Meet the New Zealand Touring Experts

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Your No.1 Contact

Jamie Dennison

As a valued member of nzsidekick, rest assured that you have a New Zealand travel expert by your side and your own personal account manager, Jamie. Jamie is your go-to person for any query or concern, from registration to your first login and making your first enquiry to booking. Her expertise and support are available every step of the way. Jamie is just a call away if you can't find what you're looking for. Plus, if you have a big team that could benefit from our platform, she's happy to provide free training and personalised support.

Jamie's love for travel is matched by her many years of experience in the industry, specialising in New Zealand and Australia. So, Jamie is here for you, whether it's a quick question or a detailed discussion. Please note that her working hours are New Zealand business hours, but she's happy to arrange a call outside those hours if needed.

Email: agents@nzsidekick.com   Telephone: +64 3 443 0812

Meet our Team

Each with their own individual superpower our team of nzsidekicks are here to make things easy and save you time so you can focus on being awesome. All are blessed with superb attention to detail, expert knowledge of NZ, and of course they are faster than a speeding bullet.
We're nzsidekick and we've got this.

Staff list
Linda Wells
Linda Wells

SUPERPOWER: Make things happen

A suburb multi-tasker and problem solver, Linda makes sure that things get done on time and on point.

Telephone: +64 3 443 0812
Marissa Cuadero
Marissa Cuadero

SUPERPOWER: Truly hospitable

Partly because of her Filipino origins, partly thanks to working in the tourism industry, Marissa will always make you feel welcomed and heard. Don’t believe us? Give her a call to see for yourself!

Telephone: +64 3 443 0812
Sabina Din
Sabina Din

SUPERPOWER: Super-intuition

Sabina intuitively knows what the customers needs. If she is ever in doubt, then she relies on her chatty personality and asks the right questions.

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

Telephone: +64 3 443 0812
Christina Brockie
Christina Brockie

SUPERPOWER: Attention to detail

Christina creates flawless itineraries, with smooth transitions between any activity and accommodation. If you give her a few ideas she'll be able to make you a tour in no time.

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

Telephone: +61 7 3778 4320
Louise Barrett
Louise Barrett

SUPERPOWER: Building on a budget

Lou loves a bargain.  Over time she's worked out how to get the most out of every dollar, filling your clients holidays with more than they could ever imagine.

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

Telephone: +64 3 443 0895
Anna Le Roux
Anna Le Roux

SUPERPOWER: Creativity

Anna is a proactive problem solver and will provide various options and solutions to overcome any obstacles!

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

Telephone: +64 3 443 0812
Chelsea Lodge
Chelsea Lodge

SUPERPOWER: Finding New Zealand SWEET spots!

Chelsea loves a hidden gem (and a slice of cake!). Starting her New Zealand journey as a guide she knows where's where and what's what and can confidently advise you of the most suitable itinerary plans.

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

Telephone: +64 3 222 8021
Jon Andrews
Jon Andrews

SUPERPOWER: Making those impossible itineraries fit

Jon, originally from the UK, left his home country 10 years ago and fell in love with Australia and New Zealand. Jon has a particular passion for road trips and considers New Zealand & Australia to have some of the best routes in the world. He is constantly in awe of the picturesque landscapes that seem straight out of a postcard, and he always advises travellers to ensure their cameras have enough battery life to capture the breathtaking scenery that surrounds them.

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

Telephone: +64 3 443 0812
Nichole White
Nichole White

SUPERPOWER: Preparing NZ itineraries with passion!

Nichole has many years of experience building New Zealand itineraries she has worked with various systems and truly believes nzsidekick's to be the best. Get in touch with her and see how it can work for you.

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

Telephone: +64 3 7468 358
Janette Bagley
Janette Bagley

SUPERPOWER: Multitasking

Janette has 2 busy children, 2 dogs a husband, and a large vegetable garden at home to keep her on her toes she is the queen of juggling and never misses a beat. With experience at Brooker Travel and Dunedin & Wanaka House of Travel she knows exactly what it is like to be in your shoes! So let her make selling New Zealand easy and get in touch today.

