Sheena & Paulo | Lakeside Elopement | Wanaka Wedding Planning

Sheena & Paulo have the sweetest story…. and they really were the loveliest couple to go along with it!

A lot of couples would struggle with a 1 year long distance relationship… but Sheena & Paulo spent five years(!!!) in different countries….. with Paulo living and working in Auckland whilst Sheena finished her studies back in the Philippines. Paulo has wanted to visit Central Otago since he first arrived in the country seven years ago, but he vowed to himself that he would only go when Sheena was able to come too. How romantic is that!! They both work as nurses in Auckland, and so having time off together is really special for them (and probably doesn’t happen very often!), and so what better way to make the absolute most of their wedding than traveling to Wanaka with their closest family and friends to celebrate their amazing love story…… xxx

Many thanks to the following suppliers:

Photography: Alpine Image Company

Makeup: Gena Konia

Hair: Absolutely Fabulous

Flowers: Crimson Wedding Flowers

Celebrant: Gwen Hendry


To all the team at Boutique and Alpine Image Company.. we couldn't have asked for a better day. Yaeh is brilliant at her job, accommodating our every need. And Alpine Image Company were just fabulous to work with - thanks for making me feel beautiful on the most amazing day of Kate and I's lives. We'll be back for that family photo shoot somewhere down the track. Thank you again x

Jacs & Kate

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