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MARIA ALOMAJAN is an Auckland based freelance writer. Although new to travel writing she is neither new to travel nor writing and has a background in PR, adverting, marketing and the performing arts. Ph: (09) 480 8048 Mob: 021 505 907 email: firstname.lastname@example.org BRUCE ANSLEY in the last quarter-century or so, award-winning journalist Bruce Ansley has written for newspapers in both islands of New Zealand, as well as overseas, with titles as diverse as the Christchurch Star, the Otago Daily Times and the London Sun. He has worked for radio, and on television shows such as A Week of It and McPhail and Gadsby. He was a staff writer for the NZ Listener magazine until the end of 2006, when he left to become both canal voyager in France and full-time writer of books. His last book was Stoned on Duty (Hodder Moa Beckett), a tale of intrigue involving the police undercover war on drugs. Bruce has won fellowships to both Oxford and Cambridge universities. He is a one-time crayfisherman and has had a lifetime affair with boats of all kinds, from dinghies to sailing boats, and with his wife Sally spent a couple of months a year over several years living on a launch in Westhaven, Auckland He still likes nothing better than messing about in his vintage motor-sailer on the cerulean waters of Golden Bay. He and Sally have been married for a very long time, and despite the events described in A Long Slow Affair of the Heart, remain so. They have twin sons living in London and Auckland and another son living in Sydeny, while they remain doggedly in Christchurch. 58 Colenso Street, CHRISTCHURCH. Mob: 021 66 88 21 STACEY ANYAN is a staff writer at North & South magazine. After gaining an MA in Psychology at the University of Auckland, she based herself in London for five years, where she worked as a primary school teacher and backpacked extensively during school holidays. Acquiring a mortgage upon her return has limited her overseas travel but being Aotearoa’s biggest patriot, she’s not too worried. Stacey won the Qantas Media Awards Junior Magazine Feature Writer category in 2008. North & South, Private Bag 92512, Wellesley Street, AUCKLAND. Ph: (09) 308 2754 email: email@example.com PHILIPPA ASHFORD has worked in tourism for 30 years principally in Australia and New Zealand, but also in the United Kingdom and Singapore. Since the formation of her company, Philippa Ashford and Associates, in 1988, Philippa has specialised in national tourist office representations. She currently handles the Anaheim Orange County Visitor & Convention Bureau of California USA, for the New Zealand market.
Her role as a marketing consultant includes promotional work bringing her into constant contact with the New Zealand media. P.O.Box 25-482, AUCKLAND. Mob: 021 575260, email: firstname.lastname@example.org BRETT ATKINSON is a fulltime travel writer who specialises in adventure travel, unusual destinations, and surprising angles on more well known destinations. Recent stories have included bathing in beer in the Czech Republic, listening to World music in the Borneo rainforest, and exploring the islands of Mozambique. His work appears regularly in New Zealand publications including Inspire, World, the Listener and the Herald on Sunday. Brett also writes guidebooks for Lonely Planet, and has updated books across four continents for the world’s biggest travel publisher. He also reviews Auckland’s restaurants and bars for www.viewauckland.co.nz and is co-author of Church Road – A Love Affair With Wine, a history of one of New Zealand’s oldest wineries. P.O. Box 26-449, Epsom, AUCKLAND. Ph/Fax: (09) 630 6351, mob: 021 0788 649, email: email@example.com KIM BAKER - Although having no formal training or experience in photography apart from some natural ability – so I have been told, I do have a genuine interest in pursuing a career in Travel Writing journalism. I make the most of my current position in travel to take advantage of what is on offer to capture. After returning this year from living in China for 14 months, I place this country on the top of my list of Favourite County’s – it is a photographer’s paradise for people and scenery. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org MONIQUE BALVERT O’CONNOR is a Tauranga-based writer who has 20 years experience, armed with an MA (honours) degree and a diploma of journalism she began her career as a newspaper journalist. As a freelancer she has written for a host of leading New Zealand publications such as Next, North and South, Your Home and Garden, NZ House and Garden and NZ Gardener. 15 Pillans Road, TAURANGA. Ph: (07) 5700113 Mob: 0274 575 700 email: email@example.com MARK BARRATT-BOYES is a freelance writer, editor and marketing communications practitioner. He specialises in travel and transport. He is a sub-editor and staff writer for Destinations Media, which publishes the quarterly travel magazine Destinations, and for VIP Publications. It publishes Professional Skipper, the journal of the New Zealand maritime transport industry, which includes charter boats, ferries, jet boats and tourism adventure boats such as Whale Watch Kaikoura. He has also been a regular contributor to Signature magazine, Southern Skies, Golden Wing, Boating New Zealand and Style. 7B Stafson Lane, Te Atatu Peninsula, AUCKLAND. Ph: (09) 834 9476, email firstname.lastname@example.org LAUREN BARTLETT – Journalist, Inspire, Idealog and Good and Marketing Manager, AUT Media. Lauren has worked in the media industry, in some form, for five years, including freelancing for local and international publications. She holds a Bachelor of Communications with a major in Journalism and is the author of a guide to Auckland sold in the UK and Canada. In 2006, Lauren received the prestigious Technos Award to travel and write in Japan. Lauren is passionate about travel, and counts her favourite destinations (so far) as Madagascar, Shanghai and Ireland. Ph: (09) 966 1072 email: Lauren@hbmedia.co.nz CHRIS BARTON C/- NZ Herald, P O Box 32, Auckland email: email@example.com www.nzherald.co.nz JOE BENNETT – Born in Eastbourne, England in 1957 and educated in Brighton and Cambridge, Joe Bennett taught English in a variety of countries before retiring from the classroom in 1998 to make a living by writing. His newspaper columns are syndicated around the country and he’s won the Qantas Media
