Services for your Wedding in Russell

Get married in Russell! Russell Information Centre is happy to help you organise your wedding by supplying a list of trusted vendors from the local area.  Wedding venues, Russell based photographers and every other service you may need, all in one convenient place. All services can be booked through the Russell Information Centre.


Celebrant in Russell

Ida Birch

To act as your marriage celebrant, would be an honour and a privilege. I have many resources to offer you both, that will help craft your fabulous ceremony. I am organised, well-prepared and reliable, with an outgoing personality and a good sense of humour. 

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Hairdresser in Russell

Russell Hair Company

Hair dressing the way it always should have been. Right here in central Russell. Jillda & Leonie will cut and colour your hair with love and style. Located in the Traders Mall, opposite Christ Church.

Florist in Russell

Paradise Florist

Bay of Islands boutique florist, based in Paihia, for wedding flowers, bouquets & arrangements delivered to Paihia, Russell, Opua and surrounding areas of the Bay of Islands & Northland.

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Transport in Russell

Russell Tours – Large party transport

For your wedding party, transport to and from the various wineries and outside Russell wedding venues, there is really only one choice: take a bus! At Russell tours, we can accommodate all the transport needs you have with three of these excellent tour busses that hold sixteen people each. Take the hassle out of transport issues and book with Russell Tours.

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Photographer in Russell

Shoot North – Wedding Photography

Based in Russell, Shoot North is a local photographer with a wealth of experience in Wedding Photography. Able to accommodate any style of filter or in-camera shooting, we have two photographers to offer up on the day – or just the one if you choose.

Packages start at $400 for the day, post produced and delivered via DropBox.

We also offer bound books and albums for the finished product.

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Photography by Nami

Hey it’s so nice to meet you! We are photography duo Nami + Pascale. We are candid photographers and we work creatively and very closely with you to capture your special day in an authentic and natural way. We are very easy going and you will feel at ease working with us. Our packages start at $3000

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Wedding videographer in Russell

Bay of Islands Wedding Videos

See your big day over and over again and share all the laughs with the family, where ever they are in the world. Our prices start at $800 for the ceremony, covered with two cameras. Just give us an idea of what you want and depending on your requirements, we can price accordingly – just for you.

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Wedding Venues in Russell

The Duke of Marlborough Hotel

Celebrate your wedding at a New Zealand icon in the beautiful Bay of Islands. The Duke of Marlborough Hotel offers a unique wedding experience where you can embrace the history and charm of New Zealand’s first licensed hotel. Located on the waterfront in the heart of romantic Russell, The Duke is a truly majestic setting providing a stunning wedding destination for you and your guests.

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Eagles Nest

Whether your plan is for a small, intimate wedding or a celebration for as many as 80 guests for a seated gala banquet, one or more of the five villas at Eagles Nest can be personally tailored exactly for you. Your wedding should reflect your passions and dreams as a couple and be looked back on as one of the most memorable days of your life. Our luxurious property, overlooking the stunning Bay of Islands, provides an ideal location for an elegant and unique wedding day seamlessly put together by our dedicated wedding concierge. 

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Omata Estate

We are open all year for Weddings/Private Parties and Corporate Events, and cover the four seasons all of which have their own special charm at Omata. From the long hot summer days sitting on the shady terrace to the cooler days of the Winterless North, whichever season you choose to visit Omata is a beautiful venue.

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Tiki tiki ora – Luxury B&B

All day sun with magnificent sunsets and truly spectacular mountain and sea views across the bay; be inspired by the night sky. Surrounded by native bush and wildlife high on the slopes of Mount Tikitikiora; Russells highest vantage point.

Tikitikiora will happily accommodate small weddings to a maximum number of 15 people.

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Russell Chapel on the Olive Grove

This historic chapel was constructed of solid kauri and was built for the Irish miners who came from Ireland to the Far North to mine coal in Kawakawa in the 1860s. Built in 1875 it has many a tale to tell of past gatherings, wedding celebrations and more. Now it is ready and waiting happily for its new life as a venue for wedding ceremonies and any other special occasions. Not your normal chapel, not your normal venue – let the fun begin….

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The Gables Restaurant

The Gables is the ideal place for special events, with a stunning waterfront location, in the beautiful Bay of Islands. The charming old building is a truly unique place for birthdays, anniversaries, and weddings. With dedicated and experienced events planners, we take pride in making each event we hold memorable.

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Pompallier Mission

Located on the waterfront in romantic Russell, Pompallier’s stunning colonial garden* provides the ideal setting for your wedding ceremony. Glorious flower borders enclose our croquet lawn, creating a distinctive garden room large enough for your guests, while retaining a private and intimate ambience for your special day. And for photographs to remember, the distinctive French architecture of Pompallier’s pioneer printery makes a beautiful backdrop for your ceremony, while our heritage orchard and parkland hillside offer numerous options to capture special wedding party and guest memories. 

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R.Tucker Thompson

For a wedding you will never forget, hold it on board the Tall Ship R.Tucker Thompson, cruising the beautiful Bay of Islands. The R.Tucker Thompson caters for up to 47 guests on board and is available for sunset ceremonies or full day event. Hold your service on board anchored in one of the beautiful bays in the Bay of Islands or out from the historic village of Russell. We can provide an informal or formal setting, whatever you want your wedding to be. Your guests can sail the ship or simply relax while our friendly crew do the work for you.

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That’s Sweet, Cake Boutique

I am based in Kerikeri, Bay of Islands. Operating from council registered kitchen in a residential area. I specialise in custom made cakes, cupcakes and cake pops for special occasions – and of course weddings.

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