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New Zealand Pure Incentives

2009 Guide


Kia Ora.Welcome. New Zealand is the ultimate destination when it comes to experiences. The Pure Incentives brochure provides you with an easy introduction to New Zealand’s very best service providers who can create, customise and operate your incentive travel program in New Zealand that will inspire, motivate and reward every participant. Known globally as a country that is awe inspiring in it’s beauty, unique in its people and rich in its culture, our collection of operators will custom design your program to allow each participant to become truly immersed in the chosen destination by including all these elements. Our connections are located throughout New Zealand and include professional experienced destination management companies, incentive program implementation companies, innovative destination specialists and creative event organisers. By using their expertise, local knowledge, resources and creativity to customise and manage your program, will ensure that you have the ultimate New Zealand incentive travel itinerary that will allow participants to discover fresh destinations and exclusive experiences. Enjoy!

Maureen Brennan CEO Incentive Connect international


REGIONAL INFORMATION

Northland is the birthplace of this island nation, where the first people landed on what is now

Christchurch is a compact city with an English feel that offers your incentive itinerary diverse

known as Aotearoa - New Zealand. Historical sites and artefacts can be found throughout the

and spectacular theme opportunities. From the neo-gothic architecture, medieval feasts, city

region. It has become a place where you can indulge the senses and rejuvenate the body and soul

gardens, trams and punting this Garden City will deliver an outstanding experience.

in pure luxury. This subtropical region boasts 2 of the best of golf New Zealand courses, exclusive luxury retreats, private islands and health resorts. Auckland is a boutique harbour city offering a stunning visual outlook, surrounded by water and scattered with volcanic cones and craters. The infrastructure the city offers makes it an ideal location for larger incentive groups. A nautical theme is perfect in this city of sails.

Queenstown is a genuine four-season destination, full of pure escapism where you become indulged in the vineyards, rewarded on the internationally acclaimed golf courses, immersed in the breathtaking scenery and revitalised by the high adrenaline activities. Each connection in this brochure is a specialist who can assist, custom design or manage your unique business event and incentive program leaving you with the confidence that it has been

The jewel in it’s crown is Waiheke Island located just 8 minutes by helicopter, 30 minutes by ferry

produced with local knowledge and experience, to ensure that whatever your chosen destination in

or take your time to arrive by a leisurely charter cruise. This island of food, wine and art is pure

New Zealand you will have the ultimate incentive program delivered.

indulgence on any incentive program itinerary. Rotorua boasts an array of iconic experiences that together encapsulate the essence of this remarkable country. It is the spiritual home to the Maori, nature’s spa of the South Pacific, host to some of the world’s most incredible earth forces, and the country’s adventure playground. Your incentive program theme can embrace both cultural and geothermal to provide participants with an explosion of the senses. Taupo is situated right in the heart of the North Island, and the Lake Taupo region is home to New Zealand’s largest fresh water lake, volcanic wonderlands, a World Heritage Park and the famous Huka Falls. These world-class assets are the perfect backdrops for any incentive program.

NEW ZEALAND

So, when you are ready to make a decision on your next destination... let us show you what the Northland

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best of New Zealand can offer for a pure incentive. NORTH ISLAND

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Thirty international airlines offer direct or code share flights to New Zealand from around the

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SOUTH ISLAND

Wellington

ONCE HERE You can fly between all New Zealand cities and most major towns using domestic air services, charter companies and scenic flight operators. The main reason to choose a rail journey in

Take centre stage in Wellington, the capital city of New Zealand with a world-class reputation for

New Zealand is scenery, and they include a rail route recognised as one of the world’s top six train

outstanding film and production work, including the ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy, which has earned

journeys. Cruise expeditions and private charters let you discover magnificent cruising regions

the city the affectionate title of “Wellywood”. Your program theme needs no introduction here.

and showcase spectacular landscapes inaccessible by road.

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DESTINATION SPECIALIST NEW ZEALAND

AHIPARA Taking New Zealand to a 6 Star Destination

Ahipara is a luxury destination management company that takes New Zealand from a 5 star to a 6 star destination for exclusive experiences.  We take an uncompromising attitude to product quality and destination knowledge and have been working at this level for six years.

