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  • 3 References 3 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning German
  • 26, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Politics/international development student
  • In progress at University of Otago, NZ/Dalhousie Universi...
  • From Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me


To have the best summer ever!


Born and raised in New Zealand, I am currently enrolled at the University of Otago in Dunedin (which, if you're not so familiar with NZ geography, is near the bottom). For 2011 I'm on exchange at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada. Right now I'm looking forward to a summer of travelling around eastern Canada and the US, and working at a summer camp in Maine.


Study what interests you. Become passionate about what you're learning. Sort out that minor detail of a career later.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Connected with Couch Surfers to get local advice about new places and share discussion about travel opportunities.


Hiking, rock climbing, seeing new places, being educated and inspired about the world, and watching sunrises/sunsets.

  • traveling
  • hiking
  • camping
  • rock climbing
  • geography

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: Apocalypse Now, The Social Network, American Beauty, Juno, Dr. Strangelove, Hot Fuzz, Pulp Fiction

Music: Artisan Guns (BIG thumbs up if you know who they are!), Mumford and Sons, Stornoway, Sad Brad Smith, The Killers, David Gray, Cat Stevens/Yusuf Islam.

Books: Catch-22, Anna Karenina, To Kill a Mockingbird, Slaughterhouse Five, The Catcher in the Rye, The Master and Margarita, Perfume, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, Race Against Time

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Stood in three countries at once (Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands).

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Belgium, Fiji, Netherlands, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, Germany, New Zealand

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