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Travel Writers Wanted: New Zealand Insiders' Guide

This writing opportunity is now closed.

We’re looking for well-traveled New Zealanders who can reveal the best outdoor escapes, city guides, and road trip itineraries. In your application we want to hear about authentic and interesting things to see and do, beyond the usual top attractions.

Please note – we have specific briefs, with specific requirements for style, tone and approach. DO NOT SEND COMPLETED WORKS THROUGH THE APPLICATION FORM. You must apply to be awarded the commissions, where you should include links to published work or your own travel blog, and if you’re successful, we’ll be in touch with more details regarding the assignment.

Deadlines: Applications have closed.

PaymentUS $0.50 per word.

Expertise required: Professional writers and photographers wanted. See individual stories for more details. Read through our guidelines for writing here.

These stories are designed to be standalone blog posts to be featured on, but will also be reformatted to become a downloadable Insider’s Guide.


All briefs have been assigned. Download our guide to New Zealand, read our StoriesExplore or Travel Safety blogs to see how you could contribute to World Nomads in future.

Tips for Applicants

Include links to your personal blog, articles that have been published in the past, and a profile page that details your expertise.

The more detail you provide in your application, the better your chances of hearing back from us!

We'll contact you if your pitch has intrigued us. Give us detail that will make us want to know more.

This opportunity is now closed.