About Discover New Zealand
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Tour New Zealand your way - with expert help

Discover New Zealand is your one-stop-shop for all your New Zealand touring package needs. Enjoy all the advantages of planning your New Zealand experience with help from a team with a long history of showing travellers around NZ and creating magical memories. 
Established in 1987, Discover New Zealand was - in true kiwi style - run from a home office in the original owner's garage. Part of the New Zealand Fine Touring Group since 2017, we are your best choice when it comes to touring around New Zealand. We have self-drive, escorted coach, and a huge range of bus tours to choose from. Our extensive range of customisable tours reflects 30+ years of experience in tour development and trip planning and cater to every traveller's needs.
Based in Wanaka on New Zealand's beautiful South Island we have a great team of NZ specialists who would love to create your perfect New Zealand holiday.

Discover New Zealand is proud to be a member of Tourism Industry Aotearoa and The Tourism Export Council of New Zealand. Our business is also Qualmark Gold Certified and all our team are registered 100% New Zealand specialists.

Meet our NZ travel specialists here

Staff list
Christina Brockie
Christina Brockie

Senior New Zealand Travel Specialist

Nickname: You can call me Christina
Years in the industry: 9 Years
Countries visited: 21
Favourite NZ destination: West Coast of the South Island for the diverse nature to explore.
Last travel adventure: California, USA
#1 on NZ wishlist: Chatham Islands

Make an appointment here to talk to me when it suits you.

Telephone: +6434430892
Shelley Ryder
Shelley Ryder

Senior New Zealand Travel Specialist

Nickname: You can call me Shell
Years in the industry: 11 Years
Countries visited: 7
Favourite NZ destination: Akaroa
Last travel adventure: Twizel for hiking, fishing and skiing
#1 on NZ wishlist: Love to explore more of the Wairarapa region

Make an appointment here to talk to me when it suits you.

Telephone: +6434430846
Louise Barrett
Louise Barrett

Senior New Zealand Travel Specialist

Nickname: You can call me Lou (or Lou Lou)
Years in the industry: 6 Years
Countries visited: 6
Favourite NZ destination: Too many to choose from - Dunedin (wildlife) or Rotorua (culture)
Last travel adventure: Te Anau
#1 on NZ wishlist: Blenheim and Marlborough Region - WINE!

Make an appointment here to talk to me when it suits you.

Telephone: +6434430895
Chelsea Lodge
Chelsea Lodge

Senior New Zealand Travel Specialist

Nickname: You can call me Chels
Years in the industry: 15 Years
Countries visited: 35
Favourite NZ destination: Doubtful Sound
Last travel adventure: Alps to Ocean bike trail
#1 on NZ wishlist: Tasman Glacier heli-hike

Make an appointment here to talk to me when it suits you.

Telephone: +6432228021
Nichole White
Nichole White

New Zealand Travel Specialist

Nickname: You can call me Nichole
Years in the industry: 3 Years
Countries visited: 16
Favourite NZ destination: Bay of Islands
Last travel adventure: Abel Tasman
#1 on NZ wishlist: Stewart Island

Make an appointment here to talk to me when it suits you.

Telephone: +6437468358
Janette Bagley
Janette Bagley

New Zealand Travel Specialist

Nickname: You can call me Janette
Years in the industry: 22 Years
Countries visited: 16
Favourite NZ destination: Tough pick, Doubtful Sound and my hometowns of Dunedin & Wanaka
Last travel adventure: Luxury 5 star Mekong Delta River Cruise
#1 on NZ wishlist: Stewart Island with the family!

Make an appointment here to talk to me when it suits you.

Telephone: +6432228003
Lydia Ford
Lydia Ford

New Zealand Travel Specialist

Nickname: Lydz
Years in the industry: 8 Years
Countries visited: 26
Favourite NZ destination: Wanaka
Last travel adventure: Hanmer Springs
#1 on NZ wishlist: Waiheke Island

Make an appointment here to talk to me when it suits you.

Telephone: +6437468370
Liz Wilson
Liz Wilson

Sales Manager at Discover New Zealand

Nickname: You can call me Lizard
Years in the industry: 6 Years
Countries visited: 36
Favourite NZ destination: Bay of Islands
Last travel adventure: Southland and Lake Hauroko
#1 on NZ wishlist: New Plymouth and surrounds

Telephone: +6434430842
Angela Winton
Angela Winton

New Zealand Travel Support

Nickname: Ang
Years in the industry: 18.5 years travel consulting
Countries visited: 29
Favourite NZ destination: Glacier Country, the wonderful West Coast
Last travel adventure: Te Anau & Milford Sound
#1 on NZ wishlist: Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruise

Make an appointment here to talk to me when it suits you.

Telephone: +6437468376
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The Tiaki Promise

Tiaki means to care for people and place

New Zealand is precious and however we travel, we all have a responsibility to look after this country.
The Tiaki Promise is a commitment to care for New Zealand now and for future generations. We at Discover New Zealand are committed to this promise. 
By following the Tiaki Promise, you are also making a commitment to New Zealand and acting as a guardian protecting and preserving our home.

Discover New Zealand supports the Tiaki Promise