Established in 1993, Horizons Unlimited is a privately owned, independent Christchurch team building, training and development company.

Working with clients throughout Australasia, we specialise in Christchurch leadership courses, team building and development programmes for individuals, teams and organisations.

We are one of Christchurch's most active training providers and we recognise that the success of our company is totally dependent upon the skills and enthusiasm of our staff. We place high priority on our ability to work effectively as a team, and to maintain total quality as a training provider.

The Horizons' team of Christchurch training providers combines the skills and experience of training and development consultants, facilitators, and leading outdoor professionals. We have worked with a broad range of organisations in New Zealand and overseas, as front line staff, team leaders and senior managers. This mix of training, team leadership, and management experience enables us to identify well with our clients, their needs and requirements, and helps us to provide a practical approach to programme design and delivery.

You'll find our team of training providers to be:

Motivated & motivating
With drive and enthusiasm to burn

Passionate & compassionate

We care about what we do, and who we work with

Reliable & professional

Self assured and self reliant

Skilled & experienced
Leading edge capability & flexibility (we'll do whatever it takes to make it work)


Our Christchurch training providers include the following key players:

Mark Smith - Managing Director

  • Post-graduate Diploma in Training & Development (Massey - current)
  • Bachelor of Business Studies (Massey)
  • Certificate of Sports Studies (Otago)
  • QSA Safety Auditor

Mark has many years of experience as a training consultant, facilitator and business manager. He has worked for leading training organisations in New Zealand and overseas, and has extensive management experience in the snow sport, recreation and adventure industries. Mark's entrepreneurial spirit and focus have been instrumental in the development of Horizons Unlimited Ltd since 1995.

Recognised as a specialist in experiential learning methodology, Mark is interested in the design and delivery of training interventions that have a lasting effect and make an impact on individual and/or organisational performance.

Mark's recent work focus has been in the field of safety management in the adventure tourism and outdoor industry. His is considered one of New Zealand's leading outdoor industry Safety Auditors and Consultants.

"Christchurch training providers at Horizons Unlimited help to unlock people's potential."