Arete - Luxury Retreat

Manawatū-Whanganui

Arete Leadership Village - 'your space to create'. Off the grid, carbon-neutral, luxury Retreat; bespoke design for executive teams or small private groups. A space to inspire deep thinking, innovation & strategy; build high performance and explore leadership development; programme design and facilitation by sallyduxfield.com is available on request. Or bring your own facilitation and delivery team. Divine organic, free-range catering to provide nourishment for mind and soul.



Makahika OPC is located in the base of the Tararua Forest Park. The centre is home to 3000 students a year for their EOTC adventures, 1600 students for Duke of Edinburgh Training, and multiple corporate or business groups for high performance, resilience and team-building activities. With executive teams & international clients in mind, Sally Duxfield, owner & director, designed & built the bespoke off-the-grid luxury 'Village' for teams of 4-16; enabling you to emerge yourselves in the wilderness, surrounded by quiet, beauty, and luxury spaces. sallyduxfield.com - Experiential Architect, thrives on the challenge of designing bespoke programmes to inspire innovation, challenge teams both physically & mentally & lives to nurture and provide stunning hospitality for her guests, clients and future friends. Bring your own leadership facilitator if that better meets your needs. On-site adventure activities available - high ropes, zip line, survival training, wilderness adventures, helicopter hunting, axe throwing - by arrangement. "by 3 methods we may learn wisdom. 1st, by reflection, which is the noblest, 2nd, by imitation, which is the easiest, and 3rd, by experience, which is the bitterest" Confucius

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'Hokioi' - Our Wharenui

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Carbon Neutral - solar-powered, luxury executive or small private group retreat. Jan 2021-May 2021 4 x twin share whare (executive team or group of up to 8). Jun 2021 - 8 x twin share or single occupancy (executive team or group of up to 16). Luxury linen and fittings, clear roll-down sides to view the spectacular native bush, native birds and the occasional wandering stag; kept warm with internal heating; the meandering pathways lead you from the accommodation 'nests' to the main wharenui 'Hokioi' for dining, facilitation and relaxation. Be Present in your 'space to create'

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