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Our Story

One Fine Day is a New Zealand based team of dedicated wedding and event professionals offering unique & beautiful solutions for their client’s special day. Founded by CEO, Kath MacKenzie in 2011 from a desire to provide a unique, refreshing approach for the complete styling, production and management of special occasions.

We consider ourselves some of the luckiest to share our inspiring destinations with couples who travel from near and far to marry. Our hands on approach enables us to combine our skills and services to deliver creative, cutting edge and elegant designs with ease whilst you relax and enjoy the special moments.

Among the diverse services we offer are wedding and event styling & design, wedding planning, florals and a large and varied inventory of furniture & décor to hire. You can choose how much involvement you require from us; a few hire items, full planning, design & management, or something in between.

We pride ourselves on down-to-earth values and tailor-made event planning. Our focus is on you by adding personality, passion and earnestness to any of our services you have engaged. Teamed with our industry knowledge, supplier relationships and extensive experience, we aim to strike the perfect balance.

 

Meet The Team

 

Kath MacKenzie, CEO & Founder

CEO & Founder, Kath MacKenzie is known for her genuine passion of the events industry, which, combined with her impeccable eye and knowledge, has seen One Fine Day creating beautiful events in Queenstown and across New Zealand for the past eight years.

Prior to starting One Fine Day in 2011, she has worked in a variety of roles across the event, travel & tourism industries over the past 20 years. Her proven relationships with quality professionals ensures that clients are connected with trusted individuals to achieve impeccable results.

Kath is dedicated to staying one step ahead of the rest, bringing new ideas and problem solving. She is motivated and passionate about providing individuals with unforgettable experiences which has driven One Fine Day to continually develop offerings to meet the needs of our clients.

kath@onefineday.co.nz

 

Iain MacKenzie, General Manager

Iain serves as the General Manager at One Fine Day, having more than 15 years’ experience in business development, leadership and staff management roles.

Prior to being appointed General Manager, Iain has served in management roles across a number of industries and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience. Iain holds a fresh perspective and passion on business strategy and is dedicated to client relationships, customer service and satisfaction.

He is a visionary and drives commitment to fostering a culture of inclusion and diversity across the One Fine Day team.

iain@onefineday.co.nz

 

Alexandra Hopkirk, Head of Wedding Planning

Our team of planners is lead by Alex, who has been part of One Fine Day since 2015. She is a vital part of the team who has proven her strengths and skills over the years and has firmly planted herself in the New Zealand events industry.

Alex works meticulously to make sure each of our events is exquisite and flows with complete style, she's cool under pressure, and loves nothing more than helping our clients create their dream wedding.

Her dedication to client relationships, problem-solving, and her personable approach has seen Alex successfully plan and execute large scale events to perfection.

alex@onefineday.co.nz

 

Bridgette Stull, Senior Event Stylist

Bridgette leads the One Fine Day Floral & Styling team, managing all design and floral elements and the overall aesthetic of your special day.

Bridgette joins us from Seattle, Washington, with an extensive background in design, vision, and concepts with her main focus on the event industry. She is exceptionally creative, detailed and focused, her passion is in the design aspect of planning, by taking our clients dreams and bringing them to life!

Her high standards and streamlined approach sees our team creating knock-out weddings and events incorporating lush florals, styling and your personal elements so that your day stands out from the rest.

Bridgette ensures that our client's visions are executed with unforgiving levels of attention to detail.

bridgette@onefineday.co.nz

 

Kylie Brittain, Senior Wedding Planner

Having an extensive background in tourism and event management, Kylie joins the One Fine Day team as a Senior Wedding Planner.

Locally known as a tourism and event powerhouse, Kylie has served in the destination marketing, hotel and corporate event management industries in Queenstown since 2002.

