Auckland Wedding Hire - The 2020 Guide
— By Raashka Mannie
15 May 2020
Your wedding is a party, and there’s more than just yourself to dress up.
Whether it’s your hall, marquee, garden or more, your wedding will need pieces to pull it all together. Furniture, lighting, installations and everything in between, otherwise known as wedding hire, is the glue that helps the theme of your special day stick. In Auckland, there are so many companies that specialise in wedding hire, from lighting that will leave you starstruck to locally-made furniture that will give your wedding the gently-hewn feeling you didn’t know you wanted so much. Below, we’ve got a list of some of the best wedding hire companies in Auckland, all with tons of experience in the industry and unique ways to help make your wedding as dazzling as you want it to be.
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La Lumiere was inspired by the splendour of art nouveau, which is just a fancy way of saying that beautiful works of art can come from nature. The founder of La Lumiere, Kristina Ercolano, first ventured into the business of wedding lighting through some handmade fairy light roses. Since then, they have expanded into a thriving company, providing you with the latest in low-energy lighting technologies, stunning designs and individualised service with a smile. Their installations are original and customisable, matching the tone of your wedding whilst highlighting the beauty of your day. With over 14 years of experience in wedding hire and lighting, La Lumiere is sure to knock your socks off.
The Cute Caravan Company
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Lilli is the name for The Cute Caravan Company’s 1968 Lilliput Caravan, which doubles as the ultimate mobile bar for hire for your wedding. Transformed into a cute bar on wheels, Lilli is available for hire for your wedding, party or other events. As a full serviced mobile bar, they can provide it all in Auckland - but Lilli has wheels and can tucker her way anywhere you need her to be for your wedding. Lilli is the perfect solution for your beverage requirements at your wedding, also acting as an adorable photo opportunity. She’ll add a ton of character to your wedding, so get in touch with The Cute Caravan Company to enquire after Lilli’s whereabouts as soon as you can.
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A luxury photo booth for hire in Auckland, MODO Booth offers a cool, stylistic space for you and your guests to strike a pose in. Fully equipped, it comes with everything you need to preserve your memories: instant photo printing, social media sharing, and a selection of backdrops, props, and photo strip designs. Easy to use but jam-packed with the latest technology, MODO Booth is modern, adaptable and exciting, designed to complement whatever the theme of your wedding is. Dress the booth up or down - whatever you choose, it’s here to make your wedding even more fun.
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If you’re looking for the perfect marquee, canopy, tent or more, then you have to look no further than Stretch Tents. Immaculately designed, streamlined and modern, they’ll provide you with all the coverage you need on your special day. Stretch Tents also prizes themselves on their beautiful collection of vintage furniture and atmospheric lighting solutions for hire - they’re a one-stop-shop for all your wedding hire needs. Additionally, they’re also happy to provide dance floors, as well as other types of flooring, for your wedding. Stretch Tents is here to provide you with comprehensive service, at the heart of which is a helpful and happy team of event professionals.
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Nothing sets an event like your surroundings, and weddings are just the same. Event Essentials is here to make sure that the setting of your wedding is done to perfection, providing you with a whole range of hire options, from hand-selected furniture to strings of lights for your marquee. Whatever your wedding hire desire, Event Essentials has a solution and a friendly team at your side to help with the careful choosing of anything you may need. They know that your wedding day is unique to you and want to provide you with hire items that reflect this, all whilst blending into the theme of your big day.
Pixel Photo Booth Hire
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There’s no memento like a photo. Capture moments that will last forever with Pixel Photo Booth Hire. They want to provide you and your guests with a personal space to be your individualistic selves. With photo booths handcrafted in New Zealand, Pixel Photo Booth Hire offers a chance for guests to help you to have even more fun at your wedding. They’re also available for your engagement party, celebratory dinner and so much more. Their photo booths bring hilarious, fun and silly moments to weddings, and is a timeless addition to your special day.
