Daniel & Courtney’s Wedding

It was meant to be!

Daniel and Courtney a couple of Melbournistas hung in there with their sights firmly set on having their elopement ceremony here in NZ with a few family and friends, while stuck in Melbourne with borders closed.

Melbourne opened up less than 48 hours before they were to fly to Queenstown, so in Courtney’s words, “it was meant to be”! While they were here enjoying a couple of weeks of what Queenstown has to offer on their honeymoon, Melbourne was struggling with a huge surge in cases, so went back into a snap lock down. Mr and Mrs Cantwell, our newly weds flew home a few days later.

Daniel and Courtney are the lucky ones, their ceremony at our home was incredible, we shared so much laughter, the day was all theirs!. The champagne flowed after the ceremony then they were off on a Helicopter to capture some sensational wedding day shots high up on the snow with the most beautiful moody skies. The pleasure was all ours hosting you guys for your elopement ceremony.

Photography – Carla Mitchell
Venue – Lake Hayes Retreat

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