Employment

Meet our 2017-18 staff members below: 

Sam

Sam

Operations Support (Cruise)

Describe yourself: Not very complicated.
I couldn't live without: My bike...or oxygen. 
If the world was silent for 10 secs, what would you say: If we all give one thing away to the person next to us, then we are all about to get a present!
What is your favourite place in NZ and why: Mount Cook on a good day, or if it's raining there then let's go to Milford Sound.

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Denis

Skipper - Milford Sound

Describe yourself: Cheeky, eagle-eyed, smart
I couldn't live without: Causing trouble
If the world was silent for 10 secs, what would you say: 'I Love you'...in Chinese
What is your favourite place in NZ and why: Milford Sound because that's where my 'angels' are (crew)

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Adam

Skipper- Milford Sound

Describe yourself: Quiet & unassuming
I couldn't live without: BLT's
If the world was silent for 10 secs, what would you say: Sound of silence
What is your favourite place in NZ and why: Fiordland (you'll see why!)

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Jim

Skipper - Doubtful Sound

Describe yourself: Curmudgeonly old buggar
I couldn't live without: I need fresh air & water but I really LIKE chocolate
If the world was silent for 10 secs, what would you say: Nothing, I wouldn't want to spoil the silence.
What is your favourite place in NZ and why: Mackenzie back country, Bay of Islands, Central...but if I have to choose just one it's the northern half of Lake Te Anau with happy memories going back 40yrs.

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Irene

Milford Team Leader

Describe yourself: You'll hear me before you see me!! 
I couldn't live without: Big hugs and jokes. 
If the world was silent for 10 secs, what would you say: Once you know me you'll see that ten seconds is not long enough! Haha. 
What is your favourite place in NZ and why: Hahei, Cathedral Cove. It's my favourite peaceful secluded beach in the North Island.

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Alyssa

Milford Crew/ Team Leader

Describe yourself: Always up for a laugh
I couldn't live without: Smiling faces!
If the world was silent for 10 secs, what would you say: Being grumpy when it's raining won't make the sun come out - so enjoy the rain!
What is your favourite place in NZ and why: Manapouri - small town, big lake - what can go wrong?

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Franki

Queenstown Sales Consultant

Describe yourself: Thoughtful, easy-going, creative.
I couldn't live without: Good food.
If the world was silent for 10 secs, what would you say: A persons religious views are not a reason to judge them, stop killing each other, take global warming seriously and do something to stop it. Oh, and save the bees!!
What is your favourite place in NZ and why:  Waiheke island, it was my first experience of New Zealand and made a lasting impression.

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Louise

Queenstown Sales Consultant

Describe yourself: One crazy human!
I couldn't live without: Coffee.
If the world was silent for 10 secs, what would you say: What if the Hokey Cokey really is what it's all about?
What is your favourite place in NZ and why: Little paradise dream garden to Glenorchy.  The words paradise & dream are a sign...such a quirky & unique spot.

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Melissa

Queenstown Sales Consultant

Describe yourself: Full-time realist.  Part-time dreamer
I couldn't live without: Dogs & ice cream
If the world was silent for 10 secs, what would you say: Life is too short for bad ice cream
What is your favourite place in NZ and why: Sunset at Mt Cook.  Inspiring enough to quit my job & return to NZ!

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Clare

Queenstown Sales Consultant

Describe yourself: Adventure, travel, tea
I couldn't live without: Cup of earl grey
If the world was silent for 10 secs, what would you say: LOVE
What is your favourite place in NZ and why: Gillespie Pass, Mt Aspiring.  Being lost in complete, unspoilt natural beauty

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Katie

Milford Crew

Describe yourself: The token non-kiwi
I couldn't live without: Tim Tams!  Once tasted, there's no going back.
If the world was silent for 10 secs, what would you say: What did the ocean say to the fjord?  Nothing, it just waved! :) 
What is your favourite place in NZ and why: Milford Sound - it can't be beat.

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Maia

Milford Crew

Describe yourself: Funny Kiwi Girl
I couldn't live without: Oxygen...or chocolate
If the world was silent for 10 secs, what would you say: Don't hate on the rain.  Rain is awesome!
What is your favourite place in NZ and why: Tawharanui Peninsula.  Amazing childhood memories.

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Anya

Doubtful Sound Crew

Describe yourself: Definition of a Blonde
I couldn't live without: Food
If the world was silent for 10 secs, what would you say: Why is everyone silent?
What is your favourite place in NZ and why: Tauranga - its where family is