Kylie’s organisational skills, effective time management and ability to multitask create a strong backbone for superb wedding planning. She truly cares about all her clients and loves meeting new people.

kylie@onefineday.co.nz

 

Megan Gillming, Senior Wedding Planner

Meg takes great joy in learning people’s love stories and seeing them through to their big day. Yet another events industry expert, Meg brings a wealth of wedding and events knowledge and experience as a One Fine Day wedding planner and coordinator.

Starting her wedding and events background in California, Meg moved to Queenstown in 2015 and has continued her passion for weddings with the OFD team.

The ultimate multi-tasker, Meg knows the importance and strength in genuinely connecting with people and attention to detail.

meg@onefineday.co.nz

 

Kimberley Bright, Senior Wedding Planner

With the ultimate eye for detail, Kim will bring your wedding day to life! 
Having an extensive background in travel, events and hospitality we're thrilled to have Kim join us as a Senior Wedding Planner.

Originally from Newcastle, England, she's served in the events industry in the UK, Spain, Australia and locally in New Zealand.

Kim is a people person, she thrives on bringing people together and making things happen in a delightfully organised fashion. She's passionate about sharing her knowledge, thinking ahead about every little detail and making the planning process seamless for her clients.

kim@onefineday.co.nz

 

Samantha Fisher, Office Manager

Sam joins us with a strong background in sales and customer service. She looks after a range of projects within the One Fine Day team.

Sam effortlessly keeps the OFD office running smoothly, manages all new clients and helps keep the team on track. Along with a fresh approach Sam brings a cheerful positivity to the team.

She has an immaculate eye for detail, is highly organised and shares a genuine love for people and connection.

samantha@onefineday.co.nz

 

Melinee Kong, Business Development

With over 20 years’ experience in the Tourism industry, working in sales and marketing, events, and more recently as a brand consultant, Mel brings a wealth of experience to the One Fine Day team.

Her creative perspective and refreshing style has seen her working with some iconic New Zealand companies. She has an incredible strength in building genuine relationships and connecting people.

Mel is a skilful communicator and a strategic thinker, she is dedicated to forging new partnerships, always ensuring that One Fine Day is leading the way. Mel is an asset to the OFD team!

mel@onefineday.co.nz

 

Paula Gilmartin, Accounts Administrator

Paula is the One Fine Day powerhouse Accounts Administrator.

Serving clients and suppliers as a qualified Accounting Technician, Paula brings years of experience within the finance arena. Her organisation, attention to detail and problem solving skills are an asset to the growing OFD team. She keeps the OFD wheel turning with style and grace.

Hailing from Ireland, Paula moved to beautiful Queenstown in 2015 for a planned year of change and once she found Queenstown she hasn’t been able to leave!

accounts@onefineday.co.nz

Everyone commented on what a fantastic day it was & how beautiful everything looked. You're extremely talented ladies & we couldn't have done it without you!!

Just wanted to say a HUGE thank you for all your help bringing our day together. It was an absolute dream come true & we couldn’t be happier with how everything turned out. Everyone commented on what a fantastic day it was & how beautiful everything looked. You’re extremely talented ladies & we couldn’t have done it without you!!
Please send our heartfelt thanks to the rest of the OFD team – you’re all amazing at what you do.
Love From, Mr + Mrs Armstrong xxx
JESS + MIKIE

The best part of the day was arriving at the venue and seeing all the ideas that we had discussed come to life! It could not have been more perfect!

Mohamad and I would like to Thank you very much for everything you did to make our special day awesome! It was definitely the most amazing day and we couldn’t have done it without you.

From the planning to the styling and overall running of the day, the team were a dream to work with. Our guests had the best day and can’t stop raving how beautiful everything was and that our wedding would be hard to beat.

The best part of the day was arriving at the venue and seeing all the ideas that we had discussed come to life! It could not have been more perfect!

Your team is the best.

SAMANTHA + MOHAMAD

It was the most perfect day ever and it wouldn't have been possible without the OFD team.

Thank you so much for yesterday! It was the most perfect day ever and it wouldn’t have been possible without the OFD team. Thank you for all the work you did to make everything flow so perfectly and for the incredible styling. It was the most beautiful wedding I have ever been to (not being biased!)

