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Caroline & Sean’s New Zealand Wedding

Caroline and Sean had a stunning and classic wedding at the luxury Millbrook Resort in Arrowtown, New Zealand! They celebrated both of their heritages with nods to Scottish and Persian traditions throughout their day. Their beautiful venue is located just outside of Queenstown, which is quite possibly the most beautiful place I’ve ever seen in my life. The Southern Alps are visible from every direction, and there are lakes and hillsides everywhere you look. It was truly breathtaking! On top of that, the people of New Zealand are all so friendly, laid back, and a joy to be around. Can you tell I can’t wait to return?

I first had the pleasure of meeting Caroline several years ago in Los Angeles when she joined our book club! She was working in the entertainment industry at the time, and eventually decided she wanted to pivot and attend med school back home in New Zealand. Pretty soon after returning to Christchurch she met Sean, and the rest is history!

Caroline is incredibly kind, thoughtful, and has a quiet grace and elegance about her. Sean is extroverted, gregarious, and is the life the party. Together these two are a perfect balance! It was such a dream come true coming to New Zealand to capture their wedding. The South Island is known for having all four seasons happen in one day, but we were very lucky with the weather. It was a warm summer day (summer in NZ is late autumn/winter here in California), the clouds came in at the most opportune times, and the crazy wind kept at bay. Paradise!
Bride and groom wedding portrait with trees at Millbrook Resort venue in Arrowtown, New Zealand. Queenstown NZ wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com White and pink bouquet at Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride and groom kissing in the New Zealand Mountains at Millbrook Resort wedding. Queenstown NZ wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com
Let’s rewind to the beginning of the day. Caroline and Sean each got ready at a rental home on Millbrook Resort’s property. The mountains were still visible!
Queenstown New Zealand mountaintops by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride's dress hanging among the trees. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Wedding rings in pink velvet ring box with Jimmy Choo navy embellished pumps. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com
I love that Caroline added a little spice to her classic look with these navy embellished Jimmy Choo pumps. So cool and unique!
Jimmy Choo navy embellished pumps. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Classic diamond wedding rings in pink velvet box. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Gold and diamond wedding rings on wedding invitation. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride, mom, and wedding party in robes with champagne. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Champagne pour on wedding day. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride with mom and sister in robes toasting champagne. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride in robe smiling on wedding day. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com
LOVE a red lip, always, and Caroline rocked it!
Bride getting red lipstick done. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bridesmaids in white looking on adoringly. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com
A few members of Caroline’s family wore a traditional Scottish kilt, including her brother here!
Mother of the bride helping son dress in traditional Scottish kilt. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride getting dressed in all white. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride getting dressed in suite. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride getting dressed in off the shoulder gown. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride getting dressed in off the shoulder gown. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride getting dressed in off the shoulder gown. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride getting ready on her wedding day at Millbrook Resort in New Zealand. Photo by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride getting ready on her wedding day at Millbrook Resort in New Zealand. Photo by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com
Caroline Facetimed with her grandmother all morning. So sweet!
Bride's grandmother watching via iPhone. Millbrook Resort wedding in New Zealand. Photo by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride getting ready and bride's grandmother watching via iPhone. Millbrook Resort wedding in New Zealand. Photo by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Jimmy Choo navy embellished bride shoes. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride putting on navy Jimmy Choo pumps. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride and sister chatting to grandmother via Facetime on wedding day. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com
Meanwhile, over at Sean’s place a few doors down:
Groom's classic details. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Groom enjoying champagne on wedding day. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Groomsmen getting ready at Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Groom getting dressed at Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Groom getting dressed at Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Groom getting dressed at Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Groom in classic black tuxedo at Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Groom with loved ones getting ready at Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Groom opening gift from bride at Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Groom opening gift from bride at Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Groom opening gift from bride at Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com
Caroline and Sean opted to do a first look so they could take all of their wedding party photos pre-ceremony. It’s always such a special moment and adds a lot less pressure to the timeline!
Bride and groom first look on hillside. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com
Sean’s reaction was so sweet! Those dimples!
Bride and groom first look on hillside. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride and groom first look on hillside. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride and groom first look on hillside. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride and groom kissing at first look on hillside. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride and groom first look on hillside. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride and groom first look on hillside. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride and groom first look on hillside. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride and groom first look on hillside. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com
Isn’t Caroline’s bouquet gorgeous?! It’s from The Flower Room Queenstown. I loved the subtle shades of pink mixed with white and cream!
Beautiful light pink and neutral bridal bouquet. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Wedding party with mountain backdrop. Beautiful light pink and neutral bridal bouquet. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bridal party in all white with neutral color palette bouquets. Beautiful light pink and neutral bridal bouquet. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Pink and neutral wedding bouquets and bridal party in white. Beautiful light pink and neutral bridal bouquet. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com
Such a vision!! Caroline opted to wear a veil for her initial portraits but decided to forgo it for the ceremony and reception.
Bride in flowing veil. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com
Very into this candid shot of the bridal party walking.
Bridal party walking among the mountains. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.comBridesmaids in all white. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Groomsmen in all black. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bow back detail on bridesmaids' dress. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Wedding party with mountain backdrop. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bridal party with best man in traditional Scottish kilt. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bridesmaids in all white. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Wide shot of the wedding party among the mountains. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Classic bridal portrait with off-the-shoulder gown and romantic pink and white bridal bouquet. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Candid of groomsmen. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride and matron of honor, both in all white. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Groomsman giving groom affection. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bridal party with beautiful mountain backdrop. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Detail of bridal updo with floral accent and veil. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Guests at Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com
The Millbrook Resort wedding locations are right near a giant golf course. Sean is a big fan!
Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding golf course by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Clear welcome sign at ceremony in gold frame with flowers. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Calligraphy welcome frame with flowers at wedding ceremony. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com White and pink florals and pillars at ceremony. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Ceremony flowers by The Flower Room Queenstown. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Wedding ceremony white pillar with beautiful flowers by The Flower Room Queenstown. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com
Caroline and Sean included a traditional Persian ceremony as a celebration of Sean’s culture.
