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The Village Hub
This venue may be available for Registry wedding ceremonies. Burnside, Christchurch.
Or MY Home, Burnside Christchurch for Registry only; 10 people max
Amber and Jason
With Krissy’s help it all turned out perfectly
Having Krissy as our celebrant made our wedding day run so smoothly; from helping with the planning process with ideas and advice, to fixing my bridesmaids dresses on the day so they looked their best, Krissy was really there for us on a day which can be very nerve wracking! We were both really pleased with the ceremony and how we could make it our very own, and with Krissy’s help it turned out perfectly! Krissy has a special connection with me, so it meant even more having her there on our special day. Thank you for everything and making our day perfect. Amber and Jason
Photo credit; inviewphotography.co.nz
Trent and Robyn
Thanks for writing such a beautiful ceremony
Thank you so much Krissy. Everything went so well. We couldn’t be happier. Thank you for writing a beautiful ceremony. We had so many compliments from our friends about how well written it was. They loved it was our story and not a traditional templated ceremony. It was very special. Thank you.
photo credit; Paul Wilson
Ayushi and Rajpal
It was a wonderful and memorable ceremony
Thank you Krissy for the wonderful and memorable ceremony. Our wedding was awesome. We really appreciated the way you talked with us and everyone at our wedding.
Yangtong and Henry
Your ceremony captured everything we wanted to say
Thank you Krissy, working with you was an absolute pleasure. We really appreciated your planning, which paid off wonderfully. It was really helpful getting your feedback and guidance throughout the whole process, particularly at the rehearsal when you guided everyone through the ceremony so well, so we knew exactly what to do on the day. Your ceremony captured everything that we wanted to say at our wedding.
photo credit; Ces Photography
Chameera and Shiori
Krissy made our day special and comfortable
Krissy is not just another marriage celebrant but is an amazing women with a big heart which is full of love and kindness. Me and my wife had to arrange our NZ marriage within a very short time (a few days) before our first child arrived. She accepted the challenge, scheduled our ceremony and helped us with applying for our license.
On the day, she made everything simply fun, easy and special. Our baby girl arrived 2 days after the wedding.
We couldn’t have expected more. Highly recommend this beautiful person to be the chief for any of your celebrations. Thank you very much for being the celebrant in our special day and you made it perfect.
Eve and Nick
Thanks so much for marrying us. We found the experience with you was relaxing which is what we wanted.
Cristiane and Ademir
We were very happy with your kindness
Dear Krissy, we loved your ceremony, and we were very happy with your kindness. Thank you for making it so beautiful.
Steven and Yan
We are so grateful we chose you
Thank you so much for everything. We are so grateful we chose you as our celebrant
Jenni and Josh
You made our special moment unforgettable
Krissy you were a wonderful celebrant, you made us feel so comfortable and happy and accommodated all our requests. We are so thankful for you, you made our special moment unforgettable.
Jesseca and Wilfredo
You made us feel relaxed, and allowed us to be ourselves
We felt special and lucky to have you as our celebrant. Thank you for being so considerate on our requests and to have our intimate wedding at Port Hills. You made us feel relaxed and allowed us to be ourselves on our ceremony. Thank you so much 🙂
Youdan and Chinwai
You gave us such unforgettable memories
Thank you Krissy for your lovely and wonderful ceremony. You gave us such unforgettable memories!
Rennie and Jeanly
Thank you for a very warm and memorable ceremony
Manpreet and Gurwinder
You made us feel so comfortable
It was pleasure to meet you and massive thanks for the wonderful service you provided and you made us feel so comfortable at your place.
Tasha and Fletcher
Thanks for everything you did for us to make our wedding day so great.
Photo credit; memories photography nz
Jijian and Yilian
Thanks for your excellent and warm service. We really appreciated it.
food by AJ Bakery
Wanglin and Fangyuan
We are so pleased we chose you as our celebrant. Thank you.
Thank you, we are pleased we chose you as our celebrant. It was a very good occasion. all of us enjoyed it, and we were very satisfied with your service.
