We at Gear Homestead want you to have the best experience possible for your event, so we have compiled some of our personal favourite contacts to give you some ideas & tips


Decorada Boutique Bakery

decorada-logoDecorada custom design beautiful cakes for your wedding. Consultations take around half an hour and you should take along your colour swatches, invitation and any design ideas you may already have to ensure your perfect cake.

OUR TIP – If you like fondant then this is the place for you.

Stiletto Studio

stiletto-studio-red-copyStiletto Studio believe the wedding cake is the most important part of the Wedding!  Offering custom designs and cake tasting they will make sure the cake ties in with your scheme as well as being a delicious treat for your guests.

OUR TIP – Stiletto studio work with the most delicious butter icing.  The best we have had!


Alice Pritchard Wedding Celebrant

Alice is committed to working with you to ensure you have a wedding ceremony that reflects who you are and what is important on your special day.

OUR TIP – Alice is young, friendly and enthusiastic and makes you feel at ease taking away any wedding nerves you may have!

Jude Best Wedding Celebrant

I offer warm, personal ceremonies to reflect who you are and the vision you have for your wedding, vow renewal, or commitment ceremony. I will travel to any location in the Wellington area and within New Zealand.

OUR TIP – Jude lives locally and has a wealth of experience with weddings as she runs Ohariu Farm, another wonderful wedding venue



Mocha Choco Latte is a Wellington based fresh funky covers band with 3 lead ladies and 3 piece band specialising in corporate events, large private parties and weddings.

OUR TIP – This band is amazing and will get your guests up dancing without a doubt. Don’t want to have a first dance? How about a first song? This band have an extra special service that is ideal for weddings Mocha Choco Latte allow you to be a ‘Star for a Night’ singing up to 3 songs on your special day, with the band and singers backing you up. The packages range depending on your needs, including rehearsals, duets and special song requests.  They will also learn your special song if you have a request for a first dance 🙂


craft-house-logo Bespoke Wedding Invitations and Accessories

Craft House provide many services to help personalize your wedding.  Bespoke invitations unique to the bride, Candy Bar and party favours, to name but a few. Contact David at Craft House to see how he can help make your day extra special.

OUR TIP: Invitations can be created yourself if you are crafty or they can be made up for you – but please note they only take a limited number of brides for bespoke invitations



Photo Booth Fun

Photo Booth Fun provide great fun and keepsakes for you and your guests on your special day. Don’t delay. Book today!

OUR TIP: These guys set up for you and it is so much fun!  We have seen people laughing and laughing!



Bohemein Fresh Chocolates

Bohemein Fresh Chocolates bring the highest standard of European Chocolate chocolate-pic-from-bohemeincraftsmanship and quality to New Zealand taste buds. They want you to experience the same feeling as if you had just strolled off the boulevards of Brussels, Paris or Prague. They use only fresh, high-quality ingredients crafted with passion and skill, delivering chocolates they think rival any in the world.

OUR TIP: Wedding chocolate favours are a wonderful treat for your guests to take away. You can personalise your choice and they are without doubt the best we have ever tasted.



black-rose-mediumish-1397424530Black Rose Florist is renowned for creating beautiful Weddings and events. All Black Rose Weddings are unique & made to suit each individual Bride & Groom. Weddings are our passion and no wedding is too big or too small.

OUR TIP: Not only a florist, Black Rose can supply beautiful decorations, runners and sashes and will set up to your specifications. They are also local in Porirua which is handy!