Hobbiton Movie Set, Green Dragon Inn, Matamata, NZ

Planning your work Christmas Party?

Make it a Christmas Party to remember...

From kayaking around Raglan Harbour to dinner and entertainment packages - check out the range of options on offer below...


Dinner and entertainment all in one...
Corporate Challenge Christmas Packages

Venue Hire & Other Services

From venue hire to theming, create your own unique Christmas party...
Raglan Kayak - Christmas Packages

Activities & Tours

Take team bonding to a new level and explore the Waikato region at the same time. These activities and tours are great for a Christmas Party to remember...

Christmas Party Ideas & Packages


Hobbiton Movie Set Christmas Functions

A Magical Christmas at Hobbiton Movie Set
Hobbiton™ Movie Set offers a memorable and unique experience with a range of specially themed venues to suit groups of all sizes. From an intimate banquet feast in the cosy interiors of The Green Dragon™ Inn, all the way to a large scale marketplace event with roaming performers, entertainment and a buffet overflowing with Hobbit fare. Guided tour and lunch options are also available for daytime events.
For more info click here.

Raglan Kayak - Christmas Packages

Raglan Kayak & Paddleboard Group Deals
Explore Raglan's Limestone Coast for an exciting kayak experience, learn to paddleboard in style as you glide along to the famous Rockit Kitchen and treat your team to a delicious meal, or create your own unique outing with the great group packages on offer from Raglan Kayak & Paddelboard.
For more info click here.

Waitomo Adventures Troll Cave

Waitomo Adventures Troll Cave
A unique Waitomo experience, the Troll Cave is perfect for all ages. This fun activity relies on participants using their stealth; cunning and survival instincts to navigate the underground lair of Tom the Troll to do their part for 'Troll Conservation'. With a few frights along the way, it's all in good fun, and perfect for small to medium groups.
For more info on this and other Waitomo Adventures tours, click here.

Glowworm Kayak Tour - Lake District Adventures, Waikato

Lake District Adventures Glowworm Kayak Tour
Looking for a unique Christmas Party idea? Take the team on a glowworm kayaking adventure with Lake District Adventures. Spend time exploring Lake Karapiro and the Pokaiwhenua Canyon as the sun sets, before drifting back down stream guided by the light of glowworms on the canyon wall.
For more information click here.

Go Skydive Group Deals

Go Skydive
A Christmas Party your team won't soon forget: with BBQ facilities on site, and group discounts available, Go Skydive offers jumps from 7,000ft to 13,000ft providing stunning views of the Waikato region to go with the adrenaline rush. 
For more information click here, and mention the Christmas Party group discount when making a booking.

Good George Brewery Tour

Good George Brewery Tour
Learn about the brewing process and how these award-winning brews are made, with a few surprises along the way! Just $22 per person to see and hear how the freshest beers in Hamilton are made, taste the brews and get a Good George glass to take home. Tour participants also get 20% off food at Good George Dining Hall after their tour (not valid with any other promotions). Bookings essential! For more information and to book, call 07 847 3223

Hinterland Adventures
Bring some fun to your Christmas Function with Clay Bird Shooting, Archery, Outdoor Laser Tag and Paintball all just 15 mins north of Hamilton's CBD. With a BBQ area, BYO alcohol and food, a Christmas Party at Hinterland Adventures is perfect for large or small corporate groups.
For more information click here.

Waikato River Explorer Christmas Cruise
Relax on-board the Waikato River Explorer as you cruise down the mighty Waikato River. With on-board BBQ facilities and a licensed bar, there is everything you need to bring your team together for an end of year function. For more information click here.


Zealong Tea Estate Christmas Party Venue Hire

Zealong Tea Estate
As you begin to think about the end of 2019, celebrate your successes at Zealong Tea Estate. Rural yet contemporary, Zealong's venues provide an idyllic natural setting for large and small Christmas functions, only minutes' drive from Hamilton. Enjoy the view over the stunning tea terraces, or get a closer look with a guided tour and traditional tasting of the international award-winning, New Zealand-grown teas (which also make a unique end-of-year gift for staff or clients alike).
For more information click here.

Waikato Museum & ArtsPost venue hire

​Waikato Museum and ArtsPost
Whether it is an exclusive invite-only soiree, or an end-of-year function with beer and nibbles, Waikato Museum can work with you to create a long-lasting impression. Conveniently located in the heart of Hamilton's cultural precinct and adjacent to the CBD, Waikato Museum and ArtsPost provide distinctive opportunities for a variety of occasions at competitive rates. From the stunning architectural space of the museum foyer to the elegantly dressed galleries at both Waikato Museum and ArtsPost, the stage is set for your highly successful and memorable occasion.
For more information click here 

Forum Point 2
Working collaboratively with you and listening carefully to your vision, Forum Point 2 can provide a creative solution bringing your Team or Client thank you event to life.
They can assist with entertainment, theming, venue recommendations and more.
For more information click here.

