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John has lived in Wellington for most of his life. Born, bred and schooled in Wellington, John began working in Banking soon after. 

During his time at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, John was involved with hosting overseas bankers which included trips around Wellington and beyond. A nature lover as well as a wine enthusiast, John provides insights into Wellington"s spectacular scenery as well as a comprehensive knowledge of the Wairarapa wine region.

John has traveled extensively overseas. His sporting CV includes travelling to football and cricket World Cups, as well as an Olympics games. Having experienced overseas travel, John is well aware of the requirements of visitors to NZ and strives to exceed their expectations.

Over the last year we have added two new contract drivers, Philip and Richard who are Wellington based tour operators in their own right as well as providing tours for Captours as required.

Philip has a keen intereset in wine and food in particular and is a keen cricketer when time permits. Richard has taken numerous groups to sporting events overseas and has a passion for showing off his city of birth to visitors.

John Barry