Richard's family came to New Zealand's South Island in 1870 as pioneer farmers, he also grew up on his families hill country farm. Richard is an outdoors person and a great option for anyone looking for a tour with a local who enjoys showing visitors his own back yard. Come and see our wonderful country with him and don't worry, he's not going to bore you with facts & figures!. Richard has been a freelance Driver/Guide for the past 10+ years starting or finishing tours in any part of New Zealand both on his own account and for other travel organisations. Prior to this he ran his own transport tour company for 14 years, based in Christchurch, operating a small fleet of well appointed vehicles looking after visitors from couples to families, small private groups, school groups, travel film/media crews, VIP's/Diplomats to name a few all visiting our country. Richard's comfortable touring anyone, making sure they have a wonderful holiday.