nz website: www.(Life & Leisure . His stock photography is represented by Hedgehog House and he is currently designing photo treks with World Expeditions.North & South.com SHANE BOOCOCK is the author of 'Auckland. winner Marten Blumen is known for his capacity and devotion to produce quality adventure. Wilderness. Britain and. Climbing. after returning home from travelling through Europe and Asia. 2008 Banff Mountain Photography Competition. Ph: (09) 574 5214 email: eleanorlblack@gmail. an artists eye for light and an inquisitive mind.co. New Zealand. he has exhibited his work in many exhibitions and he currently has an imaged featured in the PSNZ Touring Exhibition sponsored by the National Bank. She has worked for The Irish Times as an online journalist and been a staff journalist . Chinese underpant manufacturing have been international bestsellers. A keen amateur photographer. These relate to some of the numerous countries he has visited. P O Box 38-659. AUCKLAND 1143.nz ELEANOR BLACK is an Auckland-based writer. Outside China. Crux. Spain.Awards Columnist of the Year three times.co. Sharron has worked as a Press Photographer in New Zealand.sharronbennett. he regularly produces unique outcomes. A City Guide For City People' published by New Holland in 2003.co. which now total more than 70.boocock@travmedia. Combining a world-class digital skill-set. Mob: 0211 560 309 email: firstname.lastname@example.org in New Zealand – a leading online press release distribution service for Travel Media and PR Professionals. Blumen regularly seeks new images away from his studio in Auckland. He particularly enjoys visiting European countries and has recently returned from Bulgaria and Romania.com and Mountain Equipment Co-op have used his photographs. He lives with a dog in Lyttelton and expects to stay there. Her travels have taken her from Angkor Wat in Cambodia to a prison cell on New Year's Eve in Ljubljana. Ostend. Publications and companies including National Geographic. for Fiestas de San Mateo and a friend's wedding.com has seen the launch of Food4Media. Waiheke Island. P O Box 105-958. His travel books on New Zealand. Slovenia. Geoff has made several travel and photographic presentations to various clubs including the Wellington Overland Club. in promotional and advertising material and in National and International newspapers.co. NZ Alpine Journal. landscape and architectural photography. His particular photographic interests include travel. outdoor and nature images in tough conditions.nz NICOLA BOYES is a freelance writer currently based Napier.com website: www. His work has earned him APSNZ honours.com – a new online media service aimed at all aspects of the F & B industry.com GEOFF BOXALL has had a lifelong interest in travel and photography. AUCKLAND 1240. She has explored the beauty of the Balkans from Belgrade to Sarajevo and most recently walked over the Pyrenees before limping in to Logrono. Sharron's work appears in numerous magazines. University Photographer at Cornell in New York and as Photographer and Picture Editor in London.joebennett. Next) on websites. most recently. Geoff has had a number of travel articles published in newspapers over the years. He is also the editor of the Wellington Property Investor magazine for which he writes regular articles. Probus and U3A. Climber. NZ House and Garden. A former professional technical writer at the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand. On Holiday and Amex Platinum Magazines.co. Website: www.martyblumen.nz MARTEN BLUMEN – Grand Prize. SeaSpray Magazine. Wellington Mail Centre. 5 Putiki Rd. Ph: (03) 467 5550 Mob: 021 1892 784 email: Sharron@es. Email: Shane. Registration is free.pundit. His articles have appeared in the NZ Herald. Rotary. In 2004.nz SHARRON BENNETT is a Dunedin-based photographer offering over 20 years experience in the photography industry. a sister site for TravMedia.com website: www. NZ Geographic. Ph: (04) 235 9943 email: geoff_boxall@xtra. Recently. Shane launched TravMedia. Ph: (09) 372 2525.
then newspaper section winner and overall winner of the 1993 contest and newspaper section winner in 1996. While working as a press photographer at the New Zealand Herald he was named Junior Photographer of the Year in 2003 as well as Environment photographer of the Year in 2006. linda. P O Box 19229. Robin has written Insight Guides. Ph: (021) 133 6413. The Sunday Star Times. email@example.com. Brisbane Courier-Mail and The New Zealand Herald. Mob: 0274 491 477. His articles and photographs have appeared in the Otago Daily Times .brett@paradise. ODT). economic and feature writing. edited the Maverick Travel Guide to New Zealand (Pelican .chapple@gmail.Box 99-756 Newmarket. Since 2006 he has worked full-time for the Out Place Publishing project. The Independent (UK). He has a particular love for Russia and the former Soviet Union states. Ph: (09) 520 3523. WELLINGTON. in magazines ranging from Management to the Listener. Robin was commended in the inaugural Travcom Travel Writer Of The Year contest in 1992. PNG and Jordan.cartlidge@gmail. Island Bay. She has presented Radio NZ and Radio Network travel programmes and TVOne and TV3 travel reports.nz PETER BUSH is a Wellington-based photographer. Since winning the Mobil Overseas Travel Award in journalism in 1973 he has travelled extensively.USA) and written Amazing New Zealand (Penguin). P. His travel writing has appeared in numerous New Zealand newspapers including the Dominion Post. Central Asia and Asia.net. Waikato Times and The Manawatu Standard. President of New Zealand Travel Communicators 1999 and 2000.bush@xtra. . at the Qantas Media Awards. Mob: 021 0327 839 email: amos.co. New Zealand Herald. Press. Age. Evening Post. Travcom Newspaper Travel Writer of the Year winner in 2000 and also overall Travcom Travel Writer of the Year in 2000.nz MIKE CARTLIDGE is a Wellington-based writer and author. He has photographed in more than 35 counties including Uzbekistan.nz SUSAN BUCKLAND’s travel writing and photographs are published in New Zealand and overseas magazines and newspapers.com LINDA BRETT is an Auckland-based writer.boyes@gmail. The Christchurch Press and the Waikato Times. The Press and The Marlborough Express.O. 021 293 5267 Email: Nicola. mob 0274 766 421. Courtenay place. He served two terms as London correspondent for New Zealand Associated Press (NZ Herald.j. She has twice won the Qantas Media Awards Best Travel Column.at New Zealand newspapers including. WELLINGTON. Asia and the Middle East. and writes about travel experiences and destinations beyond conventional travel itineraries. He has published a number of novels and is a past winner of the Richard Webster Popular Fiction Award.com AMOS CHAPPLE started his career in newspapers. email: p. for the Los Angeles Times. Chris was a finalist in the 2003 Cathay Pacific Awards for the ‘Best Article about a Journey’ category. Fax: (04) 383 7303. Winner of several national journalism prizes for news. Belarus. email susan. her travel columns being first in the Sunday Star Times and later in he New Zealand Herald.com CHRIS CHAPMAN has travelled widely in Africa.com ROBIN CHARTERIS has been the editor of the Otago Daily Times since 1997 and has travelled extensively through Europe. The Evening Post. AUCKLAND. photographing UNESCO World Heritage sites around the world. he has published articles on subjects ranging from business (and particularly the use of e-business and the internet) to humour. Email: mike. email cjchapman@rocketmail. Sydney Morning Herald. 181 Severn Street.
