AREA has an experienced events team to help make your time with us a success. Our dedicated Meeting and Events Co-ordinator will be on hand to ensure the day runs smoothly and to assist with any requirements you may have.

Our Events Team

Katy Kohi

Meeting and Events Co-ordinator

Katy has worked her way up the ladder in hospitality and in doing so has perfected the art of great customer service. Katy has a keen eye for detail and with her affinity for organisation, she always ensures each event runs as smoothly as possible. Katy was formerly General Manager at Park Kitchen in Wellington. In Katy’s spare time, she likes to garden, cook and spend time with friends and family.

Lisa Heavey

Business Development Executive

Lisa has joined the team at Village Accommodation Group as Business Development Executive for AREA Meeting and Events. Lisa has a strong hotel background in Sales and Event Management, with over 15 years’ experience overseas and in NZ. Her most recent role being Account Manager for Scenic Hotel Group.

Lisa loves working with people and building and maintaining strong relationships.

When Lisa isn't at work she is keeping busy with her two young children. Lisa loves the sunshine and enjoys being active in the outdoors.