Nikki and Justin

Wanaka April 2017


Emma helped us plan our wedding at Rippon in Wanaka in April 2017 and our day was perfect. It was just the way we wanted it . 

Emma is amazing, her attention to detail is outstanding.

She is a great organiser and replies very promptly.

She is super efficient, very easy to get on with, gets things done, and fits into any situation. 

Everyone that was involved with our wedding commented on how lovely Emma was.

I couldn’t recommend Emma high enough as a Wedding Planner. She goes the extra mile to make your day so special.

Thanks so much Emma you have become a friend to us. 

Justin , Nikki and our wee Skye xxx 

Continue Reading 0

Amy and Chris

Christchurch April 2017


We can’t thank Emma enough for all the work and effort she put into making our wedding day so special! Such a seamless day with so much happiness and fun.  

In the lead up to our wedding we were so busy moving towns and working in the family business that we had very little time to plan a wedding. We could not have done it without Emma – so much behind the scenes work that we didn’t even know was going on and all taken care of by Emma.

Having a wedding at my parents house, we knew we needed some help and mum and dad didn’t have to worry about a thing (apart from the garden). Having Emma a part of our wedding made it stress free and a fun time.

Would never have a wedding without Emma involved!!

Thank you so much Emma, you truly are a star


Continue Reading 0

Georgina and Mario

Queenstown January 2017


Emma,  This is a time when thank you seems insufficient.

But thank you.

Thank you for helping us navigate the terrifying world of planning a wedding. Your smiling face on the end of FaceTime was always a delight!

You were patient and encouraging, always striving to help us to fulfil the vision we had for our wedding (even when some of our ideas were ridiculous!).

Your calm and reassuring presence on the day and in the days leading up to the wedding meant it was stress free for us and our families. Thanks to you (and Alix [what a man!]) we could really relax and just enjoy our time together in the lead up to the big day.

We honestly could not have imagined a more perfect day and it was thanks to you that it was possible!

Thanks again Emma


Continue Reading 0

Eliza and Andrew

Christchurch December 2016


Dearest Emma

We love what you do! You’re very good at it.

Thank you so much for all your tireless work leading up to our wedding and during. So much fun! We loved working with you. The wedding was amazing, one we will cherish forever. What a Fantastic party!

Em you were a huge part of our lives in 2016, you’re relaxed, caring, professional and talented. We won’t forget you. 

Love Andrew, Lizzie, Ziggy and Willa. xxx

Continue Reading 0

Dan and Brad

Scrubby Bay November 2016

0601 Brad and Dan


From the moment we had our first session with Emma, we knew our wedding was going to be an awesome event.

Emma had been referred to us by the property managers of the location we were staying at in Scrubby Bay NZ and we couldn’t have been happier with the outcome.

What was immediately obvious to us was Emma’s genuine passion and care for making our day the best it possibly could be. Nothing was too much trouble, no request too crazy, and over the months during the pre-planning, we developed a very special relationship with Emma (one we hope to continue).  Skype sessions and communications were fun, frequent and easy, with Emma checking and double-checking as standard practise.  Emma took all of the stress and worry away to ensure we could enjoy our day as much as possible.

Emma was also instrumental in pulling together the larger components of our day (given we live in Australia). These included fantastic recommendations for a Wedding Celebrant, the Florist and our Cake Artist – the 3 key ingredients to an amazing event – all of whom we would also highly recommend, and who proved a lasting testament to Emma’s capabilities and experience as a Wedding Planner.

On the day itself, Emma ensured everything ran like clockwork and that a glass of bubbly was never too far away.  The table setting and decoration that occurred whilst our photos were being done was just breathtaking and I do honestly believe that without Emma’s help and professional approach we wouldn’t have experienced such a magical occasion to the level she was able to create for us.

We would highly recommend Emma’s services to anyone thinking about using a wedding planner, and would go so far as to say ‘stop thinking about it and call her now’. 

Emma states on her website

‘I understand the importance of sharing the love between two people with family and friends. I have an eye for detail, excellent organisational skills, and a passion for weddings and hosting a great day.

This is why I love being a wedding planner.’

