wh0 are we
New Zealand Impressions is a small family owned business, operated by John Carter and Jo McDermott
Director, Tour-guide and Driver
John is Christchurch born and bred. A retired lawyer, John sought to find employment that complimented his passion of travel in New Zealand. He has now been running this successful family-owned tourism business and guiding tours for over 15 years. With his wealth of knowledge of New Zealand and his side interests in food and wine, you will be personally assured that you are in the most competent hands this country has to offer.
Jo is originally from Auckland and has worked as a Registered Nurse both in New Zealand and overseas. As with John, Jo wished to share her passion of the country with others. Having come from the North Island, she shares her extensive knowledge of the landscape there as well as that of the South Island which she has gained from living here for over 20 years. Jo is the back-bone of the company and is dedicated to ensure your New Zealand experience is second to none.