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Meet our travel experts


For me, New Zealand will always be home. I was lucky enough to grow up on Waiheke Island in New Zealand where I spent the first 30 years of my life exploring what this beautiful country has to offer. As I travel and see more of the world, I realise just how truly unique and special New Zealand is.

When I moved to Europe in 2016, I became a part of the TravelEssence team as the Product Manager. Being from New Zealand, sustainable travel that takes international travellers off the beaten track is very important to me, and that is what drew me to TravelEssence.

As a Product Manager, I carefully seek out all the unique small-scale accommodations and experiences to ensure you have a once in a lifetime experience. I am excited for you to meet all of our hosts, each with a different story, who will show you that New Zealanders are just as special as the natural landscapes!

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Our local knowledge makes the difference for your bespoke holiday through New Zealand or Australia. Your journey Down Under starts here.