one that is stored as a slice of photographic history in Turnbull House in Wellington this was awarded as the Agfa-Listener Time Frame Photographic competition 1989. Death Valley.blurb.3 Howard Street.lynnclaytonphotography.nz LYNN CLAYTON is a past president of the Photographic Society of New Zealand.Sam's Day in the City and Amy's Day in the Country published by Penguin. and ways to save money when travelling. Ph: (04) 473 0301 Mob: 027 4420005 Fax: (04) 473 0304 email: Chrisc@xtra. 43 Roslyn Terrace. history.conly@press. Europe.co. food.com/bookstore/invited/267088/fd31e1926a136edff1b08dfdf4e5736d Check it out and enjoy. Most recently my travel writing for the NZ Herald and Herald on Sunday has focused on travelling with children.nz BELINDA COOKE heads up New Holland Publishers (NZ) Ltd. tourism. RD 9. Devonport. New York City.nz website: www. Website: www. outdoor pursuits and natural history.com JO LASCELLES CHESTER is multi-faceted artist working with various processes. www. reference.fourcorners. Mobile: 021 353 671.. architects and designers .O. a weekend in the once thriving spa-town of Te Aroha. Auckland. mob 025 201 6895. I write predominately about Money and Property Investing. Tibet.. Lynn also teaches basic photography to small groups either in an office or at home.. photography and painting. Twice Lynn has been an invited photographer to China to photograph with the CPA.co. In 2006 I was a speaker at the inaugural Freelance Conference. the and Australian Outback amongst her collection.co. She has been passionate about photography for over twelve years. 271 Kokopu Road. AUCKLAND. Fax: (09) 480 0129.Z. email bcooke@nhp. DUNEDIN. Email: Diana@wordfusion. Multiple award winner and author.com DIANA CLEMENT is an Auckland-based writer who has travelled extensively in Latin America.co.co. The perfect gift! Apartment #404Oakridge.newhollandpublishers. one of New Zealand’s fastestgrowing non-fiction publishers with a list of quality illustrated titles that focuses on travel. Ph: (09) 481 0444. P O Box 7002. how to relive your childhood memories with the latest generation . My recent commissions included a well-researched piece about the hot springs of New Zealand. I'm interested in writing about unusual holidays with children. Tel: 09 4466931.photosales.wordfusion. Ph: (03) 943 2817 Fax: (03) 364 8288 email: hugh. and Rotorua without breaking the bank. Lynn is currently involved in photo shoots for major corporate's.commissions as well as outdoor family portraiture. which now has more than 400 Kiwi journalists as members. gardening. Two years ago I set up the JourNZ network for journalists.co. email robincharteris@hotmail. and in 2007 I will be chairing the conference.chriscoad. Lynn also has two children's books .nz website. WHANGAREI. Asia and Africa.com and www. Newmarket. worked in design and photography and later moved into teaching. Xinjiang Province.. Colinswood. Auckland. Lynn has some published stories at www.. printmaking. Lynn's latest book 'Serendipity' is online at http://www. P.co.nz HUGH CONLY is a Christchurch-based writer. gift. Lynn has digital photos available on N.co. 10 Middleton Road.nz website: under construction www.com Skype: dianac02 Website: www.. Wellington.nz Also she is published in the book ‘Tibet in the Eyes of 100 Photographers’.nz . She has been awarded Photographic Awards. wine.redbubble. Ph: (09) 434 6190 Mob: 021 187 0201 Fax: (09) 434 6192 email: ishtar@xtra. She initially trained as a graphic artist. Ph/Fax: (03) 454 5562.nz.co. her love of capturing unique images around New Zealand and the world has transformed from a hobby to a career. Ph: (09) 522 8467 Mob 021 404560 email: lynnmc@ihug. Other than travel writing.Box 34 321 Birkenhead.com CHRIS COAD is a Wellington based photographer.
com LAURA CROOKS is an Auckland based writer and works for AA Directions Magazine. P O Box 13 411.nzpanorama. Environmental portraiture. creativity. Ph: 0800 35 74 74 Mob: 027 435 7474 email: firstname.lastname@example.org website: www.co. CHRISTCHURCH 8141. Ph: (04) 904 2071 Mob: 027 439 9004 email: mark@markcoote. WHANGAREI. Mob: 021 78 38 58 email: peter_de_graaf@yahoo. Next and Grace and has also edited contract magazines for commercial clients. In the 2008 Qantas Awards he was named travel columnist of the year for a series of columns about Northland’s quirky and out-of-the-way attractions. His experience and professionalism are valued by high profile clients in New Zealand and internationally. Website: www.nz MARK COOTE is a Wellington based freelance photographer. the Caucasus. published in the Northern Advocate. She gets a buzz out of strange and ancient places like the temple at Karnak and the statue-scattered slopes of Easter Island and delights in travel experiences that offer the unexpected.net. Mark fulfils client briefs on all levels – quality.co. Devonport.markcoote. Ph / Fax: (09) 278 4919 Email: newgrange@slingshot. drawing the reader into the experience.com PETER DE GRAAF is a Northland-based writer and photographer. Mob: 021 141 0841 email: email@example.com PAUL DALY is a photographer from Christchurch who finds himself travelling the country and globe working for a variety of interesting clients. a nature-based gift book. including two novels. Lindsey has had six books published.nz. messes about with her sketchbook and spends far too much time o the Net.lindseydawson. WELLINGTON 6141. Wendy prefers to write from a descriptive and often historical perspective. P O Box 6833.WENDY COOPER has spent the majority of her working life in the travel/aviation/tourism industry. With his relaxed and friendly style. Urban and Country. But mostly her life is more local as she does a range of freelancing jobs. waiting for her first focussed travel piece to appear in print. Her photographs have accompanied her articles in the Rodney Times. Yemen. Third Age New Zealand and FoodService Magazine and all her articles on the Internet. Mob: 021 159 9309 email: lindseyoutloud@xtra. AUCKLAND.com LINDSEY DAWSON is a writer who lives north of Auckland at Hatfields Beach. the Middle East and the more obscure corners of New Zealand. 2/5 Dundas Road. timeliness and price. A Diploma in Travel Writing / Photography helped her focus her interest and she is competing a Diploma of Professional Photography to further enhance these skills. These articles appear in ‘inhouse’ travel publications. and personally published her seventh. 1131 Anne Street. Growing Today Magazine. She has been launch editor of a range of newsstand magazines including More.com . He has travelled and photographed in more than 35 countries. runs writing seminars.com website: www. His favourite places include Eastern Europe. Armagh Street. landscapes and cultural events are her preferred photographic topics with images on file with a local photo library. He has had a number of travel articles published from this work and is available for assignments anywhere.nz website: www. Uzbekistan. Email firstname.lastname@example.org SUE COURTNEY is an Auckland-base writer specialising in wine. his favourites being India. her passion includes driving in New Zealand off the beaten track. with a photographer friend. Cambodia and France. New to travel writing.