All of our clients are looking for something special, unique, different, high quality. They are never disappointed.  We deal with VIPs and small luxury corporate events, specialising in groups under 50 pax and in addition to our traditional markets, USA and UK, we have developed services targeted at some niche markets – Russian, Middle Eastern and French speaking as our staff are fluent in the languages. Whilst we provide all the VIP services for our clients our real point of difference is in providing custom made country-wide itineraries filled with unique and real experiences that give that all important WOW factor. We continue to rack up New Zealand firsts every year - participating in ‘insider’ yachting regattas, activities with Olympic medallists, flexibly-managed heli-itineraries, historical re-enactments, private niche tours etc. We focus on reality. Our clients meet real people, we only use suppliers who are of extreme high quality and we are proud of our deep connection with Maori. Left: Eagles Nest, exclusive lodge retreat Bay of Islands, Northland. Image by Galen King, Lucid Design Top: EXCLUSIVE MAORI WAKA WELCOME, CAVALLI ISLANDS. Bottom: HELI CHARTER TO A PRIVATE ISLAND, NORTHLAND.

Phone +64 9 446 6025 Email jean-michel@ahipara.com www.ahipara.com 4/5


DESTINATION SPECIALIST WAIHEKE ISLAND

ANANDA TOURS Exclusive Island Experiences

All our experienced guides are long-term Waiheke Island residents with an extensive knowledge of the island and its surrounds. Their knowledge makes your incentive program itinerary informative, entertaining and filled with exclusive content.

Twelve miles from the bustling centre of Auckland City lies the beautiful, tranquil island of Waiheke, considered by many to be the jewel in the crown of Auckland. An exclusive charter of the luxury vessel, Island Passage presents a wonderful opportunity for you to cruise around the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park before stepping ashore on Waiheke Island. Renowned as an island of food, wine and art, Ananda Tours will give you an exclusive custom made itinerary that will show you a glimpse of the finest artists, an experience of Waiheke’s award winning wines, a taste of the local olive oils and outstanding seasonal food served in a vineyard setting. Whether we are hosting VIP groups or designing a larger incentive itinerary, the sheer entertainment of visiting an artist in their studio, hearing a performance poet and story teller or taking in a private viewing of sculpture and garden parks, Waiheke Island will certainly be the most magical part of your Auckland experience. Island Events are constantly creating new levels of an island experience with their exclusive events held at Isola Estates in the Onetangi Wine Valley, Waiheke Island. This 22 acre site is located in an outstanding setting amongst internationally renowned vineyards and plays host to the annual Waiheke Island wine festival. Island Events can recreate this festival atmosphere at Isola Estates for group incentive programs.

Left: Island Passage let’s you explore the islands of Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf Marine Park on a luxury private charter. www.islandescapes.co.nz Top: Island Passage offers luxury overnight cruising, sport fishing expeditions and heli-fishing adventures around the Hauraki Gulf.

Phone +64 9 372 7530 Email anandatours@ihug.co.nz Web www.islandevents.co.nz

Bottom: ISLAND EVENTS, ISOLA ESTATES IN THE ONETANGI WINE VALLEY, WAIHEKE ISLAND. www.islandevents.co.nz

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DESTINATION SPECIALIST ROTORUA

ROTORUA Feel the Spirit

Rotorua boasts an array of iconic experiences that together encapsulate the essence of our remarkable country. It is the spiritual home to the Maori, nature’s spa of the South Pacific, host to some of the world’s most incredible earth forces, and the country’s adventure playground.

Immerse yourself in Rotorua and experience the essence of our extraordinary slice of New Zealand. The spirit of a living culture embraces guests upon their arrival and the traditions of the past create a tantalising fusion with a contemporary culture, rich in history and pride. Arriving in this geothermal wonderland participants know they are somewhere special and a little bit different. Follow the geothermal trail and discover the powers of a steaming land which bubbles, steams and explodes, creating a show of its own. Activities and attractions abound with something to satisfy everyone, from adrenaline pumping adventure options to experiencing a traditional performance which gives an insight to the intricate Maori culture. Luxury lodges are scattered amongst the natural environment featuring privacy and seclusion and international hotels around the lake and central city cater for larger group options. Rotorua thrives on the opportunity to create authentic, one-of-a-kind experiences for incentive clients, and without fail these special guests leave the city tingling with the palpable sense of the warm, welcoming spirit of Rotorua – Manaakitanga.