You were so great to work with and so lovely and calm and efficient!

Thank you x 1,000,000

GEORGIA + TOM

We couldn’t have asked for such an amazing person to be by our side on the day.

We just wanted to send a quick note to say THANK-YOU so much for making our day so incredibly special.

Absolutely everyone that attended was completely blown away!

We couldn’t have asked for such an amazing person to be by our side on the day. An epic day!!

PAOLA + GOVE

You guys are seriously the best! We are so grateful to have had you, everything ran so smoothly and looked insane! Seriously made my dreams come true and all my expectations were exceeded!

To the OFD team,

Just wanted to say a HUGE THANK YOU!!!

Our wedding and all the events were so perfect! Duncan and I are still on cloud 9 and can’t believe how amazing everything was.

Our guests keep saying how it was the most well organised stunning wedding they’ve ever been to and that is a credit to you and your team!

You guys are seriously the best! We are so grateful to have had you, everything ran so smoothly and looked insane! Seriously made my dreams come true and all my expectations were exceeded!

PIPPA + DUNCAN

Both Jordan and I would like to thank you for the past ten or so months. Together, we created something truly amazing. It could not have been more perfect!

A wedding can be a stressful time for some, however your support, flexibility and commitment to our special day made the whole process effortless. Every guest we have seen or spoken to since the wedding has stated that it was the best wedding they had ever attended and that they could feel the love of everyone there. This is exactly what Jordan and I had hoped for… a wedding where people were laughing and genuinely enjoying themselves. You ladies played a huge role in creating the right atmosphere and organised the day in such a way that everything ran seamlessly. I personally am so grateful.

Both Jordan and I can’t thank you enough for your time, passion and support. We hope to cross paths with you again in the future.

SHAYE + JORDAN

I just wanted to touch base to say a BIG TAHNK YOU for all your help and services for our wedding at Thurlby Domain back in November.

The styling was amazing and the florals, not to mention the service you provided us. I’m big on customer service and your company did not disappoint!! We felt you went that extra mile to ensure things ran smoothly and were what we wanted. The whole picture of what you created for us from the florals to the styling were completely what I had envisioned, without the the fuss too; my input was very minimal and that in itself was an amazing relief.
I would recommend your company 110% … and had I been booking a planner, I would have entrusted this to you also.
NICOLE + BEN

The team at One Fine Day did an incredible job planning and styling our amazing Wedding.

From ideas and styling, through to transport and accommodation, Kath, Alex, Amy and the whole team were spot on. Their hard work and attention to detail delivered a result that was better than we could have ever imagined! And having One Fine Day there meant we could relax and enjoy the day with our friends and family. We could not recommend One Fine Day more highly!
NAT + CHRIS

"Thank you so much! We just had the best day.

Everyone had the best time, and said our wedding will be hard to beat (I didn’t realise it was a competition!). Everything was just perfect right down to the weather – not sure how we managed that! 

We are both saddened by the fact we won’t have anything to do with all the lovely “One Fine Day” team any more!!”

BEC + JULIAN

"Exceptional. Kath is truly talented

creative and has a wonderful eye for detail. She took my ideas and made then into our reality. Her team rocks!”

JEN + NESH

"We can't thank Kath and her team enough

for what was a spectacular wedding day at jacks point 11 July 2016. So creative, professional and organized. We loved all the details everywhere we turned which just made the amazing day even that much better. We wouldn’t change a thing!

Love always,

Mr & Mrs Taupau xxx”

JESS + MONTY

“Thanks to One Fine Day, our day was absolutely stunning

with such beautiful memories that follow. Everyone commented on the styling and said that it created such a beautiful atmosphere. During our whole process, Kath was friendly, approachable and generous. She worked with my concept and nothing was too hard. Further, she has an amazing eye for styling. Needles to say, I can’t recommend Kath and One Fine Day enough!!

KIM + PAULA
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