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  • 3 References
  • Fluent in English; learning French
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Free wheeling traveller
  • Bachelor's Degree in Zoology
  • From Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
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About Me


to avoid the drudgery of working life as long as possible and become enlightened by a raft of travelling experiences.


I'm a Kiwi who enjoys meeting people from all strolls of life. Currently I'm on a work/travel program in the USA traveling around hoping to meet fun and interesting people who can provide me with some local insight and share in some good times!


Treat others as you'd like to be treated. I'd like to think I'm considerate and tolerant of most people.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


At this stage by meeting and staying with other CS hosts. Once I become based somewhere more permanent I'll be happy to host others


So far I've only had one but it was very positive. My CS host ended up becoming my roommate in Florida while I was based there for 4 months on my roaming work program.


  • cooking
  • recipes
  • walking
  • traveling
  • socializing

Music, Movies, and Books

Music is my big passion and I like to learn about new bands via people giving me recommendations. Artists and bands I like include The Faces; Crowded House; Split Enz; Rolling Stones; Beatles; Beach Boys; Oasis; Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds; Beady Eye; Jerry Reed; Mötley Crüe; Ratt; Dave Brubeck; Louis Prima; New Order; Ice Cube; Foster The People; Orbital; Lambert, Hendricks and Ross; Ladyhawke; Sebastien Tellier; Dukes; Cee Lo Green; Thin Lizzy; CCR, Jamiroquai; David Guetta; Mylo; Paul Simon; Steve Earle; The Coral; Cornershop and many others I can't think of off the top of my head.

TV Shows: The Wire, Californication, Treme, 24, The Shield.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Walking through the French Quarter of New Orleans at 5am in the morning watching the mist lift over the Mississippi river was something spontaneous and beautiful I'll never forget.

Teach, Learn, Share

If you'd like to know more about New Zealand or the Cook Islands I can answer any questions you might have.

I enjoy cooking and I'm always interested in learning new recipes and dishes from people while CSing.

Countries I’ve Visited

United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

New Zealand, United States

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