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Meetings & Events


LOCATION

GUEST ACCOMMODATION

ADDITIONAL SERVICES

The central plateau, in the North Island of New Zealand, is one of the world’s most unique and spectacular destinations. Defined geographically, by the snow-capped volcanic mountain peaks of the Tongariro National Park (a dual status World Heritage site), wild tussock, green and lush wilderness, the crystal-clear blue waters of lakes and streams and the largest freshwater crater lake in Australasia – Lake Taupo.

Huka Lodge has just 25 Suites in total.

• AV requirements on request, priced accordingly. • Key speakers covering many areas of interest can be organised on your behalf. • A wide range of exciting activities are available, these can be organised on your behalf. • In-room massages and treatments available, on request. • Chauffeur service available, on request. • Event styling and floristry services, available on request.

HOW TO GET THERE Auckland is the gateway for international travellers, with flights arriving into Auckland, from Australia, several times a day. A simple transfer to the Auckland Domestic Terminal is a short 10-minute walk. Air New Zealand offers two daily scheduled flights to Taupo, flight time is 45 minutes in duration and Huka Lodge provides complimentary return transfers to and from Taupo Airport. Huka Lodge , Taupo, is a 3.5 - 4 hour scenic drive from Auckland or a 45- minute journey by helicopter, landing in the grounds.

HUK A LODGE Huka Lodge has enjoyed a location of great natural beauty, on the banks of the mighty Waikato River, since it was founded by in 1924 by a charming Irishman, Alan Pye, as a very simple trout fishing camp. This now legendary retreat, within 17-acres of magnificent grounds, has always offered a haven of privacy and relaxation, while defining absolute style for those who appreciate exquisite cuisine, attentive service and authentic experience. Favoured by many a celebrity guest, Huka Lodge proudly takes its place as one of the world’s best retreats – with its reputation and prestigious awards all richly deserved.

• 18 riverside Junior Lodge Suites, all are spacious and beautifully appointed, with en suite bathrooms and generous dressing rooms. • One Double Lodge Suite. • Two exclusive cottages, the four-suite Owner’s Cottage and the two-suite Alan Pye Cottage, offer the ultimate in terms of privacy and both have their own secure gated entry. • This does not include a small number of singleoccupancy Escort Rooms suitable for organisers etc.

R ATES AND INCLUSIONS Rates may vary according to the season however they always include pre-dinner drinks with canapés, a five-course gourmet dinner, cheese board and petits-fours after dinner and full country breakfasts daily, during your stay. Guests have use of all Lodge facilities and return transfers to and from Taupo Airport are complimentary.

MEETING FACILITIES • Dedicated Event Manager • A selection of beautifully-appointed private meeting venues suitable for small boardroom/planning meetings for 6-8 and up to 20-25 for boardroom or theatre-style events. • Discreet and private breakout rooms. • Unique private dining venues. • Executive Chef, Paul Froggatt, creates a daily-changing menu of dishes for five-course dinner. Bespoke menus, relaxed barbeques and picnics are also available on request. • White boards, flip charts and a projection screen are available. • Complimentary Wi-Fi and internet access. • Library.

WITHIN THE GROUNDS: • Helipad. • Valet parking. • All-weather tennis court. • Croquet and pètanque courts. • Swimming and spa pools. • Fishing rods. • Mountain bikes.

ACTIVITIES: We can offer the following adventure experiences to both large and small groups: • Golf at two world-renowned courses nearby. • Trout fishing – either fly-fishing or harling in Lake Taupo. • Hiking. • Mountain biking. • Horse trekking. • Helicopter trip to volcanic wilderness of White Island. • Kayaking. • Jet boating. • Skydiving. • White water rafting. • Formula Challenge. • Quad adventures.


Huk a Lodge suggested Itiner aries for Groups Day One 2pm onwards

Afternoon

Evening

Arrive at Huka Lodge, settle in and orientate before welcome drinks in the Lodge Room.

Guests may like to enjoy activities within the grounds – like fly fishing lessons on lawn or an in-room massage/spa treatment.

Pre-dinner drinks and canapés in the Main Lodge Room. Guests are seated for a five-course degustation dinner or may enjoy a more casual barbeque-style dinner.