Daniel and Layla
It was very nice to meet with you
It was a very nice and warm day to meet with you. I and my wife and my friends feel welcome by you, and we feel great to sign our wedding documents. Thank you so much.
Michael and Lin
Thank you so much for your time and efforts. It was great having you officiating our ceremony. You made it very easy and enjoyable for us, with your warm and guiding manner.
Jaspreet and Manipreet
Thank you so much for all you have done. We felt really comfortable being with you.
Mela and Tim
Thank you very much for marrying us on our Chinese New year.
Olivia and David
Thanks for making our day perfect
Krissy was amazing and so lovely. The service went as planned and we had a wonderful day. Thank you so much for making it perfect for us, especially since it was 36 degrees. What a stunning day!
Therese and Lindsey
Krissy had an eye for the little details
My husband, Lindsey and I stumbled on Krissy on the celebrants list. Not knowing what to expect from the organizing and arranging a celebrant, Krissy was excellent in pointing us in the right direction. Krissy ended-up suggesting a venue for our wedding that was special to our hearts and resulted in a remarkable location for our wedding. Krissy has a very calm, kind and loving voice that made the stressful time standing in front of family and friends, when your heart is pounding and your legs are shaking, possible. Our day would not have been the same without Krissy, she has an eye for the little details, like taking my bouquet so we could hold hands through the ceremony. Krissy made sure our day and time were special, which we will cherish for the rest of our lives. Thank you Krissy, Therese and Lindsey.
Jackie and John
Thanks for a heartfelt, memorable and lovely ceremony
Sharon and Robbie
We had so much fun
Anthea and Lee
We had a fantastic day
Thank you for celebrating with us, and the Village hub was a great location. We had a fantastic day.
Try and Yelena
You made us feel so special, you made our day
Krissy we want to say thank you so much for marrying us. We enjoyed celebrating this amazing day with you as our celebrant. You made us feel so special, you made our day! We highly recommend you. Big thanks.
Your vows were so special for each other, said with such beautiful emotion.
Sneha and Manbir
You were amazing, thanks for making our day special
Loving weddings in gardens and homes and your spaces. (Using grandparents champagne glasses gave a great traditional celebration tone. Bring your own flavour.)
Wayne and Mazdasari
We highly recommend Krissy to make the day perfect
Thank you for marrying us and being a wonderful celebrant. You have a special way of making us all feel very relaxed and at ease in our garden ceremony. We highly recommend Krissy to make the day perfect.
I loved your home made touches with the wedding ring holder!
Marie and Errol
Everyone loved the ceremony, the warmth and true meaning given to the ceremony was so beautiful.
Thank you Krissy for giving us such a personal and wonderful ceremony. Everyone loved the wedding. It was very special. The warmth and true meaning you gave us on our wedding day was just done so beautifully. We really felt it in our heart and we will never forget your part in making if so special. You gave so much of yourself in time and planning of ‘our wedding.’ You are truly professional.
I love to take a registry wedding in my home, for less than 10 people, if that is your choice.
Or in your home for any wedding
Loved the Chinese words for double happiness, the flower toss, and your beautiful words, Dennis and Chen. (Cake by Harpt)..
Alyssa and Lee
You made our day extra special
Thanks so much Krissy, you did so well and made our day extra special. Thank you!
Fabulous wedding in the local Richmond Community gardens with your friends. So much passion being in your home park, to express your love to each other.
Lucy and Layton
Your warm and friendly manner put us at ease
Thank you for being our celebrant. You made it so easy to plan the ceremony. Your warm and friendly manner really put us at ease. It was a really special day and lovely to have the pipes played.
Alona and Dave
We are beyond grateful to Krissy
Our sincerest thanks and appreciation to Krissy for being the best the best wedding celebrant we could have hoped for. Krissy was so warm, very approachable, calm and always smiling. She was also very efficient in preparing for our registry wedding, and knowledgeable about the process. We firmly believe that getting married to the person you love is a very special moment in a couple’s life. Ours was just a simple ceremony but Krissy helped make it a special and memorable one. The venue at the Village hub she offered was also beautiful and easily accessible. We are beyond grateful to Krissy.
