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About Pure Journeys

and why we should plan your holiday to New Zealand

Why Pure Journeys?

We live and work surrounded by the breathtaking mountain and lake vistas of New Zealand. We want to help you immerse yourself in all New Zealand offers, exploring its beauty in your time and at your own pace. We know a New Zealand holiday can be a once in a lifetime experience, and we're here to make it perfect for you. As you look through our site, you’ll notice a selection of suggested self drive holidays departing from some of New Zealand's main cities. These are there to inspire you, but rest assured we have over 300 more for you to choose from.  Designing bespoke tailor made self drive holidays just for you and your companions is what we do best. Our team travels extensively throughout New Zealand every year and have experienced each destination first hand. We would love to talk with you about your holiday here and help create an unforgettable journey.

Pure Journeys is part of the New Zealand Fine Touring Group, a largest and long-operating New Zealand holiday travel agency. We have been showing visitors around since 2004 and our quality processes ensure the services we use, the accommodation we recommend, the car rental companies we book with and the activities we suggest all offer a great experience.

Meet the Pure Journeys team

Laura Davidson
Laura Davidson

Originally from Scotland but spent a lot of years travelling through Australia and New Zealand. I fell in love with the diversity and activates that NZ has to offer so landed my feet here in Wanaka and have never looked back. Planning your trip around New Zealand is something that should be easy, satisfying and above all truly memorable. I would take great pleasure in helping you book a tour around Aotearoa the land of the long white cloud. 

Email: laura@nzft.co.nz    Call: + 64 3 443 0894    Skype: laura_nzft

 

Narissa Phipps
Narissa Phipps

I was born in England and left in 2013 to travel New Zealand I went from Auckland the top of the North Island to Queenstown in the South. New Zealand instantly captured my heart and I am now incredible fortunate to call Wanaka my home. I love having the mountains at my back door to enjoy my passion of photography and hiking the many different trails.  I can’t wait to share my experiences with you and help plan your perfect New Zealand Vacation.

Email: narissa@nzft.co.nz    Call: + 64 3 443 0844

Louise Barrett
Louise Barrett

Originally from Australia but after visiting New Zealand I loved it so much that I settled here, still support my home country of Australia in every sport - makes for good rivalry with my friends! I am a keen snowboarder in the winter and love camping and hiking in the summer. I love getting out and exploring new things. I especially enjoyed my trip to Aoraki/Mt. Cook as well as taking a flight over Tongariro National Park both truly spectacular.

Email:  louise@nzft.co.nz    Call: + 64 3 443 0895   Skype: louise_nzft

Heather Mullett
Heather Mullett

I have travelled extensively throughout New Zealand and love discovering new places and  secret ‘off the beaten track’ spots. After moving here in 2016 from the UK I am lucky enough to call Auckland my home and am excited to share this spectacular country with you.

Email: heatherm@nzft.co.nz    Call: + 64 3 222 8016

 

Chelsea Lodge
Chelsea Lodge

I grew up in Christchurch and spent most of my summers in Central Otago. I took off overseas as soon as I finished university and explored the world for a few years, returning to New Zealand with a new appreciation of the country for it's beautiful scenery and our special culture. With my extensive knowledge of New Zealand and all it has to offer I look forward to making all your New Zealand holiday dreams come true.

Email: chelsea@nzft.co.nz     Call: +64 3 222 8021

Christina Brockie
Christina Brockie

Born and Bred in Dunedin and after working in the outbound travel sector, I wanted to plan and arrange holidays for visitors coming to New Zealand and hence joined New Zealand Fine Touring what with the added benefit of being based in Wanaka my home away from home. I love to go off the beaten track and go camping with friends, walks, skiing basically most things outdoors. I would love to work with you to help tailor your New Zealand Journey.

Email:  christina@nzft.co.nz    Call: + 64 3 443 0892  skype: christina_nzft

 
Nisse Perry
Nisse Perry

Originally from a small town in Australia called Walgett, I left in 2013 to explore the world. In 2016 I settled in New Zealand and my favourite place is Wanaka - it has everything from snowboarding in winter to hiking, climbing and camping in summer. I have been to 31 countries to I know what makes a trip truly memorable.

Email:  nisseperry@nzft.co.nz    Call: + 64 3 222 8015

Ben Mckay
Ben Mckay

I grew up in the heart of Northland and after a few years in Europe and 10 years in Australia it is great to be home! Before I left I travelled down the east coast of New Zealand and back up the west coast. It is a magical place like no other!

Email:  benmckay@nzft.co.nz    Call: + 64 3 443 8045

Jane Zwerrenz
Jane Zwerrenz

Born and raised in Germany, the minute I stepped foot onto the shores of New Zealand I fell in love with the remoteness and diversity. In short, I love this place and everything I can enjoy in it. Whenever I’m not working you’ll find me out exploring the mountains and new camping spots. So, sharing and planning your holiday gives me great satisfaction, as I know the memories will be with you for many years.

Email: janez@nzft.co.nz      Call: +64 3 443 0896   Skype: jane_nzft

Brigett Turner
Brigett Turner

Growing up  in New Zealand, I have a huge appreciation for the beauty of my surroundings. I've travelled from North to South, every which way.  I live for the countryside, and driving the Matamata plains on a warm evening with the sun setting in the rear view mirror is a sight I will never get tired of. With my extensive first hand local knowledge, I know I can help make your holiday the very best!

Email: brigett@nzft.co.nz    Call: + 64 3 222 8018

Shelley Ryder
Shelley Ryder

Born and raised in Christchurch but now call Wanaka my home. You will catch me near the water soaking my feet, having a true kiwi BBQ and taking in the beautiful views! I have travelled New Zealand extensively including those spots you may not have thought about and with my knowledge and passion, I can help plan and arrange a wonderful New Zealand experience to suit your needs and budget. So, go on give me a call!

Email:  shelley@nzft.co.nz   Call + 64 3 443 0846   Skype: shelley_nzft

Suzanne Barber
Suzanne Barber

I’m a small-town kid from the prairies of Saskatchewan, Canada, relocated to the adventure town of Wanaka. When I’m not exploring the corners of New Zealand on my own, playing in the mountains or burying my nose in a book, you’ll find me sharing my enthusiasm and knowledge with others to plan dream holidays. For me, there’s nothing quite as thrilling as experiencing something new for the first time, and I can’t wait to introduce you to the best that New Zealand has to offer.

Email: suzanne@nzft.co.nz    Call: +64 3 222 8017

Amanda Dalgleish
Amanda Dalgleish

Originally from the Bay of Islands, I had itchy feet to explore the rest of the world. After years of living in the UK and then Australia, I am excited to be back in my home country, and Wanaka has made this easy. It is amazing to be back in this beautiful part of the world and I can't wait to help people discover New Zealand.

Email:  amandadalgleish@nzft.co.nz    Call: + 64 3 222 8012

Sarah Baumanis
Sarah Baumanis

Originally from Manchester in the UK, I have been living in NZ for 12 years now. I love to travel, to eat good food, and enjoy being outdoors as much as possible. I have travelled to all corners of NZ, discovering hidden gems & beautiful experiences and would love to share with you what this beautiful country has to offer.

Email: sarahb@nzft.co.nz      Call: +64 443 0890
Britt Hawes
Britt Hawes

Born and raised in Wellington, I had a typical Kiwi upbringing consisting of family camping trips all over New Zealand. After spending 10 years working, travelling ad skiing all over the globe I am stoked to call Wanaka my home. I can't wait to show you everything our amazing country has to offer.

Email:  britt@nzft.co.nz    Call: + 64 3 222 8022