Archives for Wellington Women

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

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  • Maori tourism fuels the North January 17, 2018 Maori tourism fuels the North

    John 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Low lights of Louisiana September 11, 2017 Low lights of Louisiana

    Baton 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 ...

  • Plenty to enjoy in the Margaret River and Perth June 4, 2017 Plenty to enjoy in the Margaret River and Perth

    The 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 ...

  • A haven of cool October 17, 2016

    Laid-back Californian beach life effortlessly melds with big-city sophstication in Santa Monica.

    Santa Monica, a seaside town of 94,000 people southwest of Los Angeles, prides itself on being politically liberal, environmentally caring, alternative lifestyle-friendly and ...