Left: The spirit of a living culture embraces Rotorua. Top: Immerse yourself in nature’s spa region of the South Pacific. Bottom: Te Puia, located in the Te Whakarewarewa Thermal Valley, home of the world famous Pohutu Geyser.

Phone +64 7 349 7283 Email incentives@rotoruanz.com www. rotoruaNZ.com 8/9


DESTINATION SPECIALIST LAKE TAUPO

LAKE TAUPO The Centre of it All

Situated right in the heart of the North Island, the Lake Taupo region is home to New Zealand’s largest fresh water lake, volcanic wonderlands, a World Heritage Park and the famous Huka Falls, all world class assets! Our friendly locals, cultural values, hospitality and inspiring landscape are the regions true gifts that make it an ideal destination of choice.

Today, this growing lakeside town is a cosmopolitan hub that still has that ‘village’ feel about it but one that offers a huge range of excellent accommodation venues, and a comprehensive range of activities to suit everyone. Accommodation venues range from resorts and boutique hotels, fishing lodges and Chateaux to luxury exclusive lodges classed with the best in the world. If you want action, try a bungy jump, tandem skydive, or go jet boating. Kayak the rivers or ski the mountain, go

rafting, race off on a quad bike or drive a replica Formula 1 car around the racetrack. For those that like to take it a bit easier, you can have that ultimate helicopter experience, take a scenic boat cruise, go for a bush walk or mountain bike, catch a trout or play golf. At the end of the day relax in a thermal hot pool, do some wine tasting and enjoy one of the many restaurants and alfresco cafes around the lake side. Left: Lake Taupo, Mt Ruapehu. Top: Wairakei International Golf Club, a’ top 10’ Best of Golf New Zealand course. Bottom: KAYAK TO THE MAORI CARVINGS AROUND LAKE TAUPO.

Phone +64 7 376 0402 Email dchristie@laketauponz.com www. LakeTaupoNZ.com 10/11


DESTINATION SPECIALIST NEW ZEALAND

NAVIGATOR TOURS Enriching Aotearoa Experiences

We create experiences through Art and Design, Food and Wine, the magic of Maori Culture and Entertainment expressed in exclusive enrichment programs which can be delivered in any destination or region in Aotearoa – New Zealand. Unprecendented access to private and secluded places, and to a people not normally accessible to the visitor creates special and often exclusive opportunities for incentive planners.

Imagine how your clients will feel relaxing in the subtropics of Northland at Carrington Estate, a fabulous coastal property that boasts vineyards, an international golf course, protected wetlands, and miles of private sandy beaches. Here you can enjoy foraging and gathering from the ocean and forests wild flavours and seafood to be prepared by your own hands or in the award-winning kitchens, perfectly matched with a Carrington Estate wine or a Tohu wine from vineyards on the tribal lands of Wakatu in Marlborough. If air transfers are not required we use luxury coachline Oceania. The Maori ocean voyaging canoe Te Aurere is the essence of human habitation in these islands. She has made many journeys across the Pacific re-discovering the star pathways of ancient navigators. And when she is in home port Navigator often uses her to tell the story that is the cultural cloak on our landscape. An extraordinary Maori artist and designer, Carin Wilson, will let you share in his connection with his people as you return home with a piece of Aotearoa from his collections.

Left: Maori ocean voyaging canoe Te Aurere has made many journeys across the Pacific re-discovering the

We invite you to bring your clients to the youngest and freshest destination in the world where they will experience the time of their lives on a pure New Zealand incentive program.

star pathways of ancient navigators. Top: Carrington Resort & Karikari Estate Vineyard, Northland. A top 10 Best of Golf New Zealand course. Bottom: Indulge in an exclusive indigenous experience

Phone +64 9 817 1191 Email john@navigatortours.co.nz www.navigatortours.co.nz

of food, wine and art.

