Committee

Claudia Duffy (Chair), Didier Bodin and Matthias Schellhorn (Vice-Chair),  Mark Middleton (Treasurer), Siegrun Koop and Jutta Blank (Membership Secretaries), Herbie Mues (Secretary), Birgit Aikman, Tim de Jong, Wilhelm Lehmberg, Chris Sloan.


Achievements/Goals

• Party: Kiwiana
• Achieved goal and doubled Membership
• Letters had been sent to several government departments regarding illegally working overseas guides and driver/guides
• We placed an ad in the NZ Travel Industry Diary under the Tour Guiding Services
• Started subscription to Nigel Conventry’s Inside Tourism, a weekly email industry newsletter
• Chairperson attended the TIA conference
• Chairperson met with Conservation Minister Chris Carter regarding the DoC Concession
• Made PG merchandise available – hats, luggage tags and badges


Social Events

May: Conference in Auckland

Party: Kiwiana

September: Social in Golden Bay

December: Annual X-mas BBQ in Auckland