Beautiful love on the day, and flowers from your garden.
Ivinny and Vitor
Krissy made it special for us
It was wonderful to share this moment of our lives with Krissy. We did a registry wedding ceremony on New Brighton Beach, and she was excited and happy to share this moment, and make it special to us. In addition we had to postpone our wedding twice due to Covid-19 issues, and Krissy was really helpful and supportive to us.
Passionate and beautiful beach wedding. Loved the joy and sharing it with your family in Brazil.
Jess and Blain
A home wedding due to COVID changing the original plans, but still meaningful and beautiful.
Shivashni and Krishan
Your words helped us both relax
Krissy it was a pleasure to have you as our celebrant. Thank you for making our day so special. We were so happy and glad we chose you. You are an absolute star and we will recommend you to all our friends. Our wedding day was amazing, perfect in every aspect, plus the weather was just tooo good. We were very nervous but your words helped us both relax so we could enjoy and take in the moment. It was such a pleasure to meet you and we feel very privileged to have you facilitate our marriage ceremony.
Loved including some Hindu custom with your diya/candle ceremony symbolising life and hope and conquest of good over evil in your ceremony. Also you changing places when exchanging your rings. The gardens were beautiful.
Nikita and Grace
We recommend Krissy to anyone who wants a ceremony filled with love and light.
We really loved having you as our celebrant. We are so glad we chose you! As two people who are nervous about showing affection, you made it so effortless for us – yet it was still special. We recommend Krissy to anyone who wants a ceremony filled with love and light. Thank you so much again.
Josh and Loren
Thanks for being our celebrant. We really appreciated it!
John and Jackie
Thanks for the lovely ceremony. It was very heartfelt and memorable.
Jana and Stefan
Thank you for making our day possible – we could not have wished for a better celebrant.
Amit and Harjot
A wonderful wedding, where we merged tradition, prayer and ceremony with the temple and the home wedding. I loved learning about your days of ceremony. Thank you for letting me be a part of that.
Josh and Maria
It was truly a joy!
Thank you so much for the wonderful ceremony, it was truly a joy! We are deeply grateful for you having wed us on such a beautiful occasion. You are amazing!
Paula and Rhonda
Thank you Krissy for making our day so special and intimate.
Samantha and Julian
We felt like a family, Krissy welcomed us so warmly
We would like to start with thanking Krissy for her amazing assistance. We had a lot of questions and Krissy was very sweet in answering them all. The day of the marriage was super special. We felt like a family. Krissy welcomed us so warmly. She is the sweetest person we have met in New Zealand. Thank you Krissy, our special day was completely PERFECT. We are so thankful we chose you Krissy!
Kim and Raj
You were amazing
Krissy thanks so much for being part of our special day. You were amazing.
Robin and Sharon
We definitely picked the right marriage celebrant!
We couldn’t have been happier with Krissy as our choice of marriage celebrant. She was so friendly, kind and warm, and totally put us at ease as soon as we met her. Krissy took us through the wedding ceremony in such a lovely way. She really made our day special and memorable. We recommend Krissy to anyone wanting a genuine, kind and friendly marriage celebrant to officiate at their wedding.
Clementine and Michael
We could not have dreamed of a better celebrant to share this beautiful moment with us
Krissy was a wonderful celebrant to our wedding. She was very professional, took care of everything for us in preparation to the wedding and was very accommodating. We were a little nervous before the ceremony, but Krissy made us feel very comfortable as soon as she arrived. She has a naturally warming voice and smile (which I think is very important for a wedding celebrant), and we could not have dreamed of a better celebrant to share this beautiful moment with us. Thank you again Krissy Michael & Clementine
Aubrey and Khris
It was very intimate, fantastic, easy and fun.
