New Zealand's Te Araroa: The North Island

Cape Reinga to Tongariro

Leaders

Here are the Trip Leaders scheduled for this journey (please note that leader assignments are subject to change).

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William Fuller

Departure Dates: November 5-18, 2022

William is a New Zealander through and through. He has lived in the Bay of Islands or Bay of Plenty regions his entire life, and loves exploring all this country has to offer. He earned a degree in Mathematics from Auckland University, and was a primary school teacher ...

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Michael Queree

Departure Dates: November 5-18, 2022, January 21-February 3, 2023, February 18-March 3, 2023

Michael's love for the mountains and rivers that form the landscapes of New Zealand began at an early age. He is a “born and bred” South Islander and loves sharing his home country with travelers. Michael had a 25-year-long career as a New Zealand Native ...

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Rene Schwaller

Departure Dates: January 21-February 3, 2023, February 18-March 3, 2023

Rene Schwaller is a Swiss adventurer who first moved to Queenstown 30 years ago to work as a ski instructor and has since become a heli-skiing and paragliding pioneer in Queenstown, the “extreme sport” capital of the globe. Rene is a wonderful mountain ...