31 Dec 2019 Photo strip designs and backdrop favourites from our wedding booth sessions in 2018.
-Top (back)drops: Tiare Gold, Taro Silver and White Island
8 Apr 2016 The booth undergoes rigorous testing before each session. Although unwilling, venue staff sometimes agree to help us out. These are their stories…
Tags: behind the scenes, hospo
Taro Silver 14 photos
15 Nov 2013 Rain was threatening all afternoon - so it was a relief to have a balmy (but dry) evening on the lawn of the New Zealand High Commission for the 2013 Tourism Awards. We took a few pix prior to the formalities, which commenced with a speech by Air New Zealand chief executive Christopher Luxon on customer care.
During an unscheduled ’intermission’, we proved a popular distraction - special mention to the Wedded Bliss and Pacific Resort Group tables who made the most of their proximity to the booth…
Tags: tourism, formal
Taro Silver 183 photos
15 Nov 2013 …The evening was catered by the hospitality school. Over mains, Invercargill mayor Tim Shadbolt shared anecdotes on finding the lighter side of any situation.
Once the awards (and champagne) started flowing, the booth was humming - winners keen to commemorate their achievements.
Meitaki to Teresa, Tina, and Alisterfromcookislandscricket for making the booth part of the celebrations.
Tags: tourism, formal
Taro Silver 115 photos
11 May 2013 A beautiful autumn morning for the market. Nice and cool first thing - which helps with putting the booth together. We’ve noticed a trend of market-goers stopping to talk to/tickle Aroko, rather than actually taking pix… Nicolas and Troydyn lent us a hand creating an island booth voucher for Der Nice Corner (face-painting). Families on vacation, groups celebrating birthdays, and hot couples hit the booth today, meitaki ma'ata.
Tags: Punanga Nui, markets
Taro Silver 57 photos
19 Dec 2012 A mini-Christmas celebration, feat. a host of performers including an acoustic set by Jaik Berg, island dance by Mii Andrew, and a guest appearance by Tani and Maiata; the evening compèred by the dynamic trio of Lynch, Marsters, and Vaiimene. A booth highlight were the karoke carols, including automated score card at the end of each track - “Oh look, I got 100, and I wasn’t even singing…”.
Tags: Akaoa Night Market, Christmas, night market, markets
Taro Silver 63 photos