She has contributed to New Zealand Geographic. WELLINGTON.com www.co. outdoor pursuits and the arts. adventure. The Christchurch Star and various inhouse travel industry publications. WELLINGTON.co. the fun. Recent trips include a 7-day Transcenic NZ train journey and cycling the Central Otago Rail Trail. property and historic material. Fax: (03) 960 4468.com JENNY & TONY ENDERBY are freelance travel writers and award-winning photographers specialising in ecotourism. particularly in New Zealand. CHRISTCHURCH. dolphins.nz WENDY DUNLOP is a freelance writer specialising in travel. Her features and photographs are published in New Zealand publications and occasionally in Britain and Australia where she worked for several years. music and commotion of Irish people ‘being together’ – craic says it all. Mind Y’Self Now Jewarne is a tale about life in Donegal and Dublin. published by Steele Roberts Publishers 2008. Available for assignments in any location. 56a Colombo St or PO Box 12199. Traveltrade. Linda is an Auckland-based freelance writer and book reviewer who has travelled extensively.New Zealand Herald. travel story category.co. Ph: (03) 960 4467. Older and Bolder in 2004. health and travel.nz NICOLA EDMONDS is a Wellington-based editorial photographer.nz JOANNE DOHERTY is the author of Mind Y’self Now. P O Box 32. widely experienced in a range of food. Stock images available.nz website: www. Her first book Pay for your Travel by Writing. P O Box 38655. email: wmdunlop@xtra. Ph: (04) 562 6162 email: email@example.com JUDITH DOYLE is a Wellington freelance journalist specialising in travel. Mob: 0064 27 2246468 nicola@nicolaedmonds. Australia.co.co. Ph: (04) 384 9454. the East and France. Jewarne. She also tutors part-time at the New Zealand School of Travel and Tourism and is Travcom's South Island Representative. Phone: (09) 373 6400 ext 8242 email: travel@nzherald. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. . PO BOX 9979. The Press. Ireland’s ancient and often painful history. and a PATA Gold Award. NZ Herald c/. WELLINGTON 6001. natural history and the underwater world. They also dived the reefs and lagoon of Aitutaki and Rarotonga in the Cook Islands.nz JIM EAGLES Travel Editor. 14 Oriental Terrace. P O Box 9897. travel and lifestyle photography. Oriental Bay. She has published articles on subjects ranging from business to lifestyle. She has won the NZ Travel Writers' Award.joannedoherty. It records Joanne Doherty’s view of contemporary rural and urban Irish life. email: email@example.com LINDA DONALD is part of a husband and wife writer and photography team. They recently visited Argentina with close encounters of whales. Mob: 027 28 000 33 email: jennydey@xtra. a NZ Guide to Travel Writing was published in 1997 and her second. Apartment 3. Fax: (04) 385 6951. She is a past president and life member of the Wellington Photographic Society.nicolaedmonds.JENNY DEY APSNZ is a Wellington based photographer. AUCKLAND.co. elephant seals and sea lions on the Valdes Peninsula.nz website: www. China is Jenny’s main travel destination and she has visited this country many times.imagesandwords. its future hopes and her great love and delight in the ‘craic’ enjoyed by its people – no word in English can sum up the magic. and explored the Ibera Wetlands. the conversation. WELLINGTON MAIL CENTRE. portrait.co.
