Tekapo Weddings - Lake Tekapo
Zealand's Lake Tekapo has some of the most spectacular scenery in the
world. That is why the area has become one of the most popular
locations for weddings in the world, both for New Zealanders and for
people from abroad.
There is a vast choice of wedding
venues in the Tekapo area and we only mention the popular ones.
Being a small community, the village facilities are flexible. Think of
an idea for your special day and have it come true in Tekapo.
Naturally the Church of the Good Shepherd on the shores of Lake Tekapo
has captured the hearts of brides and grooms all over the world.
The church is located only metres from the teal blue waters of the
lake and provides spectacular views that are remembered by visitors for the rest of their lives.
The church's interior matches its natural surroundings with its
traditional wooden pews, exposed ceiling beams and a large window
behind the altar that provides romantic views of the lake and mountains beyond.
Only ministers of religion can
perform wedding services in the church.
Due to an overwelming demand,
wedding days are restricted to Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Couples must take part in an online
Tekapo has become a popular location for garden weddings. The stunning
scenery that surrounds the lake has drawn many to tie the knot in some
of the beautiful gardens within the village.
Marriage celebrants live locally and can provide you with a day you
Potential venues include Parkbrae and the historic Mount John
Only a short distance from Lake Tekapo are the Southern Alps and
the spectacular glaciers that weave down the valleys below them.
An increasing number of couples are choosing to take their wedding
party and celebrant by helicopter up on to these glaciers to say the
their vows in the presence of some of nature's most spectacular
Don't limit your romantic experience of Lake Tekapo to marriage.
Why not start it all with a proposal in one of the most beautiful
areas of New Zealand.
If your romantic nature is adventurous, why not charter an aircraft
and propose high over one of the peaks of the Southern Alps around
Visit our Accommodation page to view a selection of accommodation providers
for your special day.
Visit our Dining page to view contact details for potential wedding
Mackenzie Co Op Parish Office - Church
||PO Box 34, Fairlie 7949
||+64 3 6858389 (office is often unattended)
||+64 3 6858185
||email@example.com (Please read notes below)
Contact the Mackenzie Co Op Parish ministers in Fairlie to book the
Church of the Good Shepherd.
The Tekapo church is extremely popular and early bookings are essential, especially during busy periods.
Only Wednesdays and Saturdays are available for weddings.
The Mackenzie Co Op parish is small and the office only operates part-time. Replies to emails WILL take several days to be responded to. Please be patient.
To prevent SPAM we change the above address every 12-24 months. For this reason, we suggest you don't add it to your address book. Revisit this page to find the up to date address.
The Mackenzie Co Op is also responsible for churches in Fairlie and Burkes Pass.
The Church of the Good Shepherd is a "living Church" for the small population of the Lake Tekapo area and, due to the number of tourist that visit the Church the parish has to employ guides to be able to keep the Church open.
Only ministers of religion can perform marriages in the churches.
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