Casey (28) is a Primary School Teach at Gore Main School and
Andrew (31) works as a Sheep Farmer and they both live in
Southland and got married in beautiful Central Otago.
When and where did you meet: Andrew and I meet 8 years
ago, through mutual friends in Gore.
The proposal: The proposal took place at Beacon Point
in Wanaka, down by the lake. We were walking along the lake
enjoying the beautiful views on an early October morning. I
was standing up on a large rock talking about how perfect
everything looked and turned around to see Andrew down on one
Where was the wedding: Our wedding was held at
Millbrook Resort, Arrowtown.
We held the ceremony in the Club House garden, followed by
canapés and drinks in the Club House Balcony. The reception
followed and was held in the Marquee Pavilion.
Why did you choose the venue: We love holidaying in
Central Otago in holidays. We love Arrowtown and especially
that time of year with the autumn colours.
The dress: Venus Bridal - Angel and
Tradition. White lush satin/organza/imperial satin
strapless ruche bodice that overlaps and the sides gather to
a skirt cascade down to organza inset skirt.
Brought from ‘Ever After' in Invercargill - Consultant Ruth
The bridesmaid dresses: The bridesmaid dresses were a
bright royal blue, one shoulder roused satin dress. The
dresses were made by a dressmaker from Invercargill.
The flowers: The flowers were from Reniassance,
Frankton. We doubt with Tanya who was in charge of the
flowers for the bridal party, parents, centre table pieces
and the flowers for the top of the cake.
Our flowers were ivory Avalanche roses with diamante pins in
centre of roses, green grass loops, ruscus greenery around
base and ivory satin ribbon, ¾ way down stems
The caterers: Millbrook Resort, Arrowtown,
We had the Gourmet Menu, selection:
- Seared Scallops
- Caramelised cauliflower purée, daikon and wakame salad,
- Dukkah Crusted Lamb Fillets
- White beans and smoked pork belly ragout, salsa verde
- Main Course
- Beef Fillet
- Sarladaise potatoes, thyme caramelized onion, slow
roasted tomato, watercress and port wine jus
- Cashew Crusted Pork Fillet
- Green pea purée, colcannon potatoes, fresh pear and
- Baileys & Chocolate Cheesecake
- Apricot granité in a dark chocolate cage
- Crispy Stone Fruit Strudel
- Citrus ice cream and nectarine Carpaccio
Highlight of the day: The whole day was created with
one highlight after another; the whole day felt like we were
living a fairy-tale. It was the most perfect day and was
everything we had ever imagined and more.
Your photographer and favourite photo: Alpine Images
Wanaka - Anna Allan Favourite photo is attached and saved as