Stephanie Lambert Wedding Celebrant 2012

Weddings and Civil Unions

Requirements for Marriage licence

Licence for marriage in New Zealand for couples living in New Zealand  (BDM60)

You must be legally free to marry.  If you have previously been married you need to provide copies of the Decree Absolute or evidence of dissolution of your previous marriage or civil union. If either party is under the age of 18 parental consent is required. You must not be closely related by blood, marriage or adoption.  See the Notice of Intended Marriage, used to apply for a New Zealand marriage licence. To apply for a licence, one of the parties must deliver the notice personally to the Registrar of Marriages and make the required statutory declaration.  At least 3 days' notice of intended marriage is required. You must have the name of a NZ Marriage Celebrant who has agreed to do your wedding to fill in the space provided on the BDM form. And the marriage must be performed in the presence of at least two witnesses

Legal requirements for marriage in New Zealand for couples living overseas (BDM58)

The legal requirements are the same as for BDM60, but the form must be completed in front of the Registrar or Commonwealth representative. If you are changing your name at marriage you may do this with all institutions just by presenting your marriage certificate.  Remember also that any previous wills become null and void, and a new will should be made. .
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 Stephanie Lambert Wedding Celebrant 2012

Weddings and Civil Unions

Requirements for Marriage licence

Licence for marriage in New Zealand for couples living in New

Zealand  (BDM60)

You must be legally free to marry.  If you have previously been married you need to provide copies of the Decree Absolute or evidence of dissolution of your previous marriage or civil union. If either party is under the age of 18 parental consent is required. You must not be closely related by blood, marriage or adoption.  See the Notice of Intended Marriage, used to apply for a New Zealand marriage licence. To apply for a licence, one of the parties must deliver the notice personally to the Registrar of Marriages and make the required statutory declaration.  At least 3 days' notice of intended marriage is required. You must have the name of a NZ Marriage Celebrant who has agreed to do your wedding to fill in the space provided on the BDM form. And the marriage must be performed in the presence of at least two witnesses

Legal requirements for marriage in New Zealand for couples living

overseas (BDM58)

The legal requirements are the same as for BDM60, but the form must be completed in front of the Registrar or Commonwealth representative. If you are changing your name at marriage you may do this with all institutions just by presenting your marriage certificate.  Remember also that any previous wills become null and void, and a new will should be made. .
For more information please email: Info@spellboundweddings.co.nz
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Welcome

 Stephanie Lambert Wedding Celebrant 2012

Weddings and Civil Unions

About Myself

I have been a Marriage celebrant since 1993, and have developed a detailed knowledge of ceremony locations and reception venues within the Wellington region.   I am a resident of Akatarawa Valley, Upper Hutt, but grew up in Lower Hutt, and lived in Korokoro for many years with my husband Paul.

Weddings and Civil Unions

My objective is to ensure your big day is stress free and enjoyable, and to achieve this I send you a ceremony information pack full of examples of wordings after our first contact. Once you have read over the material, you can contact me to arrange a meeting at which we can discuss any specific requests you may have for inclusion in the ceremony, for example, remembrances of absent family/friends;  any guests who merit special mention (ie those who have travelled long distances, or have been  especially helpful);  and also any announcements to be made on the day such as group photograph requirements; time to be at reception;   introducing the MC;  etc.  We then set a date for the rehearsal of your ceremony at the venue. At the rehearsal we cover details of the event such as entrance of the bridal party;  positioning; music; any readings or songs by family members or guests; signing of licence; and exit of the bridal party.  On the day, I arrive early to ensure the venue is set as required for the ceremony, and make everyone feel at ease. When I finalise your ceremony I will give you an indication of the probable time it will take.  Do remember that this is a very important time in your life, and a significant event, so do not make it too short.  It sets the scene for your day, and for the rest of your lives together.
Stephanie Lambert
MarriageCelebrant
For more information please email: Info@spellboundweddings.co.nz
 Stephanie Lambert Wedding Celebrant 2012

Weddings and Civil Unions

About Myself

I have been a Marriage celebrant since 1993, and have developed a detailed knowledge of ceremony locations and reception venues within the Wellington region.   I am a resident of Akatarawa Valley, Upper Hutt, but grew up in Lower Hutt, and lived in Korokoro for many years with my husband Paul.