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DESTINATION SPECIALIST NEW ZEALAND

ORION Luxury Expedition Cruises New Zealand Antarctica

THE NEW ZEALAND WILDERNESS CRIES OUT TO BE EXPLORED. ORION CAN OFFER VOYAGES TO SOME OF THE MOST WONDERFUL BUT RARELY SEEN PLACES ON EARTH. ORION OFFERS A WORLD-CLASS 5 STAR SHIP WITH ALL THE FACILITIES AND SERVICE LEVELS REQUIRED TO ENSURE AN OUTSTANDING AND MEMORABLE EVENT, OUR RECENT AWARDS INCLUDE BEST SMALL SHIP, BEST ADVENTURE SHIP, BEST CUISINE AND BEST ADVENTURE PRODUCT.

Deep into the fiords, south to the sub-Antarctic islands, utilizing sea kayaks, zodiacs and an expedition team of Kiwi specialists, Orion’s Voyages of Discovery will reveal a New Zealand like no other. Capable of accommodating 106 guests, Orion is a convenient size for exclusive private charters, and with 75 attentive crew it is widely regarded as the most luxurious ship of its kind in this part of the world. Indulgence on board includes a luxury spa with signature massage, treatments and wraps, hair and beauty therapists to pamper you after a day’s exploration. To enhance the onboard experience we provide qualified expert expedition leaders and speakers to share their specialist knowledge with guests, providing you with the information and guidance needed to interpret these new destinations and make the most of your experience. Your incentive program will include special dining events on board and ashore, award nights and gala dinners and shore excursions designed especially for you. Total control of your ‘hospitality’ environment – from branding of menus to daily programs and ports of call – no interruptions, distractions or interference. Orion is the perfect choice of venue to transport you to extraordinary destinations in extraordinary comfort.

Left: A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY, HEADING SOUTH OF NEW ZEALAND TO THE SUB-ANTARCTIC ISLANDS. TOP: WHITE ISLAND, NEW ZEALAND. BOTTOM: FIORDLAND, NEW ZEALAND.

Allowing you to discover fresh destinations and exclusive experiences. Phone +61 2 9033 8700 Email info@orioncruises.com.au www.orioncruises.com.au 14/15


DESTINATION SPECIALIST QUEENSTOWN

THE QUADRANT Queenstown Pure Inspiration

Queenstown is pure escapism where you become indulged in the vineyards and on the internationally acclaimed golf courses, immersed in the breathtaking scenery and revitalised by the high adrenaline activities. We can give you access to the most remarkable, most coveted and most acclaimed that Queenstown can provide.

With year round access to a wealth of world class attractions, Queenstown is a genuine four season destination. Spectacular winters, where snow coats the mountains through to summer where the burnt high country hills shimmer in the distance. Kawarau Falls Station, 7 hectares of village resort located on the shore of Lake Wakutipu, is in an unmatched location. From mid-2009 this billion dollar world class resort with facilities including the Westin and InterContinental hotels and The Quadrant Hotel, which will be the active centre of the development, will offer an unbeatable range of activities and pursuits right on your doorstep. Unrivaled luxury and comfort, matched with 270 degree views of some of the most coveted landscape in the world, when completed Kawarau Falls Station will have over 900 rooms, 10 restaurants, 6 bars, 2 health resorts and 17 retail outlets that will provide a new dimension for incentive programs in Queenstown. The resort facilities will be complemented by established off site venues, including Moonlight Country a 320 hectare working deer farm where participants can enjoy a traditional New Zealand rural theme function under the Southern Cross stars at Moonlight Stables and The Barn. Activities include horse riding facilities, river access for jet boating, a helicopter pad and permanent clay target facility.

Left: QUEENSTOWN. TOP: INCENTIVE GROUP ENJOYING A CHAMPAGNE HELI WELCOME ATOP THE REMARKABLES, QUEENSTOWN WITH HQ NEW ZEALAND. www.hqnz.co.nz BOTTOM: MOONLIGHT COUNTRY. www.moonlight.co.nz

Phone +64 9 984 6005 Email info@thequadrant.com www.thequadrant.com 16/17


INCENTIVE SPECIALIST NEW ZEALAND

ESP Ventures has deliberately remained a bespoke company with a

ESP VENTURES Innovation with Exceptional Personal Service

reputation for innovation, reliability and exceptional personal service. Our expertise and knowledge of New Zealand, ensures highly innovative events and perfectly run programs. Fully integrated destination specialist services provide a complete one stop shop for our international clients from Canada, Italy, Germany and Australia.

