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Your Marriage, Our Getaway

"Helped make our great marriage even better"

A FamilyLife Weekend to Remember Getaway is a marriage conference uniquely designed to help you and your partner escape the daily grind and focus on your relationship. For most couples it’s a chance to reconnect, re-establish the foundation and rekindle romance. For others, it’s a fresh start. For some, it will be the weekend that saves a marriage.

By learning and applying timeless principles for a healthy marriage from our trained team of speakers, you and your partner can:

For those who are Pre-married / Engaged you will have an additional session on Preparing for Marriage. There is also a session for those navigating life in a blended family. This weekend will be a fantastic foundation to starting your married life together.

Find out why more than 24 000 people have already attended a Family Life New Zealand marriage event

Marriage is a lifelong adventure of growing together through every age and stage of life. The happiest couples are those who commit to learning skills that help them weather difficult seasons and deal confidently with relationship challenges.

Who else will be there?

Weekend To Remember attendees come from all ages and stages of life and marriage.

1 %
Married 0-5 years
1 %
Married 20+ years
1 %
Re-Married

What will we be doing?

The weekend is a blend of full group sessions and downtime for the two of you -­ in fact a date night is built right in. The sessions have a workshop feel, mixing great information with time and tools for you to process what you are learning. And we mean just the two of you. There is no awkward sharing with strangers.

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7:00 PM – Welcome & introduction
7:30 PM – Session 1: Five myths of marriage 
8:15 PM – Supper break 
8:45 PM – Session 2: Let’s talk
9:30 PM – Done for the evening

09:30 AM – Session 3: The master plan 
10:15 AM – Morning tea break
10:45 AM – Session 4: Celebrating differences 
11:40 AM – Project & Lunch (married couples) 
11:40 AM – Prep for marriage / re-marriage (optional) 
12:30 PM – Lunch 
01:30 PM – Session 5: Handling conflict
03:00 PM – Afternoon tea break
03:20 PM – Session 6: Sex in marriage
04:30 PM – Done for the day

09.30 AM – Session 7a: Woman to woman / Session 7b: Man to man 
10:20 AM – Morning tea break 
10:35 AM – Session 8a: Mum / Session 8b: Dad 
11:30 AM – Project & lunch 
01:10 PM – Session 9: Managing pressure in marriage
01:50 PM – How you can make a difference
02:10 PM – Afternoon tea 
02:30 PM – Session 10: How marriages thrive 
03:15 PM – Conclusion
03:30 PM – Done for the Weekend

What other attendees have said

“Amazing conference. This will strengthen all areas of our life – marriage, family, work and spiritual”.

“Helped make our great marriage even better”.

“When I booked this weekend I wasn’t sure if we’d still be
together for it, but we were and I’m now so hopeful we can achieve an exceptional marriage”.

“This conference has done all I wanted it to. We have grown closer together, talked more than we have in 36 years, aired hurts from the last few years, and found a new reason to keep going”.

“It has demystified sex. It has given us tools to discuss sex frankly and without embarrassment. At last!”.

“This Getaway would be the best quality decision we have made together as a couple. Life changing and inspiring”.

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Thinking about marriage.

“Prepared us with some essential tools for our upcoming marriage, excellent conversation topics.”

 “This conference was an Engagement Gift – we feel so blessed because there are many things that we can apply and enjoy in our marriage.”

Want to make that great marriage even better?

 “Drawn us closer together. I appreciate my wife more than I did at the honeymoon stage”

 “Powerful speakers sharing authentic stories and practical insights, equipping us to love, live, forgive.”

 “It was an eye-opener and a reality check and an inspiration to be the best husband and dad I can.”

“Given me renewed hope in what our marriage can be. I want to come back!”

”Like drinking from the river of life!”

Having to adapt to a new life without the kids?

 “Should have done this years ago. My heart has been touched quite profoundly and impressed by the insights shared by such personal speakers who have been so generous sharing their life stories. I know that our marriage will be transformed.”

Every marriage needs to be refreshed, renewed.

“I left my husband 3 weeks ago! We have some tools to use to work through our many challenges. I think we can do this. Hope.”

“Relief that we persevered through our separation to get back together and make it work!”

“Saved us from the likelihood of break up.”

For less than the average price of...

Car Insurance

More than $500 annually

Broadband Internet

More than $840 annually

Gym Membership

More than $850 annually

...you can invest into making a great marriage happen

Weekend to Remember

Your turn to make a great marriage happen
$ 295 Per couple
  • All conference sessions included
  • Full Conference Materials
  • Morning & Afternoon teas
  • Friday Night Supper
  • Follow up Date Night Ideas

Unconditional Guarantee

After attending a full FamilyLife getaway, if you do not agree that it was one of the finest investments you can make in your marriage, then we will gladly refund your getaway fee upon written request

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…who attend a Weekend to Remember do so because someone else took the time to invite them, and often past attendees even purchase tickets for couples they know as a gift. Your endorsement may save a marriage. 

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Covid-19 Update

Our upcoming events will be proceeding with the suggested regulations in place. This will mean tickets are limited as we can only host 45 couples.

NEXT EVENT – TAUPO WEEKEND TO REMEMBER 26-28 JUNE