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Established in 2013, TopKåta prides themselves on being original and outstanding. When it comes to wedding hire, they’re here to provide you with tenting and tipi options like none other. As the original and largest genuine Nordic pine tipi company in New Zealand, they know what it means to make your wedding spectacular with their coverage choices. All of their tents are based on the traditional Nordic Kata design, meaning that your wedding will have an edge of character unlike any other. TopKåta's exclusive range of event tipis provides an elite alternative to the marquee structure, certain to awe and amaze guests as you create ever-lasting memories in their spacious and unique tipis.
Insphire Wedding Hire
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Over two decades of experience in the wedding hire industry has led to Insphire Wedding Hire growing into one of New Zealand’s leading hire companies. With an enormous collection of wedding items for hire, they’re perfectly poised to help you pick out the ideal pieces for your special day. Their team is helpful and ready to assist you with whatever you may need, from table linen and centrepieces to catering equipment and chairs. Insphire Wedding Hire is here to provide you with individualised service and quality products, with reliability and variety coming hand in hand. For examples, take a stroll around their Albany showroom and see what your wedding could be like.
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Customisable, economical and environmentally-friendly, Radikal Neon offers amazing lighting solutions for your wedding day. If you’re searching for a way to add a pop of brilliance to your special day, all you have to do is get in contact with Radikal Neon for a gorgeous LED sign that can last you up to 5,000 hours. Installation is a piece of cake, meaning that you can do it yourself, but, if you don’t have time or aren’t keen, their helpful and informative team can assist. Radikal Neon transforms spaces and makes statements, and is the perfect accompaniment for your wedding.
Arkade Furniture Hire
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Arkade Furniture Hire brings to you outdoor and indoor furniture solutions. Whether you’re having a garden wedding beneath a marquee and a blanket of stars, or have booked a venue overlooking the ocean that needs statement pieces to come to life, Arkade Furniture Hire offers some of the best wedding hire options around. With 30 years of combined experience, their team is here to help you make your wedding dreams come true. Arkade Furniture Hire features pieces that have bee carefully restored, for a vintage but robust feeling, as well as locally hand-crafted additions.
Auckland & Beyond Tours
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In operation for more than five years, Auckland & Beyond Tours provides wedding hire in the form of seamless transport. They know how much there can be to do on your big day and endeavour to make travelling up, down and all around as smooth as possible in their luxurious and comfortable vehicles. Not only with they help to transport you and your local guests, but they're also happy to fetch any international guests coming from far and wide to celebrate with you. Auckland & Beyond Tours brings you professional and polished transport hire on your wedding day.
Black Pineapple Co.
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Raise a glass thanks to Black Pineapple Co., beverage experts that bring you wedding hire spanning everything from themed bars to the after-dinner whisky trolley. They take putting together magnificent drinks very seriously, with experienced bartenders and professional staff ready to refresh you and your guests at a moment's notice. Black Pineapple Co. loves to get innovative, so you can talk to them about the atmosphere of your wedding, planning drinks or asking them to surprise you. They can make their beverages to your menu, get people on the dance floor, and so much more.
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Do something different, something daring, with Neon Design. Custom-made for your wedding, they provide wedding hire that will light up the room: neon signs of every kind. With their tailor-made packages, they bring you carefully-designed and stunning neon signage for your special day that you can keep as a glowy reminder of your big day. If you're looking for something in their hire range, they have an extensive collection of neon signs you can hire out for a set time. Neon Design is here to light up your celebration with their hire.
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New Zealand’s original mobile photo booth built into the back of a restored 1971 VW Kombi, hence the name Photokombi. Custom-built from the ground up, ‘Florence’ is the perfect blend of kombi cool and photo booth fun for your special day. You can hire Photokombi to add all the glamour and joy you want - she'll tucker her way to you and your wedding so you can have the time of your life. The 70s style adds an unmatched level of funky style to every celebration, which is exactly what makes Photokombi so popular.