“We had Krissy as our celebrant for our wedding, she was absolutely amazing and very accommodating. Despite the Covid-19 crisis, she made sure that this event will be wonderful and memorable. It was very intimate, fantastic, easy and fun. We also did not have a hard time communicating with her even though we have given her a short notice about the wedding. Everything was smooth and perfect. ” Aubrey & Khris
Revona and Sam
It was a beautiful wedding. Thanks so much for all your help. You wrote such a beautiful love story about us, and helped us with so many ideas. It was great to do a Lord of the Rings theme, and have you as our M.C.
Revona and Sam
Photos: Steve Selwood
Dean and Liz
We can’t thank you enough Krissy. You did a great job
Krissy was friendly, down to earth and a very organised celebrant. She catered our service to suit us and made it special by listening to our stories about one another.
Ashley and Scott
Best day ever! Was amazing and perfect!
Thanks Krissy. Everything about the ceremony was awesome. Nothing to improve. Overall you did a fantastic job!
Jess and Joe
Thanks for helping make out wedding day perfect.
We had Krissy as our celebrant for our wedding, she was absolutely fantastic we couldn’t recommend enough. She made the whole process easy and fun we couldn’t recommend her enough! Thanks for helping make out wedding day perfect.
Photos: Koru Photography
Aileen and Steve
We had the most beautiful day and the ceremony was perfect. We had so many comments about how touching it was. Thank you.
Photos: Maree Jacobs Photography.
Brian and Geela
Definitely more than we could have wished for.
It was a pleasure having you as our wedding celebrant. We definitely had a good time and everyone who came was blessed and touched – so definitely more than we could have wished for. You were very professional and made our ceremony flow with ease. You were very proactive in communicating and getting to know us and our wishes. We really enjoyed your spontaneous and light hearted responses to our vows, which added a real human dimension to the occasion.
We would highly recommend you to others!
Courtney and Mike
Krissy, your service was 12 out of 10.
Your service was 12 out of 10! We couldn’t have asked for anything better. We loved the rehearsal. It helped settle our nerves and understand where we needed to be and what to do. Our wedding day ceremony was beyond our expectations. You ‘got us’ so well; making it very special for us both. Your warmth and smile helped keep us settled every step of the way. We loved having you as part of our day. Thank you.
Photo credit: Steve Selwood Photography
David and Liddy
We couldn’t have hoped for it to go any better.
Krissy gave us all the help and guidance we wanted and needed for our ceremony. It was great to have a rehearsal for both wet and dry wedding options, as wet it was! We both felt very comfortable and pleased with how everything went – we couldn’t have hoped for it to go any better. Thanks Krissy for all your help!
Rachel and Ben
Loved every second of it. You made us both feel at ease.
We couldn’t have asked for anything more. You listened to us and gave us the service we were hoping for. We are so pleased we found you to be our celebrant. Loved every second of it. You made us both feel at ease and explained every step really well. We had a great day and cannot thank you enough.
Terra and Matt
Above and beyond our expectations
Krissy was definitely the right choice as a wedding celebrant for us. Her knowledge made sure that everything ran smoothly on the day, and she was flexible enough for us to have a ceremony that reflected us as individuals. Her charisma was infectious, spreading joy and warmth to everyone. After the rehearsal, she even stayed around and helped decorate and cook dinner! She was definitely a true member of the wedding party- most of our guests thought she was an old friend! Above and beyond our expectations. Thanks so much for everything! Krissy, you were amazing.
Video credits: http://www.tobiaswulff.photo
Megan and Carl
You’re so amazing at what you do
Thanks so much for our wedding. You’re so amazing at what you do 🙂 people kept asking me if you were a friend as they assumed you were because you were so caring and genuine.
photo credit; Steve Selwood photography
Kiri and Dan
Krissy is very warm and accepting.
