A year on: a snapshot of NZ couples
Posted in: Weddings & Civil Unions 20th August 2014
Cambridge photographer Beverley Ashburner has put together a slideshow featuring New Zealand couples and families to mark a year of marriage equality. It's beautiful.
Celebrating a year of marriage
Posted in: Weddings & Civil Unions 19th August 2014
Three married couples tell us how life has been since they wed, and what being married means to them - the magic of being able to say "wife" and "husband".
Gresham and Steve's wedding
Posted in: Weddings & Civil Unions 16th March 2014
Gresham and had a gorgeous day with guests in rainbow colours, doggy ring bearers, a performance from GALS and even a trip on the Pink Bus!
Ralph and Rob's wedding
Posted in: Weddings & Civil Unions 8th March 2014
One of the most moving submissions on the marriage equality bill has come full circle in a beautiful Christchurch garden wedding. Ralph Jaeger writes on marrying the love of his life, Rob.
Mr Gay World goes to a wedding
Posted in: Weddings & Civil Unions 3rd March 2014
Check out this cute video of Mr Gay World Chris Olwage going to David and Dmitri's wedding in Whitianga.
Richard and Shane's wedding
Posted in: Weddings & Civil Unions 15th January 2014
Pride Parade director Richard Taki has nicked some time from his busy schedule and married the love of his life Shane Scally. He tells us about their love story and their big day.
Scenes from a wedding
Posted in: Weddings & Civil Unions 13th September 2013
Whitney Keller and Mara Milano, who were amongst the very first same-sex couples to get a marriage license in New Zealand, return to the registry office to be wed.
Q&A: Marriage changes
Posted in: Weddings & Civil Unions 17th August 2013
Questions, questions, questions! So many questions as the day marriage equality comes into force nears! The amazing people at Births Deaths and Marriages have answers for you here.
Voting open for Fab Gay Wedding
Posted in: Weddings & Civil Unions 8th July 2013
ZM's "Fabulous Gay Wedding" will take place on 19 August at St-Matthew-in-the-City. Vote for your favourite couple here.
Posted in: Weddings & Civil Unions 2nd July 2013
The Department of Births, Deaths and Marriages is getting everything ready for the first same-sex weddings in NZ.
Wedding Belles: Final preening
Posted in: Weddings & Civil Unions 18th January 2013
Youâre in a nail salon and they ask âWhat do you want done?â You canât say âsomething that I can actually manoeuvre on the wedding nightâ. Especially when your mother-in-law's with you.
Wedding Belles: 1,2,3 âŠ 1,2,3 âŠ
Posted in: Weddings & Civil Unions 6th January 2013
On our scarily lengthy to do list for the wedding my fiancĂ©e has written âchoose first dance song,â closely followed by âlearn to danceâ.
Wedding Belles: Nothing sacred here
Posted in: Weddings & Civil Unions 21st December 2012
You have to laugh at claims we gays will ruin the âsanctityâ of marriage when you see some of the shocking themes, dresses and cakes that have been used in weddings around the world.
Etienne and Geoffrey's civil union
Posted in: Weddings & Civil Unions 9th September 2012
âMy beautiful manâ is how Etienne describes his partner Geoffrey, who he joined with in an equally beautiful hospital-bedside civil union.
Wedding Belles: Straight and narrow (minded)
Posted in: Weddings & Civil Unions 18th April 2012
Itâs been a long time since I have felt like a real outsider. But searching for civil union materials that donât scream âman and wifeâ ... has left me feeling like a stranger in a strange land.