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Dr Sam Bartholomew


FRNZCUC, CORE instructor & previous Medical Advisor for the NZHGPA

Sam is passionate about adventure, education, his family and trying not to get injured (often not successfully). "Its who you are that determines what you do not the other way round" and "understanding is more important than agreement".


Dr Chris Hill

General Advisor


Chris moved to NZ from the UK to find a better life, he's found it and making the most of it!

He occasionally works as a Rural Hospitalist and Alpine rescue doctor, but spends most his time chasing the vertical world he's passionate about and clowning about with his kids.


Dr Mark Gutenstein

Conference Advisor

FACEM, FDRHMNZ, Simulation Instructor

Marc embraces his family, the wilderness, the complexities of human nature, and coffee. "Everything is interconnected. Listen carefully, explore, innovate and find your theme"


Dr Rachel Tullet

General Advisor

Rachel lives an international life from NZ, following a path in wilderness and humanitarian medicine  from a variety of angles. She feels privileged to meet and work alongside so many amazing people around the world. Her current focus is on emergency preparedness & response, field-based education and creating desserts, in resource-limited settings. ‘Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations’. ‘Life is what you bake of it’

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