We would absolutely agree with this statement as Emma  totally delivered on that promise!

Thank you again Emma. We couldn’t have done it without you!

Continue Reading 0

Sheena and Michael

Christchurch November 2016

IMG_5236 copy

“… we had the most incredible day yesterday! So so grateful to everyone who played a part! 

So a big thanks to you for calming me down and helping me make decisions! 

Best wedding planner ever!!!! …. Lucky brides that get your full services I tell ya! xxx

Sheena and Michael had to change venues very quickly due to the Kaikoura Earthquake of November 2016

Continue Reading 0

Michelle and Miles

Tai Tapu September 2016


Dear Em

Thank you for everything you did to make our special day the amazing day that it was. We could not have had the day that we did without your guidance, professionalism and amazing ability to organise and maintain calm.

Your relationship with suppliers and our venue made for a seamless event and allowed us to enjoy every minute of our day. The respect you demonstrated towards our families and friends was simply amazing and we can’t thank you enough for how hard you worked to ensure everyone was accommodated for.

We wish you all the best for the future and would not hesitate to recommend you to anyone looking for a wedding planner. We already miss working with you! All the best, Miles and Michelle

Continue Reading 0

Alice and Nasi

Christchurch June 2016

alice_and_nasi_0585_webHi Em!!! 

Thank you so so much for everything you have done to make the wedding so wonderful for us, we literally had the time of our lives and loved working with you! You are an amazing wedding planner, you kept us calm and brought fun to each step!!  Literally cannot thank you enough!!! Thank you thank you thank you! 

Lots of love 

Alice and Nasi xxx

We absolutely loved working with Hayley for the styling of our wedding, she has such a great ability to turn thoughts and ideas into a reality. We were so lucky to have the combination of Hayley and our wedding planner Emma Newman, as they work so well together and were able to transform our ideas into something more than we could have ever imagined. When we first decided to have the wedding we were a little bit worried about planning it from the UK and arriving into Christchurch the week before, however Hayley and Em’s communication and organisation couldn’t have been better and we felt so relieved to be in such capable hands with literally nothing to worry about! Thank you both so much for the most amazing and beautiful day xxx

Continue Reading 0

Mel and Brad

Timaru March 2016


Hey Emma,

Our day wouldn’t have been the same without you, you were amazing!!

Love Mel and Brad xo

Um, so what just happened???? The most amazing wedding that’s what!!!!!!

Love Rachel Callander (Photographer)


Continue Reading 0

Pip and Jake

Sumner March 2016

1015885_1069539239756360_6617309961706828418_oDearest Emma

Just a little note to say how much we appreciated your help organising our wedding. Nothing was a problem and you really did create our perfect day. It was lovely to have your warmth and energy. We miss you!! We hope you and Alix (My husband who worked on this wedding too) can have a lovely evening out together on us.

Thanks again Pip and Jake xxx

Dear Emma and Alix

I know you are a champion emailer but I do want to put pen to paper to thank you for the wonderful job you did planning Pip and Jake’s wedding. Thanks to the efficiency of you and your FAB team – Hayley Josie, other Emma and all and the generosity of Pip and jake I was able to enjoy the role as “Mother of the Bride” to the hilt with NO stress. I hope when your children marry one day that you have a panner as lovely as you.

Warm wishes Susan and Cyril (The Bride’s parents)


I just wanted to send a personal thank you and acknowledgement for your  role in making Jake and Pips wedding a very special day. I find its not often that I become involved in a major event that I cannot reflect back on it and not have a few things that I would change or improve on.  In the case of Jake and Pips wedding I would not change a thing and frankly cannot raise a single item that could be improved upon.

I want to congratulate you and your team for your kindness, thoughtfulness, professionalism, skill and your ability to over deliver on all aspects on the day. I am well aware of what it takes to achieve customer satisfaction and you certainly did this.

I wish you well with your business, I would not hesitate to recommend you to anyone I come across looking to plan their wedding and I would be delighted to provide a reference for you at any time in the future if you required it.

Kind Regards Robin (Father of the Groom)

Continue Reading 0

Web Design & Development by Publica