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  • 8 References 8 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Japanese
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • No occupation listed
  • Getting a degree in music
  • From Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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About Me


Get the most out of my 80.3 years on Earth


I love meeting new people and experiencing how different people live. I love adventures whether it be camping on beaches or day hikes up hills/mountains or building a super-fort in the lounge. I don't do these as much as I would like though. These days I tend to fill my days up with university and reading and other day-to-day things *sigh*. Always keen for a spontaneous thrills though :) I don't do clubs, I'd rather go to a pub any day. Not a big drinker but enjoy a good yarn (chat) over a beer. Don't smoke personally, never have, never will. Enjoy talking about pretty much anything from music to quantum physics to religion to history. So if you've got a good story then I'm sure we'll get on just fine :) Oh, and love board games :) and British comedy.


To experience as much as I can. Get out there, meet people, learn new things and explore

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Connect with some local people in Dunedin. Have an open couch. I host three international exchange students on behalf of the university. Three super duper Americans this semester, all very friendly. After I graduate I mean to surf around Japan, New Zealand, Australia, Canada and then onto the rest of the world.


Music (pop punk, electronica, rock etc), sci-fi/fantasy books, maths, physics, badminton. In saying that, I'm interested in learning about almost anything new whether it be ice hockey, biology, current politics and wars, computer science, surfing (waves, couches or both), religion, and probably most of all: your experiences. So if you've got anything to say at all I think we could click quite nicely

  • books
  • beer
  • clubbing
  • pub crawls
  • politics
  • board games
  • reading
  • socializing
  • music
  • hiking
  • camping
  • surfing
  • christian
  • hockey
  • badminton
  • biology
  • computer science
  • history
  • mathematics
  • physics
  • religion
  • science
  • beaches
  • mountains

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies:The Lion King, The Matrix, Lord of The Rings, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, Fight Club, The IT Crowd, Black Books, Brass Eye, The Room *cough*

Music: Capital Lights, Yellowcard, Blink 182, Green Day, Bowling for Soup, The All-American Rejects, Family Force 5, TobyMac, Anarbor, Bloc Party, Cinema Bizarre, The Dandy Warhols (etc etc)

Books: Mostly anything I can get my hands on. Anything by Peter Hamilton or Raymond Feist, The Silmarillion, Lord of the Flies, Animorphs, The Swiss Family Robinson, His Dark Materials, The Bible, Uglies/Pretties/Specials/Extras, anything Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Teach, Learn, Share

I'm keen to learn about pretty much anything, if you have something to teach I'm up for listening. I love finding out about new things, new people, new places.. you get the idea. I can teach you a little about music, New Zealand, quantum physics, Christianity. But yeah, always keen to be a learning sponge :)

Countries I’ve Visited


Countries I’ve Lived In

New Zealand

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