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2 Nov 2018
“Andrew was extremely knowledgable about the history of Nelson and tailored the tour to our interests!”
24 Oct 2018
“Great personalised tour to Takaka Hill”
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People and Place Tours – the people, the land and their shared stories. Every place on earth has been transformed by its human stories. On People and Place Tours you will hear stories from a remote region of the planet - one which joined the human...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Selwyn Place, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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+64 22 426 7782
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

My family of three (including our 4 year old son) had a private tour on the way to the Caves and Resurgence. Along the way, he told us in depth historical stories about the history of Nelson in such passionate detail. It was a pleasure...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Andrew_in_Nelson, Owner at People and Place Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Thanks for the recommendation. It was a good day out, despite the unseasonally cold morning to begin with. I hope the rest of your time in NZ went well. Think of the Nelson / Tasman region whenever you buy NZ hops back in the US!...More

Reviewed 24 October 2018

I did a personalised tour with Andrew to go to Takaka Hill including the Riwaka Resurgence.I had a fantastic time. Andrew puts a lot of effort into the tours he offers and he was happy to work around what I wanted to see. I not...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Andrew_in_Nelson, Owner at People and Place Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

Thanks for such a great review. I enjoyed the day (excellent weather) - I was very pleased to see the weka family in the bush, good to see them breeding - so long as they stay away from my chicken run. I hope the rest...More

Reviewed 5 October 2018

Andrew is a fantastic guide, with deep insight into the region, combined with powerful storytelling. A really great way to spend an afternoon in Nelson and the surrounding region. You'll definitely come away from the experience with a different view of the place!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Andrew took me on a tour where he was able to discuss in detail every aspect of areas of Nelson as regards three wars, our famed scientist Rutherford, Māori History in Mapua, stopping at beautiful places to hear about our forebears and the current lie...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Andrew_in_Nelson, Owner at People and Place Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Thanks Julia for such a positive review. Interesting your comment on the 'current lie of the land' as, at present, I am learning more about the broad environmental issues now facing the Nelson / Tasman region and will try to give some historical perspective on...More

Reviewed 19 April 2018

What an absolutely lovely way to spend an afternoon discovering Nelson. Andrew is a wealth of information & historical knowledge & a delight to be with.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

We spent a relaxed,informative afternoon touring Nelson and the environs with Andrew.We learned so much about the history of the area;but also about New Zealand.We highly recommend this tour to anyone coming to Nelson.Our coffee stop was a hidden treasure with a unique story as...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Andrew_in_Nelson, Owner at People and Place Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Wendy, Thanks for the review - I enjoyed the day and your company. Yes the Riverside cafe is a quirky place with an interesting story. Enjoy the rest of your stay in (usually sunny) Nelson, Cheers, Andrew

Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

4 hours toure with Andrew in Nelson city and suraounding Eria gives wonderful view on Town, local people lives. A unick person with soil of true "Nelson man", that takes you to Interesting places telling the story of Newziland in general, and Nelson in particular....More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Andrew_in_Nelson, Owner at People and Place Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Thanks for such a great review - I really enjoyed the trip. One of the great things about these tours is that I seem to learn as much from the customers as they do from me! Cheers, Andrew

Reviewed 19 November 2017

Andrew is a great host with a wide range of local knowledge. His tour gives a good overview of the Tasman Bay region and he provides a great commentary on the post- European colonial history of Nelson and Tasman Bay.

Date of experience: September 2017
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I really have no idea why your review has not appeared, I will investigate. Wish I could be of more assistance. Cheers, Andrew
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