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.
Darby & Grey Event Hire
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Darby & Grey Event Hire offers stylish and on-trend furniture for your wedding, whether it’s in Auckland or anywhere else in New Zealand. Their purpose is to pick out and evolve with what’s in vogue, with modern, sophisticated pieces that will make your wedding day look as elegant as possible. With their eye for detail and choosing innovative pieces, they’ve accumulated a collection of wedding furniture for hire that is unmatched nationwide. Darby & Grey Event Hire’s team is always on hand to help you select furniture for your wedding, full of bright ideas and out-of-the-box thinking that is sure to wow you.
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A creative endeavour with so much to offer, Lunar Balloons is all about inspired installations that highlight the sheer beauty of your wedding day. Customisable and full of fun, they focus on creating works of art with their balloons, as simple and understated or as extravagant and statement-making as you like. From balloon walls to ceilings, garlands to pops of colour, Lunar Balloons can cover it all and is sure to add a little more magic to your wedding. On top of weddings, they also do engagements, parties, bachelorette parties and so much more. For all of your balloon styling needs, Lunar Balloons are the experts that will have you floating away on a dream.
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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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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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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.
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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.
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.
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.
Corporate Security Group
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Corporate Security Group offers premium security for discerning clientele. Their professionally-trained hosts will welcome your guests, provide you with peace of mind, as well as elevate the status of your wedding. You’ll have not a thing to worry about, while Corporate Security Group awards your wedding a sense of exclusivity like no other. Their team is rigorous when it comes to presentation, matching your special day, be it a black-tie dinner or a countryside reception. Corporate Security Group is the go-to choice for celebrity weddings in New Zealand, as well as for high-profile visitors, and are the perfect choice for security and/or host hire for your wedding.
The Pretty Prop Shop
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Unique and stylish choices can be found at The Pretty Prop Shop, one of Auckland’s favourite wedding hire vendors, also providing furniture solutions for gala dinners, cocktail parties and other events. The owner of The Pretty Prop Shop set up shop when she had trouble finding memorable pieces for her own wedding. Located in Patumahoe, it’s their mission to bring you unusual and beautiful options for your wedding hire pieces, covering a range of themes and styles. The Pretty Prop Shop has been around for over 5 years and is expanding their collection each and every day.
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Event styling, design and hire, OMGNESS is a comprehensive service that can bring so much to your wedding day. When it comes to wedding hire, they offer you pieces full of personality, from gorgeous wedding cake stands to modern seating for a contemporary wedding. OMGNESS also includes balloon styling and installation, as the owner has a particular passion for adding creative and bespoke balloon installations to receptions, ceremonies and more. OMGNESS is centred around being “on-trend” and photo-worthy, with the aesthetics of the day and your input being at the forefront of importance. If you’re looking for a vendor to do it all, from wedding hire to styling, check out OMGNESS.