her work has appeared in Unlimited. Box 60-154 Titirangi. Christchurch Press and many other publications. In New Zealand.was released internationally in November 2003.nz BRYONY GAMMON . a publication written here. Mob 021 775 423.nz web: www. and now travels regularly to Kyushu. luxury hotels offering an infinite variety of memorable experiences in 70 countries. sailed to New Zealand on a yacht.co.co. Next and a smattering of other publications. email enderby@enderby. Ph: (09) 422 6127. Forest and Bird.co. Bette also frequently writes about science and New Zealand business. Rob has lived in Tonga and Canada. North & South.nz web: www.nz LEANNE ERCEG has worked in the travel/tourism industry for 7 years as an independent contractor. email james@frankham. ProMag also owns and manages the Convene Auckland Exhibition and Pacific Area Incentives and Conferences Expo. AUCKLAND.Small Luxury Hotels of the World is an exclusive brand of more than 450 independent. CHRISTCHURCH 8025. P O Box 139 Leigh 0947. has horsetrekked across the Okavango Delta and in 2005. was chosen by Antarctica New Zealand to travel to the ice. adventure and interesting people.nz web www. a secluded beachside resort. Fax: (09) 818-7864. its landscape. Mob: 021 592269 www. His photos have been published and exhibited from Australia to Sweden and the travelogue Wildlands .nz JAMES FRANKHAM is an award-winning film-maker. publisher of Meeting Newz and Travelinc Magazines. the refined splendour of an old English country house or a sanctuary hidden amid the vibrant atmosphere of a .com ROB FERGUSON has published two books on Spirituality.toddeyre. New Zealand. Flicka Ltd. Thorndon. (025) 842863.nz Mob: 021 825821 TODD EYRE is an Auckland-based photographer. food and people. Ph: (03) 942 2848 Mob: 021 104 4582 email: firstname.lastname@example.org@xtra. PO Box 12-029. Ph: (04) 499 5858. P. mob 021 167 1524. USA and Asia and the South Pacific. Japan to visit family and write about rural Japan.nz STU FREEMAN is managing director of ProMag Publishing.an account of two years traveling the world aboard a ship . 29 Rugby Rd. She has personally travelled regularly to Europe.co. photographer and author specialising in natural history and indigenous peoples. A new travel writer.wildlands.co. Email: Leanne. 302 Hoon Hay Road. email stu@promag. Email: bette@flicka. PRODESIGN.co. the rustic charm of a country villa. AUCKLAND.rafter. She is the author of Adventure Guide New Zealand (US-based Hunter Publishing) and frequently writes for New Zealand magazine.nz BETTE FLAGLER most likes to write stories of travel. Whether guests are seeking a blissful spa retreat. MOB: 021 956 122. NZ Life & Leisure.They have completed six books and regularly contribute to Seaspray.net.cc email@example.com. Ph: (09) 818-7807. A one-hour documentary about tribalism in the PNG Highlands is being sold worldwide and another about Afghan refugees is nearing completion.O. WELLINGTON. but aimed at the North American market. Bette likes to travel places that challenge her and that find her nearer the edge than in the centre – she lived in Mexico for a couple of years.co. Dive NZ.co. Leanne is an Auckland based freelance writer and PR agent to Konica Minolta Offshore Powerboat Race Team. guide and travel broker. Birkenhead.
hawaiitourism. Ph: (03) 579 4604. Small Luxury Hotels of the World offers only the very best. Hawaii Tourism Representative. Homes&Living Western Australia). Her features and photographs have been published in New Zealand (New Zealand Herald. profiles.co. North&South). Next. Heritage Hotel Management. Mobile: 021 448 757 Fax: (03) 579 4605. Overseas destinations of intrigue are North Africa.slh. in recent times. Ph: (09) 979 7566.co.bustling city centre. positive artistic people who wish to write or paint in a Marlborough environ P O Box 482. PR and. She is also a regular contributor to Café and Eating out Magazine. AUCKLAND. she has a background in retail and wholesale travel. Based at her studio gallery in Blenheim. She has a background in PR.co.nz ROSS GIBLIN is a senior photographer with the Dominion Post covering all manner of assignments for the paper which occasionally includes travel pieces. An introductory course to travel writing in January 2009 provided the impetus to plan travel.com website: www. Fax (09) 4895250 email: firstname.lastname@example.org JILL GARDNER is the NZ representative for Hawaii Tourism Oceania.. Ph: (09) 4895153. onHoliday.nz website: www. P. NZ Inside and The Herald Sunday Magazine. Birkenhead. photographer and creative writer. Dominion Post. Nelson Mail.com www.heritagehotels. NZ Wine. Writing in NZ for fifteen years. BLENHEIM. Panorama. Level 7. Listener.nz website: www. email susang@heritagehotels. She's been a winner in the Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards (2008) and a finalist (2006). Citibank Building. Watch this space. Pacific Wave. 40 Boulcott Street. She serves on the Travcom executive committee and is also a member of the NZ Writers Guild and WIFT.karengoa. Mob: 021 701 860 Fax: (04) 474 0350 email: ross. WELLINGTON. Mob: 021 855645.O Box 3904 AUCKLAND.. tourism. 23 Customs St East. AA Directions. Reservations can be made at any Small Luxury Hotel of the World by calling toll-free 0800 441 098 (New Zealand) or +65 6232 5060. write and see with different eyes. Travel agents need only remember the GDS code LX for LuXury. 13 Calman Place. She is also the co-author of Bitten by the Bullet: Motorcycle Adventures in India (New Holland Publishers 2002). Sydney. Cuisine. She won the PRINZ Corporate Communications Award 2004 and has been a NBR Sponsorship Awards finalist for the past three years. AA Traveller.co. Ph: (09) 418 4408.gammon@slh. events and writing. travel.nz TONI GILLAN is a Marlborough based freelance journalist. Suite 83. Chatswood Village.co. photographer and creative writer who specialises in travel. Her features. wine.nz KAREN GOA is an Auckland freelance journalist.co. 47 Neridah Street. in her other life she supports writers and artists by offering residency's/and or retreats to creative. hotel and winery ownership and management. travel and amateur photography have been interests to pursue rather than career option. AUSTRALIA. AUCKLAND.co. Toni has travelled extensively around the globe immersed in environments that contrast with her NZ domicile. . I am yet to be published. food and lifestyle writing and commissions. Cuisine. Chatswood. Ph: (00612) 9468 7106 Mob: (0061) 406679998 email: bryony. Italy and India and NZ provides many alternatives for continued exploration.fourcorners.email kgoa@kiwilink. Dominion Post.nz/new-zealand/karen-goa JAN HALL worked for many years as a mental health nurse. Unlimited and in the US (Traveler’s India) and Australia (Two Wheels. Karen's travel book One Flat Coyote on the Centre Line (New Hollland Publishers 2006) won a Highly Commended award at the Whitcoulls Travcom Travel Book of the Year Awards.nz web www.nz SUSAN GIBSON is the Communications Manager of Heritage Hotel Management.email@example.com thegillans@xtra. Writing. Fax: (09) 303 0152.co. and reviews have in the last year predominantly been published in Wild Tomato magazine but she has contributed to The Marlborough Express. dish.
