2017 Wedding of the Year Competition

We’re so excited to announce our fantastic 2017 Wedding of the Year competition, with over $25,000 in prizes up for grabs!

If your wedding date falls in 2017, be sure to grab the entry form in the print copy of issue 94 of Bride & Groom magazine, put together your best wedding photos and tell us your story.

You'll be in with the chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime romantic luxury holiday in Fiji, gorgeous homewares, jewellery, beauty products and more. Plus, there are heaps of fantastic prizes in the other six categories. 

Please share with friends or family who are recently married or marrying this year!

  • Fantastic prizes worth over $25,000 to be won!   
  • Open to all couples married in 2017

This prestigious competition has six categories you can enter:

  • Wedding of the Year
  • Bride of the Year
  • Groom of the Year
  • Wedding Party of the Year
  • Flowergirl of the Year
  • Pageboy of the Year



Our Wedding of the Year will win…
 

WIN Fiji holiday

Seven nights accommodation at Nanuku Auberge Resort in a stunning beachfront pool suite
and all gourmet meals, plus return economy flights from Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch
to Fiji flying Air New Zealand thanks to Travel Associates.


WIN luxury Fiji holiday

The quintessential South Pacific paradise set along the coastline of Fiji’s main island of Viti Levu, Nanuku Auberge Resort is a sanctuary for relaxation and discovery. The resort perfectly blends contemporary luxury and traditional Fijian culture, offering secluded beaches, gorgeous accommodation, innovative dining, outdoor adventure and a luxury spa. Nanuku Auberge Resort promises a holiday you’ll cherish forever.

nanuku.aubergeresort.com        www.travel-associates.co.nz

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A custom made 2- or 3-seat sofa from the exquisite range at Me & My Trend, in your choice of style, fabric, colour and leg shape, to the value of $2695. Fashion forward interior design specialists Me & My Trend source innovative and unique designs made using the finest materials and craft-makers.
www.meandmytrend.com
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The FUJIFILM X-T20 digital camera and XF8-55mm lens, valued at $1999, from FUJIFILM NZ. Small, simple to use and offering exceptional image quality, the X-T20 features intuitive controls and a 3-inch LCD monitor that let you create the perfect photograph every time.
www.fujifilm.co.nz
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Stand out from the crowd with the ultra-light and ultra-strong Samsonite Octolite suitcases in black, in sizes 55cm and 75cm, valued at $798 
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A queen-size White Goose Down mattress topper from Novadown, valued at $649.90. Featuring two distinct layers, the topper not only offers comfort and warmth, but also sleep-enhancing support to provide you with the ultimate rest and relaxation.
www.novadown.co.nz 
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A $500 gift card to spend on premium natural skin and hair products from Savar. New Zealand-made Savar products combine the best in nature, style and sustainability, providing quality for every type of skin and hair. www.savaronline.com
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The Denby Monsoon Chrysanthemum dinnerset, valued at $480, from Raines Homewares. The 16-piece set comprises four each of the dinner plate, salad plate, cereal bowl and mug.
www.raineshomewares.co.nz
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Print your favourite photos instantly from your smartphone, with a variety of fun templates, using the instax SHARE Smartphone Printer SP-2, valued at $349, from FUJIFILM NZ.
www.fujifilm.co.nz
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A $300 gift card to spend at Wallace Cotton. Choose from the tempting array of beautiful bed linen and homewares that perfectly blend quality and style.
www.wallacecotton.com
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A $200 gift card to spend at Mocka. Get inspired by the extensive range of contemporary furniture and furnishings available to make your house a home.
www.mocka.co.nz
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The must-have appliance for the health-conscious foodie, the George Foreman Veggie Spiralizer, valued at $189.99. The powerful 300W motor and four blades make healthy meals quick and easy.
www.georgeforeman.co.nz
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The Russell Hobbs Heritage Kettle in ruby red, valued at $159.99 and the Russell Hobbs Salt & Pepper Mills, valued at $89.99, are designed with ease of use, practicality, enjoyment and style in mind.
www.russellhobbs.co.nz
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Luxurious fragrances for him and her valued at $278 – the fresh new fragrance
John Varvatos Artisan Pure, and Elizabeth Arden’s exquisite White Tea fragrance.
 

