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  • 58 references 52 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • 66, Other
  • Member since 2008
  • Work in human resources; also, health & safety, equal...
  • university education has been slow (part-time) while work...
  • From Christchurch, NZ
  • Profile 90% complete

About Me


To introduce visitors to Aotearoa/New Zealand to kiwis (thinking people & birds, not really the fruit ...)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Currently not travelling, so open to hosting other CouchSurfers


Reading (, films, music; ecology/environmental matters, gardening; social justice

  • birds
  • gardening
  • movies
  • reading
  • traveling
  • music
  • ecology

Music, Movies, and Books

Best writer in the world? - Ursula le Guin (I would read shopping lists written by her!); also have enjoyed everything I've read of Margaret Atwood & Barbara Kingsolver
Music: "eclectic" is best description I think; Auckland offers a lot of live music variety & opportunities

Teach, Learn, Share

One of the reasons I enjoy the CouchSurfing project is its "community" nature; I'm also a member of my local Freecycle community ( & BookCrossing (, which are similar in their approach

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

New Zealand

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