details that is often forgotten but is, in fact, crucial. 

After all, you have to get there. 

Here to get you where you need to be in style, discover our selection of Wellington-based luxury car hire companies. 

Executive Private Transport

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Introducing Executive Private Transport - Wellington's premier providers of chauffeured private transport.  

At a glance, their beautiful collection of vehicles includes the classic Bentley, Mercedes E Class sedans and Mustang V8 convertibles.

"Our team is fully trained, Police checked, and NZTA licensed."

Learn more about Executive Private Transport, here

Book A Classic 

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It's all in the name. An impressive range of luxury and vintage cars awaits you at Book A Classic.

Your expert chauffeur will take you where you need to be while you enjoy a glass of champagne in the backseat. 

"Your wedding car will be ready and outside the church on time."

Learn more about Book A Classic, here

SG Prestige Wellington

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SG Prestige is proud to be the only company in the Wellington Region that offers luxury Bentleys for hire.

Whether you select a classic or contemporary model, these luxury vehicles will ensure a first-class experience for your special occasion.

"We provide a first-class service from the first collection to the wedding reception and everything in-between."

Learn more about SG Prestige Wellington, here

Wedding Car Hire Company

The bridal entourage will ride in undeniable style with Wedding Car Hire Company. 

Providing beautifully dressed classic cars driven by dependable chauffeurs - book your wedding transport with Wedding Car Hire Company. 

Learn more about Wedding Car Hire Company, here

Classic Rides NZ

Classic Rides NZ is classic car heaven. Servicing the Wairarapa Region, hire a chauffeur or drive yourself with Classic Rides NZ.

For those seeking to take the car for a proper spin - Classic Rides can also provide picnic hampers, rugs, folding chairs and tables, beach umbrellas and even an old-school thermette.

Learn more about Classic Rides NZ, here

Aristocrat Auto Hire

Aristocrat Auto Hire are a friendly, family business who have serviced the Wellington Region for 25 years.

From Kapiti to the Hutt Valley and all the way to the Wairarapa area - Aristocrat Auto Hire provide chauffeur-driven Classic Daimler and Jaguars at competitive prices.

"Our drivers are hand picked not only for their good driving ability but also their professionalism, helpful manner and their willingness to 'go the extra mile' for our clients, something which we value very highly at Aristocrat Auto Hire."

Learn more about Aristocrat Auto Hire, here

Last but certainly not least - let's get you wedding-ready!

Your hair and makeup can make or break your wedding look.

The two most important factors are:

  1. You feel like the best version of yourself
  2. Your look lasts all day & night! 

Whether you're going full-glam or natural, these beauty experts will ensure a beautiful & long-lasting bridal look for your big day. 

For all your beauty needs, dig into our selection of Wellington-based hair & makeup artists. 

The Makeup Artist

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Zoe leads an expert beauty team passionate about accentuating the natural beauty of every bride. Makeup is her form of artistry, and she has a wealth of knowledge & experience spanning the bridal, beauty and fashion industries.

"​We are obsessed with the finer details and love working closely with our clients to create their ideal look with trusted brands and products that are known for their quality, longevity and ability to look great on camera and in person."

Discover The Makeup Artist.

Wedding Hair by Rachel

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If you're getting married in the capital, you'll be battling the persistent wind for which Wellington is known. Fear not! Rachel is here to create beautiful hair that'll last all day despite windy conditions. Whether your hair is short or long, thick or thin - Rachel will leave you with hair that looks and feels fantastic, all day long. 

Discover Wedding Hair by Rachel. 

Kate Keogh

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Kate is a sought-after makeup artist & hair stylist with a heart for enhancing one's natural beauty.

Known for creating subtle glam makeup looks, Kate takes pride in ensuring her clients have the best experience in her makeup chair.

"Helping women feel like the best versions of themselves brings me so much joy, and I consider it a privilege to be trusted and involved in some of my clients' most significant life events."

Discover Kate Keogh. 

Jaymie Jarvis

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Jaymie is a warm-hearted Wellington makeup artist who has perfected the art of bridal beauty over the last decade. 

Jaymie works very closely with her sister, who is a talented hairdresser & stylist. Together, they run Duo Styling - offering brides the complete beauty package. 

"Everyone deserves to look and feel beautiful; to be the best version of themselves."

Discover Jaymie Jarvis. 

Miss Dom Styling 

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Dominique has specialised in bridal hairstyling for 15 years and offers a range of hairdressing and beauty services throughout the Wellington, Kapiti, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa region.

With her beautiful energy, passion and expertise -  Dominique is an absolute asset to you and your wedding day. 

"I take pride in creating the look that lasts a lifetime for my beautiful brides."

Discover Miss Dom Styling. 

NJ Makeup Artistry

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Nay creates beautiful makeup looks that last all night. One bride even fell asleep with her full face of makeup on. She woke up in the morning, and her makeup still looked fantastic!

An expert at her craft, Nay also teaches masterclasses to those wishing to upskill themselves. 

“My mission is to inspire & help women everywhere step into their confidence, grow their self-esteem and realise their full potential.”

Discover NJ Makeup Artistry. 

There you have it, the greatest wedding vendors that Wellington has to offer. 

Choosing vendors for your big day can be a bit like dating. Embrace it. 

Spend some time online-stalking your candidates, reading reviews and getting to know their work. 

Once you've curated your selection, reach out and watch the magic happen!