our proposal story

It was a beautiful day in New Zealand. Nathan drove me out to a beach that is very dear to me, Piha Beach.  It was the first beach I went in New Zealand, and a favorite of ours for an afternoon away from the city.

He had packed a picnic lunch full of my favorite things. He also made sure we had lots of blankets so I wouldn't get too cold. 

We sat on the beach enjoying our picnic until right around sunset, when he walked me out closer to the edge of the water. As we were walking, he stopped grabbed both of my hands, and then he got down on one knee.  

Long story short, I said yes! Then we headed out to Muriwai to finish our night with star gazing and a surprise firework show (which I'm sure Nathan would love to take credit for, haha!)