Please note: we will interview all couples via phone



*Entries closed in the ‘Love & Longevity’ category (Sunday, June 30th 9:00pm NZ time). Thank you to those who’ve lovingly nominated this year. We look forward to releasing finalists in this category within the next few days.

BACKGROUND of ‘Love & Longevity’ category ::

The ‘Love & Longevity’ category of Wedding Industry Awards (NZ) is at the
heart of what the awards are about – LOVE. In this category, the only
qualifying criteria is a nominated couple need to have celebrated a minimum
of their Golden Wedding Anniversary (50 years of married life).

Couples have been nominated by their Children, Grand-children, family or
friends. A qualifying couple might also elect to self-nominate.

NOMINATIONS CLOSED – Sunday, June 30th 2019 at 9:00pm NZ time

ENTRY FEE – There is NO fee to nominate/enter a couple into the ‘Love & Longevity’ category. However, if a couple is a finalist, they will be required to attend the Awards Gala scheduled Friday, July 26th 2019, hosted at Rotorua’s Energy Event Centre.

FINALIST COUPLES ADVISED – Monday, July 8th 2019

Of nominations received, a maximum number of 2 couples will be advised they have been chosen as finalists.
AWARDS NIGHT – The 3 finalist couples will receive FREE ENTRY to the evening as special guests to the awards. family members wish to attend the evening in support of the nominated couple, they will need to purchase a dinner ticket(s).*

*Gala dinner tickets will be available for purchase May 31st 2019. ‘Love and
Longevity’ finalists families (to a maximum of x8 family members per
finalist couples will also be able to attend the Awards Gala Dinner to
support their nominated couple).

Good luck to all 2019 entrants.