Taranaki Weddings Industry Awards 2017 - Winners

The 2017 Taranaki Wedding Industry Awards Evening was a night filled with excitement, glamour, anticipation and so so much fun! 

Here at Taranaki Weddings we are SUPER proud of our local Wedding Industry and it gives us a great deal of honour and pride to be able to facilitate and present the Taranaki Wedding Industry Awards. We believe the local wedding industry is one like no other - with our local providers giving up their weekends, their summers and their festive season - in pursuit of someone elses happily ever after. And we felt that dedication deserves recognition.  

A staggerinng 226 nominations were received for 71 very incredible businesses and over the course of two months 17, 218 votes were recevied. This is a reflection of these businesses hard work, commitment, talent and dedication, and a reflection of your support of their businesses. 

It gives us great delight to announce the following Category Winners:-


Winner - Stanleigh Gardens

Highly Recommended - Waiongana Gardens


Winner - Dalgleigh Diamond Jewellers

Highly Recommended - Ringcraft Moana Jewellers


Winner - Tranzit Coachlines Taranaki

Highly Recommended - Touch of Romance Limousines

Hire Services

Winner - Hello Audrey

Highly Recommended - Taranaki Event Specialists

Planning and Stylists

Winner - Victoria Jayne Weddings formerly known as V S Events

Highly Recommended - Elizabeth Jean Weddings and Events

Health & Beauty

Winner - Makeup By Annalee

Highly Recommended - Bianca Weston Make-up Artist


Winner - Sentiments Flowers

Highly Recommended - Petal Pusher Flowers

Cakes & Catering

Winner - Annettes Cake Design

Highly Recommended - Aimeejane Cake Design


Winner - Dman Entertainment

Highly Recommended - Photo Booth Fun


Winner - Rebecca Inns Photography

Highly Recommended - Natalie Waugh Photographer

The Dress

Winner - Liah Roebuck Bridal

Highly Recommended - Boho Bridal


Winner - Full Circle Bespoke Life Events 

Highly Recommended - Rose Haskell Celebrant

Other Services

Winner - Novotel New Plymouth Hobson

Highly Recommended - Now & Forever - First Dance and Wedding Accessories

Our Overall Winner for the evening:-

Taranaki's Favourite Wedding Vendor - Rebecca Inns Photography

A huge thank you to the following amazing businesses for offering their support and sponsoring this evening - without their support this event would not have been possible:-

Novotel New Plymouth Hobson

Dobsons Marquee & Party Hire

TSH Audio and Video 

Photo Booth Fun

Capture You Wedding Cinema

Ryan Polei Photography

Front House

Congratulations to all our Winners, our Highly Recommended Businesses and to all our nominees on their incredible efforts and hard work!

Check out our Full Gallery of images from the evening. 

We look forward to seeing you all at the 2018 Taranaki Wedding Industry Awards!