Hamish Allardice


Sustainability Consultant

What do you do at TIA?
Working directly with tourism businesses to assist them in managing sustainability within their businesses and wider communities.

What's your career background?
Service industry, accommodation management, hotels, backpacker, university students, also Ministry for the Environment and as a Landscape Gardener. Building communities and taking care of people. I love customer service to create change.

What do you do for fun?
I'm not so good at sitting down. Swim Squad, Pilates, Yoga, Qigong, tramping (I have done most of the Great Walks) and travel adventures, building community and creating connections within my community and friendship groups. Yep, I'm a bossy extrovert. Oh and the movies! I love going to the movies. And, music and reading a book, however, there just aren't enough hours in the day. 

What’s one thing every visitor to New Zealand should do?
Ensure they do everything they dreamed of doing here and take time to reassess their lives so they can live their best one.