Department of Tourism: Otago University

Dr Anna carr

We need to promote a broader view of who participates in general outdoor recreation.

Ko Ngā Puhi me Ngāti Ruanui ngā iwi

Anna is a senior Lecturer and Co-Director for Centre for Recreation Research, Tourism Department, University of Otago. She and her husband Andy Thompsons’ current hobby is establishing a saffron business Wild Earth Herb Farm – near Twizel.

From 1995 – 2002 Anna and her husband owned Wild Earth Adventures, a Dunedin company specialising in outdoor education and sea kayaking.

Prior to her career as an academic Anna was owner operator of Southern Alps Guiding (1989-1994) and employed with the Helicopter Line (1994-1995) and Department of Conservation (1987-1994 Aoraki Mt Cook National Park/lLands and Survey Mt Egmont, Mt Tongariro and Mt Cook National Parks 1981-1987