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This a selection of John’s recent work. All his travel stories are published at:

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  • Step back into the past: A journey into the far north August 5, 2018 Touring around the north of Northland is a step back into our earliest history, both European and Māori. It is the story of how the races met and interacted, of colonial days, development, hardship, conflict ...
  • Maori tourism fuels the North January 17, 2018 Maori tourism fuels the NorthJohn Bishop travels north to report on a thriving Maori tourism industry fuelled by iwi and individuals keen to showcase an authentic cultural experience. Caspar, a ginger-haired man from the Netherlands, stands nervously in front of ...
  • Lord of the forest stands tall December 21, 2017 A small group of us are in the Waipoua Forest, in Northland, New Zealand, in the country’s largest stand of native kauri trees, including the big daddy of the them all, Tane Mahuta, the lord ...
  • Low lights of Louisiana September 11, 2017 Low lights of LouisianaBaton Rouge, the capital of the state of Louisiana, presents a medley of experiences for visitors, both in the city itself and as a jumping off point for the state’s many natural attractions, including swamps, ...
  • Plenty to enjoy in the Margaret River and Perth June 4, 2017 Plenty to enjoy in the Margaret River and PerthThe Margaret River area to the south and west of Perth is the state’s playground. Famous for its wine and food. it also attracts surfers. fishers. and other recreators to its many prosperous towns. Once just ...
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