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creating

beautiful memories

Locally Sourced × Crafted with Love

 

WELCOME

 

I imagine you have a big life event coming up, a number of things going through your mind and a major to-do list waiting to be ticked off.  If you’re looking to get married, you’ll likely have some strong ideas about what you want, and don’t want. 

When it comes to celebrants, you want to find the one that feels right for you. If that’s me, I’d be honoured to help you celebrate your big day. For me, it’s all about creating a bespoke ceremony, just for you, so you feel it's your kind of day. I’m here to help you mark this important time of change and create a memory you’ll always treasure.

I am a registered celebrant with the Celebrants’ Association of New Zealand.

Get in touch

027 2836015

 

ABOUT ME

 

There are many ways of creating wonderful memories through ceremony: weddings, funerals, anniversaries, blessings, unveiling, naming ceremonies, divorce. I am open to honouring and celebrating your Ceremony in many different ways, traditional, formal, informal, themed.

I love my role as a Celebrant and I love creating ceremonies and celebrations that honour special times in your lives. I will listen to your hopes and dreams and work alongside you to create a ceremony that is unique, personal and meaningful. I work in a dignified manner which is in keeping with each individual ceremony.

My personality is warm and friendly, I love to laugh and I have a great sense of fun. I am well organised, punctual and have a high standard of ceremonial public speaking skills. Rotorua is where my home is however I am happy to travel anywhere within the Bay of Plenty or wider New Zealand.

I am a Marriage Celebrant registered with NZ Births Deaths and Marriages and have undertaken specialised training at the Celebrant School. I am a member of the Celebrant Association of New Zealand.

I’d love you to give me a call or email me. We can meet in person, or via Skype or Facetime. Once we feel comfortable about working together I will work alongside you to create a unique and personalised ceremony which honours your occasion.

TESTIMONIALS

From the moment we contacted Rosie she was amazing and easy to work with. Rosie had lots of helpful advice and things for us to think about for the ceremony and the smooth running of our day. Her knowledge of suppliers and contacts was invaluable. The process she went through was great – she listened, asked questions and put together a beautiful ceremony that reflected us. Having our two dogs part of our day was also something that was really important to us. This didn’t phase Rosie at all. Her approach to managing family members, meant they did what was needed on the day, without causing offence.
Thank you so much Rosie. It meant a lot to both of us for having you officiate for us.

All the best
— Laura and Jeff
We can’t thank Rosie enough for creating such a beautiful service for our special day. Leading up to the day she was dedicated to listening to our ideas and developing a ceremony that embraced our values and cultural practices. Being a smaller group Rosie added to the intimacy of the day by personally acknowledging all of our guests and making them feel welcome. We would highly recommend Rosie for your special event.
— Humphrey & Anita
Hi Rosie, another beautiful day today for Carl’s wedding and now we finally have a moment to sit down and reflect on our day! We just wanted to say thank you for such a beautiful service and helping us through the process. We have have many comments on how beautiful the ceremony was so thanks again ❤
— Love the newlyweds
 

SERVICES

 
 

Weddings

Every wedding must be unique and special for the couple, their families and friends.

I have a wide range of resources and after sitting and having a chat I can craft a ceremony that meets all your dreams and desires for the most enjoyable day of your lives. I will work hard to ensure your day is fun, engaging and totally enjoyable with as little stress as possible.

I do only one marriage a day. On the day of the service I will arrive at least one hour before the service to make sure everything is set up properly. I will meet the guests, and try to keep the groom calm thus keeping stress levels to a minimum!!!

Anytime before the big day I am here to answer any queries or concerns. I am only a phone call, txt or email away. I encourage the full wedding party to do a rehearsal before your big day so your day goes without a hitch and is everything you dreamt of.

Vow Renewal

No matter how long you have been married you may wish to renew your vows and commitment to one another.

I have many wonderful ideas on how to make this a meaningful and beautiful day, it may be surrounded by friends and family or just an intimate personal experience. I can help you write a ceremony for this special occasion.

Funerals

The loss of a loved one is a very emotional period in our lives.

I can assist you and your family to create a funeral service to honour and celebrate the life of your loved one. It is important to deliver the service with empathy and compassion to ensure the service is a fitting tribute to the one you have lost .

On the day of the service I will arrive at the venue well in advance of the service to ensure everything is in order and to liase with the Funeral Director. 

Naming ceremony

Naming ceremonies are a lovely way of welcoming your child into your family and to introducing you child to friends.

These ceremonies are usually short and simple however they are very personal and meaningful.

I have a range of ideas , plus readings and poems that you can browse through. We can then work together to create a ceremony that is memorable and a wonderful experience.

 

GET IN TOUCH

I believe every ceremony should be by design to truly reflect who you are and where you are in life. I’ll be by your side to guide you through your event, injecting calm, joy and fun in all the right places. I look forward to meeting you, and if we hit it off, working with you to craft a ceremony that perfectly captures your life event. And creating a day that is truly yours. 

Drop me a line - no obligation - and I'll be swiftly back in touch.

027 2836015

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