Karel and David Wallace are your New Zealand-born hosts, keen to ensure that your stay with us is a happy one.
We provide excellent hospitality and service and are proud to share our Kiwi heritage with you.
We are eager to share our knowledge of New Zealand flora and fauna, also our culture and heritage. We will be pleased to give you ideas of things to see and places to go on your travels, specific to your interests.
We both have adult children and grandchildren spread around the world: Shanghai, Tasmania, Dunedin and even Antarctica!
Karel is interested in geneology and local history. She has a background in management in the elderly care industry.
David enjoys cycling, running, sailing, kayaking, amateur radio (ZL4WD) and photography. He is also interested in vintage farm machinery and owns three veteran tractors. He has worked in environmental health and latterly, food safety in the NZ Dairy Industry, and served with the Royal NZ Army Medical Corps ( Territorial Force) for 24 years, including service with the US, Australian and Pacific Islands military forces.