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Event Planning NZ - group of women

COVID-19 has truly changed the world with its far-reaching social and economic consequences. Many of those in the travel, events and hospitality industries are some of the hardest hit. Event planning in New Zealand has changed.

New Zealand seems to have a renewed sense of national pride from a business perspective. There are clear opportunities emerging to take advantages of the changes brought about by Covid-19. The lockdowns have been an opportunity to re-think and re-invent, with new small businesses on the increase.

As we emerge from our second lockdown, high on everyone’s agenda is celebrations and coming together.   Below are a group of businesses with bucket loads of passion, drive and energy to bring your next event to life

Set the scene with beautiful backdrops, flower walls, decorations and signages. Suzanne from Stellar Backdrops provides her clients a memorable event experience through her unique and stylish designs.
https://hooley.co.nz/listing/stellarbackdrops/

An Events Planner & Stylist can save you time and take away your headaches. Let Sophie from AisleBbeautiful bring your vision to life
https://hooley.co.nz/listing/aislebbeautiful-wedding-planning/

Whatever that special moment may be, photos and videos are the perfect way to capture those treasured moments. Let Zanthe from Zanthe Vorsatz Photography take care of these for you ensuring you will have high quality memories to share for a lifetime
https://hooley.co.nz/listing/zanthe-vorsatz-photography/

Let Rumbie from Rucciereign Events, Sharon from Styled by Sharon or Pauline from L&T Events Decorations bring life to your event. Balloons, shots walls and dessert walls are among Rumbie’s specialties, acrylic ghost table and risers are among Sharon’s specialties and Furniture & prop hire are among L&T Events Decoration’s specialties.
https://hooley.co.nz/listing/lt-events-decoration/
https://hooley.co.nz/listing/ruccie-reign-event-styling/
https://hooley.co.nz/listing/styled-by-sharon/

Karina S – Makeup & Hair Artist from Makeup Station will ensure that the look you’ve dreamt of can become reality. All eyes will be on you therefore hiring a professional is essential.
https://hooley.co.nz/listing/makeup-station/

Looking for a boutique venue to hold your wedding, business, or private events? Talk to Karen at Wintergarden Café/Pavilion to see why this setting is described as an “oasis in the city”. Its natural surroundings – lush vegetation, duck pond and flowerbeds – create the perfect setting for any event.
https://hooley.co.nz/listing/wintergarden-pavilion/

It’s amazing how something as simple as flowers can drastically enhance the look of a room. Talk to Patricia at Emerson Rose Florals to see how you can breathe fresh life into your event.
https://hooley.co.nz/listing/freelance-florist/

Feed your guests exciting modern Asian street food. Lichelle & Charm from The Hidden Village can sort out your Asian inspired grazing platter for your next event and fuel your guests’ satisfaction! https://hooley.co.nz/listing/the-hidden-village/

On your special day, you want nothing more than your girlfriends-in-crime to look stunning. Let Michelle at Baby’s Breath Bridesmaids help you choose high quality, hand-picked, stylish, versatile yet affordable bridesmaid dresses to ensure your girls slay it on your big day. https://www.instagram.com/babysbreathbridesmaids/