travellers since 2004
owner and editor of TikiTouring is Richard Moore, an
award-winning Australian journalist and photographer.
has 37 years experience in the profession, mainly on
daily broadsheet newspapers, and has been involved in
building websites since 1995.
has worked in Australia, New Zealand and England on
news organisations such as The Melbourne Age, the BBC
World Service, the Daily Telegraph (London), the New
Zealand Herald, Radio Australia and various British
1987 Richard Moore spent a month in Belfast shooting
a photo essay on The Troubles, getting a little too
close to a hand-grenade attack for his liking, and in
1989 covered the fall of the Berlin Wall.
His first foray into web development was a computer
game site called Gameblitz, he then built the Web Wombat
search portal and was editor of it for five years. Web
Wombat gets more than 800,000 visitors a month.
the same time Richard Moore created The
- a 2500-page reference website on the Napoleonic
for teachers, students and history buffs The Napoleonic
Guide gets more than 150,000 visitors a month.
2004, Richard Moore built TikiTouring.co.nz
and it is now a major tourism website for people travelling
to - or around - New Zealand, the Cook Islands and now
the Solomon Islands.
He is currently working from a beach in New Zealand
as a writer, editor, photographer and newspaper columnist.
is a member of Travel Communicators in NZ and has his
travel stories published by APN regional newspapers
and the NZ Herald.
to see his photographs and some of his opinion columns.
is a mad keen Geelong Football Club supporter and also
supports the mighty Manly Sea Eagles.
Moore just click on the link.