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Here are various links to sites that we have found useful for planning weddings...

  • Useful planning links
  • On line Bridal & Wedding Magazines
  • On line wedding shops and hire stores
  • Weather forecasts and predictions
  • Weather info to your mobile phone 
  • Sunset & Rise Times
  • Caroline Bay Tides and Charts
  • Timaru Street Map
  • Route Planning and Directions
  • Local tourism & Information Sites
  • Webcams

Our comprehensive wedding planning service can offer as much or little as you require. Cut out the stress and use our extensive knowledge and experience to help you plan, create and organise the perfect day. Cutlery & crockery, table hire, place setting, bar staff and waiters; it’s very much your day but organised by us. Sit down with one of our planners and discuss your ideas and thoughts and let us work out a comprehensive plan to make you your perfect day. After all, wouldn’t you rather sit back and enjoy the day care free.

Sopheze Services:

  • Catering
    Sopheze have the reputation of being one of the best Caters in South Canterbury. With a strong body of staff they can handle small to large sized events, and offer a range of wedding menus, refreshments and finger food
  • Tables & Table Setting
    Some of the various table settings from Sopheze weddings. We can help you prepare for your wedding at the venue of your choice. We can recommend styles, hire table settings, set the tables and pack up after you leave for a stress free day. We can also come to the venue of your choice and supply everything that you and your guests need for a festive night of nuptial celebration
  • Waiters & Waitresses’
    We have professional, qualified, friendly staff who are willing to cater to your every need
  • Marquee Hire
    We can organise Marquees for your wedding day and reception and arrange the seating.
  • Licenced Bar
  • Ceremony Venue
    We have hosted ceremonies at the courtyard to the west of our Caroline Bay tea rooms. After the ceremony we can entertain your guests while you spend time on the sandy beach with a photographer
  • Reception Venue
    The Historic Caroline Bay Tearooms can cater up to 200
  • Wedding Dance Venue
    The Tea rooms have a hard wooden floor ideal for dancing and enjoying the latest entertainment.
  • Wedding Cakes
    These are some of the many wedding cakes from various Sopheze weddings. Sopheze can help you plan your wedding cake and recommend suppliers

 

Contacts details for other wedding services: 

 

 