DAY TWO Morning

Lunch

Afternoon

Evening

After breakfast enjoy 18 holes of golf at Wairakei International Golf Course or The Kinloch Club, New Zealands’ only Jack Nicklaus Signature Course.

Casual lunch within one of the exclusive private dining venues available.

Option of Business Session in the Trophy Room.

Pre-dinner drinks and canapés in the Main Lodge Room. Guests are seated for a fivecourse degustation dinner.

Morning

Lunch

Afternoon

Evening

After Breakfast option of a Morning Business session in the Trophy room.

Light buffet-style working lunch within Trophy Room.

Scenic Lake Taupo cruise in private launch to the Maori Rock Carvings with the option of trout fishing.

Pre-dinner drinks and canapés followed by relaxing barbequestyle dinner.

Morning

Lunch

Afternoon

Evening

Half day fly-fishing expedition with Chris Jolly Outdoors, with one fly fishing guide for each two guests.

Picnic hamper.

Various activities available on request.

Pre-dinner drinks and canapés in the Main Lodge Room, Followed by Awards evening 3-5 course degustation dinner.

Day three

Day four


Event venues The Trophy room This room was designed for many configurations and can accommodate a large group of up to 20 guests boardroom-style or approximately 25 guests theatre-style. On site we have whiteboards, flip charts and a projector screen available for your use. Breakout rooms could include The Library, The Study or the Outside Terrace where you could hold one-on-one meetings. Trophy Room

Dimensions 10m x 5.5m

Cocktail 60 guests

Banquet 20 guests

Theatre 25 guests

Boardroom 20 guests

The lodge room For exclusive-use only, the Lodge Room is a wonderful space for guests to gather to relax and share stories of their day for a cocktail function or pre-dinner drinks. With the panoramic views of the Waikato River and the cosy log fires, this is a richly atmospheric space, especially in the evening as the candles are lit, and the lights are dimmed. Lodge Room

Dimensions 10m x 5.5m

Cocktail 60 guests

Banquet –

Theatre –

Boardroom –

The cottages The Owner’s Cottage and the Alan Pye Cottage both offer perfect venues for small planning sessions or business meetings with total privacy if required. Both cottages are also great venues in which to hold cocktail functions. Owner’s Cottage

Dimensions 364m2

Cocktail 60 guests

Banquet 6-8 guests

Theatre –

Boardroom 6-8 guests

Alan Pye Cottage

Dimensions 325m2

Cocktail 60 guests

Banquet 6-8 guests

Theatre –

Boardroom 6-8 guests


Dressing Room

Bathroom

Suite 1

PO Box 95 Taupo 3351 New Zealand T + 64 7 378 5791 F + 64 7 378 0427 E reservations@hukalodge.co.nz www hukaretreats.com

Living Room

Pool

Storage

Suite 4

Bathroom

Deck

Laundry

Suite 3 Kitchen

Dining

Wa

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Deck

Dressing Room

Dressing Room

Escort Room

Entrance

Bathroom

Den

Deck

Suite 2

Bathroom

Dressing Room

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364m² / 3918sq ft

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Escort Room


PO Box 95 Taupo 3351 New Zealand T + 64 7 378 5791 F + 64 7 378 0427 E reservations@hukalodge.co.nz www hukaretreats.com

324m2 / 3487sq ft Including outdoor pavilion


Owner’s Cottage

Junior Lodge Suite

Contact: New Zealand Louise Smythe Director of Sales & Marketing – The Huka Retreats T + 64 9 308 9824 E louise@hukaretreats.co.nz

Alan Pye Cottage

Contact: Huka Lodge Laura Goldsworthy Weddings, Events and Special Occasions T + 64 7 378 5791 E reservations@hukalodge.co.nz

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Huka Lodge - Meetings and Events  

A helpful guide with all the information you may need for your clients in order to plan a meeting or event at Huka Lodge, Taupo, New Zealand...

Huka Lodge - Meetings and Events  

A helpful guide with all the information you may need for your clients in order to plan a meeting or event at Huka Lodge, Taupo, New Zealand...