Traditional Persian wedding ceremony. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Wedding ceremony floral arrangement from The Flower Room NZ. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Persian wedding ceremony details. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Persian wedding ceremony details. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Persian wedding ceremony details. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Guests arriving at wedding. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com
All of the LA crew!
Guests arriving at outdoor wedding ceremony. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Ducks at Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com
“The Americans” – it was so fun traveling with this group!
Group photo of photographer and friends. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Guitarist at wedding ceremony. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com
Sean’s father made sure everything was set to go.
Groom's father lighting candle at Persian wedding ceremony. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Persian wedding ceremony details. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Guests arriving at wedding ceremony. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Groom lining up at wedding ceremony. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com
Sean’s reflection watching his dad – such a sweet moment!
Groom's father lighting candle at wedding ceremony with groom in mirror reflection. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Happy groom waiting for bride at wedding ceremony. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.comBride about to walk down the aisle at wedding ceremony. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride getting ready to walk down the aisle. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride's mother and brother hugging at wedding ceremony. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride and father in traditional Scottish kilt walking down the aisle at wedding ceremony. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride and father in traditional Scottish kilt walking down the aisle at wedding ceremony. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Groom watching bride walk down the aisle at wedding ceremony. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride and father in traditional Scottish kilt walking down the aisle at wedding ceremony. Groom seeing bride walking down the aisle at wedding ceremony. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride and father in traditional Scottish kilt walking down the aisle at wedding ceremony. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Groom seeing bride and her father walking down the aisle. 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Traditional New Zealand weddings include “Canapes” rather than what we call a cocktail hour, and it can often be a longer period of time.
Champagne cocktail hour. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com
It’s also tradition at every New Zealand wedding to get a group photo of the entire crowd!
All guests in attendance. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Canapes and greetings. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Cocktail hour socializing. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Guests feeding ducks during cocktail hour. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Ducks during cocktail hour. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Guests greeting the bride during cocktail hour. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Groom and mother portrait. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride's family portrait. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Cocktail hour location at The Clubhouse. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Maid of honor helping bride. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Wedding guest laughing during cocktail hour. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride and groom walking to cocktail hour. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com
Although Caroline and Sean’s sunset wasn’t until very late in the day, we did all of their portraits during their cocktail hour – and got very lucky with the lighting! How beautiful is this tree-lined entrance to Millbrook Resort? Like something out of a classic fairy tale!
Bride and groom portrait in tree-lined road. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride and groom portrait in tree-lined road. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride and groom portrait in tree-lined road. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride and groom portrait in tree-lined road. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride and groom portrait in tree-lined road. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride and groom kissing on tree-lined road. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride and groom portrait in tree-lined road. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride and groom portrait in tree-lined road. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride and groom walking along a tree-lined road. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com
Speaking of fairy tales – what a DREAM! This location is only really accessible via golf cart, and we had to get there pretty early to accommodate the venue coordinator’s schedule. Luckily for us the sun was hidden and the light was beautiful!Wedding portrait on a hillside with Southern Alps in the background. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Wedding portrait on a hillside with Southern Alps in the background. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com
Caroline and I dreamed of this location for months leading up to her wedding. “We have to get to the two trees!” Success!!
Wedding portrait with two trees on a hillside with Southern Alps in the background. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Wedding portrait on a hillside with Southern Alps in the background. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Wedding portrait on a hillside with Southern Alps in the background. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Wedding portrait on a hillside with Southern Alps in the background. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Wedding portrait with two trees on a hillside with Southern Alps in the background. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Wedding portrait on a hillside with Southern Alps in the background. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Wedding portrait on a hillside with Southern Alps in the background. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bridal beauty portrait. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.comWedding portrait on a hillside with Southern Alps in the background. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Wedding portrait with two trees on a hillside with Southern Alps in the background. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Wedding portrait on a hillside with Southern Alps in the background. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Groom and bride embracing. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride at Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Wedding portrait with two trees on a hillside with Southern Alps in the background. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Wedding portrait on a hillside with Southern Alps in the background. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Groom and bride embracing. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Groom and bride embracing. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Wedding portrait with two trees on a hillside with Southern Alps in the background. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Wedding portrait on a hillside with Southern Alps in the background. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Groom in classic tuxedo. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride and groom walking. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com
Their reception dinner took place in Millbrook Resort’s tent. So pretty, and the food was incredible!
Tented ceremony at Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Floral centerpiece at Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Head table at Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.comReception table menu at Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com High floral arrangement at Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Tented wedding reception at Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com All white wedding cake at Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride and groom during reception. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Wedding party at head table. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Piper playing bagpipes at wedding reception. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Piper drinking whiskey at wedding reception. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Wedding reception at Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Speeches during reception. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Couple toasting during reception. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Speeches during reception. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Speeches during reception. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Speeches during reception. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Speeches during reception. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Speeches during reception. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Speeches during reception. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Groom laughing during speeches. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Groom's parents laughing during wedding reception speeches. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Groom giving speech during reception. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride toasting during wedding reception. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com All white wedding cake during reception. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Bride and groom cutting cake. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com Tented reception with twinkle lights. Millbrook Resort Queenstown New Zealand wedding by Mary Costa Photography | www.marycostaweddings.com
Such a perfect and beautiful wedding! Congratulations Caroline and Sean!!
Photography: Mary Costa Photography
Venue: Millbrook Resort
Flowers: The Flower Room Queenstown

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