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

Telephone: +64 3 222 8003
Owen Hunt
Owen Hunt

SUPERPOWER: Problem Solver

Having spent 4 years travelling around Canada, Europe and South America, working across all areas of the ski and hospitality industry, Owen realised his dream and moved to New Zealand. He spent 4 months travelling in his van, exploring all the sights NZ has to offer and loves that he can share his experiences with others looking for an equally amazing time in this beautiful country. 

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

Telephone: +64 3 443 0812
Louise Hodge
Louise Hodge

SUPERPOWER: Personable

Louise excels at connecting with people from all walks of life, crafting tailored holiday experiences through her personalised approach!

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

Telephone: +64 3 443 0812
Angela Winton
Angela Winton

SUPERPOWER: A passion for travel

With over 18 years of tourism experience, Ang has stood where you are, she has a wealth of knowledge about not only New Zealand but the travel industry as a whole and will help you to be ready and organised for your client's visit.

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

Telephone: +64 3 443 0812
Victoria Parrack
Victoria Parrack

SUPERPOWER: Love potion for New Zealand

Sourcing her potion from the finest vineyards of the Marlborough region, Vickie is making sure that all of her clients fall in love with New Zealand's breathtaking features.

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

Telephone: +61 7 3778 4320
Harriet McGregor
Harriet McGregor

SUPERPOWER: Wilderness Warrior

Having walked the Te Araroa trail from the top to the bottom of New Zealand, Harriet has gained incredible resilience, patience, and knowledge of beautiful NZ. Basically everything you need to be a great Travel Specialist.

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

Telephone: +64 3 443 0812
Neisha Hill
Neisha Hill

SUPERPOWER: A passion for exploring and having a fantastic time whilst doing it

Neisha has always loved to travel and has a passion for sharing this with others. She has visited many countries around the world, but nowhere has ever come close to New Zealand in her eyes. The landscapes are unbeatable, with wildlife and natural beauty at every turn. Neisha has swum with dolphins, climbed mountains, rushed down waterfalls, flown above glaciers and enjoyed world-class wine. Designing bespoke once-in-a-lifetime holidays for people to explore this beautiful country is a dream come true!

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

Telephone: +64 3 443 0812
Petra Obrovska
Petra Obrovska

SUPERPOWER: Resourceful problem solver

Visiting 33 countries has equipped Petra with resourcefulness and excellent problem-solving skills, which will definitely be a benefit to all of her clients.

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

Telephone: +64 3 443 0812
Carly Baker
Carly Baker

SUPERPOWER: NZ Treasure Hunter

Carly is not the type of treasure hunter who's wearing an eye patch and looking for gold, her mission is to discover all the best locations in New Zealand.

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

Telephone: +64 3 443 0812
Tia Chesser
Tia Chesser

SUPERPOWER: Stepping out of my comfort zone

Born in Adelaide, Australia, I've travelled to over 30 countries over the past 10 years and New Zealand is where I've chosen to call home. With breathtaking surroundings and a plentiful of hidden gems to be explored. The mountains are why I came but the culture and experiences are why I stay and what I want to share with the rest of the world.

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

Telephone: +64 3 443 0812
Kayla Gray
Kayla Gray

SUPERPOWER: Go Getter

No point in saying something if you're not going to do it! Creating a personable experience to surpass your expectation.

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

Telephone: +64 3 443 0812
Kayla Bailey
Kayla Bailey

SUPERPOWER: Adventurer

When Kayla was as 6 years old, her parents sold everything and took her and her sister to New Orleans where they bought a sail yacht. For six years, they lived on the yacht and travelled through the Caribbean, then went through the Panama Canal and spent some time in the South Pacific Ocean. She is excited to get your adventure started!

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

Telephone: +64 3 443 0812
Shelby Hewlett
Shelby Hewlett

SUPERPOWER: Enabling memory-making moments 

Shelby recently moved to New Zealand from the Scottish Highlands and now calls Wanaka home. With a degree in Adventure Tourism Management, she's passionate about creating unique mountain experiences. Shelby enjoys exploring areas with authentic local character and culture and always strives to provide warm and innovative service when forming bespoke itineraries for her clients. She's excited to learn more about New Zealand and help her clients make the most of their adventures here.

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

Telephone: +64 3 443 0812
Mackenzie Neely
Mackenzie Neely

SUPERPOWER: Communication

I really love having deep chats and taking a close look at all the facts and information available. My attention to detail ensures that no important details are missed or overlooked!