A world of possibilities is unleashed when it comes to a program in Wellington. The creation of effective and innovative itineraries of style and imagination, ensure that no matter how unusual a concept or location, we will exceed your expectations on every occasion. The stunning Museum Hotel showcases Wellington in style, and is perfectly positioned to let you enjoy this cosmopolitan and cultural destination. From their classically elegant rooms and beautifully appointed function spaces through to their superb collection of contemporary New Zealand art displayed in lobby and foyer areas this hotel is definitely a work of living art.  Welcome cocktails at Te Papa, the bold and innovative national museum located on Wellington’s beautiful waterfront, hosting a unique experience at Te Marae – a living exhibition that showcases contemporary Maori art and design. Left: TE PAPA, THE BOLD AND INNOVATIVE NATIONAL MUSEUM

Enjoy a private breakfast ‘Among the Artists’ at the Museum Hotel, then choose to be a ‘Vintner for a Day’ with an excursion to the nearby Martinborough region for wine-tasting & lunch followed by a ‘Film Locations’ excursion around the Wellington region. You’re the stars – walk the red carpet from the Museum Hotel to Te Papa, and take ‘centre stage’ at a Gala Dinner, with movie backdrops and film theme entertainment. Phone +64 3 328 9032 Email espv@espventures.co.nz www.espventures.co.nz

LOCATED ON WELLINGTON’S WATERFRONT. www.tepapa.govt.nz top: THE MUSEUM HOTEL, LOCATED OPPOSITE TE PAPA AND THE WATERFRONT, INCORPORATES 165 CLASSICALLY ELEGANT ROOMS, AWARD WINNING RESTAURANT AND BARS, AND BEAUTIFULLY APPOINTED AND VERSATILE FUNCTION SPACES. bottom: THE MUSEUM HOTEL WELLINGTON OFFERS A COLLECTION OF CONTEMPORARY NEW ZEALAND ART DISPLAYED IN LOBBY AND FOYER AREAS. www.museumhotel.co.nz

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INCENTIVE SPECIALIST NEW ZEALAND

Indigo is specialised in designing exclusive incentive travel itineraries

Indigo Providing Integrated Incentives

and motivational events for multi-national companies and global brands. Indigo has for 12 years developed an outstanding reputation for managing successful projects within the building, banking, finance, pharmaceutical and automotive industries.

By investigating each destination to discover exclusive locations, venues, sponsorships and activities, Indigo tailor-makes events that capture the imagination and fulfil the concept of “money can’t buy experiences”. Indigo offers a fully integrated service throughout New Zealand with a supplier and partner network which is second to none. Indigo’s design team creates and builds special events, handling every detail with care and precision. A fully integrated event includes exclusive services and private charter transportation. Indigo’s challenge is always to deliver an event that surpasses the previous conference or incentive trip. Taupo is one of the destinations, where a pure adrenalin rush is achieved by combining activities, scenery, adventure and learning into an incentive event. Examples include a 4-wheel drive adventure, high-speed Huka Jetboating, and a tailor-made corporate Grand Prix & V8 Motorsport experience at the home of the New Zealand international A1 Grand Prix.  As a highlight, fly your team by helicopter over Mount Ruapehu, stopping for some trout fishing, hunting or skiing.

Left: STUNNING THEMED EVENT, DESIGNED, CREATED AND MANAGED BY INDIGO. top: PEPPERS TERRACES RESORT HAS VIEWS OF LAKE TAUPO AND THE WORLD HERITAGE TONGARIRO NATIONAL PARK, TAUPO.

Accommodate your team conference in a historic landmark that first opened its doors in 1889 at Peppers Terraces Resort and as a celebration for your top performers create a special event at the world reknowned Huka Lodge.

bottom: FORMULA TEAM CHALLENGE AT THE NZ VENUE OF THE INTERNATIONAL A1 GRAND PRIX, TAUPO.

