We have expanded to the breathtakingly beautiful Mount Maunganui in New Zealand (Aotearoa)

 

New Zealand is home to incredible diverse and contrasting scenery. From far-reaching mountains, active volcanoes to astounding fjords and golden-sandy beaches. The North and South Island is packed with gigantic glaciers and snow peaked mountain tops where you can stroll along buzzing cities or hide away on rugged coastlines.

Our NZ offices opened their doors to the world in 2016, offering an extension to the UK based, Head Office in Stansted.

With offices in Mount Maunganui and Palmerston North, serving our Australasian clients outside of the European office hours, Blue Marine Travel continues to offer excellent service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week,  365 days a year. 

You can find the professional team down the road from the Tauranga Airport at

10 De Havilland Way, Mount Maunganui.

Available on blue@bluemarinetravel.com or +64 (07) 574 0512

 

Meet the New Zealand Team

 

Lee Harris
Director
+64 (07) 574 0512
lharris@bluemarinetravel.com

Lee Harris has recently moved with his wife and three beautiful girls to the buzzing town of Tauranga. Lee has 24 years’ experience within the Travel Industry and is bringing his expertise and passion to Blue Marine Travels’ Australasia branch.

 

Natasha Nel
Sales and Marketing
+64 (07) 574 0512
nnel@bluemarinetravel.com

Natasha has been part of the Super Yacht industry for the last 5 years and has traveled extensively over the world.Being a Chief Stewardess abroad, she understands the level of service that is expected within the industry and aims to build strong customer relations between Blue Marine Travel and our loyal clients.

 

Kendall Ronald
Travel Consultant
+64 (07) 574 0512
blue@bluemarinetravel.com

Kendall resides in Tauranga with her bubbly daughter Aria. She is a foodie at heart and enjoys exquisite flavours and foreign foods. She is a social butterfly and chooses to spend her time with her friends and family playing on the white sandy beaches the Mount has to offer.

 

Tara Leppelaars Blue Marine Travel NZ

Tara Oliver
Travel Consultant
+64 (07) 574 0512
blue@bluemarinetravel.com

Tara lives in Palmerston North, New Zealand with her husband and their dog Indy whom they consider their best friend. Since leaving school Tara has enjoyed working within the travel industry and thoroughly enjoys the different challenges it brings.

 

Donna Hutton Blue Marine Travel NZ

Donna Hutton
Travel Consultant
+64 (07) 574 0512
blue@bluemarinetravel.com

Donna is originally from Essex in England, however she has been living in New Zealand for the past 15 years with her husband and two children.

 

Hanna Pila
Travel Consultant
+64 (07) 574 0512
blue@bluemarinetravel.com

Hanna was in the Travel Industry for over six years in Qatar. She’s originally from Philippines, however now resides in Tauranga with her husband and lovely daughter Andreah.

 

 

Brenda Fuller
Travel Consultant
+64 (07) 574 0512
blue@bluemarinetravel.com

Originally from the UK, moved to Australia in 2013 to follow her heart and married an Ozzie and recently became an Australia Citizen.  Lives on the Gold Coast Queensland where it is ‘Beautiful One day and Perfect the next’ Started travel in 1988 and moved into Marine Travel around 1991.  Joined Blue Marine Travel in Feb 2020.

 

 

Alana Dresner
Travel Consultant
+64 (07) 574 0512
blue@bluemarinetravel.com

Alana is a kiwi local here at our NZ office and been in the travel industry for over 25 years – with an emphasis on customer service she is focused on finding the right travel solutions. Alana loves travelling to adventure destinations and enjoys living life in the Bay of Plenty where there is sun, sand, surf, good food and friends & family to share these experiences with.

 

 

Petra Grjipstra
Travel Consultant
+64 (07) 574 0512
blue@bluemarinetravel.com

Petra has been a travel consultant for over 25 years and is originally from The Netherlands, however moved to NZ in 2006. She lives in the Winterless North Kerikeri, Bay of Islands with her husband and three children. Whilst at work she enjoys searching for the best quote and in her free time she enjoys exploring with her family the beautiful NZ outdoors.

 

Sara Nikora
Travel Consultant
+64 (07) 574 0512
blue@bluemarinetravel.com

Sara recently moved back to New Zealand after working and living overseas for the last 12 years. She has lived in Canada, UK and Ireland to name a few where she worked in the hospitality and tourism industry. The last 8 years she worked on board super yachts which she absolutely loved and was lucky enough to travel to some amazing destinations. Sara is happy to be back in New Zealand and is very excited to work at Blue Marine as travel is her passion. In her spare time she loves going to the beach, exploring new places, hanging out with friends and family and playing with her new puppy, Franklin