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  • 250 references 214 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 61, Female
  • Member since 2013
  • Accountant and property manager
  • Life
  • From Northland, New Zealand
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About Me


Honest, loyal, fun, love life and give anything a go. Open, caring and direct. Interested in people, different cultures,travelling the world and NZ and a bit crazy sometimes. Sometimes quiet and sometimes talk to much. Bit of a retro/hippy gal too. Love animals and this beautiful world we live in.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


New but keen to meet different people
Haha , not so new now. Have hosted a ton of really interesting cool people from all over the world. Now people from everywhere are hanging out on my deck and sharing our lives and travels, opinions etc, etc


Dancing, dancing and more dancing especially cuban salsa and Hawaiian and Cook Island hula. Music, walking, travel, food and people. The ocean - on in or near. Love travelling - seem to end up on islands and boats
Love animals and very interested in other cultures
Really want to do more yoga an meditation

  • animals
  • dancing
  • dining
  • yoga
  • meditation
  • walking
  • boating
  • traveling
  • music
  • sailing
  • rugby
  • world cup

Music, Movies, and Books

Music - reggae, rock, blues, latino - salsa, bachata, cumbia, samba, reggaeton, soul, black music, African drums, music from the Pacific Islands, Six60, Supergroove and Batucada Sound Machine, Gypsy Kings. So many that I am still discovering - Kandy drummers, Berber, bodu beru
Don't get time to read books but recently read the Kite Runner (think it was called) haunting
Fave movies - Ghost, Braveheart, Red Dog, Once Were Warriors, The Intouchables, Apocalypto, First Blood, Whale Rider and action movies. Movies with a story and that make me laugh or cry

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Sailing and snorkelling around the Maldives on an 80 year old Turkish boat
Doing bodu beru on the sand in 35 degree heat on a local Muslim island in the Maldives - google bodu beru
Being at the 2011 Rugby World Cup Final in NZ, whoa that was a heart stopper
Swum with manta rays in the Yasawas and rays in Tahiti Sahara Desert, Morocco

Teach, Learn, Share

I don't think I have met a person yet where I haven't learnt something from them
My house, my country, my life and travels. I have lived in the north of NZ all my life so know the area very well
Trying to learn Español

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Cook Islands, Cuba, Denmark, England, Fiji, France, French Polynesia, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mexico, Morocco, Myanmar, Netherlands, Niue, Portugal, Scotland, Singapore, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, United States, Vanuatu, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

New Zealand

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