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Discover New Zealand: Walking Clean and Green

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Road Scholar
Program #12346RJ
22 Days | 21 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
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.

Instructors

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

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. John Hellsrom

An officer in the New Zealand Order of Merit, Dr. John Hellsrom is dedicated to the biosecurity and preservation of his country’s natural resources. He is the chairman of the National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee, and has previously served as the chief veterinary officer for the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, as well as chairman of the Biosecurity Council. When not advocating for the welfare of species such as the endangered kakapo parrot, Dr. Hellsrom enjoys hiking and sailing.

Group Leaders

Group Leaders make sure your program runs smoothly and are attuned to the needs of Road Scholar participants. These Group Leaders are participating on at least one day of one date of this program.
Please note that changes may occur.

John Jordan

An avid mountaineering enthusiast, John Jordan enjoys leading learning adventures in New Zealand and overseas, and has received recognition for his services to Search and Rescue. With his wife, Margaret, he owns a dairy farm at the base of Mt Taranaki (Egmont). John has a special interest in native plants, especially native ferns.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
19 nights of accommodations
53 meals: 19 breakfasts, 16 lunches, 18 dinners
21 Expert-led lectures
27 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
3 Performances

Ratings

4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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