Sharon Judkins in London designed invites and logo. Favours were fortune cookies containing groom’s infamous one-liners. Table place names printed by bride’s sisters in the style of vintage London street signs. Family and friends provided the live music with Furious 3 entertaining the guests. The bridal car was a Chevy Impala. The catering consisted of canapés after the ceremony, followed by a buffet that included snapper, beef fillet, lamb, ham, seafood mornay, creamed paua,
paua fritters, raw fish and mussels. www.absolutecaterers.co.nz. The bride wore her late nana’s brooch in her hair and there was a memorial table. The couple chose to spend five months at home visiting family and friends in Australia, the Chatham Islands and around New Zealand instead of enjoying a traditional honeymoon.