About Michael



Michael was born in the Chatham Islands in 1948.  He’s married, has four children, and lives in Christchurch, New Zealand.

When he’s not writing, he’s a trainer and consultant in media and presentation skills for Skillset New Zealand. He was a reporter, director and presenter of news and current affairs programs for Television New Zealand and also worked on secondment to the BBC.

Michael has published seven books and is currently working on a children’s book.

Michael has B.Sc.(Hons) in Physics and a  Diploma in Journalism, both from Canterbury University