Weddings and Civil Unions

My objective is to ensure your big day is stress free and enjoyable, and to achieve this I send you a ceremony information pack full of examples of wordings after our first contact. Once you have read over the material, you can contact me to arrange a meeting at which we can discuss any specific requests you may have for inclusion in the ceremony, for example, remembrances of absent family/friends;  any guests who merit special mention (ie those who have travelled long distances, or have been  especially helpful);  and also any announcements to be made on the day such as group photograph requirements; time to be at reception;   introducing the MC;  etc.  We then set a date for the rehearsal of your ceremony at the venue. At the rehearsal we cover details of the event such as entrance of the bridal party;  positioning; music; any readings or songs by family members or guests; signing of licence; and exit of the bridal party.  On the day, I arrive early to ensure the venue is set as required for the ceremony, and make everyone feel at ease. When I finalise your ceremony I will give you an indication of the probable time it will take.  Do remember that this is a very important time in your life, and a significant event, so do not make it too short.  It sets the scene for your day, and for the rest of your lives together.
For more information please email: Info@spellboundweddings.co.nz
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Stephanie Lambert                  Marriage Celebrant

 Stephanie

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Naming Ceremonies 

A name giving ceremony is an alternative to a christening or other traditional ceremonies.  This type of ceremony enables you to welcome your child to your world, to formally introduce him/her to family and friends, and is an opportunity to choose godparents and/or those you wish to help guide the child through life.  There are no hard and fast rules for naming ceremonies, so you can celebrate the gift of life of your child in any way you want – plant a tree, light a candle (which is then to be lit every birthday of the child); read poetry, sing songs, whatever you want to do to celebrate. I can provide some examples of ceremonies for you, but am happy to work with any content you prepare, and will visit you to run through the ceremony before the day.
For more information please email: Info@spellboundweddings.co.nz
 Stephanie Lambert Wedding Celebrant 2012

Naming Ceremonies 

A name giving ceremony is an alternative to a christening or other traditional ceremonies.  This type of ceremony enables you to welcome your child to your world, to formally introduce him/her to family and friends, and is an opportunity to choose godparents  and/or those you wish to help guide the child through life.  There are no hard and fast rules for naming ceremonies, so you can celebrate the gift of life of your child in any way you want – plant a tree,  light a candle (which is then to be lit every birthday of the child) ; read poetry, sing songs, whatever you want to do to celebrate. I can provide some examples of ceremonies for you, but am happy to work with any content you prepare, and will visit you to run through the ceremony before the day.
For more information please email: Info@spellboundweddings.co.nz
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Stephanie Lambert                  Marriage Celebrant

Naming

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Contact

Stephanie Lambert

1298 Akatarawa Road Upper Hutt Wellington New Zealand telephone: 04 526 3660 fax: 04 526 3660 mobile: 022 795979 www.spellboundweddings.co.nz For more information please email: Info@spellboundweddings.co.nz

Directions

I live about 45 minutes drive from New Zealand's capital - Wellington and less than 10 minutes north from Upper Hutt City in the picturesque Akatarawa Valley From Wellington: drive north on SH2. Take the left turn 5km north of Upper Hutt City at the sign marked Akatarawa Valley "To Waikanae" From Waikanae: from SH1 turn onto the Akatarawa Road at the Waikanae traffic lights. The Akatarawa road is tarsealed all the way and is a beautiful scenic drive through native bush. Upper Hutt to Waikanae is 37Kms.
Stephanie Lambert
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 Stephanie Lambert Wedding Celebrant 2012

Stephanie Lambert

1298 Akatarawa Road Upper Hutt Wellington New Zealand
t: 04 526 3660 f: 04 526 3660 m: 022 130 1697 e: info@spellboundweddings.co.nz www.spellboundweddings.co.nz

Directions

I live about 45 minutes drive from New Zealand's capital - Wellington and less than 10 minutes north from Upper Hutt City in the picturesque Akatarawa Valley From Wellington: drive north on SH2. Take the left turn 5km north of Upper Hutt City at the sign marked Akatarawa Valley "To Waikanae" From Waikanae: from SH1 turn onto the Akatarawa Road at the Waikanae traffic lights. The Akatarawa road is tarsealed all the way and is a beautiful scenic drive through native bush. Upper Hutt to Waikanae is 37Kms.
For more information please email: Info@spellboundweddings.co.nz
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  Contacts

