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Program #17522RJ
19 Days | 18 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

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These instructors are participating on at least one day of one date of this program.
Please note that changes may occur.

Warren Jowett

Warren Jowett is a naturalist, a skilled photographer and an experienced environmental educator accredited by the New Zealand Department of Conservation. He has a degree in botany and biogeography and has taught of biology and ecology. Warren is extremely knowledgeable about New Zealand’s native flora and fauna and enjoys leading Road Scholar participants in nature study excursions. He is the founding president of the New Zealand Association for Environmental Education.

Dr. Keith Woodley

Dr. Keith Woodley is the director of the Miranda Shorebird Centre, a Ramsar Convention wetland of international importance. The centre is directed by the Miranda Naturalists Trust, a nongovernmental organization partner in the shorebird site network. Dr. Woodley was recently been prominently featured in a successful television program about the migratory birds of New Zealand.

Prof. Nigel Roberts

Professor Nigel Roberts is a senior faculty member of the political science department at Victoria University, Wellington. He is an authority on the political and electoral systems of New Zealand and Scandinavia, and has served as a regular television commentator on these topics. Nigel is widely regarded as the top political commentator in New Zealand, and since 1987 has served as the election-night commentator for Television New Zealand.

Dr. Gordon Ogilvie

Dr. Gordon Ogilvie is a leading biographer, historian and authority on the Province of Canterbury. His expertise on the early history of the Banks Peninsula has resulted in numerous books, while the biographies “The Riddle of Richard Pearse,” and “Denis Glover: A Life,” were finalists for the Wattie award and Montana award. Gordon received an M.A. in English from Victoria University, and is currently a prolific freelance journalist and member of the Historic Places Trust.

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16 nights of accommodations
45 meals: 16 breakfasts, 1 brunch, 14 lunches, 14 dinners
21 Expert-led lectures
23 Field trips
1 Performances

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