Accommodation In Timaru | Back To Top

Al Casa Motel

131 Evans St,, TIMARU

(03) 684 7071

Aorangi Motel

52 The Bay Hill, TIMARU

(03) 688 0097

Aaron Court Motel

27 Evans St, Maori Hill, TIMARU

(03) 688 0079

Anchor Motel

42 Evans St, Maori Hill, TIMARU

(03) 684 5067

Arowhenua Lodge

Statehighway 1, Arowhenua, TIMARU

(03) 615 7112

Ashley Motor Lodge

97-99 King St, TIMARU

(03) 688 9939

Aspen On King Motel

51 King St,, TIMARU

(0800) 822344

Avenue Motor Lodge

31 Craigie Ave, TIMARU

(03) 684 8383

Bay City Motor Lodge

10-14 Evans St, TIMARU

(03) 688 8800

Bay Motels

9 Hewlings St, TIMARU

(03) 684 3267

Baywatch Motor Lodge

7 Evans St, TIMARU

(03) 688 1886

Bay Viaduct Motor Lodge

Cnr Main Highway & Wai-iti Rd, TIMARU

(0800) 229842

Benvenue Hotel

16-22 Evans St, Timaru

(0800 104 049

Blue Dolphin Motels

40 Evans St, TIMARU

(03) 684 4589

Caroline Motel

46-48 Evan St, TIMARU

(03) 684 4155

Cedar Motor Lodge

36 King St , Timaru

(03) 684 4084

Grosvenor Hotel

26 Cains Tce, TIMARU

(03) 688 3129

Highway One Motel

272 King St, TIMARU

(0800) 877773

Homestead Lodge Motel

28 Evans St, TIMARU

(03) 684 5193

Kingsdown Manor

10 Bristol Rd, RD 1, Kingsdown, TIMARU

(03) 684 96 12

Pleasant Point Motel

21 Ameer St, Pleasant Point, TIMARU

(03) 614 7221

Panorama Motor Lodge

52 The Bay Hill. TIMARU

(0800) 103310

Parklands Motel

65-67 Evans St, TIMARU

(03) 688 4108

PHOENIX Motel

215 King St, TIMARU

(0800) 443443

SeaBreeze Motel

28 The Bay Hill, TIMARU

(0800) 443443

Tighnafeile House

62 Wai-iti Rd, TIMARU

(03) 684 3333

Timaru Top 10 Motel

154A Selwyn St, TIMARU

(0800) 242121

Timaru Motor Lodge

7 Princes St, TIMARU

(03) 688 4455

Townhouse Motel

29 Evans St, Maori Hill, TIMARU

(03) 684 4149

Wai-iti Court Motel

TIMARU

(0800) 924484

White Star Motels

12 White St, Timaru, TIMARU

(03) 684 7509

 

Alcoholic Beverages | Back To Top

Highfield Liquor

Highfield Mall Wai-iti Rd Highfield , TIMARU

(03) 688 4186

Richard Pearse Liquor Store

118 Le Cren St, TIMARU

(03) 684 3566

Stirling Liquor Centre

272 Wai-iti Rd, Glenwood, TIMARU

(03) 686 2640

Super Liquor Timaru

29 Stafford St , TIMARU

(03) 684 6721

The Mill Liquorsave

22 Dee St , TIMARU

(03) 688 3149

Warehouse Wholesale Liquor

35 Browne St, TIMARU

(03) 688 1012

     

Bridal Shoes | Back To Top

Christie Paul

261 Stafford St , TIMARU

(03) 688 8563

Cobblers Inn

145 Wai-iti Rd Highfield , TIMARU

(03) 688 4251

Dowsons Shoes

275 Stafford St , TIMARU

(03) 688 4195 

Hannahs Shoes

174 Stafford St , TIMARU

(03) 684 4492

 

Bridal Ware | Back To Top

Bridal Boutique

98 Church St, Timaru, TIMARU

(03) 688 3898

     

Celebrants | Back To Top

Dawn Rangi-Smith

Belfield House 6 Waimaitaitai St , TIMARU

(03) 684 3230

Dey Kevin J

13 Randwick Pl Washdyke , TIMARU

(03) 688 2765

McCully Don JP

69 Beverley Rd Maori Hill Timaru

(03) 688 6162

Fowler Judy M JP

16 Sealy St Highfield , TIMARU

(03) 688 8643

Anderson A M QSM JP

41 Ormsby St Temuka

(03) 615 7585

Bolland W M

9 Barker St Geraldine , TIMARU

(03) 686 0609

Kathleen Wills QSM JP

5 Cedar Pl Gleniti , TIMARU

(03) 686 1181

Staite Rosie

35 Mountain View Rd Glenwood , TIMARU

(03) 686 2077

Ross J JP

Willowbrook Orari Bridge , TIMARU

(03) 693 8656

Rangiuia M JP

252 Selwyn St Marchwiel , TIMARU

(03) 688 5325

Bartrum Norma

20 Shere St Pleasant Point , TIMARU

(03) 614 7060

Kearns Desmond JP

2 Beaconsfield Flat Rd Otipua R D 2 , TIMARU

(03) 686 4804

Mountfort Rev'd N R

125 Wai iti Rd , TIMARU

(03) 688 9213

Neighbours Mrs K J

71 Poplar St , TIMARU

(03) 686 2003

Fuller R S

2/378 Wai-Iti Rd Gleniti , TIMARU

(03) 686 1608

Hemming Charmian E

10 St George St , TIMARU

(03) 684 3753

Dave Moore Celebrant This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 027 386 1977

