POULSBO — Joseph Spear of Poulsbo and Holly Bendall of Christchurch, N.Z., were married Sept. 20, 5 p.m., at Vintners Golf Club in Napa, Calif.The reception was also held at Vintners Golf Club.
The groom, 25, is the son of Joseph and Karen Spear of Poulsbo. He graduated from North Kitsap High School in 2005 and received an economics degree from University of Washington in 2009. He is an IT consultant.
The bride, 26, is the daughter of Brian and Marice Bendall of Christchurch. She earned a bachelor’s degree in art history and, in 2010, a graduate degree in education, both from the University of Canterbury in Christchurch.
Joseph and Holly met while Joseph was on foreign exchange at the University of Canterbury in 2008. They were married in the company of friends and family from around the world. The couple was attended by Holly’s sister, Georgia, as Maid of Honor; and Joseph’s brother, Tyler, as Best Man.
The bride and groom honeymooned in Maui, and make their home in Seattle.