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Overview

  • 371 references 298 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Māori
  • 66, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • Ex Police Worker / Designed a Youth Mentoring Program
  • College and A.U.T.courses Police College
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To help travelers with setting up their trip in New Zealand I can help with Transport if they need to buy a Van or Car and get it sold for them when they are ready to leave,Bank Accounts ;Tax and the best places to stay and visit,
I've been doing this for years and I love meeting new people and exchanging stories,I can help with Van Hire as well.

ABOUT ME

3 Grown up children who are all successful in Radio ,TV ,Property development and Social Work,I am currently living in West Auckland (Henderson)58 Bruce McLaren road West Auckland ,also close to all the West Coast beaches and Bush walks and all Public transport -Trains and buses

PHILOSOPHY

Live life to the fullest ,give help where needed and when helping children remember that
CHILDREN DONT CARE HOW MUCH YOU KNOW ,BUT THEY KNOW HOW MUCH YOU CARE

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

When with the Police I actively designed programs around Youth at Risk which involved participation by the parents and other community agencies I started a community Gym and Food bank plus organised holiday programs ,I have designed a Youth Program which has been going for nearly 8 Years ,I have 10 staff and will be expanding in the future,I have just recently sold the business in December 2014

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

South Pacific Islands, Cook Islands, Germany, Czech republic,Paris ,france Croatia ,Spit ,Zargrab ,Dobrovnic,Austria, Vienna, Zalzburg ,Berlin, Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Munich, Nuremberg, Warburg Hamburg, Dusseldorf,Luxemburg ,hydilburg ,Asia , Hong Kong, Bangkok Thailand,Bali

Interests

Snowboarding
Hunting
Gym
Horse riding
Biking
Restaurant's

Music, Movies, and Books

R&B

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Snowboarding with Czech girl in Ellie in Czech mountains ,
Visiting castles in Europe,
With Luba in Croatia visiting Dubrovnik

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach people about my Culture ,I can give them an experience and introduction to my Maori Culture at the Auckland Museum for $30 per person ,I was a Maori Educator at the Museum for many years also

What I Can Share with Hosts

Honesty -Aroha - Support - Hot Shower -Internet -family environment-laundrymate 50 MTRS awayI- Help setting up Bank Accounts-I.R.D. Tax -Buying a Van or Car -Teach about the Maori Culture - help with making vans self contained I have all the tools and also help with timber and certification of van

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, New Zealand

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