Military Arts


Has your company lost its way a little? Do you want to give your team a bonding experience like no other, one to push them past their comfort zones and out the other side? Then call Max Carpenter at Military Arts, at Country Park, Matakana. Capture 36

He takes corporate development seriously. “We create unique experiences for our corporate clients that’ll give you results for your investment. Golf or fishing, nights out on the town – these are fun but don’t deliver much in terms of ongoing results. We can develop targeted strategic initiatives that’ll get your team working together in new ways.”

Activities at Military Arts include ‘Executive Puzzles’ designed to bring out different aspects of team work, and nerve testers such as driving an army Land Rover blindfolded. Their ‘Jungle Lane’ replicates the stress experienced by an infantry section in combat, and tests team communication and organisation. They also have archery, axe and knife throwing, wall climbing and gas-powered rifle shooting.

Max and the team can customise a military-style confidence course that’ll work for anyone from full-on athletes to the not-so-fit. They’ve been doing this since 2002, so they tend to know what they’re doing. And of course they have a ‘very robust’ health and safety policy, with all team members first aid qualified.

But it isn’t just companies Max works with. Sports teams, school leadership groups, stag and hen parties have all benefited from Military Arts. “They have a lot of fun, and it’s certainly something they’ll remember,” grins Max.

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He’s worked with a large number of large corporations including Vodafone, Fisher & Paykel, Price Waterhouse Coopers, the ASB and Microsoft. “Our day resulted in the group working together as a strong, cohesive unit, which was the final outcome that we were striving for,” said one company.  |  T: 09 422 9944