Little girls have dreams of being married in a beautiful church, now that you are about to embark on your new life with the love of your life, New Zealand offers some stunning churches and chapels that give you not only your dream but the added bonus of some stunning New Zealand scenery.
Say “I Do” in the stunning, stone Church of the Good Shepherd in Lake Tekapo, one of New Zealand’s historic churches. Enjoy captivating views through the wide altar window to primeval mountains enveloping Lake Tekapo, whilst the beautiful altar is made from a large block of white stone with inlaid carvings of mountain buttercups, ferns, hebes, lizard and native trees and birds.
If you are looking for the perfect traditional church wedding, then this is it. The beautifully designed, stone church was built in the 1920s and creates the perfect setting for your wedding celebration. The uniqueness of this church is that it does not matter the size of your wedding, from a small intimate wedding to a large formal wedding you do not feel out of place.
Get married in a lovely traditional church setting, surrounded by 2.5 acres of privately owned gardens and lawns. The young country gardens include a heart shaped bed of red and white roses in front of the chapel, a native border, parkland and a dinosaur garden named after the Ginkgo Biloba in the centre of the upper lawn. Camellias, rhododendrons, dogwoods and flowering cherries enclose three sides of the chapel.
The Chapel by the Lake is what dreams are made from. This enchanting location is in Queenstown. Built from giant reclaimed church beams, stone and slate, keeping in tone with the breathtaking alpine scenery. Seasons do not matter here, as all seasons offer you a fairytale wedding. With such dramatic backdrops you are guaranteed the perfect wedding ceremony to say your ‘I Do’ and photos that will be your everlasting treasured memories.
This beautiful historic church rests on the banks of Akaroa, nestled amongst the hillside and harbour, in a truly romantic area of New Zealand. This small, original church is surrounded by Maori heritage and features beautiful carvings, original floor, ceiling and window catches, and no electricity, making it a truly unique location for your church wedding.