Moore is an Australian journalist with 40 years'
experience in the profession, mainly on daily broadsheet
newspapers and the internet.
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 regional papers.
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.
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
Wombat now gets more than 800,000 visitors a month.
the same time Richard Moore created The
Napoleonic Guide - a 4000-page reference website
on the Napoleonic Era. Built for teachers, students
and history buffs The Napoleonic Guide gets more
than 180,000 visitors a month.
In 2004, Richard Moore built TikiTouring.co.nz
and it is now a major tourism website for people
travelling to - or around - New Zealand. It also
covers Cook Islands, Victoria (Australia) and the
Solomon Islands. TikiTouring is looking to expand
into London, Paris and Los Angeles, as well as Fiji.
Moore is currently working as a writer, editor,
photographer in the Cook Islands.
is a mad keen Geelong Football Club supporter and
is in heaven with our most recent three Australian
Football League premiership flags!!!!!!!!!!
In 2008 he almost ended up in heaven through a rather
inconvenient heart attack, during which he drove
himself to hospital for treatment.
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