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New Zealand's mix of spectacular scenery, fascinating culture and modern cities makes it the perfect location for conferences, business events and group tours  .. with a difference.
Create an elegant atmosphere by hosting your international convention or conference in one of New Zealand's heritage buildings or go ultra-modern at one of New Zealand's newer venues.

New Zealanders are renowned the world over for their friendliness and helpfulness, so no matter where you chose to hold your conference, convention or business event there will be professionals willing and able to help you create a memorable event.

And once your event is over (or if you are planning a group tour) you can discover our land of unique experiences ranging from Alpine Scenery to Zorbing!.

Together with an amazing choice of cuisine and food fresh from the mountains, lakes and the sea - all served with New Zealand award winning wines and beer - combine to make New Zealand a No 1 destination

Personally designed holidays to select destinations.

for conferences, incentives or special interest groups choose Innovative Travel for your defining moment.


Auckland is our main airport and largest city, one of the key gateways to New Zealand.  Auckland can cater from small groups of 30 to large groups of 8000 through hotels, golf clubs, wineries, events centres, sports stadiums and sailing clubs.




Ellerslie Events Centre

A tranquil sanctuary near central Auckland, offering a unique blend of historic ambience and contemporary convenience.  Set in beautiful park-like surroundings, grand old trees and established gardens frame the tradition of the Sport of Kings raceway and events centre. 

Facilities include:
•Extensive free parking
•Picturesque garden setting with stunning views
•Four star, 250 room hotel on site
•Nine hole golf course on site
•Convenient location, with easy access to motorways, trains & airport
•Regular horse racing  at the nearby Ellerslie Racecourse
Capacity: 26 rooms: Theatre: 1,110       Banquet: 750     Cocktail: 1,200       Expo: 8,000


Langham Hotel - 5 star

Distinguished among Auckland hotels, the five-star Langham Hotel Auckland is a haven of tranquillity in the heart of this vibrant city with the best rate guarantee online.

The Langham, Auckland features 16 function rooms plus two ballrooms - with one of the largest 'pillarless' ballrooms in New Zealand.

With enhanced break-out meeting space and smaller function rooms to complement the main two ballrooms, the Langham, Auckland meets the demand for flexible spaces and exceeds expectations with its creative and dynamic food and beverage options.

Capacity: from 12 in a boardroom to 1400 in the Great Ballroom - Rooms: 16 options

  Gold water Estate & Winery on Waiheke Island

Combine the stunning venue facilities of the Goldwater  Vineyard with the nearby stylish accommodation of the Sands on Waiheke Island and you have the regions most exciting business destination all within a 35 minute ferry trip from downtown Auckland.  The Tasting Room can be booked for wine tasting and/or Goldwater olive oil tastings, gourmet nibbles and locally produced wine.

Personalised tastings and vineyard tours are also available

Capacity: 3 event rooms.  Theatre 20-80; Capacity 10-80; Cocktail: 150; Banquet 100; Classroom 20-80


Sky City Casino

World class facilities, expert staff and unrivalled recreation opportunities come together at Sky City Auckland Convention Centre, perfectly located in New Zealand's famed 'City of Sails'.  Whatever your needs, hosting  an event here offers a unique  balance of on-site facilities, with access to all that NZ's famed harbour city has to offer.

Conveniently located in the heart of Auckland's premier entertainment destination, Sky City offers two hotels, parking, casino, bars, restaurants and the landmark Sky Tower.  With superb food, wine and vibrant nightlife literally on your doorstep, you won't even need to leave the complex to have a great time!

Capacity: 30 rooming options.  catering for  80 to 1700 people


Rotorua is one place where the natural forces that formed New Zealand are most evident. This city, on the Volcanic Plateau, has one of the world's most lively fields of geothermal activity with skyrocketing geysers, hot springs and boiling mud pools.



  The Blue Baths

Discover luxury, heritage and gracious hospitality in a unique venue … providing catering, entertainment with facilities for conferences, private and corporate events – from large and lavish to intimate occasions.

Located in Rotorua's dress circle and described as one of New Zealand's most loved buildings, the fabulous Blue Baths have been faithfully restored and now operates as a heritage function venue complete with thermally heated pools.

