New Zealand situated in the southern hemisphere a mere 3 hour flight from Australia and many pacific islands is renowned for its natural beauty, fresh produce, friendly people and adventure sports. A mere 4.5 million people populate predominantly the urban regions of the 2 main islands, simply named, the north island the south island. Fifty percent of people live in the four largest cities of Auckland, Wellington, Hamilton and Christchurch all major places of operation for Catalyst Team Building Network partner Team Up Events.
New Zealand is a sporting nation with golf, netball, tennis and cricket among the most popular sports. New Zealanders also enjoy skiing, jet boating, tramping, snowboarding, paragliding, kayaking and a host of other adventure sports. New Zealanders are also the originators of extreme sports like bungy jumping and sky diving. It’s easy to see why one of the central beliefs of Team Up Events is ‘having fun!’
New Zealand is a food and wine lover’s paradise. The rolling hills are dotted with sheep, the oceans are rich with seafood and, vineyards stretch throughout every region. Regularly held in various locations across the country, New Zealand food and wine festivals also serve up local and international music acts. New Zealand restaurants are well known for their chefs who put playful local twists on fine cuisine.
Tourism is one of New Zealand’s largest export industries, second only to the dairy industry in terms of foreign exchange earnings. The international business events sector which comprises of meetings, incentives, conferences and events is a major element of the tourism industry in New Zealand. It offers considerable opportunity to grow visitor value by attracting more high value delegates to New Zealand. Because of the remote location of New Zealand, most international business visitors choose to extend their length of stay and visit key tourist attractions including Auckland harbour and islands, Rotorua’s geothermal activity, ski fields of Queenstown, climbing Mt Taranaki and wineries in Hawkes Bay.
Team Up Events are an established team building company who operate in regional centres across New Zealand including Auckland, Tauranga, Hamilton, Christchurch, Rotorua, Taupo, Wellington. and Queenstown. They pride themselves on being original, proven and passionate, tailoring events to suit the individual needs of their clients.