Our Bride of the Year will win…
 

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A stunning 9ct white gold and diamond circle pendant and chain from Diamonds on Richmond, valued at $2145. www.diamondsonrichmond.co.nz
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BG94 A15989ED WOTY The Remington Silk Ceramic Ultra Straightener, valued at $199.99, featuring advanced ceramic heaters for consistent heat, floating plates for even pressure and variable heat setting to suit any type of hair.
www.remington.co.nz
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The George Foreman Mix & Go with Chill Sticks, valued at $99.99, is a powerful blender that mixes fruit, vegetables, ice, seed and nuts so you can prepare and enjoy nutritious smoothies.
www.georgeforeman.co.nz
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Luxurious fragrances for him and her valued at $278 – the fresh new fragrance
John Varvatos Artisan Pure, and Elizabeth Arden’s exquisite White Tea fragrance.
 

Our Groom of the Year will win…

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A stylish suit package from Barkers, valued at $1100, including a jacket, pants, shirt, tie and pair of shoes. www.barkersonline.co.nz
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BG94 A15988ED WOTY Remington Barber’s Best Personal Groomer, valued at $99.99, features self-sharpening stainless steel blades and an assortment of attachments so you can groom beards, moustaches, stubble and stray nose and ear hairs. www.remington.co.nz
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Luxurious fragrances for him and her valued at $278 – the fresh new fragrance
John Varvatos Artisan Pure, and Elizabeth Arden’s exquisite White Tea fragrance.
 

Our Wedding Party of the Year will win…

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Two nights’ accommodation for the winning couple in a cosy cottage at Magic Cottages Takou River, including a romantic riverside hot tub with bottle of bubbly, and the use of all the amazing amenities at the property, valued at $900.
www.takouriver.com
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A beautiful cheese cake from The Kapiti Store to enjoy with friends, valued at $350. www.kapitistore.co.nz
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Luxurious fragrances for him and her valued at $278 – the fresh new fragrance
John Varvatos Artisan Pure, and Elizabeth Arden’s exquisite White Tea fragrance.
 

Our Flowergirl of the Year will win…

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A $200 gift card to spend on the fabulous range of contemporary furniture, toys and furnishings at Mocka. www.mocka.co.nz
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A themed party pack from Jazabaloo’s New Zealand-made range, valued at $125. www.jazabaloo.co.nz
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The bride and groom will win luxurious fragrances for him and her valued at $278 – the fresh new fragrance John Varvatos Artisan Pure, and Elizabeth Arden’s exquisite White Tea fragrance.
 

Our Pageboyof the Year will win…

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A $200 gift card to spend on the fabulous range of contemporary furniture,
toys and furnishings at Mocka.
www.mocka.co.nz
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A themed party pack from Jazabaloo’s New Zealand-made range, valued at $125. www.jazabaloo.co.nz
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The bride and groom will win luxurious fragrances for him and her valued at $278 – the fresh new fragrance John Varvatos Artisan Pure, and Elizabeth Arden’s exquisite White Tea fragrance.
 

Terms & Conditions: 1. The competition is open to all readers of Bride & Groom magazine married between 1 January and 31 December 2017 and living in New Zealand, except those in any way involved with the competition. 2. The competition closes 1 March 2018. No responsibility will be accepted for late or lost entries. No photocopies accepted. No correspondence accepted. 3. Entrants must provide a stamped, self-addressed courier bag/envelope for the return of their photos. 4. Prizes are non-transferable and there will be no cash alternative for winners who cannot accept their prizes. 5. Airport transfers in Fiji are included. 6. Taxes and insurance levies excluded. 7. The holiday prize must be taken by the winning couple between the dates of 1 May 2018 – 1 May 2019 and is subject to availability at time of booking. 8. Bride & Groom magazine is not responsible for any acts of god, such as adverse weather conditions or industrial action that may occur while the winner is traveling. 9. All additional expenses are the responsibility of the prize-winner. 10. The winner's name and entry will be published in Bride & Groom magazine and/or on Bride & Groom's website and Facebook page. 11. Takou River prize valid May 2018 – end November 2018, and is subject to availability. 12. Sofa from Me & My Trend includes fabric and velvet models only (excludes leather) and will take 12-15 weeks for delivery. Does not include rural delivery.

 


 
Bride & Groom WIN WIN

Entries are judged on your wedding story and photos,
and close on 1 March 2018.


See issue 94 for an entry form.


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