64 6 327 7280 john@historichomes.co.nz

John Vickers – Tour Guide

About John

John is a fifth generation New Zealander with a lifetime interest in New Zealand Heritage.

A childhood spent in a large district homestead, and being familiar with all the other homes on the tour, gives John a broad knowledge of their history, design aspects and place in New Zealand’s development.

Restoring a “Chapman-Taylor Courtyard” house with his wife Sarah, as a home for their three children, Woodleigh reveals the interesting philosophy of the Arts and Craft movement.

His experience in Local Government, including a term as District Mayor, gives him further insight into the interesting Rangitikei District.

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