The 2018 Wedding of the Year Competition

Fantastic prizes worth over $20,000 to be won!   

Open to all couples married in 2018
 

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


If your wedding date falls in 2018, be sure to grab the entry form in the print copy of issue 96 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 Rarotonga, 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!



Our Wedding of the Year will win…

Five nights of absolute Raro beachfront luxury at The Nautilus Resort on Rarotonga’s white-sand Muri Beach, thanks to Cook Islands Tourism and Nautilus Resort Rarotonga.


WOTY cook islands WIN

Enjoy your beachfront Are (Villa) with private salt-water plunge pool, air conditioning, luxurious bathroom, kitchenette, entertainment system and big furnished patio, plus daily breakfasts for two included.

Excellent water sports, award-winning Pacific-Rim restaurant plus the winner of Luxury Travel Guide’s ‘Best Cook Islands Spa’, the Thalgo ‘Nautilus Spa’.

Return flights from Auckland and all transfers included.


www.nautilusresortrarotonga.com
www.cookislands.travel


 

      WOTY robot zoomba WIN




The Roomba 890 Wi-Fi connected vacuuming robot, valued at $1249. AeroForce 3-Stage Cleaning System uses a combination of agitation, extraction and suction to efficiently move dirt and debris from the floor to the dustbin. Available at major electrical retailers and online.
www.irobot.co.nz

 
WOTY fuji WIN

The new FUJIFILM X-A5 digital camera, valued at $1049 from FUJIFILM NZ. With a 180-degree rotatable rear LCD monitor, as well as the latest in Bluetooth® transfer technology, the X-A5 is a dream companion.
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 
WOTY Denby WIN

Studio Blue Dinner Plate Set, Studio Blue Medium Plate Set and Studio Blue Pasta Bowl Set from Denby, valued at $529, from Raines Homewares. Raines Homewares has something for every occasion.
www.raineshomewares.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
WOTY breville WIN
 




The Juice Fountain Cold XL from Breville, valued at $499.95, uses cold spin technology to maximise the nutrients and flavour extracted from your favourite ingredients. Stylish design allows for minimal preparation and easy clean-up, while the 2-litre jug means you can cater for yourself or a crowd.
www.breville.co.nz

 
WOTY wallace WIN

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
WOTY instax WIN

Print your favourite photos instantly from your smartphone or compatible X-Series camera using the instax SHARE SP-3 printer, valued at $299, from FUJIFILM NZ.
www.fujifilm.co.nz
WOTY hair dryer WIN
The Remington Keratin & Argan Oil Nourish Hair Dryer, valued at $169.99, featuring a grille containing a slow conditioning gel infused with keratin and argan oil transferred to hair during styling for shiny blow-dry results. www.remington.co.nz

WOTY mocka WIN




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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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.
WOTY soda WIN

A SodaStream Spirit, valued at $149. Make fresh, sparkling water in seconds.
www.sodastream.co.nz
WOTY happy moose WIN



$100 gift voucher to spend online at HappyMoose. Beautiful photo print products you’ll love. Designed, sourced and crafted in Dunedin, NZ.
www.happymoose.co.nz
WOTY grossart WIN



A pair of personalised flutes (with your names) in a keepsake box, valued at $47.98, from Grossart Ever After. Personalised gifts made to order with every iittle detail in mind.
www.grossarteverafter.com

 


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
BG90 A11844ED Bride of the Year PRIZEv2 A $300 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
WOTY tea WIN




The Breville Smart Tea Infuser, valued at $229.95, features five pre-set temperature and steep times reflecting the specific needs of different teas, a timer and a keep-warm setting.
www.breville.co.nz
WOTY keratin WIN

The Remington Keratin and Argan Oil Nourish Straightening Brush, valued at $199, designed with ceramic surfaces infused with keratin and argan oil for strong, healthy and shiny straight hair.
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.
WOTY happy moose2 WIN


$100 gift voucher to spend online at HappyMoose. Beautiful photo print products you’ll love. Designed, sourced and crafted in Dunedin, NZ.
www.happymoose.co.nz
WOTY grossart WIN



A pair of personalised flutes (with your names) in a keepsake box, valued at $47.98, from Grossart Ever After. Personalised gifts made to order with every iittle detail in mind.
www.grossarteverafter.com
 

Our Groom of the Year will win…


WOTY barkers clothing WIN





A stylish suit package from Barkers, valued at $1100, including a jacket, pants, shirt, tie and pair of shoes. www.barkersonline.co.nz
WOTY savar mens WIN


A $200 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
WOTY shaver WIN


Remington Titanium Comfort Pro Foil Shaver, valued at $159.99, features flexible foils and intercept trimmer combined with the pivoting shaver head to comfortably follow the contours of your face for maximum skin contact.
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.
WOTY happy moose2 WIN

$100 gift voucher to spend online at HappyMoose. Beautiful photo print products you’ll love. Designed, sourced and crafted in Dunedin, NZ.
www.happymoose.co.nz
WOTY grossart WIN




A pair of personalised flutes (with your names) in a keepsake box, valued at $47.98, from Grossart Ever After. Personalised gifts made to order with every iittle detail in mind.
www.grossarteverafter.com
 

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.
WOTY happy moose2 WIN


$100 gift voucher to spend online at HappyMoose. Beautiful photo print products you’ll love. Designed, sourced and crafted in Dunedin, NZ.
www.happymoose.co.nz
WOTY grossart WIN



A pair of personalised flutes (with your names) in a keepsake box, valued at $47.98, from Grossart Ever After. Personalised gifts made to order with every iittle detail in mind.
www.grossarteverafter.com
 

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.
WOTY happy moose2 WIN


$100 gift voucher to spend online at HappyMoose. Beautiful photo print products you’ll love. Designed, sourced and crafted in Dunedin, NZ.
www.happymoose.co.nz
WOTY grossart WIN




A pair of personalised flutes (with your names) in a keepsake box, valued at $47.98, from Grossart Ever After. Personalised gifts made to order with every iittle detail in mind.
www.grossarteverafter.com
 

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.
WOTY happy moose2 WIN


$100 gift voucher to spend online at HappyMoose. Beautiful photo print products you’ll love. Designed, sourced and crafted in Dunedin, NZ.
www.happymoose.co.nz
WOTY grossart WIN




A pair of personalised flutes (with your names) in a keepsake box, valued at $47.98, from Grossart Ever After. Personalised gifts made to order with every iittle detail in mind.
www.grossarteverafter.com
 

Terms & Conditions: 1. The competition is open to all readers of Bride & Groom magazine married between 1 January and 31 December 2018 and living in New Zealand, except those in any way involved with the competition. 2. The competition closes 30 January 2019. 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. Taxes and insurance levies excluded. 6. The holiday prize must be taken by the winning couple (cannot be sold, exchanged or gifted) between the dates of 1 May 2019 – 1 May 2020 and is subject to availability at time of booking. 7.Close out dates are 24 December 2019 to 04 January 2020 and all New Zealand and Australian school holidays. 8. Accommodation for valid two adults only. 9. 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 travelling. 10. All additional expenses are the responsibility of the prize-winner. 11. The winner's name and entry will be published in Bride & Groom magazine and/or on Bride & Groom's website and Facebook page. 12. Takou River prize valid May 2019 – end November 2019, and is subject to availability.
 


 
Latest fabulous new issue

Entries are judged on your wedding story and photos,
and close on 30 January 2019.


See issue 96 for an entry form.






 

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