Writer for policy development projects, NZ Government websites and content editing projects including the following contracts:
NZ Defence Force, Defence Fuels Authority Policy Review Project, 2020 - 2021 (Policy Writer).
Human Rights Commission, Ministerial Review – Policy Review Project, 2019 (Organisational Policy Writer).
NZ Police Iwi Community Panels/Te Pae Oranga Project, 2018 (Senior Policy Writer).
MBIE Health and Safety Event Reporting Project, 2017 and 2018 (Senior Technical Writer).
NZTA Hyperion Replacement Project, 2016 (Senior Advisor – Change Comms/Relationship Management).
Immigration NZ Website Redevelopment Project, 2015 (Senior Writer).
Consumer Affairs Consumer Law Review Project, 2014 (Writer).
NZ Defence Force
Writing a Policy for the management of fuels to help the NZ Defence Force manage fuel across the Airforce, Navy and Army.
This includes project managing the policy review; working with stakeholders and subject matter experts; and revising and writing all policy documents.
Human Rights Commission
Writing exemplar policies to help improve the culture of the Commission and share with other organisations as templates.
The new policies include:
Health, Safety and Wellbeing Policies (including prevention of and response to bullying and sexual harassment).
People Policies (Flexible Working, Code of Conduct, Leave guidelines).
Communications, Media and Information Management Polices (ICT devices, Information Systems, News Media, Social Media).
Developing procedures including checklists, guidelines, a complaints process, flowcharts, Power Points and FAQs.
Writing a plain English Policy and Police and Provider Standards for Te Pae Oranga.
Writing guidelines, processes, forms, templates, procedures and checklists.
Developing and implementing a Stakeholder Engagement and Communications Plan.
Victoria University of Wellington
Reviewing, editing and rewriting the BRANZ report on: “Accurately calculating thermal performance in timber-framed medium density housing in New Zealand: Testing thermal calculation methods”.
Immigration New Zealand (MBIE)
Converting technical visa content into plain English content for the new Immigration New Zealand website.
Converting technical material from multiple government agencies into easy to read summaries for a new Compliance Matters tool.
Analysing and rewriting a Maritime NZ incident response plan – Logistics into plain English. This plan is used by incident responders.
Standards New Zealand
Promoting the benefits of NZ and international standards in plain English - writing content for the Touchstone website, feature articles, case studies and social media/LinkedIN updates.
Providing useful information
Kiwi Families: Writer for Kiwi Families website, providing useful information for Kiwi parents.
The Small Business Company: Writing content for Westpac's Business Resource Centre.
Build magazine (BRANZ): Writing feature articles about complying with New Zealand building standards.