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About TikiTouring


Helping travellers since 2004

Richard Moore, journalist and photographerThe owner and editor of TikiTouring is Richard Moore, an award-winning Australian journalist and photographer.

Richard has 37 years experience in the profession, mainly on daily broadsheet newspapers, and has been involved in building websites since 1995.

He 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.

In 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.

His 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 five years. Web Wombat gets more than 800,000 visitors a month.

At the same time Richard Moore created The Napoleonic Guide - a 2500-page reference website on the Napoleonic Era.

Built for teachers, students and history buffs The Napoleonic Guide gets more than 150,000 visitors a month.

In 2004, Richard Moore built and it is now a major tourism website for people travelling to - or around - New Zealand, the Cook Islands and now the Solomon Islands.

He is currently working from a beach in New Zealand as a writer, editor, photographer and newspaper columnist.

Richard is a member of Travel Communicators in NZ and has his travel stories published by APN regional newspapers and the NZ Herald.

Go to to see his photographs and some of his opinion columns.

He is a mad keen Geelong Football Club supporter and also supports the mighty Manly Sea Eagles.


To contact Richard Moore just click on the link.


Copyright 2014 RICHARD MOORE