Parnell Rose Gardens Picnic and Photoshoot

Propose at dusk, amongst Auckland's most classically romantic gardens, the Dove Myer Robinson Park aka Parnell Rose Garden.

Capture your surprise proposal with this professional photography package and luxury picnic setting and magical twinkling lights.


Personalised luxury picnic space
Includes a special focus on lighting for the twilight hours
Personalised “Marry Me” Signage
Personalised catering e.g. grazing platter for two
Beverages of choice (e.g. bubbles and sparkling water)
Bouquet of fresh flowers
Full set-up and pack-up by Stylist
Professional photography package, including 40 high resolution, digitally enhanced images, with online gallery access.

Romantic Dates
Mates Dates
Guests (max):
2 people
3 people
4 people
Duration of experience (total hours from guest arrival to their departure): 2hrs (not including setup). For example, 5pm: Surprise reveal. Event concludes at 7pm, and we return to pack up :)
Recommended schedule (i.e. event start/end times, preferred time of the day etc.): Outdoor photoshoots are best during the magical "golden hour", which is in the late afternoon before sunset. Consider selecting around this time to take advantage of the incredible lighting!
Included Elements:
Space Styling
Venue Hire
Proposal Signage
Professional Photography
Professional Videography
Location/Venue Booking: Included
Location or venue information: Dove Myer Robinson Park (Parnell Rose Garden) - Specifically, in the Nancy Steen Garden.
Helpful tips: This mini event is best experienced as a surprise for your intended.
What to expect once the booking is made: We discuss the finer details such as: overall theme, dietary requirements, beverage choice and of course we settle on an agreed arrival time.
What to expect on the day: ~ Trust The Plan ~ Upon arriving at the designated spot at the agreed time make your way to your first surprise reveal (the amazing picnic setup). I will be discretely positioned to capture the actual proposal. Once you've popped the question and after you've taken a minute to soak in the moment, at this point I say hello then guide you through your photoshoot. I suggest poses and offer direction so you and your loved one feel comfortable and confident throughout your proposal experience.
In the event of wet weather... : We go to Plan B. The proposal experience is relocated to a prearranged sheltered space at the same venue/location.
Delivery Area/s:
Auckland - Central
Auckland - North Shore
Auckland - East
Auckland - South
Auckland - West
Rodney District
Franklin District
Conscious Considerations:
Pet friendly
LGBTQIA+ friendly
Disclaimers and terms of service: This experience only provides photography and a styled picnic setup. The photos are professionally edited, and are in a digital format only. Photos may take up to 4-6 weeks to turnaround.

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