Alexa Bartlett -Auckland Celebrant

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Alexa is a highly recommended Auckland Celebrant with many years experience. She is an ACCREDITED member of CELEBRANTS ASSOCIATION OF NEW ZEALAND. She delights in crafting a ceremony to meet the needs of each individual,whether it be a marriage ceremony, a civil union or a naming ceremony. With a friendly nature, a great sense of humour and a caring attitude Alexa delivers her ceremonies with style. She has developed a well known reputation for her top class delivery and her memorable presentations. She is flexible in her attitude and enjoys travelling throughout the country as she officiates at ceremonies. Alexa has a wide range of skills as she is also a Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse. As a highly recommended funeral celebrant she shows much compassion. Alexa has welcomed newborn babies into the world, walked beside those who grieve, and celebrated those significant events in the lives of many. Check out her photos on her blog and www.ceremonies4u.co.nz

Sunday, January 10, 2021

Gracehill Vineyard Estate






2020 has been a very uncertain  year for us in  New Zealand; along with folk living in the rest of the world affected by the Covid 19 pandemic.  For couples trying to plan their wedding, along with wedding venues and everyone else in the industry it has been a very emotional, uncertain and frustrating time.  Not knowing what date would be totally free from the restrictions of lock down,   it was a tricky situation trying to settle on a date.

Vinnie and Danielle were one of these couples who rode the waves of the levels of lock down not knowing if their planned wedding was going to be cancelled or not! 

They were indeed one of the fortunate couples when the restriction was lifted and a wedding of 100 guests could be held. 

Held at the picturesque Gracehill Vineyard Estate it was indeed a beautiful wedding and the smiles on their faces showed how happy they were. They both looked great in their wedding attire along with their bridal group.  

It was a pleasure to officiate and share this memorable occasion with them both and also the rest of their family and guests. 

Best wishes to you both for a great future together.  Alexa xx 



"Think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worth, will direct your course.
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Friday, July 12, 2019

Markovina Vineyard Estate Auckland

Markovina Vineyard Estate has such beautiful grounds and indoor facilities to host a wedding.
Craig and Marissa very fortunate to enjoy a beautiful sunny day at the end of June to celebrate their marriage.  With the cosy indoor seated area and a lovely warm fire the guests could still enjoy the  indoor outdoor flow.
It was a beautiful wedding and the photos tell the story of this couple's happy day.
'Love is the ideal thing but marriage is the real thing". Anon

All the best to you both, I headed home after your ceremony with a smile on my face too. Alexa  Xx



Monday, July 8, 2019

Kiwi Valley Farm Yard Wedding.

The clouds dispersed and the sun came out for Kylie and Nigel as they took their vows in the grounds of the Kiwi Valley Farmyard  in Valley Road Henderson.
The lovely colours brightened up the winters day, like wise their smiles said it all. 
It was a small intimate wedding for this lovely couple and the guests enjoyed feeding the animals after the ceremony. 
All the best to you both, it was a lovely afternoon and a privilege to officiate. 
Alexa x

"Love comforteth like sunshine after the rain."...William Wordsworth. 

Wedding Music : Auckland

www.harpstudioauckland.com

Music  sets the mood and enriches the ceremony.
Today I was delighted to hear the beautiful music played on the harp by the lovely Lana Breed. 
I have met Lana playing at Weddings, Funerals,and  Memorial Services that I have officiated at.  Her music is suitable for most occassions and she is as lovely as her music.

" A love song is a gentle caress set to music".
         
                                        Sigmund Romberg


Sky Tower Wedding Auckland

It was a beautiful day and a happy family gathering when Denielle and Tau took their vows of marriage.  It was a perfect venue for a small intimate wedding in a relaxed environment.
I am so lucky that my Celebrant role takes me to many exciting locations and I am privileged to meet so many lovely couples on their special day.
 "Love is friendship set of fire".   Jeremy Taylor.
All the best to you both for a wonderful exciting future together. xx

Friday, May 24, 2019

Muriwai Beach Wedding: Elopement

Coming from Canada it was a simple process to be married in New Zealand without the expense of a larger wedding at home.
Orielle and Derek chose Muriwai Beach for their simple but meaningful ceremony.
It was certainly very windy as this lovely couple took their vows in the shelter of a New Zealand flax bush on the edge of a sand dune. 
Marriages can be easily be arranged in New Zealand at reasonably short notice and it was my pleasure to be part of this important milestone in this couple's life.
All the best for a wonderful future together. ... Alexa.

This be the prayer we breathe for you today:
When you have reached the summit of life's hill'May it be possible for you to say,
Married long years, but we are lovers still. ... ANON.

Monday, April 8, 2019

Puketutu Island - Kelliher Estate

www.sarahweberphotography.co.nz

This beautiful wedding of Tenille and Shane was held at the Kelliher Estate Puketutu Island. 

Family members traveled from Ireland to join in the wonderful celebrations of the wedding.
It turned out to be a beautiful sunny afternoon and it was my privilege to officiate at this special occassion.

Thank you to Sarah Weber Photography and also Tenille and Shane for allowing me to share these beautiful photos. xxx

All the best to you both and may "the luck of the Irish go with you both" Love Alexa. xx