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Kapka has lived in Marseilles and Berlin.firstname.lastname@example.org web: www. illustrated with pen drawings. she switched codes and wrote a novel. P O Box 48128. Fax: (09) 403 7675. AUCKLAND 1031. novelist.nz KAPKA KASSABOVA was born in Bulgaria in 1973 and educated at a French College in Sofia and two New Zealand universities. but her favourite city is Buenos Aires. if unexpected success – yet to be written up. Tourism Industry Association. Legless in Turkey. and Eyeless in the Bug Factory. Last year I realised a dream of living for a short time in France – swapping house.kassabova@googlemail. Her travel features on Berlin and the eunuchs of Delhi won the 2002 and 2004 Travcom Cathay Pacific Travel Writer of the Year award. The House of Olaf Krull (Minerva 1994).info ANN-MARIE JOHNSON is Writer and Communications Advisor for the Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA). Travelling has been a lifelong passion – especially to Europe. Most of my travel articles have appeared in the Dominion.co. Ph: (09) 403 7527. Michael won Best Magazine Travel Story in 2000. She is based in Edinburgh and Auckland. most recently at the Dominion Post. That same year she became a rampant Turkophile. the Guardian and the Times Literary Supplement.jepsen@paradise. The Press and the Otago Daily Times. Ph: (04) 972 2264 Mob: 021 066 1444 email: mikehorner@paradise. Her latest book is the travel memoir of a Communist childhood and return to post-Cold War Bulgaria. 35 Garden Road. Ph: (09) 378 7733 Mob: 021 971 900 email: nowyouretalking@ww. With a background in film and television Jane John is a freelance writer based in Auckland.net. Silverstream.co. which won the Reed Fiction Award.gm@xtra. and travel writer.whaqtsonwhen. Egypt and moseying around New Zealand.nz website: www. Jepsen is now working on two more books: Sailing to Byzantium. car and friends with a French couple in the South of France – a huge. but subsequent trips to Turkey have been bad to her bones. She is armed with a PhD in Literature. She hopes to write wheelchair travels in the future. Ph: (04) 970 7794 Mob: 021 120 3988 email: Vivienne. email spotlightmedia@clear. 3/117 Shelly Beach Road. I took up travel writing. and author of the Globetrotter’s Guide to Bulgaria. P O Box 1697. PO Box 3060.co.nz JANE JOHN. Jaipur and Agra. As a result she has written a travel book.org.net.Guild of Foodwriters) and examples of his stories can be found on www. a novel. Britain. a voyage through Wellington Hospital.com .kapa-kassabova. mob: 021 940 893. She was previously a newspaper journalist. After a brief introductory course.com website: www.nz GRAHAM HUTCHINS is a Hamilton-based writer. Fax: (04) 499 0827 Mob: 027 600 4565 email: ann-marie.com and is a regular contributor to the NZ Listener. Ph: (07) 853 8617 email: hutch. ‘Street Without a Name: childhood and other misadventures in Bulgaria’ (2008 Portobello/Penguin NZ).nz MIKE HORNER has spent many years photographing people in Asia and Europe. St Mary’s Bay. photographer and traveller. Shortland St.nz. WELLINGTON 6012.’ Kapka is co-author of the Globetrotter’s Guide to Delhi. HAMILTON. Ph: (04) 496 5001. larger-than-life characters or the unexpected and funny moments that pop up along the way.tianz. travels without a magic carpet. I most enjoy writing about places with history. Spotlight Creative Media.org.wineandfood. AUCKLAND. then for a while. WELLINGTON. As an innkeeper he was finalist in 1998 NZ Tourism Awards. 12 Thames Street. Her latest poetry book is ‘Geography for the Lost. and her 2004 trip. She is a poet. She writes travel content for www.net. Penguin/Raupo (Reed) published my first children’s book in 2007. though it didn’t exactly cost an arm and a leg. Sunday Times magazine.nz VIVIENNE JEPSEN started life as a painter. and enjoys a mildly literary approach to travels. Vogue UK. WELLINGTON.nowyouretalking. it did cost the leg and an inch from the arm. Email: Kapka.
WHANGAREI.Box 25565 St Heliers. Her stories and images about places and people have been published in a variety of newspapers and lifestyle and industry magazines.lauralarkin. Her travel stories have been published in the NZ Herald and other APN papers as well as the Advocate. marketing communications and the hospitality/tourism industry. Dennis currently publishes under his own mastheads of Miles of Travel. 6/64 Purchas St. is a self-confessed travel junky and a London City and Guilds qualified chef to boot.co. An active member of Travcom Dennis served on the committee in 1999 and 2000 and was runner up in the 2009 Cathay Pacific Travel Writing awards for the Best Magazine Travel Editorial. He has his own weekly travel column within Television New Zealand and is a regular contributor to a wide variety of travel and food publications. features and profile writer.nz BLAIR KNILL. He served four years with the RNZAF.com LAURA LARKIN Website: www. He has overseen the catering requirements for HRH Queen Elizabeth II. Southland Times and Otago Daily Times as well as Active. Her background is in news journalism and she has extensive experience in PR. AUCKLAND 1052. AUCKLAND. Vietnam. music. food and wine writer for a wide variety of publications. CHRISTCHURCH.nz and cjkepple@clear. Experience. Email: email@example.com . Foodservice and BMW magazines. Favourite countries include Laos. architecture. Herald on Sunday. TravelCORP and TRAVELinc. history and gardens.d. adventure. Prince Charles and the late Princess Diana. wine. Howick and Pakuranga Times. The Roving Gourmet. Blair still continues his passion for travel and food by hunting out stunning and unique locations throughout the globe. CHRISTCHURCH. 6B / 118 Gladstone Road. Sunday Star-Times.net. Ph: (03) 337 9642 Mob: 021 322 886 Fax (03) 337 9760 email: ckepple@xtra. Food for Thought. travelling extensively to well-known and remote destinations. He won the 2006 Better Newspapers Competition Sports Journalist of the Year. Cashmere. Cynthia has a passion for international and domestic travel and has visited every continent except the frozen ones! She has experienced four very diverse cruises and is always planning a new travel adventure. Let’s Eat Out. She was the Gardening Editor and columnist for the Christchurch Star for six years and writes garden stories for The Press. Ph: (09) 433 6638 Mob: (021) 1695538 TIM LAMB has been a staff writer and contributing writer/photographer for newspapers in Auckland and Canterbury and additional national publications.co. 40 Longhurst Terrace. Business to Business and Howick and Botany Times. email thetravellingourmet@knill. Turkey and Scotland. Dennis has also undertaken numerous assignments for international airlines. aka The Travelling Gourmet. St Albans.CYNTHIA KEPPLE is a Christchurch-based freelance journalist. Dennis is also a regular contributor to the travel sections of New Zealand Herald.lamb@gmail. His travel writing interests include sports. Essentially Food and the Wine Rack for Midweek. Signature.nz DENNIS KNILL is a freelance travel. travel agencies and operators and various tourist boards around the world. food often finished off with a dash of comedy. Parnell. Ph: (09) 369 5544 Mob: (021) 65 65 20. Dennis has published an Auckland restaurant eating-out guide for HarperCollins in London and is a past judge for Corban’s Wine and Food Challenge and the Marlborough Food and Wine Festival. P O Box 1346. Gladstone Apartments. John Paul II and many other local and foreign dignitaries. P. with arts. She also has a great love for her homeland.co.O. On Holiday. Special areas of interest are food. Probus. Ph: 03-377-6467 email: Tim. environment and health reporting rounds at the Northern Advocate newspaper.nz LINDY LAIRD is an accidental Northlander – and avid fan of the region – who is currently features editor. New Zealand. Lindy has won several awards including APN NZ Regional Newspapers Feature Writer of the Year for the past three years.
