Freelance Writing

Writing for NewsRoom_Plus:

Articles written since February 2014 include, by title:

  • A Taste of GREAT Britain in Wellington
  • Air Quality Gets An Airing On Both Sides Of The Tasman
  • Anatomy of a ‘housing scoop’
  • Ask not for the whom the climate change bell tolls
  • BERL Economist: Keep Calm, But Don’t Carry On
  • Building Business Bridge Between Fiji And Australia
  • Burning Down The House: The Climate Change Contribution Consultation
  • Clash of the Generations on The Nation – an informed debate?
  • Climate Change Issues: Turning the ‘Con Con’ into a ‘Can Can’
  • Deloitte-BusinessNZ Election Conference
  • Down to the flagpole
  • Every Everest needs a Climathon
  • He Māramatanga Huangō: Advocacy for Asthma
  • Happy Birthday Magna Carta !
  • Housing Minister – “Warrants of Fitness not warranted”
  • Journalists mark National Poetry Day
  • One hundred years of military nursing remembered
  • Out Of Australia : Big Mansions & An Ageing Nation
  • Privacy Week 2015 Sparks A Creative Response
  • Putting enough land in New Zealand for future housing needs
  • Second Drafts Of History: Time to choose a flag
  • Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori: Toitū te whenua, toitū te mana, toitū te reo!
  • ‘The FIRE Economy’ Book Launch
  • Who Am I? – Excerpts from the Identity Conference 2015 #idnz2015

Also published externally:

  • Acuity | Chartered Accountants magazine:Business As Usual [the 2014 New Zealand Election]
  • Local Government magazine: Bruce Pepperell – On rethinking emergency management; A planning wake up call for Wellington
  • via Newsmodo – copywriting for Harmoney

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Publishing on New Zealand websites:

Listing of additional articles *:

2013/ 14

  • Unlike any other: Vellington vampire movie has its hometown premiere (Wellington.Scoop)
  • Film for thought: The 2014 Resene Architecture & Design Film Festival (Wellington.Scoop)
  • Lots to celebrate at the new, improved Newtown Park Apartments (Wellington.Scoop)
  • Aussie with Kiwi touch (Walkley magazine)
  • Australia’s credentials as an innovative nation on the line (The Fifth Estate)
  • A New Zealand Review: Housing in the Headlights (Parity | Housing Works)
  • The week that was Storyology (Walkley magazine)
  • Storyology in Sydney – Installment one (
  • Storyology In Sydney – A second installment (
  • At the Crossroads in Coaltown – The Westport Story part 1 (
  • The Pain of “Uncertainty” – The Westport Story part 2 (
  • Filenotes On Webstock: News, Design & Dystopia (
  • Record attendance of 280 for Professor Harry Ricketts’ Kipling lecture at VUW (Wellington.Scoop)
  • Standing ovation for 90-year-old Island Bay nun after film festival premiere (Wellington.Scoop)
  • Good launch for Wellington’s Good Enterprise series (Wellington.Scoop)
  • NZ Green Property Summit (The Fifth Estate)


  • Smart house move extends housing range (Build magazine)
  • Affordable architecture (Build)
  • Call for second ‘super ministry’ worth investigating (


  • The act of giving life to memory in our public spaces (Urban magazine)
  • Lest we forget our darkest hours (Urban)
  • New Zealand fallen never forgotten at Beaudignies (
  • Review -Te Whaea Theatre, Newtown: Triple Bill Dance Triumph (
  • Triple Bill a trifecta of triumphant dance (


  • Property Council proposes springboard for change for Wellington (Urban)
  • City of Villages? It might not be original but it’s working for Sydney (Urban)
  • Memories & Melancholia : Jack Bowring (Landscape Architecture)
  • Imagine That! [exhibition opening, Massey University] (Prodesign magazine)
  • First Draft [NZ flag design] (Prodesign)
  • Face the music [the posters of Jason Munn] (Prodesign)
  • Tivoli, Oh Tivoli – 20 years of rocking posters (Prodesign)
  • Walk this way: Voting with our feet (Celsias)
  • Towns & Cities New Zealand – committed to raising the bar (Urban)
  • Vincent Ward: Deliberately Different (Landscape Architecture)


  • What do New Zealand’s futurologists think of our cities/ Urban designers must start planning utopias (Good magazine)
  • A Melbourne Vision For The Future Of City Making (


  • Why Kiwi history is booming on the internet (

* This doesn’t include large amounts of writing and editing work for industry and charitable publications (Concrete, Education Review, Engineering Insights, Future Times, Doorways, Kete Kupu, Social Work Noticeboard, New Dialogue, Onboard, Biosecurity NZ, Corrections News to name a few). 


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