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Cheryl Norrie

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Wellington, New Zealand
Freelance Journalist — Freelance

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Biography

Former New Zealand correspondent for the German Press Agency (dpa) writing news and features on topics of interest to international readers including kiwi conservation, Lord of the Rings themed tourism and post earthquake recovery in Christchurch. I also write a weekly motoring feature for the Do...

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@CherylNorrie — 133 followers, 840 tweets

Jul 23, 2017

RT @SeanDG: Didn't realise wax-eyes were so tiny til I saw this guy mimicking a sparrow. Shot this moments before hailstorm in…

Jul 21, 2017

RT @TigerTimeNow: Sadly the majority of you were right. All the wild tigers on Earth would fit on a football/soccer pitch illustratin…

Jul 20, 2017

RT @DomPost: Popular Department of Conservation hut closes because it may be unsafe in extreme winds or snow…

Jul 20, 2017

RT @MattAndersonBBC: Things native English speakers know, but don't know we know: https://t.co/Ex0Ui9oBSL

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Reporter on the small town daily newspaper, The Gore Ensign.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. It was hell.

How is social media changing news?

It has opened the way for citizen journalists to rapidly disseminate stories and video from a news scene to anyone, anywhere.