The Greenspace Meeting Rooms, Hamilton NZ

The Greenspace
With spacious meeting rooms and 40-guest capacity, The Greenspace has all the mod-cons you need, while providing a relaxing and refreshing environment to work or socialise. Whether you're looking to host a sit-down dinner or share nibbles with friends. The flexible event venue offers an intimate and homely setting for a variety of social occasions. The gorgeous rooms, sheltered deck and attractive gardens create a fabulous indoor-outdoor party space. The Greenspace offer exclusive hire so that you have total privacy and can use the whole space in the way that best suits you. They also have a number of catering options available, including the option to self-cater and hire a gas BBQ. There's also plenty of free parking available.
For more information click here.

Henley Hotel, Cambridge

The Henley Hotel
The Henley Hotel is offering a very special venue hire offer of $1,200 inc GST* to celebrate their first Christmas. A range of menu options is available from extravagant garden parties with champagne and canapes, to traditional buffet style or set menu fare. The Henley offers garden games to keep you entertained, a 200 seat function centre to accommodate you and your company and Santa can even arrive by helicopter! For a real treat why not splash out and book an exclusive Henley Hotel takeover including all 14 luxury boutique accommodation rooms, the grounds and the Regatta Room. *minimum spend $10,000 applies
Contact The Henley today to see if your preferred date is available: Phone 07 823 3421; Email events@henleyhotel.co.nz

Phoenix Decoration Hire
Phoenix understands the value in people coming together to celebrate, acknowledge, connect, re-connect and share experiences. Phoenix pride themselves with attention to detail for all their services, including: Full event planning & event management services, Event theming and design, Set up and pack down service, Products for hire.
For more information click here.


SKYCITY Hamilton Christmas Party Packages
SKYCITY Hamilton is offering three different Christmas Party packages to choose from, each including live music, drinks and buffet dinner:

  • Christmas buffet and live music 
  • Jingle All The Way burlesque show 
  • SKYCITY Casino Christmas

For more information click here.

Christmas Celebrations with Novotel Tainui Hamilton
Novotel Tainui Hamilton is offering Christmas celebration packages for any night of the week from just $59, including welcome drink and free room hire, so you can plan your Christmas Party to suit your team's schedule and needs.
Minimum 30 people per group.
For more information click here.

Make your Christmas Grand at The Grandstand
Relax into Christmas this year with a private lunch or dinner function at The Grandstand. This recently refurbished character venue is an intimate setting nestled in the picturesque surroundings of Hamilton’s Claudelands Park – making it the perfect spot for you and your team to wind down and celebrate the festive season.
For more information click here.

Hampton Downs Go Karts, Waikato NZ

Celebrate Christmas at Hampton Downs Motorsport Park
Enjoy an exceptional Christmas Party at Hampton Downs with prices starting from $165 per person for larger groups.
Activities include go-karting and 4WD off-road experience, with catering and suite hire available.
For more information click here

WaihineMoe Boat Cruise, Raglan Harbour, NZ

Christmas Cruise Package with Wahine Moe
Run out of Christmas Office Party ideas or looking for a unique way to thank your VIP clients - Cruise Raglan's magnificent harbour on-board the Wahine Moe. With catering options available, an on-board bar and entertainment available on request, a sunset cruise is an awesome way to celebrate the festive season.
For more information click here.

BBQ on the Balcony at Ibis Tainui Hamilton
Enjoy a BBQ buffet with stunning views of the Waikato River, served al fresco on the riverside balcony at Ibis Tainui Hamilton from just $45 per person including a welcome drink.

Minimum 25 people per group, with bookings available any night of the week.
For more information click here.

Christmas at the Lake 2019
Take the hassle out of your Christmas Party with The Verandah's Christmas at the Lake packages.
For more information click here.

Windy Ridge Conference Venue Waikato NZ

Christmas Events at Windy Ridge Function Centre
Enjoy amazing shows at Windy Ridge this festive season. Each show includes a 3 course dinner. Shows include: Faulty Towers, Guy Cater Hypnotist, LOL Comedians, Married to the Mob.
For more information, click here.


Explore, Engage, Connect with Team Up Events
Christmas is here! Time to get out, explore new destinations, engage with your fellow colleagues and connect with the locals. Go Team, a fantastic outdoor event to get you and your team out and about. Supported by the latest Team Building Technology, this Scavenger Hunt / Amazing Race styled event, is sure to be at the top of your Christmas list! A programme that boasts flexibility, you can be the master of your own journey! For more information click here, or to book with Team Up Events email: waibop@teamupevents.co.nz

Corporate Challenge Christmas Packages

Find the fugitive or be the survivor this Christmas
If you are thinking of a team building activity for your Christmas Party this year, then Corporate Challenge Events recommends its Fugitive or Survivor programmes. Corporate Challenge Events is a team building specialist in Hamilton & Waikato region and has years of experience in delivering social activities for end-of-year celebrations. Both Fugitive and Survivor are great 2 to 3 hour outdoor programmes which pit teams against each other in a number of fun and recreational challenges to determine an ultimate winner. 
For more information or to book, phone: 0800 832 669; Email: enquiry@corpchallenge.co.nz; Website: www.corpchallenge.co.nz