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

Telephone: +64 3 443 0812
Ella Stalker
Ella Stalker

SUPERPOWER: Problem Solving

After spending two and a half years in Canada, travelling and working in various roles across the travel industry, Ella decided to follow her dream and move to New Zealand. Since arriving, she has fallen in love with the country's natural beauty, from the stunning mountains and lakes to the breathtaking coastlines. She is excited to be in a position where she can share her knowledge and passion for travel with others.

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

Telephone: +64 3 443 0812
Katie Goodman
Katie Goodman

SUPERPOWER: Outside the box thinker!

With an innate ability to think beyond boundaries, Katie's superpower lies in crafting unique journeys that exceed the ordinary. Armed with her profound understanding of New Zealand, she seamlessly weaves off-the-beaten-path gems into your itinerary, ensuring each moment is infused with unparalleled discovery and wonder.

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

Ziggy Callan
Ziggy Callan

SUPERPOWER: Driven

Ziggy is a highly motivated and organised individual who is passionate about travel. They set goals for themselves and work towards them to ensure that their clients receive the best possible service. With Ziggy's organisational skills and goal-oriented mindset, clients can trust that their travel plans will be in good hands.

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

Telephone: +64 3 443 0812
Sophie McKenzie
Sophie McKenzie

SUPERPOWER: Adventure Junkie

Sophie LOVES adventure including winter sports, hiking, camping, and road tripping with her partner. She enjoys working with people and creating unforgettable travel experiences for her clients!

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

Telephone: +64 3 443 0812
Brittany Withell
Brittany Withell

SUPERPOWER: Intuition

Brittney's intuition is something to be feared! She can expertly read a room, pick up on vibes and match your energy, this means she is very good at hearing and understanding you!

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

Telephone: +64 3 443 0812
Gina Lowen
Gina Lowen

SUPERPOWER: Providing excellent hospitality

Gina lives and breathes Hospitality and will ensure to take care of you from the first point of contact
to the last.

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

Telephone: +64 3 443 0812
Emily-Rose James
Emily-Rose James

SUPERPOWER: Passion!

Emily-Rose was born and raised in New Zealand, so she knows it like the back of her hand! This sparks her passion to share what she has experienced and knows so well, with you, so you can give your clients the best possible experience!

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

Lisa Gloeckner
Lisa Gloeckner

SUPERPOWER: Master Memory Maker

For Lisa, travelling has always been more than a passion - it's a way of life. With nearly 20 countries marked in her passport, she's had the chance to explore many global destinations. Yet, New Zealand will forever be her heart's home. Trading Munich's cityscape for the awe-inspiring landscapes of New Zealand's South Island, Lisa has embarked on a mission to reveal the pure beauty of this place to everyone. As a Memory Maker, she's on a quest to demonstrate why NZ and Australia are undeniably the best countries to visit.

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

Telephone: +64 3 443 0812
Danielle Lillico
Danielle Lillico

SUPERPOWER: Positive Thinker & Problem Solver

Danielle is a passionate traveller who found her home away from home in New Zealand. Let her share her knowledge and help you experience the wonders of New Zealand.

Madi Stroud
Madi Stroud

SUPERPOWER: Exploring

Madi loves to seek out the hidden gems wherever she goes. Her personal goal when travelling is to avoid the crowds! Moving from Auckland to the South Island has allowed her to experience the depth of the beauty in NZ. She loves winter swims in the lakes and finding the best spots to take her friends and family.

Telephone: +64 3 443 0812
Chris Waddick
Chris Waddick

SUPERPOWER: Wildlife explorer

Having a background in the conservation of New Zealand, Chris knows when and where travelers can encounter local wildlife. His ability to speak the language of the animals is yet to be confirmed.

Telephone: +64 3 443 0812
Dana Aplin
Dana Aplin

SUPERPOWER: Forming authentic relationships

Dana was born and raised in the beautiful Bay of Islands of New Zealand and now resides in Wanaka. She has covered almost every corner of the country but there is always more to explore! New Zealand has a strong travel culture and sense of adventure, and it’s infectious to everyone who visits. Dana loves her part of the world because of the isolated wild places, and incredible endemic biodiversity that you need to see for yourself to believe!

Telephone: +64 3 443 0812
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