Phone +64 9 575 3272 Email Laurie@indigodc.com www.indigodc.com 20/21


DESTINATION MANAGEMENT NEW ZEALAND

HOT EVENTS LEAVE NOTHING TO CHANCE. COVERING OFF EVERY LAST DETAIL

HOT EVENTS Experience Our New Zealand

FROM THE MOMENT OF PROGRAMME INCEPTION TO THE TIME YOUR TRAVELLERS RETURN SAFELY TO THEIR HOME – REFRESHED, REVITALISED AND READY TO ACHIEVE THE NEXT AWARD.

New Zealand is an exceptional destination to offer as an incentive travel prize, however it takes the local knowledge of the team at HOT Events, to deliver that sort after – authentic experience in our remote, enchanting and pure wonderland. As part of our “Kiwi” culture, we adore the opportunity to welcome visitors and especially reveal the eco and cultural experiences to be discovered. With excellent logistical skills and an appreciation manage risk in our more remote (yet especially outstanding) regions; we know how to deliver the ultimate – pure New Zealand experiences. Explore and imagine … Stargazing the southern skies, with a candle-lit twighlight dinner at a scientific observatory; challenging your team with mountain biking and abseiling in alpine terrain, dining in gothic halls, beside geysers and thermal mud pools, in country homestead kitchens; sailing in a regatta to Waiheke Island to discover wineries and olive groves; transcending a glacier by air or cruising the worlds southern fiords … every special experience co-ordinated with enthusiasm and our personal care. HOT Events … it’s all about the exceptional Kiwi experience!

Left: Huka Lodge, Taupo, Consistently rated one of the world’s best lodges. TOP: Stargazing the Southern Skies BOTTOM: Transcending a glacier by air.

Phone +64 9 371 6816 Email events@hot.co.nz www.hotevents.co.nz 22/23


DESTINATION MANAGEMENT NEW ZEALAND

Winchester Travel is one of New Zealand’s most experienced

WINCHESTER TRAVEL Experience New Zealand’s Finest Destinations

Destination Management Companies dealing with incentive travel from China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and the Asia Pacific areas. Delivering flawless service, local knowledge, and complete dedication to customers and providing custom made itineraries for each group program.

Specialising in group programs ranging from 80 - 600+ participants, we work with the most dependable group transportation companies, use the highest standard accommodation and provide our own guide staff. Program itineraries in Auckland, known as the City of Sails, would include accommodation close to the waterfront providing participants with a real introduction to this harbour city. The Westin Auckland Lighter Quay hotel overlooking the Viaduct Lighter Quay precinct, once home to the America’s Cup, gives a portside view for guests. Activities may include a sailing regatta around the harbour, a visit to the Auckland Seafood Market to see the best of New Zealand seafood or golf at one of Auckland’s premier international golf courses. Experiences that let you discover Auckland would include the Auckland Museum, a trip to the top of one of the 50 volcanoes surrounding Auckland or a visit to Kelly Tarlton’s Underwater World for a penguin encounter.

Left: Themed event in the Great Hall, Auckland

Some of our most memorable gala dinner and award ceremonies have taken place at Auckland’s premier

Town Hall.

venues including Grand Harbour, the Civic Theatre, Town Hall, the Auckland Museum and the Auckland

Top: America’s Cup Yachts, Auckland.

Racing Club.

Bottom: The Westin Auckland Lighter Quay.

Phone +64 9 3660018 dominiccheng@winchestertravel.co.nz 24/25


EVENT MANAGEMENT AUCKLAND

AUSTIN’S Food Design Events

As Auckland’s leading food design and events company, we have the experience of creating a huge variety of outstanding events and offer a complete event management service. Our events generate maximum impact with creative design solutions from a team whose pool of talent draws on experiences from around the globe.

Regardless of the location or the number of guests, the Austin’s team pride themselves on providing the highest quality of food, service and atmosphere for every occasion. We have exclusive use of iconic venues located in the centre of Auckland city including the Auckland Town Hall, The Civic Theatre and Aotea Centre; Auckland Convention Centre at THE EDGE ®. The diversity offered by these venues allows great flexibility when creating single or combination events. The South Pacific themed venue TelstraClear Pacific showcases New Zealand’s Pacific Island heritage in a contemporary setting, and is the ideal setting for large events. One of the highlights of any event here is in the entertainment which provides the ultimate in visual and sound for a true South Pacific experience. The Auckland War Memorial Museum, home to the world’s most valuable Maori collection, is the ultimate venue to create a blend of New Zealand cultural heritage with your event. Their new roof top venue enjoys spectacular views over Auckland and the gulf. Austin’s offers a flexible yet complete event management service, and have demonstrated on countless occasions the ability to comprehensively manage both large and small events.