Churches | Back To Top

 

 

 

Church Street Bible Chapel

65 Church St , TIMARU

(03) 688 8210

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa NZSt Pauls Office

28 Seddon St , TIMARU

(03) 688 1626

Anglican - St John's

125 Wai-iti Rd , TIMARU

(03) 688 9213

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa NZTemuka Manse

1 Davie St Temuka

(03) 615 7181

Te Ngawai Parish

12 Munro St Pleasant Point , TIMARU

(03) 614 7602

Timaru City Church

26 Latter St , TIMARU

(03) 684 2187

Catholic Church

30 Wilkin St , TIMARU

(03) 615 7527

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa NZChalmers Manse

62 Elizabeth St , TIMARU

(03) 684 5714

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa NZSt Stephens Manse

347 Wai-iti Rd Timaru

(03)

Catholic Church

12 Mountain View Rd Glenwood , TIMARU

(03) 686 2010

Temuka Baptist Manse

31 Denmark St Temuka , TIMARU

(03) 615 8574

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa NZTrinity Office

College Rd , TIMARU

(03) 688 1834

New Life Christian Centre

134 Morgans Rd , TIMARU

(03) 686 1618

Baptist Churches

Temuka Office

29 Denmark St , TIMARU

(03) 615 8581

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa NZ

St Pauls Manse

30 Seddon St , TIMARU

(03) 688 8376

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa NZChalmers Office

2 Elizabeth St , TIMARU

(03) 688 8311

Baptist Churches

Office 58 Gleniti Rd Gleniti , TIMARU

(03) 686 2829

Tel-A-Story

91 North St , TIMARU

(03) 684 6046

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa NZAlbury Pleasant Point Manse

102 Main Rd Pleasant Point , TIMARU

(03)

Baptist Churches

Gleniti Manse

11 Newton St Watlington , TIMARU

(03) 688 9594

Catholic Church

7 Craigie Ave , TIMARU

(03) 684 4263

     

Beauty & Make Up | Back To Top

Anna Frances Beauty Clinic & Sunbed Centre

98 A Avenue Rd, Timaru, TIMARU

(03) 688 1810

     

Cakes | Back To Top

Di's Cakes

4 Elmsdale Tce, Marchwiel, TIMARU

(03) 688 8120

Mays Bakery & Cake Shop

292 Stafford St, Timaru, TIMARU

(03) 684 5263

W McCully

31 St Leonards Rd Temuka

(03) 615 8818

     

Dress Makers | Back To Top

Bernina Sewing Centre

Stafford St , TIMARU

(03) 688 3248

Paulette's Dressmaking

 

(03) 684 7300

Jenny Priddle Dressmaker

15 Te Ngawai Rd Pleasant Point Timaru

(03) 614 7617

Bridal Boutique

20 Andrew St Marchwiel , TIMARU

(03) 688 3898

Irene's Mobile Dressmaking Services

 

(03) 688 8331

Sew It Seams

26 Seddon St Temuka

(03) 615 6207

     

Entertainment | Back To Top

The Soul Agency

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www.thesoulagency.co.nz

0-21-220 0069

Audio Dynamite Ltd

8 Maryburn Pl Gleniti , TIMARU

0-27-446 6774

Big Picnic Band

12 Ashbury Ave Waimataitai , TIMARU View brochure

0-3-688 1250

Bill & Barbara Musical Services

347 Waimate Hwy St Andrews , TIMARU

0-3-612 6338

Live Music Solutions

5 A Heath St St Andrews

0-27-476 4609

Roselyn Cloake

PO Box 779 , TIMARU 
http://music.cloake.co.nz

0-27-181269

Sisteract

34 Hopkins St Gleniti , TIMARU

0-3-686 2357

     

Equipment Hire | Back To Top

No listing available

   
     

Gift Registers | Back To Top

No listing available

 

Hair Dressers | Back To Top

No listing available

 