Krissy married us in November 2018. This was no easy task! We were both widowed young and we wanted a ceremony that not only reflected our love but also honoured the legacy of our former spouses. Krissy is very warm and accepting. She understood immediately what we wanted and gave us plenty of guidance and ideas, yet the ceremony was still unique to us. On the day Krissy was very calm and helped everyone feel at ease. She created a warm and welcoming atmosphere quickly. We continue to receive comments from our family and friends about how heartfelt the ceremony was and how well Krissy handled the occasion. We would highly recommend Krissy.
Joe and Tori
You are the best.
Thank you so much for making our day very special. you helped to bring two cultures together in an exciting and fun celebration. You are the best.
Chris and Kristen
From the moment we met her we knew we made the right choice.
Krissy was just amazing! She really understood what it was we wanted on our special day and was so organised. She put together a beautiful summary of our relationship together and on the day spoke beautifully and really made us feel at ease. Even though it wasn’t great weather she did grin and bear it with a huge smile on her face and her warm presence. Thank you so much for everything.
photo credit; Mandy Cauldwell
Katrina and Dave
It really was everything we’d hoped for and wanted.
A friend summed it up for me ‘Many weddings focus on structure rather than essence. In ours, the essence of what was meant was of highest significance’. You allowed us the flexibility and confidence to create the wedding we wanted.
Katy and Karl
Thank you so much for everything on Saturday. We loved everything and the ceremony went really well. Glad we managed to hold it together and not cry!
Courtney and Chad
Krissy created a beautiful ceremony from our words and an energy that honored who we are and what we wanted to create.
We had the most wonderful Celebrant for our wedding ceremony, Krissy Christensen. From the first meeting she heard our vision, honored our values, and got to know us through the telling of our story. It was truly a perfect day!!! Thank you, Krissy for all your talents and contributions to creating our special day. You were a perfect match for us!
Video and photo credit; Frameboy wedding films
Michelle and Mike
It was great to have a rehearsal where you relaxed so much!
Thank you so much for making our day so special. We are happy to give wonderful feedback!
(Photos courtesy Agnes Grace Photography)
Shannon and Amelia
Thanks you so much for all your help in creating our day.
It wouldn’t have been the same without you.
Hannah and Matt
Thank you so much for being a part of our day on Friday. Your easy going, friendly, caring nature certainly made everything seem so much easier than I could have imagined!
I will DEFINITELY recommend your services to anyone I hear of getting married!
Bobby and Amy
Your guidance and help organising the ceremony was incredible.
Amy and I wanted to thank you for helping to make our wedding day unforgettable. It truly was a special day for us that we will cherish for the rest of our lives. There was a lot more to it than we initially realised. We really appreciate how accommodating you were, taking the time to listen to what we envisaged and helping it take shape. It was an incredible ceremony, filled with love and support. Thank you for being a part of our special day.
Photo credit; Paul Wilson Photography
Doug and Shay
Thanks for doing a great job with our wedding ceremony. We absolutely loved its simplicity, sweetness, intimacy, and joyfulness!
Kelly and Michael
It was a great day! We enjoyed it. Thanks!
Jacinda and Nathan
We had the best wedding day. We were so pleased that we were able to stand close together and hold hands throughout our ceremony. It made the vows seem so much more intimate and special to us. We were very pleased with how Krissy listened to us and followed our wishes for a short ceremony at the beach with no extra ‘fillers’ involved. Thank you Krissy for being our celebrant; we wish we could do it all again!
April and Sam
Thank you so so much for everything you did to make our day so incredible and so special. The ceremony was so lovely and thank you for helping us hold it together. It was an incredibly emotional and special time we will cherish.
We really appreciate the efforts you went to and will happily recommend you to anyone.
The printed vows and handmade card were lovely.
Kieran and Michelle
Krissy was everything we could ask for in a celebrant. She understood that we wanted a no fuss ceremony and ensured we got to have it just the way we wanted it. Krissy was very friendly and approachable and made us feel comfortable. She was very professional and was able to provide us with all the advice we required to ensure the day ran smoothly. She was always available on the phone or email when we had a question. The day ran very smoothly without an issue. I would highly recommend Krissy as a celebrant.
