Expert writers, editors, communications professionals



Freelance Journalists, Feature Writers, Content Writers--New Zealand

This pages includes both specialist subject matter experts and generalist reporters, editorial writers and feature writers. Though resident in New Zealand, most can work globally via email. Assignments can also be posted to our mailing list.

 

Regions
Northland
  
Auckland
 
Coromandel
 
Waikato
 
Bay of Plenty
 
Taupo
 
East Cape
Hawkes Bay
Taranaki
Manawatu  
Wairarapa
 
Wellington
 
Marlborough
 

Nelson
Canterbury  
West Coast
 
Otago
 
Southland

 

 

Raewyn Alexander (Auckland, New Zealand)
Fiction, non-fiction, poetry, magazine features, radio fiction, blogs, plays, and promotional materials I produce with excellence. Also editing, manuscript assessment, or ghost-writing is provided by this expert.

Archetype Ltd--Sue Claridge (Auckland, New Zealand)
Prompt and precise, creative and communicative--for high quality research, writing, editing, graphics, document design and desktop publishing services for all print media projects.

Allan Baddock (Dunedin, New Zealand)
Award-winning documentary maker; journalist; commentator. All writing, research, review, editing, or reworking. Print, Web, A/V, and television.
Rachel Benn (Raglan, New Zealand)
Skilled journalist and editor, with Maori and photography abilities and corporate communications experience. Versatile with writing, re-writing and editing, turning the complicated into the readable.
Lucy Brake (Tauranga, New Zealand)
I am an environmental writer who can help communicate your 'green' message to the world. Experienced in writing, research, review and editing, I am great at translating technical jargon into clear, easy-to-understand material.
Belinda Carter (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Editing and (re)writing for print or web, newsletter production using Pagemaker or Acrobat PDF and content creation for websites. Basic html coding (no scripting). Feature writing on a range of general topics and styles.
Clarity Plain English Editing and Writing Services (Auckland, New Zealand)
I write, format and edit in plain English. I specialise in text, information and websites aimed at a global market, or people who do not have English as their first language.

Carol Dawber (Picton, New Zealand)
Dr Carol Dawber is an established, experienced and versatile writer who enjoys working with clients to realise their dreams. She is the author of 17 books and is a skilled interviewer, editor and indexer.
Grant Dyson - freelance journalist, writer, editor (Tauranga, New Zealand)
My specialist areas: Feature writing, website copy, news reporting, editing & proof reading, press releases and other business writing, and guide books. I'll cover almost any topic, but in particular, travel, the outdoors and tourism.
Rebecca Hayter, Writing Works Ltd (Takaka, New Zealand)
Attract the reader’s attention and keep it – Rebecca Hayter has displayed that ability for 24 years as editor of Boating New Zealand, winner of multiple Journalist of the Year Awards and author of three books.

Janet Jackson (Tauranga, New Zealand)
An experienced technical/medical writer and freelance writer, with a strong scientific background and ability to communicate clearly and effectively. Experience includes extensive documentation projects, original scientific papers, scientific reviews, pharmaceutical articles and travel articles.
Sarah Lang (Slang Ltd) (Wellington, New Zealand)
Why commission me? I’m an award-winning journalist who can write anything from long-form features on any topic through to profiles and short, snappy reviews. Fiendishly organised, I’m also an excellent editor, subeditor, proof-reader, publicist and copywriter.
Sandy Leen (Auckland, New Zealand)
Business writing specialist based in Auckland. I write and edit website content and print communications for SMEs and corporates that engages their market and generates action. Your customers, clients and colleagues will notice the difference.
NZ Writing Services (Nelson, New Zealand)
I provide writing, editing and consultation services for organisations, including local government.
Cheryl Norrie (Wellington, New Zealand)
Freelance journalist and copy editor. Accomplished at writing hard-hitting news stories and in-depth feature articles, with specialties in business, health, science, women's interest and travel.
Geoff Palmer (Wellington, New Zealand)
Multi-award-winning columnist and novelist Geoff Palmer is versatile, highly professional and writes for a variety of media. He specialises in demystifying technical subjects for features and columns, and entrancing and engaging readers with his fiction.
Red Letter Communications Ltd (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Professional writing, editing and proof-reading services. Red Letter Communications can help you engage your audience and convey your message clearly and accurately with flair.
Jade Reidy (Auckland, New Zealand)
Writer, editor, book production manager: non-fiction books, biographies, corporate communications, feature journalism, case studies, annual reports, web content, award applications, vision documents, speeches, documentaries, profiles.
Sue Reidy (Auckland, New Zealand)
Corporate writer and copywriter. Prompt, accurate, professional writing, rewriting and sub-editing. Copy for websites, company newsletters, brochures, feature articles, case studies, speech writing, manuals. Three books in print. Background in design, art and literature.
Inger Vos - Editing Fox (Raglan, New Zealand)
I am an award-winning journalist with 18 years’ experience in the media industry as a writer and sub-editor. I offer a freelance writing and editing/proofreading service that covers a broad range of content.
Geoff Walker (Auckland, New Zealand)
Editing, co-authoring, writing, manuscript assessment, steering books through from start to finish ? Geoff Walker has many years of experience in delivering the best possible professional job.

 

Northland

Top

 

 

Auckland
Raewyn Alexander (Auckland, New Zealand)
Fiction, non-fiction, poetry, magazine features, radio fiction, blogs, plays, and promotional materials I produce with excellence. Also editing, manuscript assessment, or ghost-writing is provided by this expert.

