Story: Marriage and partnering

Parliamentary wedding

Parliamentary wedding

When Lockwood Smith and Alexandra Lang married in 2009 they were able to do so in Parliament’s legislative chamber. The chamber, not normally available as a wedding venue, could be used because Smith was a member of Parliament and Speaker of the House.

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Megan Cook, 'Marriage and partnering - The big day', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 June 2024)

Story by Megan Cook, published 5 May 2011, updated 1 May 2017