com YVONNE LORKIN is the beverages writer for NZ House & Garden magazine. 49 Bell Road. Unique Lodges of New Zealand. publishes her travel stories and photography as does onHoliday. The Cook Islands and Passages – Journeys in Polynesia.nz LIZ LIGHT is an award winning travel writer and photographer.yvonnemarie.nz FAY LOONEY is a landscape photographer and author of First Light Last Light Images of New Zealand (Hodder Moa Beckitt). She specialises in features for glossy magazines. Ph: (06) 878 9780 Mob: 021 379 877 Fax: 021 788 816 email: mailme@yvonnemarie. hosts a weekly radio show reviewing wines and. Ph/Fax (09) 523 3928. His latest adult novel is Alice & Luigi. she is regularly called on as an industry commentator. Amateur Travel writer. Canterbury University. Mahurangi West. Next.co.co. AUCKLAND. Remuera.nz web: www. Tasmania and Kakadu National Park. email: kelly. His latest travel book is 'The Miss Tutti Frutti Contest . Past Council member of Photographic Society of New Zealand Inc. Women's magazine. email: firstname.lastname@example.org@clear. outdoors and profile stories for it. NT. authentic NZ& Australian Christmas card range. Her stories and photographs are often featured in AA Directions magazine. At Home On The Road. Ph: (09) 419 9515. (NZ Travel Communicators). She has had extensive experience in journalism. She is the senior photojournalist for Destinations. email graemelay@xtra. RD4. Ph: (09) 377 5844. Victoria Street. 50 Lake Road. Devonport. 16 Ngarewa Drive. She is the editor of AA Traveller and also the author of four books.nz LEIGH-ANN LAWSON is an Auckland-based writer and was a finalist in the 2004 New Travel Writer of the Year Award.nz JILL MALCOLM was editor of Air New Zealand’s in-flight magazine Pacific Wave for 11 years and an editor of Home and Building and Aorangi magazines.net.co. Photographic and written contribution to published book Shot In Africa and NZ House and Garden. Macau.co.co.Travel Tales of the South Pacific'. Australia. P O box 25334. as well as being a senior wine show judge. email: lalawson@ihug. 283 Koru Rd. Liz is a past president of Travcom. NEW PLYMOUTH. He is the author of The Globetrotter Guide to New Zealand. Ph: (09) 445 6953.nz web: www. email: email@example.com KELLY LYNCH is an Auckland-based writer and photographer and Travcom President for 20092010.GRAEME LAY is a full-time fiction and non-fiction writer. He has also authored adult and young adult novels and short story collections. Boutique Lodgings of New Zealand.co. New Zealand's most widely read publication with readership of over a million. Recently returned from three years working in the tourism industry on Freycinet Peninsula. Certificate in Photojournalism from Adult Education.nz LAUREL MACDONALD widely travelled. CHRISTCHURCH 8144. writing for home and overseas markets.co. Ph: 021 1307 164 email: laurelmacd@yahoo. a 160 page glossy quarterly travel magazine that is widely read in New Zealand. Fax: (09) 445 6952. New Zealand Lanscape Note card collection. She runs her own wine consultancy business and is a lecturer in wine marketing at the Eastern Institute of Technology. Asia and the Pacific.faylooney. AUCKLAND. a freelance writer and deeply involved in the New Zealand wine industry. Warkworth. winner of the WH Smith Travcom Travel Book of the Year 2003 and co-author of An Absolutely Outrageous . Ph: (06) 752 7125. She has a syndicated wine column that runs across five newspapers. Liz is a regular contributor to North & South magazine writing and photographing travel.
