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''The really sad thing is that when I was young Richard Moore didn't seem a common name, however in the age of Google it seems there are about 31 bazillion of us.'' - Richard Moore the 27,000,000,001st.

Richard Moore

Richard MooreEditor, photojournalist, author, web-publisher, copy-editor



* Freelance photographer and journalist.
* Published novel The Vein Openers.


* Editor of the Cook Islands News, Rarotonga.
* Accredited journalist covering the Asian Development Bank annual meeting in Fiji.


* Deputy Editor and chief photographer on the Cook Islands News, Rarotonga.


* Freelance photographer and journalist.
* Deputy Editor and chief photographer on the Cook Islands News, Rarotonga.


* Winner of Travel Communicator's best photograph taken outside New Zealand.
Stories and photos of Cyclone Winston in Fiji. Photos of Cyclone Winston destruction.
* Stories and photos on the unique Wogasia Spear Festival in the Solomon Islands.
* Deputy Editor and chief photographer on the Cook Islands News, Rarotonga.


* Creation of new Solomon Islands travel website.


* Photo essay on Papamoa Surf Lifesaving Club. Click for images.
* Senior sub-editor at PageMastersNZ editing daily regional newspapers around New Zealand.
* Columnist on Bay of Plenty Times commenting on issues of the week.
* Owner/editor of, an online travel magazine attracting 60,000 visitors a month.
* Owner/editor of The Napoleonic Guide, a 4000-page online encyclopaedia of the Napoleonic Wars that has 150,000 visitors a month.


* Creation of Victoria, Australia travel website.


* Rena photographs shown on giant screen at Summerfest Family Day, Tauranga.
* Audio-visual presentations of Rena disaster to community groups around Tauranga.


* Photo essay on the Rena Oil Spill Disaster.
* Created Cook Islands travel website.


* APN Headline Writer of Year 2007.
* Qantas Awards headline finalist 2006.
* Finance writer for international bank websites.
* Internet content provider for Australia's search portal Web Wombat.


* Content manager and editor of Web Wombat search portal (
* Creation of The Napoleonic Guide and

* Layout sub-editor on the Melbourne Age newspaper, including production editor of IT computer sections and Page One sub-editor.
* Created GameBlitz computer-game review website.


* Sub-editor for British Broadcasting Corporation's World Service, London, England.
* Sub-editor for The Daily Telegraph, London.
* Sub-editor for Gloucestershire Echo, Cheltenham, England.
* Photo essay in Berlin on fall of the Berlin Wall.
* Photo essay on The Troubles in Belfast.