Archetype Ltd--Sue Claridge 
Prompt and precise, creative and communicative--for high quality research, writing, editing, graphics, document design and desktop publishing services for all print media projects.
Clarity Plain English Editing and Writing Services
I write, format and edit in plain English. I specialise in text, information and websites aimed at a global market, or people who do not have English as their first language.

Stephen A. Harvey  

Fourteen years' experience as substantive/copy editor, indexer, proofreader, professional copywriter, technical author and journalistic writer. Published. Legal / corporate specialist. Crystal clear, economical style. Every word carefully considered and in the right order.
Janet Jackson
An experienced technical writer and freelance writer, with a strong scientific background and ability to communicate clearly and effectively. Experience includes extensive documentation projects, original scientific papers, scientific reviews, pharmaceutical articles and travel articles.
Sandy Leen (Auckland, New Zealand)
Business writing specialist based in Auckland. I write and edit website content and print communications for SMEs and corporates that engages their market and generates action. Your customers, clients and colleagues will notice the difference.
Mead Norton 
Experienced Award winning photojournalist available to provide you with complete stories.
Jade Reidy
Writer, editor, book production manager: non-fiction books, biographies, corporate communications, feature journalism, case studies, annual reports, web content, award applications, vision documents, speeches, documentaries, profiles.
Sue Reidy
Corporate writer and copywriter. Prompt, accurate, professional writing, rewriting and sub-editing. Copy for websites, company newsletters, brochures, feature articles, case studies, speech writing, manuals. Three books in print. Background in design, art and literature.
Helen Slater - Strata Communications 
Writing in plain English a specialty. Articles, corporate documents, annual reports, copy-writing, re-writes, ghost-writing. Helen has a light touch with an easy-to-read style that brings stories to life.
Helen Tatham - Write Results 
Write Results' qualified journalist with 15 years experience including holding the position of editor offers freelance magazine articles, press releases and targeted distribution, media liaison, website content, newsletters, proof reading and text editing.
Geoff Walker (Auckland, New Zealand)
Editing, co-authoring, writing, manuscript assessment, steering books through from start to finish ? Geoff Walker has many years of experience in delivering the best possible professional job.


Top

Coromandel

 

Waikato
Rachel Benn
Skilled journalist and editor, with Maori and photography abilities and corporate communications experience. Versatile with writing, re-writing and editing, turning the complicated into the readable.

Tracey Cameron 
Experienced writer, strategist and garbled message translator. No nonsense - just quick, clean communications.
Shirley Chan 
I am a freelance writer contributing features on tourism, hospitality, business, food and beverage and people profiles. Besides features, I write fiction, life stories and memoirs as well.
Inger Vos - Editing Fox
I am an award-winning journalist with 18 years’ experience in the media industry as a writer and sub-editor. I offer a freelance writing and editing/proofreading service that covers a broad range of content.

Top

 

Bay of Plenty
Lucy Brake 
I am an environmental writer who can help communicate your 'green' message to the world. Experienced in writing, research, review and editing, I am great at translating technical jargon into clear, easy-to-understand material.
Grant Dyson - freelance journalist, writer, editor (Tauranga, New Zealand)
My specialist areas: Feature writing, website copy, news reporting, editing & proof reading, press releases and other business writing, and guide books. I'll cover almost any topic, but in particular, travel, the outdoors and tourism.

 

Taupo

Top

East Cape

 

Hawkes Bay

Top

 

Taranaki

 

Manawatu

Wairarapa

Wellington
Sarah Lang
(Slang Ltd) 
Why commission me? I’m an award-winning journalist who can write anything from long-form features on any topic through to profiles and short, snappy reviews. Fiendishly organised, I’m also an excellent editor, subeditor, proof-reader, publicist and copywriter.
Cheryl Norrie
Freelance journalist and copy editor. Accomplished at writing hard-hitting news stories and in-depth feature articles, with specialties in business, health, science, women's interest and travel.
Geoff Palmer
Multi-award-winning columnist and novelist Geoff Palmer is versatile, highly professional and writes for a variety of media. He specialises in demystifying technical subjects for features and columns, and entrancing and engaging readers with his fiction.

Top

Marlborough
Carol Dawber (Picton, New Zealand)
Dr Carol Dawber is an established, experienced and versatile writer who enjoys working with clients to realise their dreams. She is the author of 17 books and is a skilled interviewer, editor and indexer.
Rebecca Hayter, Writing Works Ltd (Takaka, New Zealand)
Attract the reader’s attention and keep it – Rebecca Hayter has displayed that ability for 24 years as editor of Boating New Zealand, winner of multiple Journalist of the Year Awards and author of three books.

 

Nelson
NZ Writing Services (Nelson, New Zealand)
I provide writing, editing and consultation services for organisations, including local government.

Canterbury
Belinda Carter 
Editing and (re)writing for print or web, newsletter production using Pagemaker or Acrobat PDF and content creation for websites. Basic html coding (no scripting). Feature writing on a range of general topics and styles.
Red Letter Communications Ltd
Professional writing, editing and proof-reading services. Red Letter Communications can help you engage your audience and convey your message clearly and accurately with flair.

West Coast

Otago
Allan Baddock
Award-winning documentary maker; journalist; commentator. All writing, research, review, editing, or  reworking. Print, Web, A/V, and television.

 

Southland

Top