Photo credit; Kate Vernon Photography
Isaac and Beth
Our day wouldn’t have been the same without Krissy! She gave us the freedom and encouragement to create a ceremony that was unique and special to us, and delivered everything so beautifully. She created a warm and relaxing environment and helped everyone to thoroughly enjoy the day and engage in the service. We were so grateful to have someone that was so genuine and professional with their approach. We felt safe and trusted Krissy with everything she took on! She even helped provide us with the perfect outdoor rug that matched our colour scheme! I highly recommend you book her, pronto!
Honestly Krissy, thanks again for being a part of our day, we can’t tell people enough how perfect everything was!
Aaron and Ashleigh
We would like to thank you from the bottom of our hearts for the time and effort you put into the ceremony. Your attention to detail and the ability to put everybody at ease is amazing. Thank you once again.
Heather and AJ
Had a fantastic wedding with Heather and AJ at the Kaiapoi Rose Gardens. Piper, kilts, and poems by friends.
Brent and Corrina
We had a fantastic day and can’t thank you enough for the part you played in making our ceremony meaningful and personal to us.
Deb and Dave
Thank you so much for going the extra mile to make our special day perfect for us. Krissy took the time to listen carefully to us and what we had in mind, and helped us create a wedding that was even better than we imagined. Our ceremony was warm, joy-filled and fun. We loved every minute of it and really appreciated everything that Krissy did to make it awesome. Our family and friends loved her humour and personal touches to make the ceremony about us.
Bonnie and Phil
From the planning stage to the wedding day Krissy’s reassuring presence and helpful tips made our ceremony go without a hitch. Her willingness to sit down and help plan a ceremony that suited us a couple took all the stress away. She was attentive to our requests, up for a giggle and kept us calm on the day. Thank you very much for all your time and care. We couldn’t have wished for a better celebrant.
Janna and Sam
We chose Krissy for our celebrant as we knew without a doubt, after having her officiate for my fathers’s funeral, that we were in the best possible hands. Our day was absolutely perfect in every way. Krissy is totally unflappable, wonderfully warm and reassuring and has a genuine gift of bringing joy, laughter and inner calm. Committed to being on the same page, Krissy helped us piece together a ceremony that was personal and meaningful, ready with helpful input as and when needed. It was a joyful, teary, relaxed, warm, wonderful wedding and we can’t imagine a better person on the planet to take us by the hand and gently guide us through it. We are so very grateful. Thank you Krissy.
Kevin and Kirsty
My husband Kevin and I were married in January and Krissy was our celebrant. We could not have wished for a better person to play this special part in our day. Right from the first meeting Krissy made it clear that she would make the day how we wanted it to be and took the time to really get to know us. We appreciated that so much and it really made the ceremony so personal. We had so many lovely comments about her from family and other guests saying what a great job she did, not only in speaking but also the humour and thoughtfulness she put into the words she spoke. Krissy, thank you so much for making our day even more special. We will recommend you to anyone!
Rosamund and David
Stunning and relaxed wedding with Rosamund and David at Langdale winery, West Melton. Thanks for the chance to share with you,
Malcolm and Michelle
My wife Michelle and I used Krissy Christensen as our marriage celebrant in March and found her outstanding. Her preparation prior to the event was very particular ensuring no detail was left unchecked. She shared valuable information regarding the legal side of things along with insights into the ‘little things’ we could consider to make the day a fabulous success. She possesses a genuine warmth and interest in people and relates well with all ages making the interaction with the wedding party, in-laws etc. very comfortable and on many occasions, very humorous. We would both highly recommend Krissy to anyone wanting ‘the right fit’ to arrange their day in style.
Josh and Carol
Thank you so much for being our celebrant! Your guidance through the planning process was invaluable and very much appreciated. The ceremony was exactly what we wanted and your kind support put us both at ease during what can be a very stressful experience. All of our guests commented on how lovely you were and how neatly you fitted in as a welcome part of the day.
Warm regards and thanks again.”
Josh Glue and Carol Randall