JOSHUA WINDSOR is a freelance photographer and writer based in Auckland, New Zealand. An 8-month trip through South America in 2010 crystallized incipient interests in travel writing and photography and 2012 heralded his first published works – a travel article in the Listener and photographs in New Zealand Geographic, the Climber, and the New Zealand Alpine Journal. In 2012 he was also the winner of photography competitions held by Camera Camera, Progear and Jason’s Travel media. Joshua holds a B.A. in Art history and Anthropology from the University of Auckland, and is currently undertaking Postgraduate Diploma in Museums Studies and Cultural Heritage, as well as an Honours degree in Philosophy. In a part-time capacity he also works as the pictorial collection development technician at Auckland War Memorial Museum.
707 New North Road, Mount Albert, Auckland. Mob: 022 092 9497 email: www.flickr.com/photos/joshuawindsor
JUDITH DOYLE is a Wellington freelance journalist specialising in travel, outdoor pursuits and the arts. Her features and photographs are published in newspapers in New Zealand, mainly the Dominion Post and The Press and in two specialist magazines in New Zealand. She also contributes to newspapers in Australia where she worked for several years. She has won the NZ Travel Writers' Award and a PATA Gold Award, travel story category. Books published are: Pay for your Travel by Writing, a NZ Guide to Travel Writing; Older and Bolder, when age is no limit to outdoor adventure; and tea with my tapas, a new Zealand traveller enjoys the cultural challenges of Spain.
JULIA THORNE is a photographer and writer based in Auckland. In the 15 years since working in news journalism and photography at the New Zealand Herald she has freelanced in photography and writing for editorial, public relations and corporate customers. Business niches include tourism, industrial, commercial, environmental and publishing. Julia contributes to New Zealand and overseas magazines including The Independent (UK), The Australian Way, Southern Skies, Signature, Marketing, Management, Ad Media, Next, NZ House and Garden, Style, Pro Design, and FQ Entertaining. She has travelled extensively, exhibited work in London and New Zealand and supplies images to photo-stock libraries in both countries.
Karl Puschmann is the Deputy Editor of AA Directions magazine.
Kathryn Webster is editor of AA Directions (which features New Zealand and international travel stories) and is on the TravCom committee.
KAY HANNAM specialises in naturist travel and enjoys an endless summer by visiting Europe in our winter, finding interesting people and places, especially in the south of France. Her naturist travel articles are eagerly accepted by H&E Naturist, Naturist Life and The Australian Naturist. Holidays NZnaturally a guide to clothes free holiday destinations in New Zealand provides up to date information for the travelling naturist and has been published by Kay for ten years. She is currently Managing Editor of gonatural, the magazine for freedom lovers and those who embrace the naturist lifestyle. Kay has now written her memoir Nude with Attitude, a frank account of her passion for a clothes-free lifestyle.
Keith Lyons is a New Zealand writer and photographer, previously based in Asia (south-west China/Myanmar).
He contributed to a bestselling coffee-table book on Myanmar 'Best of Myanmar: hidden gems of the Golden Land' (2017, Knowledge Media), and 'Opening up Hidden Burma: journeys with - and without - author Dr Bob Percival' (2018, Duwon Press).
His writing and photographs have been published around the world in newspapers, magazines, travel websites, journals and books. He has held exhibitions of his photographs in Ireland and the UK.
KELLY LYNCH - Kelly is a reliable photographer and writer providing editors with the complete package. Drawing on her photography skills developed from years as a forensic photographer Kelly’s images are original and of exceptional quality. Her work is regularly published in a variety of New Zealand magazines and her travel, wildlife images and travel stories are available for sale. As well as regularly contributing camera reviews to D-Photo magazine Kelly also does portrait, wedding and event photography. Travcom president in 2009, vice president 2008 & 2007, Kelly remains on the committee and advises on photographic matters.