Florists | Back To Top

Absolute Flowers

www.absoluteflowers.co.nz

 

Divine Flowers

Timaru

688 2513

Bloomers-Flower Wholesalers

4 Bayview Pl Timaru

0-3-688 8844

Kowhai Florist & Garden Supplies

51 Church St, Timaru, TIMARU

(03) 688 0150

The Flower Shoppe

266 Stafford St Timaru

0-3-688 8062 

Oscar's

152 Stafford St Timaru

0-3-688 8922

Pamelas Floral Boutique

201 Stafford St Ph/Fax Timaru

0-3-688 8425

Puddle Ducks Gifts & Flowers

108 King St Temuka

108 King St Temuka

Stem Art

Seadown Rd, Timaru, TIMARU

(03) 615 9042

Teleflora Orders

Orders Timaru Call Free

0800 90 90 90

     

Jewellery | Back To Top

   

Steve Evans Jewellery Design

Level 2 Oxford Building 148-154 Stafford St Timaru

0-3-684 4815

Ron Brown Jewellers Ltd

304 Stafford St Timaru

0-3-688 9835

Styles Jewellery

212 Stafford St Timaru

0-3-684 6121

The Ringmakers

270 Stafford St Timaru

0-3-688 1362

Pascoes The Jewellers

244 Stafford St Timaru

0-3-684 3007

Michael Hill Jeweller

202 Stafford St Timaru

0-3-684 9373

Temuka Jewellery

115 King St Temuka

0-3-615 9922

Jewelcraft

301a Stafford Street www.jewelcraft.co.nz

 

     

Menswear | Back To Top

Camerons Menswear

176-178 Stafford St Timaru

0-3-688 4036

Hallensteins

Cnr Stafford & Church Sts Timaru

0-3-684 8789

Mac Shaw

285 Stafford St Timaru

0-3-688 4880

     

 

Wedding Photographers | Back To Top

 

David Talbott

183 North St, West End, Timaru 

03-686 9007

Stu Jackson

52 Stafford St Timaru

0800 746 861

Click-et Photography

24 Snowden Rd Fairview Timaru

0-3-686 2272

Anne Hatch Photography

 

0-3-684 9419

Langwoods Photography

28 Kiwi Dve West End Timaru

0-3-688 3735

Rachel Dunstan

 

0-3-683 1838

Jax Photography

Timaru

0-27-211 1590

Brian High

51 Broadway Ave Highfield Timaru

0-3-686 0581

M4Photography.co.nz

 

0-3-615 9990

MJ Images

 

0-3-688 4023 

Anderson & Bremford Studios

172 Church St Timaru

0-3-684 8866

Rosslyn Hood Photography

94 B Gleniti Rd Timaru

0-3-686 2684

Kenneth Fagg Photography

7 George St Timaru

0-3-688 1141 

Flash Photography

68 Kent St Marchwiel Timaru

0-3-684 9107

Photo-One

PO Box 400 Timaru

0-27-434 2372

Cathie Watts

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0-27-3428980

Tracey Foley

www.traceyfoleyphotography.co.nz

021 140 3765

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Wedding Stationary | Back To Top

Cloake Creative

Cloake Creative

03 688 8106

     

Wedding Transport | Back To Top

Timaru Limousines

10 Memorial Ave, Parkside, TIMARU

(03) 688 4500

Fleetwood Limousine

Timaru

(03) 688 7123
     

Video Production | Back To Top

Thyme Line Ltd

79 Domain Ave Timaru

0-27-4150075

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Sopheze

Jules or Vanessa
03 684 9999

sophezecatering@xtra.co.nz
www.sopheze.co.nz

Catering on the Bay

Caroline Bay Tearooms
PO Box 975
Timaru
Enquire

Coffee Lounge & Catering

Main Street
190 Stafford St Timaru
Enquire

Mitre 10 Espresso Garden

Mitre 10 MEGA
23 Bank St, Timaru
Contact