Experienced, award-winning writer and editor of professional and technical texts. Specialising in legal, technical, financial and academic documentation and communications for government, not-for-profit, corporate and private clients.
Can work outside local area: Yes
Sarah specialises in making complex content readable. With a background in law and over 20 years experience as a writer and editor, Sarah is comfortable working with any subject matter, for any audience, and in any format. Her experience spans the arts, transport, building, energy, IT, health, education and training, environmental, manufacturing, local and central government, and business sectors.
Sarahs writing for children and young adults has won several awards, including the Joy Cowley Award and Storylines Notable Book Awards. She writes for publishers in New Zealand and overseas.
References from clients and samples of Sarahs work are available on request.
Qualifications and professional membership
MPhil in Publishing Studies, University of Stirling, Scotland
LLB (Hons), Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Member New Zealand Society of Authors
Member Technical Communicators Association of New Zealand
Member Waikato Childrens Literature Association
Writing and rewriting
Research and analysis
Annual, strategic, district, operational and master plans
Legal texts and decisions
Policies, processes and procedures
Websites, blogs and e-books
Corporate and stakeholder communications
Newsletters, brochures and social media
Articles and press releases
Local and corporate histories
Previous clients include:
New Zealand Transport Agency
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Christchurch Earthquake Recovery Authority
Auckland, Waipa District, Waikato District and Waikato Regional councils
Counties Manukau District Health Board; Midland Health Network; Bay of Plenty District Health Board
The University of Waikato
The WISE Group; Te Pou of te Whakaaro Nui: National Centre of Mental Health Research, Information and Workforce Development
The Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand
Mighty River Power
EBSCO Publishing (US)
KoreaPolySchool (South Korea)
Edumaxi (China and New Zealand)
PO Box 131, Raglan, 3265, New Zealand.
Phone: 64 7 8258 938