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Testimonials

Rita and Jimmy

Dear Stephanie Rita and I would like to thank you so very very much for your generous act of kindness in making our day a very special one. We have met some really wonderful people in New Zealand and you are definitely up there with them. On behalf of us both please accept this as a token of our appreciation. Kindest regards Rita and Jimmy (Wales)  
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Kylie and Mike

When choosing a marriage celebrant I looked in the yellow pages and liked how the name Stephanie Lambert sounded. On meeting Steph we were more than excited with our choice. Steph has a lovely relaxed nature and makes you feel like you a dealing with a family friend. She was on the other end on the email ready and willing to answer any questions we had and help us to make sure we had the ceremony we wanted. We had a few extras in our wedding like planting a tree and releasing butterflies and Steph did an amazing job of making sure these were incorporated into our ceremony. Almost three years after our wedding we got to call on Steph again to be the celebrant for our twins naming ceremony. Again Steph was friendly and relaxing and made it all a no stress event.   Thanks Steph for all your wonderful help with our two events  
For more information please email: Info@spellboundweddings.co.nz
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Stephanie Lambert                  Marriage Celebrant

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The joy of an open air wedding

Testimonials

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The joy of an open air wedding

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Testimonial

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Testimonials

Kylie and Mike

When choosing a marriage celebrant I looked in the yellow pages and liked how the name Stephanie Lambert sounded. On meeting Steph we were more than excited with our choice. Steph has a lovely relaxed nature and makes you feel like you a dealing with a family friend. She was on the other end on the email ready and willing to answer any questions we had and help us to make sure we had the ceremony we wanted. We had a few extras in our wedding like planting a tree and releasing butterflies and Steph did an amazing job of making sure these were incorporated into our ceremony. Almost three years after our wedding we got to call on Steph again to be the celebrant for our twins naming ceremony. Again Steph was friendly and relaxing and made it all a no stress event.   Thanks Steph for all your wonderful help with our two events  
Stephanie Lambert
MarriageCelebrant
For more information please email: Info@spellboundweddings.co.nz
 Stephanie Lambert Wedding Celebrant 2012

Kylie and Mike

When choosing a marriage celebrant I looked in the yellow pages and liked how the name Stephanie Lambert sounded. On meeting Steph we were more than excited with our choice. Steph has a lovely relaxed nature and makes you feel like you a dealing with a family friend. She was on the other end on the email ready and willing to answer any questions we had and help us to make sure we had the ceremony we wanted. We had a few extras in our wedding like planting a tree and releasing butterflies and Steph did an amazing job of making sure these were incorporated into our ceremony. Almost three years after our wedding we got to call on Steph again to be the celebrant for our twins naming ceremony. Again Steph was friendly and relaxing and made it all a no stress event.   Thanks Steph for all your wonderful help with our two events  
For more information please email: Info@spellboundweddings.co.nz
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Linda and Dave

We were married on 5 January 2013 at Trentham Racecourse. We had met our celebrant, Stephanie Lambert, a couple of months before the wedding where she explained the legalities of the ceremony and, as we had mentioned the type of wedding we were after, she also gave us a booklet which had lots of ideas.  We had a wedding rehearsal the day before the wedding, and Steph went through where we were to walk, stand, sign, etc (recommended for all bridal parties).  The day of the wedding was a perfect summer's day, when I arrived Steph immediately put me at ease and the whole ceremony went without any problems.  After the ceremony Steph gave us a beautifully typed up version of our ceremony which we were able to keep and is now in the wedding album. Choosing the right celebrant is a vital part of the wedding process - for that very important part of the wedding you want someone who is going treat the ceremony with respect but also fit in with the style of wedding you have chosen.  We were very lucky with Steph, who was professional, well spoken, well presented, helpful, and friendly. All of that helped make it the perfect day for us. Linda Ford and Dave Hanley  
Stephanie Lambert
MarriageCelebrant
For more information please email: Info@spellboundweddings.co.nz
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Linda and Dave

