Kennedy Warne

Kennedy Warne is the founding editor of New Zealand Geographic and has written extensively for that magazine and for its American counterpart, National Geographic. He has written books about the world’s disappearing mangrove forests (Let Them Eat Shrimp), on the Tūhoe iwi (Tūhoe: Portrait of a Nation) and on his first 20 years with New Zealand Geographic (Roads Less Travelled), as well as two children’s books in collaboration with illustrator Heather Hunt (The Cuckoo and the Warbler and It’s My Egg: And You Can’t Have It!). In addition to writing, for the past 13 years he has been the outdoors correspondent for Radio New Zealand’s weekday Nine to Noon programme, with a segment called ‘Off the Beaten Track’.