Investigate. Travel Digest and Travelinc magazine. email: carolynmckenzie@libero. email: m. New Idea. 39 Gemstone Drive. 18039 Ventimiglia (IM).nz CAROLYN MCKENZIE is an Aucklander who lives in Ventimiglia on the Italian-French Mediterranean border. resorts. Travel articles have appeared in NEXT NZ. sport and old cars.Yemen & Cuba) and has written several books. His interests include travel. Bob has done several commissions for Fodor's Guide books including NZ. 4 Jutland Street. Carolyn is always happy to hear from Travcom members who are visiting her corner of Europe. Lifestyle.1998. Otago Daily Times.000 images available.co.nz/maysmor/ JOHN MCCRYSTAL is a Wellington-based freelance writer and photographer. The Listener. In 2006 and 2008. Library of over 10. and in 2008 was Cathay Pacific/Travcom Travel Writer of the year. Ph: (09) 478-5281. WELLINGTON.co. which was broadcast by National Radio. The Press. onHoliday.paradise. the South Pacific and Malaysia and has a comprehensive library of pictures from around the world. She has recently completed the text for a pictorial book on Namibia and has published travel articles in the Listener and Destinations. She lectures on editing and travel writing at Auckland University and was a Travcom award winner in 1992. He contributes book reviews. Destinations. Mob: 021 379 090. Dominion Post. Ph: (09) 413 7390. He has published twenty non-fiction titles. Britain and the USA. NZ Adventure etc. ITALY.mcdonald@xtra. Extensively travelled his work has also appeared in Australia. Asia. Alfresco and Travel Digest.co.Adventure. . Ph: (03) 358 1355 Mob: 021 916 188 email: firstname.lastname@example.org@xtra. CHRISTCHURCH. he won the Heritage Hotels Award for Best Travel Story about New Zealand. NZWW.mcmanus.enhancepr. Birchville. BOB MARRIOTT is a freelance writer-photographer. Fendalton. email: jmccrystal@slingshot. She writes about intriguing and unusual destinations and is the author of “Portraits of the Riveriera” (NZ & UK).nz web http://homepages. She has written many corporate publications. luxury lodges. email jill. and has also published a handful of short stories and a single radio play. Enhance PR.com.malcolm@gmail. Bob has travelled to over 120 countries. LIfestyles Magazine. P O Box 29 668. the outdoors. bringing over 17 years of full-time tourism marketing management skills to the business.O. John has travelled extensively within New Zealand and a little abroad. AA Directions. Ph: (0039) 0184 238008.co.nz) The innovative public relations consultancy provides outstanding service in communications and media liaison to tourism clients including destinations.nz website: www.nz Mob: 027 337 8536 MAUREEN MCDONALD is a writer and keen photographer. which in recent years have been honed in the arenas of media and public relations.it GERALDINE MCMANUS is founding director of McManus Tourism Communications (www.nz TRISH MAY heads up Enhance PR. Ph: (04) 526 9478. A multiple finalist in the Cathay Pacific Awards. hotels. Fax: (09) 413 7391. email Marriott. He has a special affinity with the far north of New Zealand and with the Pacific. P.net. President of NZTCA 1994 .nz BOB MAYSMOR is a Paremata-based travel photojournalist. Via Garibaldi 44.co. 0274 475 068.net. Mairangi Bay. His writing and photographs have been published in most New Zealand newspapers and magazines including. general and travel articles to a number of publications including The Dominion Post. Mob: 021 259 4476. e-mail maysmor@paradise. AUCKLAND.Box 100-751 NORTH SHORE MAIL CENTRE. Ph: (04) 233 1963. He has had three solo photographic exhibitions (Tibet. Sunday Star Times. Upper Hutt. The NZ Herald.
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Fitness Life. In 1999 she did an internship with Conde Nast Traveler in New York. both the Sunday Star-Times and Herald on Sunday. Her work has been published in newspapers and magazines in New Zealand and overseas and her specialist writing/photographic area is gardening and she has recently completed a new edition of long-established The Star Garden Book. She has written columns.co.co. climbing inside Edinburgh’s many steeples to wind time. Inspire.co.nz GILLIAN VINE is a prizewinning senior journalist and photographer.com DARRAGH WALSHE New Zealand representative for Tourism Ireland and Hawai‘i Tourism. Women's Health. . Queenstown. Ph: (03) 442 5305 Mob: 021 705 310 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org website: www. AUCKLAND. Holly’s work focuses on getting out there and getting active in the awe inspiring South Island landscape. Luxury. Subantarctic islands and Antarctica. DUNEDIN 9010. based in Dunedin.v@xnet. features.co.co. Her overseas travel features follow original and engaging themes like finding a French kiss in Paris. Dalmore. AUCKLAND. In NZ. Internationally Matt has been published in Smithsonian Magazine and Cruising World. Ph: (021) 705-708.co. AA Directions. Yvonne has won numerous travel writing awards including the 1995 Travel Writer of the Year and the 1998 Fletcher Challenge Paper Commonwealth Media Award in which she won a fellowship to Cambridge University in the UK. Coastlines. email: email@example.com blog: www. The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald.co. to name a few. Mob: (021) 276 7743. Next.travelskite. 26 Franklin St. Her.discoverireland. Ph: (09) 09 360 8200. but travel is her passion: the more hands-on. which she co-wrote with her financial planner (Kim Gabites). She was formerly travel editor at the New Zealand Herald and travel editor and commissioning editor of onHoliday magazine. . e-mail: yvonne. Journeys and Top Gear (NZ).YVONNE VAN DONGEN is a freelance writer. whether that involves coming eye-to-eye with a bear in the woods or sleeping in a haunted Scottish castle. and avoiding bears in Yosemite National Park. Greenhithe. 021 1675 975 Email: go@pamelawade. the better. Mob. Diamond Harbour. On Holiday Magazine and North and South. carving snow in Northern Japan.blogspot. New Idea.com website: www.nz PAMELA WADE (freelance writer and photographer) won the Cathay Pacific Travel Writer of the Year Award 2009 for a story about Glasgow. Her first book Keeping the Faith . 230 Malaghans Road.com HOLLY WALLACE works as a freelance writer and photographer based in Queenstown and loves adventure. Her stories have also featured in the magazines Destinations.nz and www. Holly is a regular contributor to AA Directions. NZ Listener.nz JOCELYN WATKIN is an Auckland based writer.inztinct. Mob: 021 0223 0006 email: poiesis@ihug. Ph: (09) 413 9101. Her work is published throughout New Zealand in all major daily and provincial newspapers.nz website: www. St Mary’s Bay. Sunday Star Times and Herald on Sunday. P O Box 279. His stories and photographs have appeared in the Listener.pamelawade. and The Australian. AUCKLAND 0632. book and car reviews. 7 Sunnyview Road.walshe@walshegroup. She has also taught travel writing at the University of Auckland's continuiing education department. 11 Selby Square.Travel the World. Ph: (09) 977 2222 Fax: (09) 977 2256 email: d.nz MATT VANCE is a freelance writer/photographer specialising in quirky tales from the South Pacific.hawaiitourism. Canterbury.co. She is available for freelance assignments. shows how anyone can be footloose.
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