Garden history

Olveston – the Rose Garden that was.  Heritage Roses New Zealand Journal, 45/3, May 2020

Wetherstons’ daffodilsAustralian Garden History, 31/4, April 2020

Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden.  Heritage Roses New Zealand Journal, 45/2, February 2020

Music history

Walter Sinton.  Audioculture, New Zealand On Air, January 2020

Unbinding New Zealand’s musical past.  Crescendo, 100/1, February/March 2017

Review  A Passionate Affair: Llewellyn Owen & Music, by Margaret Bean.  Crescendo, 98, February/March 2016

Begg’s: the Musical and Electrical Centre Audioculture, New Zealand On Air, January 2016

Begg’s War . Crescendo, 95, August/September 2014

Strike up the Band – Begg’s Musical Army.  New Zealand Memories, October/November 2014

Begg’s and Music Education in New Zealand, Ritmico, Institute of NZ Registered Music Teachers’ Journal, April 2014

Selling and Making Music at Begg’s.Otago Settlers’ Association News, March 2013

Writing the history of Charles Begg & Co.The New Zealand Genealogist, November/December 2009

Other – contributed composer biographies to Farewell Zealandia: Forgotten Kiwi Songs of WWI, the 2015  exhibition developed by Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and  History, Palmerston North of original New Zealand compositions from WW1.   The exhibition later toured New Zealand.


Island chivalry shines, Otago Daily Times, 11 March 2014.

Unlocking a beautiful secret, Otago Daily Times, 5 August 2014

Driven to consider the past, Otago Daily Times, 7 April 2015

The Daily Grind – Mt Kau Kau  Walking New Zealand, April 2014

Other – winner of Gowalkabout Reinventions travel writing competition