Packing in a full weekend of wedding festivities, Holly, Adam and their 100-ish guests set up camp at Auckland’s picturesque Piha Mill. Perfect weather and a laidback vibe set the tone for their idyllic affair.
“We kicked off Friday night with fish n’ chips and singing by the bonfire,” Holly shares. “The morning of the wedding was pretty cruisy with people heading off to the beach for a swim or just chilling at the Mill.” Keen to avoid any unnecessary stress, Holly and Adam opted to relinquish all control to the capable hands of florist/stylist Rosebud & Willow, leaving them free to relax with their guests.
A photographer herself, Holly had a clear idea of the style she was after and entrusted industry pal Kate Wark to capture the day. Pre-ceremony portraits meant the celebrations could roll right on after the ‘I do’s’, but the pair made sure to steal away later for some of that gorgeous golden hour light. “Kate snuck us away to Piha Beach for photos just before the sun set,” says Holly. “The light made for epic photos!”
After dancing the night away and retiring to their glamp-tastic bell tents for the night, Holly and Adam put on a big brekkie cook-up the following morning. The couple tell us the weekend was like their own little Splore festival – the perfect way to share the love with their nearest and dearest.
Images Kate Wark | Bride's Dress Rue de Seine | Bridesmaid's Dresses ASOS | Groom's Suit Barkers | Hair & Makeup Ali’s Makeup Station | Venue & Catering Piha Mill | Flowers & Styling Rosebud & Willow | Event Hire Auckland Wedding Hire | Celebrant Hayley Greer | Rings Zoe & Morgan | Cake Fresh to Death |