Tureiti Nelson

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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  • Waiter.../Performance designer/director- creating evocati...
  • Graduated with 1st class honours in Performance design,
  • From Napier, NewZealand
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About Me


To meet interesting places and people, to make the world smaller, to live free and real


Me... well I'm 28yrs old, I'm passionate, I love art, I love life, i live for new experiences and exchanges. I'm a good person, fun, vibrant, carefree and easygoing whilst not lacking in substance (i hope!) I love a good conversation even if it's conflicting and I long for the experience of anything real- you can lure me to live music anyday!! As a traveller and a couch surfer my intention is to experience the world through local perspectives, through the everyday, i hope to capture at least some of the essence of what it means to belong to a particular place, wherever that is. For me it is a cultural exchange.


-Life isn't that serious: For me personally the most important thing above all is to feel like you fit in the world you create for yourself.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I participate by sharing myself and my world with others, by making the world and the gap between people smaller:)


Amazing times with good people!!


-finding the alternative
-art, going to exhibitions
-lounging in cafes
-writing, creative and theraputic
-creative mentoring
-live local music
-attempted salsa...

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

-Witnessed the birth of my niece.
-Raised a child (not mine) from a baby to 1yrs.
-By "miracle" Found my Real father in one day after 28yrs.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can speak of Maori culture and ritual, of creative processes, of theatre as an artistic medium for both expression and collective engagement/forum.
Of the value of art on society, culture and community/human potential. Of....

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, Cambodia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Turkey, United Kingdom, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, New Zealand

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