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Our Walking & Hiking Tours in New Zealand

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Julia Thorne

From a traditional Kiwi upbringing in Northland, New Zealand, Julia Thorne’s life and vocation have segued through worlds of journalism and editorial photography, to property development, artwork, and eclectic roles in the adventure travel sector. Julia’s undying passion for Aotearoa and sharing its natural treasures and culture with visitors eventually led her to her current adventure-guiding guests around her beloved native country.

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Mark Brinsden

Mark Brinsden is an avid adventurer and outdoor enthusiast. He has a diverse background having worked in financial markets and bioscience but it is in tourism where his passion lies. A proud ambassador for all things Kiwi, he enjoys nothing more than sharing the wonders of his home country with fellow travelers and visitors from the world over.

Stories from New Zealand

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The Treasure of the Maori

When you travel to the South Island of New Zealand, you’ll likely find a curiously ubiquitous style of jewelry. Made from vivid, green stone, it can be found everywhere from...

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Six Cities Worth Lingering In

Our Guided Walking Adventures take travelers off the beaten track to discover people and places they’d never encounter on their own. But that doesn’t mean that the road less traveled...

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Six Favorite Highlights of Our Staff

Interested in receiving the inside scoop on a destination? So are we! There’s no better way to find out what makes a tour memorable than to ask the people who...

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