Rosie and Charlie’s Wedding @Jacks Retreat

Rosie and Charlie came to me, as they were searching for a celebrant for their wedding, just as Covid was gripping the World. Unfortunately, just as their original date came within a few days, Auckland went into lockdown for 9 weeks, and over the following 2 years Rosie and Charlie made countless phone calls and postponed their wedding three times. I am not sure how they held it together, but they did!

On July 2 2022, we immersed ourselves in an incredible buzz, at Jacks Retreat venue on a glorious wintery afternoon. We witnessed many wonderful Queenstown vendors come together to collectively showcase some of the best of the best vendors in the business. Cause, we all knew that Covid wasn’t going to Cancel LOVE this time, and it was time to get these two married and get the party started.

At 3PM the music started. Rosie and her mum Judy walked down the aisle to Charlie and I, standing at the beautiful flower installation by Flower Room Queenstown to Sam Smith Latch (Acoustic version). Rosie and Charlie’s love story was shared with gathered guests. Many fun moments were collated, just so we could all laugh and giggle our way through a beautiful personalized ceremony in front of their closest and dearest family and friends. Your Ceremony – your way! Our early communications were, they wanted their ceremony to be fun with all the emotional hooks to be considered for a bespoke marriage ceremony, all the while taking care of the Legal stuff.

Rosie and Charlie, thank you for trusting me with your story, a story I felt incredibly lucky to share with everyone. Thank you again for your five star review of my professional practice.

Congratulations Mr and Mrs Stow.


Events team – trulyyours_events
Photography – emily_adamson photography
Catering – Flying trestles
Venue – Jacks Retreat
Entertainment – Mojo
Celebrant – Erinhillcelebrant
Flower installations – Flowerroom Queenstown
Cake – Sophie Rose Anna Cakes

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