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Sunday 11 October 2009


 Amie & Kim's Civil Union at Dot's Sister
Posted in: Civil Unions  15th September 2009
Westie girls Amie and Kim now live in Wellington but shared their special day with their family and friends in Auckland's campest café!


 Grant & Brian's Civil Union
Posted in: Civil Unions  9th May 2009
Auckland bears Grant and Brian chose a simple union day at the Registar's office "to avoid the stress of a public ceremony - and it was perfect."


 Steven & Stan's Civil Union
Posted in: Civil Unions  30th January 2009
Kerikeri couple Steven and Stan celebrated their Civil Union at their house on New Year's Eve, with a service in the garden and reception under a marquee.


 Tony & Nic's Civil Union
Posted in: Civil Unions  1st July 2008
This Chch couple were united in the Botanic Gardens earlier this year, on a special day which included a picnic under the trees with family and friends.


 Alburta and Tina: New Zealand's 1,000th Civil Union
Posted in: Civil Unions  5th October 2007
"It was the second happiest night of our lives. The first was when we got together."


 Two special Civil Union portraits
Posted in: Civil Unions  12th January 2007
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Two happy couples celebrated their unions - one at Vinegar Hill, and one at Christchurch’s Propaganda Bar. They share their stories and pictures with us.


 Martin & Mark
Posted in: Civil Unions  2nd April 2006
While Martin's family embraced their union, the reaction from Mark's family was "quite horrific, and quite traumatic to be honest... a bridge too far"


 Tor and Barb
Posted in: Civil Unions  26th March 2006
Tor and Barb have been together seven years and live in Dunedin with their two sons. They combined their civil union with a naming ceremony for their children.


 Steve and Steve
Posted in: Civil Unions  26th February 2006
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The difference between a family's reactions to 'marriage' breakup and 'relationship' breakup is part of the background to this Christchurch civil union.


 Claire and Carol
Posted in: Civil Unions  19th February 2006
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Auckland couple Claire (40) and Carol (56) have been together for nearly seventeen years. They held their civil union at home with family over the Christmas/New Year break.


 Daniel and William
Posted in: Civil Unions  12th February 2006
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Ex-pat Kiwi William and his partner Daniel believe so strongly in the institution of marriage that they did it twice with a civil union in Paris, where they live, and a marriage in Vancouver.


 Doreen and Lindsey
Posted in: Civil Unions  5th February 2006
They've already been a couple for 20 years, but Doreen and Lindsey still found their special day to be an emotional one.


 “Happy, just so, so happy!” John & Des unite
Posted in: Civil Unions  4th May 2005
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If you couldn't be there for the Sunday Civil Union ceremony of the CU poster boys, Des Smith and John Jolliff, reporter Robyn Paterson was your eyes and ears!


 Planning your own Big Day Out: a guide to the guides
Posted in: Books, Civil Unions  26th April 2005
A guide to books available to assist us when planning ceremonies to formalise and celebrate our relationships.