Left: The Great Hall, Auckland Town Hall. top: THE EVENT CENTRE, AUCKLAND WAR MEMORIAL MUSEUM. bottom: THEMED FOOD STATION.

Phone +64 9 374 5900 Email abillingham@austins.co.nz www.austins.co.nz 26/27


EVENT MANAGEMENT ROTORUA

EVENT IMPRESSIONS Inspired Surroundings Exclusive Events

With over 80 years combined experience in hospitality and eventing, Event Impressions are a friendly and knowledgeable ‘right arm’ team for all your incentive needs, backed up by a large inventory of event supplies.

Let yourself be taken on a journey through New Zealand’s most beautiful landscapes and lakes, on awesome activities and through geothermal wonders. Dine along side world famous Pohutu Geyser at Te Puia in an exclusive geothermal setting while experiencing contemporary Maori culture and indigenous menus. The dawn of a new day takes you to a 108 year old Redwood Forest where hot breakfast is served with hot-water bottles and harp. And after all that nature, turn up the adrenalin with a range of activities certain to get the blood racing through your veins. Later, while away the afternoon cruising with Clearwater Charters on majestic Lake Tarawera - champagne, trout fishing, and water activities at your service. Visit secluded areas accessible only by boat and soak in thermal waters while sampling that smoked trout you caught earlier! And only the best comfort awaits you at the end of each day – The Millennium Hotel Rotorua - beautiful lake vista rooms, spa, massage and therapy services, pool and gymnasium all to complement a truly magical experience.

Left: CLEARWATER CHARTERS ON MAJESTIC LAKE TARAWERA, ROTORUA. top: FUNCTION IN THE REDWOOD FOREST, ROTORUA. bottom: THE MILLENNIUM HOTEL ROTORUA.

Phone +64 7 348 4045 Email jsmith@eventimpressions.co.nz www.eventimpressions.co.nz 28/29


EVENT MANAGEMENT QUEENSTOWN

HQ New Zealand has over 12 years of experience in event and destination

HQ Event and Destination Specialist

management. Specialists in designing tailored and unique programmes for any group size, we provide themed events, off-site dinners, team building and customised activities.

Breath-taking scenery, world-class cuisine and exciting activities together with luxurious spas, award-winning wineries and championship golf courses make Queenstown an unparalleled incentive destination. HQ can create an amazing helicopter-jetboat tour to the world-famous Milford Sound and into the untouched wilderness of a World Heritage area. Fly with Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters over wilderness forests, pristine lakes, isolated valleys and majestic, jagged mountain peaks to land on a snow-covered glacier for a gourmet picnic lunch. Then jetboat with Dart River Safaris down a stunning aquamarine braided glacial river, under snow-capped peaks and through ancient beech forests - the most scenic jetboat trip in New Zealand. That night, escape the bright lights of town for dinner at a secluded lakeside spot with an awesome mountain backdrop. Our specialist caterers, In2Food, serve delectable food and fine wines in a beautiful marquee or exclusive fixed-site venue - themed to your requirements by HQ New Zealand. “I wanted to thank the team at HQ New Zealand for your superb job with the ground arrangements for the HP Asia/Pacific group. You did spectacularly well to coordinate helicopters, jetboats, target shooting and staff as you did. We’ve only received positive feedback and will certainly be pushing Queenstown for future programmes.” Hewlett Packard

Left: Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters OVER Milford Sound, World Heritage area. top: Dart River Safaris the most scenic jetboat trip in New Zealand. bottom: Private winery, Queenstown, catered by In2Food.

Phone +64 3 442 3880 Email rob@hqnz.co.nz www.hqnz.co.nz 30/31


DESTINATION SOUTH ISLAND

SOUTH PACIFIC MOTORCYCLE TOURS Incentives For Discerning Motorcycle Enthusiasts

Phone +64 3 312 0066 email info@motorbiketours.co.nz www.motorbiketours.co.nz

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