Naomi Arnold is an award-winning freelance journalist. She writes regularly for New Zealand Geographic, Wilderness, Heritage New Zealand, and national and international publications.
She covers everything but particularly loves stories that place people at the centre of science and outdoor adventure. She loves to travel for work, and has reported from Thailand, Korea, Japan, the US, Australia, the Vancouver Winter Olympics, and Antarctica.
In 2015 she wrote World of WearableArt: 30 Designers Tell Their Stories and has contributed essays to Don't Dream It's Over: Reimagining Journalism in Aotearoa New Zealand and two editions of Tell You What: Great New Zealand Non-fiction. In 2014 she founded Featured, a growing collection of New Zealand's best non-fiction. In mid-2016 she and The Spinoff created podcast The Get, interviewing writers and journalists about their best stories. She lives and works on a sunny hillside in Nelson, New Zealand.