Archives of Marquee Hire For Festivals

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Schupepe’s Summer Schedule – Stretch Tents Providing Cover All Summer Long

January was festival time, starting off with providing tented cover for 4 New Years Eve festivals – the RNV/BW Camp down in Gisborne, the Prana Fest on Opoutere in the Coromandel, the Highlife Fest in Waiheke, and the Northern Bass Fest in Mangawhai. Then in the middle of January we helped cover the Laneway Festival at Silo Park, where we had 14 of our tents dotted around to provide much needed shade for all the crowds that turned up to enjoy fresh, new international music from as many as 32 bands and artists from NZ and all around the world.
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Every Customer is King

A few years back, in 2006, an office manager at a marquee hire company in Auckland made a fatal mistake. She forgot the golden rule – that every customer is king, and every customer could make or break you; even just potential ones. In today's world of the Internet and social media – that's a mistake you just cannot afford to make...

Exceptional Caterers: ‘Urban Gourmet’

A leading Auckland Caterer, Urban Gourmet specialises in fresh, delicious and creative food for any occasion from lavish weddings and corporate events to simple and elegant private parties. Founders Anne and David Doughty have extensive knowledge of the wedding and event industries with 25-years of experience under their belts. Since Urban Gourmet’s inception in 1999 […]

Exceptional Caterers: ‘Dawsons Catering’

Highly experienced and regarded chef Graham Dawson established Dawsons Catering in 1994. Starting out as a boutique catering kitchen, Dawsons is now one of Auckland’s largest and most respected hospitality companies. While fantastic food is Graham’s key focus Dawsons offer a ‘one-stop event shop’ supplying any and all equipment, staff and services to the wedding […]
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Exceptional Caterers: ‘Doof Doof Catering’

Mark Reihana (Doof Doof owner) set up Doof Doof Catering in the late 1990’s and has established himself as one of New Zealand’s top production-company caterers. Doof Doof own and operate a fleet of specially designed mobile kitchen-trucks and a fully fitted kitchen container, all of which allow them to create a high quality result […]

Exceptional Caterers: ‘The Great Catering Co.’

Google ‘catering companies’ and you’ll be astonished at the number of companies that come up so choosing one can be difficult if you haven’t had recommendations. Some existing food-chains, cafe’s and restaurants may offer the service of ‘out-catering’ for events and private parties but often their food will be mass-produced by inexperienced kitchen hands and […]

Tent lighting: LED parcans

Event and wedding lighting is not just about flipping on a switch. If you want to turn your tent or venue from ‘plain’ to simply stunning, you’ll probably need to take a more illuminating approach to your decor. Lighting creates mood and when it’s done well, lighting can make everything including your food, guests and […]