MEET THE TEAM AT New Zealand Travel Designers

New Zealand Travel Designers was founded by passionate travelers who want to share their love of travel and New Zealand with you.

Emma Bawtree

NZ Adventure Travel Specialist and Guide

Having worked as a guide for a decade, Emma has explored her homeland of New Zealand inside and out. A bit of an adventure addict, she enjoys mountain biking, hiking, rock climbing, kayaking, snowboarding and most outdoor activities. Proving her athletic capabilities, Emma placed third in national championship mountain biking. Emma has also guided trips in Ecuador, Peru and throughout Europe. She loves to share her passion for New Zealand with visitors and hear how much her clients enjoy NZ. Emma enjoys an outdoor lifestyle with her family on a small piece of land in Mapua near Nelson.

Nikki Dean

Marketing specialist

Nikki is originally from New York and most recently Lake Tahoe. She is passionate about travel and culture having explored more than 30 countries to date. A certified Kripalu yoga teacher and outdoors enthusiast, Nikki has spent a great deal of time in the playground of New Zealand.