My Day Job
I’ve been a full time freelance writer and editor since 2000, working for a variety of print media in New Zealand. Since 2016, my work has been mostly providing writing and editing services for corporate and commercial clients. Current clients include St Andrew’s College, Antarctic Heritage Trust, CablePrice, Barral Institute of New Zealand, and Essence magazine. I am always available to write commissioned magazine articles.
Following are some commissioned stories from clients.
Registered Master Builders’ Association magazine Building Today story – ‘Protecting your work site from COVID-19’. Read here.
Antarctic Heritage Trust – The Explorer newsletter – stories about the Inspiring Explorer Expedition 2020. Read on pages 5-6 here.
CablePrice – Track and Wheel magazine – The Making of a Monster
Read on pages 22-26 here
Brochure and business card content and design for Awake Herbal
Throughout my long career I have interviewed many fascinating people and written about almost every imaginable business sector for a wide range of local and nationwide publications. Following are a handful of the (literally) thousands of celebrity, feature, business stories and press releases I have written over more than 30 years.
|The amazing story of the Seven Irishmen and the Undaunted Mine in Central Otago read here||Celebrity Olivia Newton John talks about life, love and her walk to raise funds for cancer read here|
|The artistic life of super-talented Hawarden artist Sharon Earl|
|British children’s writer Jacqueline Wilson was a huge hit with Kiwi ‘tweenies’ on a visit to New Zealand read here|
more celebrity profiles:
Suzi Quatro, Celia Lashlie, Richard Till, Geraldine Brophy, Peta Mathias, Boh Runga, Fleur Sullivan, Right Honorable Jenny Shipley, Marilyn Waring, Sunny Jacobs, Carol Hirschfeld, Caroline & Georgina Evers-Swindell, Sarah Ulmer, Julia Hartley-Moore, Karyn Hay, Poppy King, Suzanne Paul, Jo Seagar, One Land, Daniel Gillies, Julia Deans, Topp Twins
more feature stories:
Celebrities’ Favourite photos, Who wanted to be a Millionaire?, Champagne Superclass, From Corporate World to Third World, Travel feature for NZ Herald, Pike River Families, Retro Holidays, Are we Being Served?, Ronald McDonald House, Broadgreen Historic Home, Colourful Past of Landmark Rangiora Building