Dean Nikora - Executive Director
A trained private pilot, experienced diver, fisherman and hunter, Dean’s a true New Zealand adventurer with established and exclusive partnerships with businesses, properties and professionals that help deliver on our promise.
His iwi affiliations with Ngâti Maniapoto and Ngâti Tama te Waipounamu are vastly important to him, and these values are reflected in how Antipodean runs its business and looks after our guests.
Dean is also an award-winning farmer who loves spending time on his dairy farm. Feel free to stop in for a cuppa.
Alexandra Stewart - Founder and CEO
Travel and Leisure's A Lister Alexandra is an accomplished entrepreneur, who loves bringing friends, family and travel together in unique and spectacular ways.
After working in the family’s highly reputed global business and armed with a Masters of Design, she decided to travel the world, and uncover new experiences in luxury travel.
A natural leader and effervescent businesswoman, her love of design and travel led to the creation of Antipodean Luxury travel, and since 2016, has focused on building its amazing team of Holiday Curators, Guides and Hosts.