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Slice of paradise: Methven Resort

Situated against a breathtaking backdrop of the Southern Alps, Methven Resort offers an idyllic, exclusive event venue for creating unforgettable, seamless experiences.


Nestled within the perfect slice of New Zealand paradise, the resort is the ultimate venue for hosting conferences, weddings and other celebrations. Take your pick from their variety of function rooms, including Methven’s largest conference venue, which can accommodate up to 450 people, and let the dedicated team take care of the rest.

Delicious set menus using fresh, local produce can be tailored to suit your budget and requirements, and your accommodation needs are catered for with 47 affordable, warm and inviting rooms.

Soak up the spectacular scenery while relaxing in one of three outdoor hot pools or unwind by the crackling open fire in the piano bar as you peruse an extensive wine list and indulge in a delicious cheese platter.

Visit or phone 03 302 8724.



Turning dreams into reality: Chateau on the Park

Discover the ease of booking an event at the Chateau on the Park, a DoubleTree by Hilton. With seven dedicated meeting spaces and beautiful outdoor areas, including a vineyard to complement your event, the team will turn your dreams into reality and guarantee that it will run smoothly.



You’ll find it situated on 189 Deans Avenue – conveniently close to the CBD, University of Canterbury and Horncastle Arena. The complimentary onsite car parking will provide a stress-free start to your event.

Whether you are organising a conference for 250 delegates or a small meeting for 20, the hotel offers a wide variety of options and the meeting rooms are equipped with everything from quality sound systems and Wi-Fi to microphones and audio-visual equipment.

Choose from a variety of menus with locally sourced ingredients. From a high tea on the village green for 20 people to a gala dinner for 250 people in the Great Hall, let the hotel’s chefs take care of the catering.

“At DoubleTree, we think of everything you’ll need to make your meeting great – from the room set-up to the food, drinks and warm, comfortable atmosphere,” Senior Sales Executive for Conferences and Events Laura Gorrie says. “And if there’s something else you need, just ask and we will do everything we can to accommodate to all your unique requirements.”

For more information, visit or phone 03 348 8999.



An event to remember: The George

What makes an event or meeting so special that staff, colleagues, clients and guests remember the occasion vividly?



It is in how you are greeted, exceptional service with a bespoke menu and attention to detail, which the staff at The George take seriously because they want your meeting or event to be flawless.

The experienced staff at The George will make your event easy. With six different meeting spaces of varying sizes – from an intimate and elegant private meeting of up to 16 in The Boardroom at Pescatore, to 90 guests for a sit-down dinner in Parkview, your only decision is when to book.

The appeal of The Residence is in the private and stylish setting that is ideal for any type of function that requires a memorable experience for up to 20 guests, while the Treasury Room may suit for client dinners of up to 35.

Every event from corporate to philanthropic and from family to social is managed with aplomb and the details are professionally managed by in-house experts. Award-winning chefs will create a menu especially for you.

With Christmas fast approaching, remember to get your booking done early to secure the best place and date. Show your clients and staff that you appreciate them by providing unique hospitality that The George is renowned for. The quality of service, experience and attention to detail makes The George stand out. Located opposite Hagley Park and the idyllic river Avon, The George is delightfully yours.

Contact The George today on 03 371 0255 or email