Couple Help

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. Check out options for helping you as a couple.


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!


Online Marriage Course

We offer a 7 module e-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.


Couple Coaching

Relationship Coaching/Course

We will facilitate your conversations, prompt you with the right questions, provide support, encouragement and accountability to accomplish the relationship goals you set. Pick from 1 hour sessions or ‘Expresso’ day coaching.



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.

Authentic Marriage

Marriage Seminar for Groups

Re-engage as a couple with 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.

Marriage Retreats

Private 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 ROTORUA (near the edge of the lake); WARKWORTH, (45 min drive from Auckland CBD); 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 Marriage Retreats:

ROTORUA – Saturday 30th April to Sunday 1st May 2022

NELSON – Friday 13th May to Sunday 15th May 2022

ROTORUA – Saturday 30th July to Sunday 31st July 2022

NELSON – Friday 5th August to Sunday 7th August 2022

WARKWORTH – Saturday 20th August to Sunday 21st August 2022

NELSON – Friday 9th December to Sunday 11th December 2022

NELSON – Friday 17th February to Sunday 19th February 2023

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Wholehearted Marriage Retreat

Private retreats set in beautiful tranquil locations, 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. These retreats will focus on the ‘7  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’! (Maximum five couples.)

Deeper Intimacy

What could be better than going deeper in your relationship, while on holiday! In our exclusive two night couples’ retreat, you’ll learn new skills for deepening intimacy, managing conflicts, and enhancing your relationship in a private and beautiful setting! (Maximum five couples.)

For those couples who have joined us for our Wholehearted Marriage Retreat, and want to learn how to develop deeper intimacy, this weekend retreat is for you.  Draw closer and experience more transparency by:

  • strengthening the ‘7 Secrets to a Love that Lasts’;
  • unearthing and releasing blockages that hold you back from deeper intimacy, to bring you more freedom;
  • developing new communication/conflict tools;
  • putting measurable goal setting in place to go forward;
  • PLUS on Saturday night, get ready for the ultimate ‘Amazing Date’! We’ve organised a date like no other you’ve had before, full of fun, romance and adventure!

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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