Authors & Illustrators

Daisy Dagg

Journalist, broadcaster, writer and speaker, Ali (Alison) Mau is one of New Zealand’s most experienced media names.

Alison Mau

Journalist, broadcaster, writer and speaker, Ali (Alison) Mau is one of New Zealand’s most experienced media names.

Scotty Stevenson

Broadcaster and writer Scotty Stevenson joined SKY Sport in 2007 and has refused to leave. Rugby has been his passion and he continues to work as a commentator, reporter and presenter for New Zealand’s national obsession

James Griffin

James Griffin was one half of the creative pair behind Outrageous Fortune, which won him the Air New Zealand Screen Award for Best Script Drama/Comedy in 2007 and also the award for Best Script at the 2007 Qantas Television Awa...


Greg McGee

John is a New Zealander who has made a career playing professional rugby in France. He is now a writer and lives in France.

John Daniell

John is a New Zealander who has made a career playing professional rugby in France. He is now a writer and lives in France.

Oliver Green

Dr Oliver is a fictitious author who brings a unique insight into raising children.

Ian Smith

Ian Smith is on of New Zealand’s foremost cricket statisticians and have been editing the Cricket Almanack for many years.


Francis Payne

Francis Payne is one of New Zealand’s foremost cricket statisticians and have been editing the Cricket Almanack for many years.

Paul Thomas

Author and columnist Paul Thomas’ seven works of fiction include four novels featuring maverick cop Tito Ihaka; three were republished in 2009 as The Ihaka Trilogy. His work has been widely published internationally and trans...