Celebrant Jade officiates weddings in South Canterbury and beyond.

Wanting a fun, professional and experienced celebrant that will make your wedding day epic? Look no further – you have found her! From quick, simple weddings to a large joyous party or something in-between, perhaps a themed, fun, romantic, traditional, simple, spiritual, full moon or breakfast wedding? Jade has you covered. Based in Timaru, she has married loved-up couples all over the South Island, often staying as their MC to make the whole day unforgettable and effortless. She is a qualified, relaxed and seasoned celebrant, so you can relax and enjoy your special day.

Tell us about yourself? I love people and their stories, so it was a natural progression for me to become a marriage and funeral celebrant. I am a hopeless romantic. I have a passion for passion, passion for life and passion for people. I’m in my fifth year as a celebrant, and the ride has been better than I imagined!

I am self-employed, working as a full-time celebrant, coach and wellbeing mentor. I get to live my passion every day. I love to write. I love to talk. I love to guide and support others. I have been a teacher, salon owner/hairdresser, and now in my perfect role as a celebrant. I have seen a lot, learnt a lot and know a lot about people, organisation, balance and life. I invest in myself and hold a Diploma in Celebrancy from the Celebrant School, and I am VCANZ registered for registry weddings in Timaru. I married Rob in April 2021, so I know first-hand how to plan a wedding and how stressful it can be. I can help in my role as a celebrant and even be your MC.

Tell us about your style? I am all about fun, making memories and having people feel relaxed and in the moment! There nothing better than have my couple and all their family and friends totally engaged in the ceremony.

Best part of any ceremony for you? I love it when the music starts to begin the ceremony… the adrenaline, the excitement, the love, the anticipation – it’s just magic.

Favourite things? My favourite things are my husband and our kids. I have two grown-up girls aged 18 and 21 forging out their own life; I enjoy a pink gin or pinot gris, four-wheel driving, love to shop for shoes, I am a furbaby mama to two little dogs, Ruby and Betty.


W. jadetimarucelebrant.co.nz

E. jade@jadekyles.com

T. 027 251 9300

F. facebook.com/jadetimarucelebrant

I. instagram.com/jadetimarucelebrant

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