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One Wedding Lover & One Convert

Kia Ora! We are Ash and Ash, which in hindsight wasn't the smartest move, but makes your life easy if you need to remember names....  Wānaka, Central Otago, and the lakes district have always been our favourite second home in New Zealand. It is in this special region where Ash first told his parents about Ash, where we were married, where we escaped the end of our busy work schedules, and where we are now fortunate enough to call one of our actual homes. We split our time between Wānaka and Invercargill where Mr Ash gets to enjoy his first love; marine science.

We have two nutball girls and two fur children who keep us on our toes constantly. In typical second child fashion we are yet to update our family photos so below is our oldest who is actually almost 5! Our dogs, Humphrey and Colbie, made appearances at our own wedding, mainly for the cuddles but 100% sure they would have stayed for the band if we had let them. We love to adventure anywhere there are mountains and quite often come across an amazing place only to say "this would make a really cool elopement spot". Mr Ash was never a fan of weddings, until our own and now, after realising you can pretty much do what you like for your big day, loves them (his wife's words..)!


Having both fled the wine industry, we are partial to a good drop, know how to work our butts off, understand the importance of coffee and beer, and can even help you with creating a wine list that will satisfy the biggest wine snob at your event!

About Alta Weddings & Events

Alta (there is a pun and a mountain there in the name) weddings came about when we rebranded and decided to expand Mrs Ash's original wedding business as we made a permanent shift to the Central Otago and Southland regions. Ash has years of experience with event management and planning, and had always wanted to add a modern hire range that is unique and stands out against what is currently available for most weddings.

We've worked with some of the amazing vendors in Wānaka to put together our own wedding, but found there were still pieces we had to outsource or bring in ourselves. This is what got us really thinking about what we could bring to the table, both in terms of what is missing down here, and what is missing from your wedding. We are all about collaborating with the awesome collections from other vendors so our pieces work seamlessly together to create exactly what you've been dreaming of.


Stress-Free Events are what we're about

What's the point in throwing a big party if you don't get to enjoy it?

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