We were married on 5 January 2013 at Trentham Racecourse. We had met our celebrant, Stephanie Lambert, a couple of months before the wedding where she explained the legalities of the ceremony and, as we had mentioned the type of wedding we were after, she also gave us a booklet which had lots of ideas.  We had a wedding rehearsal the day before the wedding, and Steph went through where we were to walk, stand, sign, etc (recommended for all bridal parties).  The day of the wedding was a perfect summer's day, when I arrived Steph immediately put me at ease and the whole ceremony went without any problems.  After the ceremony Steph gave us a beautifully typed up version of our ceremony which we were able to keep and is now in the wedding album. Choosing the right celebrant is a vital part of the wedding process - for that very important part of the wedding you want someone who is going treat the ceremony with respect but also fit in with the style of wedding you have chosen.  We were very lucky with Steph, who was professional, well spoken, well presented, helpful, and friendly. All of that helped make it the perfect day for us. Linda Ford and Dave Hanley  
For more information please email: Info@spellboundweddings.co.nz
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Bron and Wayne

Hi Steph,   I know Wayne has already emailed you, however I wanted to add my bit also....... Thank you so much for everything you have done both before the wedding and on Saturday, especially keeping me so calm and relaxed.  Your kind words of encouragement and reassurance kept me focussed.  I actually felt so confident that I was doing the right thing from the minute I stepped out of the car and saw Wayne and you both smiling and waiting – I immediately felt a calm wash over me and away we went. So Steph please once again accept my sincere thanks for all you did and I hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Bron  
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Haley

Hi Steph Thanks so much for yesterday.  You were fantastic and everyone commented on my cool celebrant Hayley
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Bron and Wayne

Hi Steph,   I know Wayne has already emailed you, however I wanted to add my bit also....... Thank you so much for everything you have done both before the wedding and on Saturday, especially keeping me so calm and relaxed.  Your kind words of encouragement and reassurance kept me focussed.  I actually felt so confident that I was doing the right thing from the minute I stepped out of the car and saw Wayne and you both smiling and waiting – I immediately felt a calm wash over me and away we went. So Steph please once again accept my sincere thanks for all you did and I hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Bron

Hayley

Hi Steph Thanks so much for yesterday.  You were fantastic and everyone commented on my cool celebrant Hayley  
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Kate and Dyanne

Our wedding turned out to be far more magical and amazing than we could ever have imagined, and we owe a lot of that to you, Stephanie.  You were such a special part of our beautiful day and the whole process of getting there.  Your service was tailored perfectly for us as well as being meaningful, professional, serious, humourous and warm all at once. Our close friends and family continue to comment on how touching the ceremony was and how brilliantly you created such a loving and happy atmosphere!  We couldn't imagine it without you, thank you so much for everything. Kate and Dyanne Atkinson
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Kate and Dyanne

Our wedding turned out to be far more magical and amazing than we could ever have imagined, and we owe a lot of that to you, Stephanie.  You were such a special part of our beautiful day and the whole process of getting there.  Your service was tailored perfectly for us as well as being meaningful, professional, serious, humourous and warm all at once. Our close friends and family continue to comment on how touching the ceremony was and how brilliantly you created such a loving and happy atmosphere!  We couldn't imagine it without you, thank you so much for everything. Kate and Dyanne Atkinson
For more information please email: Info@spellboundweddings.co.nz
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Stephanie Lambert                  Marriage Celebrant

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Aimee & Hamish

Having known Steph for a number of years, there could have been no better choice than to have Steph take the celebration of our daughter's wedding. At the wedding rehearsal, Steph asked what colours the bridal party would be wearing on the day.   What a marvellous surprise to find Steph dressed in coordinating colours. Steph welcomed everyone as if they were her own family, she spoke with humour and a warmth that made everyone feel relaxed and part of our family celebration. Steph made our daughter and son-in- law's wedding a special and memorable day.   We will be forever grateful for the wonderful memories you have given to our family.
 Stephanie Lambert Wedding Celebrant 2012
For more information please email: Info@spellboundweddings.co.nz
For more information please email: Info@spellboundweddings.co.nz

Aimee & Hamish

Having known Steph for a number of years, there could have been no better choice than to have Steph take the celebration of our daughter's wedding. At the wedding rehearsal, Steph asked what colours the bridal party would be wearing on the day.   What a marvellous surprise to find Steph dressed in coordinating colours. Steph welcomed everyone as if they were her own family, she spoke with humour and a warmth that made everyone feel relaxed and part of our family celebration. Steph made our daughter and son-in-law's wedding a special and memorable day.   We will be forever grateful for the wonderful memories you have given to our family.
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