Freelance Writer

I will bring you a fresh perspective, a unique story and clean, professional copy to deadline. 

I can provide you with support as well as ideas for profile and opinion pieces around social impact, food, chefs, restaurants, travel, adventure, parenting and lifestyle. 

Recipe Development

I’m a published cookbook author and can offer you experienced recipe writing and testing. If you are looking for assistance with your own cookbook or a ghost recipe writer, let me know. 


Producers appreciate my high energy and extensive experience with TV and radio in New Zealand. I have appeared on Master Chef NZ, Good Morning TV, Breakfast TV, The Cafe, The AM Show, Seven Sharp and The Project .

Watch here:

The Project TV Oct 2018

Whanau Living Feb 2018

The Cafe July 2018: Parenting

Whanau Living 2017

The AM Show with Paul Henry May 2016 

Ba Chieu Girls Home in Vietnam June 2016

Whanau Living 2016

TVNZ Good Morning various

Read & Listen here:

Top Cooking Tips with Vanessa

Radio NZ March 2020 

Radio NZ  December 2019

Radio NZ October 2018

Radio NZ August 2017

Radio NZ August 2016

The Fearless Kitchen podcast is a 50+ episode podcast with interviews and deep dive interviews with foodies, Chefs and food loving personalities the world over.

I am always open to discussing future collaborations and opportunities …

Contact me for a chat