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Where to find us

Subtropical Northland begins only one hour’s drive north of Auckland. It’s close proximity to New Zealand’s largest city and international airport make Northland an easily accessible conference and events destination. Domestic airports are located at Whangarei, Kaitaia and Bay of Islands (Kerikeri) and Air New Zealand operates multiple daily services from Auckland Airport to Northland. 

Scenic Highlights

Northland is rich beyond belief in culture, with both Maori and European history interwoven into the very soul of this place and its people. Provide a truly unique launch for your conference or event in the place where the foundation of New Zealand was launched, where you have the opportunity to weave meaningful and enriching experiences and activities for your delegates and team throughout your event. Stunning natural backdrops compliment excellent venues and facilities. With a mild climate and lengthy coastline, the sun swept east coast offers kayaking, diving, boat cruising, swimming, snorkelling and fishing activities for attendees to enjoy. The west coast contrasts with endless sand dunes, ancient forests and dramatic surf beaches. 

Why Northland?

Conference Venues & Facilities

Northland encourages new ideas and inspires new growth - a place to work amongst beautiful landscapes, innovative businesses and amazing people. Our friendly Northland operators will make sure your event, conference or meeting goes off without a hitch. Whether you’re planning an executive retreat or a conference for 5 or 500, we have a range of venues and accommodation to suit. Then when the serious side of your event is done, Northland’s white sandy beaches, breathtaking scenery, lush subtropical bush, blue sea and the flavours of fresh local produce provide a memorable break from the meeting room or conference. 

Accommodation

Northland’s accommodation ranges from exclusive luxury lodges, and 3 and 4 star hotels to boutique, resort and retreat style properties. Catering to a range of budgets, Northland can tailor accommodation to suit small and medium conferences. 

Unforgettable Experience

Enhance your conference or event with authentic and unique experiences in Northland. Northland is where New Zealand began. Host your conference on the grounds where the Treaty of Waitangi was signed, or in the cradle of the nation where the first Polynesian explorers set foot. Enjoy Northland’s contrasting coastlines by holding your events in waterfront venues, before stepping out onto boat cruises through offshore islands, or jet-ski tours along a dune-lined harbour. Make the most of the subtropical climate and treat your delegates to fresh-produce, local wines and artisinal products in world-class settings. Foster the connections of your team, not only to each other but also to the culture of New Zealand through authentic experiences in stunning natural backdrops like the kauri forests of the Hokianga. Where ever you choose to host your experience, we know you’ll find something special here. 
Photo Credit: David Kirkland