J A Moore is an award-winning Australian journalist and
photographer who lives in Atupa, Rarotonga.
is a senior journalist on the Cook Islands News and is
a renowned photographer and travel writer.
has just finished a novel set during the Napoleonic Wars
and is in the process of looking at self-publishing it.
owns and edits:
An online travel guide to New Zealand.
A 4000-page online encyclopaedia of the Napoleonic Wars.
A travel website featuring the Cook Islands - Cook
Islands and Rarotonga.
In the past 18 months he has had the opportunity to visit
the Solomon Islands four times and - you guessed
it - he has put together a website on one of his favourite
destinations in the world. The
Richard Moore: firstname.lastname@example.org
Moore has always been fascinated by the era of Napoleon
Bonaparte and when he couldn't find enough about the era
on the internet he built a website on it.
That was back in 1998 and The Napoleonic Guide is still
the go-to website for information on the Napoleonic Era.
A rare glimpse into a unique spiritual festival on
the remote Solomons' island of Santa Catalina. Richard Moore
was invited to bring this amazing festival of worship and
spearfighting to the outside world. It was hard going in
extremely testing conditions ... but our boy did it.
Communicators' Photo award:
Editor Richard Moore has won a prestigious NZ photo award
for an image he took in the Louvre Museum in France. Named
Selfie Heaven it shows a crush of people near the iconic
painting Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci.
Solomon Islands are a wonder for diving, exploring and
visiting WWII battlefields.
out the latest addition to TikiTouring's travel guide
- covering the Solomon Islands.
with 60 more images: Cyclone Winstone is one of the
strongest storms ever seen and it devastated Fiji. I flew
up to the beautiful Yasawa Islands to document the destruction
and found out a lot about the strength of Fijians.
into the swing of cricket
is a good way to keep the photographic trigger finger
at its best so here are some international cricket photos
I recently snapped during matches between New Zealand
and Sri Lanka.
paradise on Earth is the best way to describe the Cook
Islands. Richard Moore visited in 2011 and built a travel
website highlighting the best things to see on Rarotonga
and the Cook Islands.
2015 saw the 200th anniversary of the battle of Waterloo.
A terrific event that Richard Moore took memory cards full
of images from. These are the first of them.
Rena Oil Disaster
of photos of New Zealand's worst environmental disaster
caused by the container ship Rena running aground off
is one of the world's great cities. Fabulous food and
wine, great sights to see and just a short drive from
the Great Ocean Road - one of THE best roadtrips you can
Surf Lifesaving Club
on beaches around the world do just that - save lives. Richard
Moore is spending the summer at Papamoa Surf Lifesaving
Club to capture what these terrific volunteers do.
of the thrills and spills at the 2014 National IRB Champs
after the Quakes
is rebuilding itself after being badly damaged by earthquakes.
Richard Moore spent some time in the city to see how the
work is progressing.
2004 Richard Moore began work on his New Zealand travel
website TikiTouring. It has more than 4000 pages of photos
and information on where to go and what to do in New Zealand.
1988 Richard Moore spent a month in Belfast. While there
he got a close up view of The Troubles including a handgrenade
and pistol attack at an IRA funeral.
Fall of the Berlin Wall
November 1989 the symbol of the Cold War between communism
and the West was breached. Richard Moore flew to Berlin
from London to document what he saw.
spent a lot of time travelling over the past two years,
Richard Moore is working on travel websites for California,
London, France, Fiji and Dubai.
few images of Auckland late on Saturday night, then early
on Sunday morning. I will be expanding on this series as
I get the opportunities.
about some surfboat action?
guys and gals deserve a lot of praise for taking on big
waves armed only with oars. This recent action was at
Mount Maunganui during surflifesaving's Eastern Region
UP: Auckland hotels go out of their way to annoy our
Richard Moore. Bad Ibis Budget, bad Rydges ...
read the tale