“We want what you have!”

You have seen those radiant and confident couples who seem to have made an art form of communication. Well, that can be your story too, but many couples settle for “it is what it is”, and put up with the status quo.


Marriage Courses to Refuel and Energize your Relationship!

Marriage is a journey, not a destination, and we all need regular maintenance checks and refuelling to enjoy the journey along the way.  We honour our marriages and ourselves when we invest in our relationship.  Our marriage courses give you the perfect opportunity to take time out to improve your marriage for the stage of your journey. Come, enjoy loving life together!



Pre-Marriage Course

Covering foundational truths for a ‘love that lasts’ including: oneness; love languages; personality differences; communication and conflict resolution tools; 5 keys to incredible sex; money handling; plus expectations for the years ahead.


The 7 Essentials

Marriage Course

A one day and evening marriage enrichment programme offered for groups at their facility, featuring our core teaching of the seven key essentials to build a quality marriage.


Authentic Marriage

Marriage Course

Re-engage as a couple with this eight-week equipping programme (one evening per week), that is guaranteed to build the heart of the marriage. (Auckland and Nelson areas only)


Online Marriage Course

We offer a 7 module Online Course you can do right from the comfort of your own home. Complete with short teaching video’s, workbook,  practical application and ‘dates’ to go on.  An effective and economical way to take your relationship up a gear.

Marriage Retreats

Marriage Retreats that are Practical and Fun!

Whether you’re starting out on the journey, needing strategies to manoeuvre around bumps, turns and twists on the road, or want to perform a maintenance checkup for the journey ahead, our specially designed Marriage Retreats have something for everyone.

Choose a destination!

We have weekends available in sunny NELSON, (top of the South Island); in MATAMATA, the home of the Hobbitons and open farmlands, (a two hours drive from Auckland); and in historical RUSSELL, BAY OF ISLANDS, (just a three hours drive north of Auckland). Each destination has its own charm! Check out our dates.


Upcoming Wholehearted Marriage Retreats:

NELSON – Friday 17th September to Sunday 19th September 2021

MATAMATA – Saturday 16th October to Sunday 17th October 2021

NELSON – Friday 5th November to Sunday 6th November 2021

AUCKLAND – Saturday 20th to Sunday 21st November 2021

NELSON – Friday 10th December to Sunday 12th December 2021

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Want to fuel the “Fire of Romance”, but don’t know how?
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Wholehearted Marriage Retreat

A structured retreat for couples who want to take it up a gear and engage with their spouse in a fun and relaxed way to strengthen the core of their marriage. This retreat will focus on the ‘Seven Essentials to a Healthy Marriage’ including practical application, romantic interludes, communication and conflict resolution skills and tools to understand each other in a new way.  Come, learn our 7 secrets to a ‘Love that Lasts’!


Couple Coaching Sessions

Do you feel heard by your spouse?  Are you good at communicating?

Don’t stay stuck – move forward with win-win solutions!

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Speaking Engagements

There are over 10,000 divorces each year in New Zealand.  Excel Marriages is committed to equipping couples with the right tools to reverse that divorce trend and change the face of marriage in both New Zealand, and beyond its shores. We are available for speaking engagements to inspire and equip your group in a fun and engaging way.

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