2022 Wedding trends you need to know!

2022 wedding Trends

2022 Wedding trends you need to know!

If you are planning a wedding you NEED to read this! Before you set pen to paper and wade through that checklist you may be pleasantly surprised that the latest trends in New Zealand weddings are all rather simple!

Here are the top 10 trends for 2022 as predicted by the top local and global wedding media:


Micro weddings are all to do with scale – a small, intimate style, with a guest and family focus. It’s the simple things that matter. With fewer guests, comes less work, and the smaller the guest count, the more creative you can be. You can now host ceremonies at unique places that typically could not host a larger crowd. Consider scenic and beautiful locations that were out of the question for hundreds of guests, but are now perfect for your party of 20

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The brand new wedding trend of 2022 has to be ‘wed now party later’. Fueled by fluctuating covid event restrictions this modern concept will have couples saying their vows to become husband and wife pretty soon then holding a date in the future to party away with larger groups of family and friends.

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Bountiful florals and greenery, large feature floral pieces such as a hanging installation or large sweeping ceremony florals that can be moved and re-purposed for the reception.

Go big, go natural – but multipurpose!

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Styling: Liberty Event Styling

One of the clear wedding trends for 2022 is the inclusion of luscious greenery. Tables dressed with cascades of foliage or ceremony arches displaying masses of leaves and greenery on show are the go to for sophisticated wedding adornment.

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Florist: Liberty Event Styling


Instead of decor which expires, such as candles or flowers, hanging (reusable) lanterns, string lights, LED signs, or even chandeliers can be used for décor.

Choose a venue that has great views or surround windows – let the nature views be the main feature like at The Gallery, Parihoa farm.

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Venue: The Gallery at Parihoa Farm


S'mores under the stars, the sea breeze filtering through the first course, as well as on-site concierges to help with exploration activities are just a few benefits to choosing an outdoor wedding weekend. Take advantage of the smaller guest list and consider scenic and beautiful locations that were out of the question for 100 guests, but are now perfect for your party of 20.

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Chapman House at Parihoa Farm


We're starting to see many couples plan small affairs or elopements at the onset, rather than dealing with the potential headache and expense of downsizing due to COVID-19 later.

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We’ll be seeing a lot of ideas in 2022 that are closely linked to the kind of year we just had. We especially think this will be represented in the styling trends of 2022.If you want to plan a wedding that is modern and beautiful, pay attention to these styling trends.Think boho styling, bold colours, short wedding dresses, sleeves, capes, sparkles, pant suits, slip dresses and even bridesmaids in jump suits! 

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Stationery: Just My Type


Smaller guest counts can translate into dining upgrades, they are also interested in treating their guests to beautifully curated menus, multi-course dinners and wine pairings, opting to spend more to give their closest friends and family a memorable and enjoyable meal.

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They are almost merging their wedding with a staycation and coordinating a week’s worth of group activities on site; all of which are perfect for mixed generations. Choosing a venue with accommodation can make this an easy option, Parihoa has multiple accommodation options onsite.

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Accommodation: The Gatehouse at Parihoa Farm


The same applies to the choice of location, immersed in nature, and the use of simple and eco-sustainable materials, such as recycled paper for the stationery, wood and jute for the setting.

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Weddings at Parihoa

Surrounded by 600 acres of farm with cliff top views across the Tasman Sea and iconic Te Henga walkway. Parihoa is the perfect backdrop to your wedding… think rolling hills, native flora and dramatic sunsets.

Bang on trend we offer weddings from as small as elopements, micro celebrations or larger parties of up to 180. We offer a beautiful, natural environment with both indoor and outdoor venue options and we work with a number of close, trusted partners to bring you the best in food, drink, décor and entertainment.

Our wedding packages can be a starting point to create a bespoke wedding to suit you and your partner’s wishes. Whether you are thinking of an intimate ceremony, or a larger party bringing together your closest family and friends.

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