Event Capacity: Party - Standing: 10-650     Banquet seating: 10-350

  Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort

The ideal destination for that special conference which can include the exclusive use of the privately owned Mokoia Island set in the middle of Lake Rotorua.  Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort is situated on the eastern shores of Lake Rotorua and only five minutes from the Airport.

The resort features modern conference facilities capable of seating up to 100 people in a variety of conference seating configurations to suit your requirements. A stage and dance floor can also be set up to accommodate your needs.

Capacity:  Cocktail 120 guests, Theatre 90 guests,  Classroom 50 guests, U Shape 40 guests, Boardroom 50 guests, Banquet 90 guests

  Kingsgate Hotel

The conference facilities at the Kingsgate Hotel are perfectly suited for a wide range of uses. The function rooms are versatile enough to match anything from a interview room to a lavish wedding. The conference team thrive on the challenges of organising the perfect event.

Kingsgate Hotel is a low rise hotel of 136 rooms set in extensive grounds midway between central Rotorua and the world famous Whakarewarewa Thermal area. The Hotel has extensive leisure facilities including a heated outdoor pool, spas, sauna and tennis court.

Capacity : 5 Conference Rooms.  Banquet seating: 10-200, Cocktail - standing: 30-300, Three acres of land suitable for marquees and/or special events

  Rotorua Convention Centre

An architecturally stunning building, the Rotorua Convention Centre blends art deco and contemporary design elements to create a versatile and elegant venue. The centre greets guests with its boldly curved façade of panelled glass walls creating a welcoming sense of space and light.  

The centre has the versatility to hold conferences ranging from 10 -1000 people, with the ability to hold 700 seats in the beautiful banquet room. From conventions and dinners, to trade exhibitions and smaller meetings, the Rotorua Convention Centre is ideal for any event.
Capacity:  Cocktail - standing: 40-1000, Banquet - Dinner:  30-700, Theatre seating:  20-800


Queenstown is an all year round lake and alpine resort town, and known for its adventure activities. Situated on the shores of Lake Wakatipu provide a Queenstown has an international airport with direct flights from Australia. Daily domestic flights from Auckland, Rotorua, Wellington & Christchurch. 



  Queenstown Events Centre

An impressive multi-purpose indoor sports and events complex, the Queenstown Events Centre is just a few minutes' drive from Queenstown's city centre.

The backdrop of the stunning Remarkables Mountain Range provides the ideal setting for any event. It's the largest flat floor venue in the district offering incredible versatility with an extensive range of rooms that can be adapted for events of any size, ample free parking and it's only minutes away from Queenstown International Airport. 

Event Rooms: 3 - Banquet: 800               Cocktail: 2,000   Capacity: 4,000 indoors  or outdoors     Theatre: 1,700,  Classroom: 40-700

  Skyline Queenstown

Surrounded by Queenstown's most spectacular views and accessed by scenic gondola, Skyline offers the "wow factor" to ensure your next event is an outstanding success!

Specialising in Exclusive Dining and Day Conferencing the Skyline can cater for 10 - 650 guests for any occasion and style.  Chefs source the freshest of local ingredients to enhance our numerous menus - guaranteed to impress the taste buds. 

Event Rooms:  capacity 650.  7 Banquet: 380, Theatre: 350, Classroom: 130, Cocktail: 650

  Kawarau Bungy Centre

The Kawarau Bungy Centre is notably the most unique, fun and interactive conference or event venue in the area. Nestled into a rock face overlooking the stunning Kawarau River, the view alone will satisfy the crowd and only a 20 minute drive from town.

Its award winning design ensures visitors enjoy a truly memorable experience.  We encourage including the ultimate personal challenge, Bungee Jumping, to be included with your visit. For those less inclined there are several captivating options including the Secrets of Bungee Tour and display Bungy Jumps by staff.

Capacity: from 250 – 600 Indoors and outdoors

  Gibbston Valley Winery

Gibbston Valley Wines offers visitors the perfect wine and food experience from vineyard to restaurant, including the spectacular underground wine caves. The venue is exclusive to clients requiring evening use.

This pioneering winery produces some of NZ's best Pinot Noir 

Room : 1 - Capacity: 140 theatre style

Contact us for a quote for your next Incentive or Conference

Robyn Galloway
Managing Director
PO Box 21 247 - Christchurch - New Zealand

Tel.:+  64 3 3653 910 : Fax :  + 64 3 3655 755 : Email:

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