Please note: we will interview all couples via phone

    OFFICIAL ENTRIES OPEN 1st April 2022

    BACKGROUND of ‘Love in Longevity’ category ::

    The ‘Love in 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.

    ENTRIES CLOSE – MONDAY, June 20th 2022 at 9:00pm NZ time

    ENTRY FEE – There is NO fee to nominate/enter a couple into the ‘Love in Longevity’ category. However, if a couple is a finalist, they will be required to attend the Awards Gala scheduled Friday, October 1st 2021, hosted at Rotorua’s Energy Event Centre.


    Of nominations received, a maximum number of 2 couples will be advised they have been chosen as finalists.

    – Finalist couples will receive FREE ENTRY to the evening as special guests to the awards. Family members who wish to attend the evening to support their nominated couple are welcome to do so, however, will need to purchase a dinner ticket(s).*

    *Gala dinner tickets will be available for purchase via the Friday, May 20th 2022.

    ‘Love in 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 2022 entrants.