The holiday season is upon us, and the Neo team is all set to embrace the festivities. From cherished traditions to dream destinations, the team has shared their plans to make the most of the summer holiday break.

What is one of your favourite holiday traditions?

  • – Auckland Bliss: While others jet off on adventures, one team member loves the tranquility of Auckland during the holiday season with no traffic hassles.
  • – Christmas Joy: For some, the pure excitement and happiness of the Christmas season itself are cherished traditions.
  • – Midnight Mass Tradition: Attending the Christmas service at their local church is a cherished tradition.
  • – Non-Christmas Christmas Movies: Watching “The Italian Job” on Christmas Eve has become a festive tradition, even if it started with a VCR mix-up.
  • – Reflect and Plan: Taking time to reflect on the past year and plan for the new one is a valued tradition, complete with plan A, B, and beyond.
  • – Quality Family Time: Spending quality time with family and friends is a cherished tradition, especially when they’re scattered across New Zealand and Australia.
  • – Sun-Soaked Break: Adjusting to a warm holiday season after moving from Scotland brings its own excitement.

What special holiday dish or treat are you looking forward to?

  • – Turkey Extravaganza: The menu is set with a butterflied smoked turkey!
  • – Panforte Delight: This traditional Italian dessert is the must-have treat during the holiday break.
  • – Turkey and Gravy Love: For one team member, “Mums’ turkey with aged gravy” is a culinary highlight.
  • – Pigs in Blankets and Chocolates: Savouring pigs in blankets and indulging in chocolate goodies
  • – Meringue Delight: Any kind of dessert with a soft meringue topping
  • – Honey Baked Ham: Savouring honey-baked ham adds a delectable touch to the holiday season.

If you could visit one place in the world (real or fictional) these holidays, where would you go?

  • – Maldives Dreams: One team member dreams of spending the holidays at Meeru Island Resort in the Maldives, a place filled with memories that they’d like to revisit with family.
  • – Northern Lights Adventure: Glass igloos in Iceland, watching the mesmerising northern lights dance across the sky.
  • – Egyptian Adventure: Exploring Egypt’s pyramids and savouring its cuisine tops the holiday travel list.
  • – Fiji Fantasy: Dreaming of a trip to Fiji, with plenty of sun and sand.
  • – Homeland Reunion: A trip to their homeland, the Philippines, would be the perfect destination for this team member.
  • – Beach Bliss: Spending sunny days at the beach during the summer sunshine.
  • – Normandy Dreams: Visiting Normandy, France, is a long-standing desire.
  • –  Wellness Retreat: A wellness spa promises relaxation and a break from the usual hustle and bustle.

The Neo team’s holiday plans reflect their diverse personalities and preferences. From exotic getaways to treasured traditions, one thing’s for sure – the holiday season is a time of joy and relaxation for everyone at Neo.

Here’s to plenty of exciting work, projects and opportunities in 2024 – until then, happy holidays!