Kapiti Island Tours, New Zealand
John Barrett has Maori tribal affiliations to Ngatitoa Rangatira, Te Ati Awa and Ngati Raukawa. He is the managing director and co-owner of Kapiti Island Nature Tours and Kapiti Nature Lodge on one of New Zealand's most significant natural treasures, Kapiti Island. John has previously served as Chairman of the New Zealand Maori Tourism Council, as a Board member of Tourism New Zealand and a founding member of the WINTA Leadership Council. He remains active in Maori higher education, tribal and community development roles.