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Award-winning broadcaster Mike Yardley, mixes his life-long passions for Travel and Current Affairs. Born and based in  Christchurch, New Zealand, Mike is a Travel editor, syndicated columnist & correspondent on radio, in print and online. Plus he is a Current Affairs columnist and commentator.

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Clocking up over 20 years in the media industry, and now predominantly focused on travel media, Mike is a cover host and travel correspondent for New Zealand’s No.1 radio station, Newstalk ZB. His travel slot can be heard on Newstalk ZB’s  Saturday Morning Show with Jack Tame.

He is the Online Editor of New Zealand’s premier travel magazine, For the Love of Travel.

Mike also has a weekly syndicated travel page appearing in APN/NZME’s wide network of regional newspapers, including the Bay of Plenty Times, Hawkes Bay Today, Rotorua Daily Post, Northland Age, Waiarapa Times-Age, Stratford Press, Wanganui Chronicle, Northern Advocate, Christchurch Star and Oamaru Mail.  Plus, he contributes to a variety of other publications in Australasia, including the NZ Herald, Forward 50, and is an international tour leader.14BLUERIDGE 2061staralliancelounge

In addition to his primary work in travel media, Mike also writes a weekly current affairs column, in the South Island’s flagship daily newspaper, The Press.

Mike is also available as an MC and guest speaker.


Email Mike direct –   or


On FACEBOOK – Search “Mike Yardley NZ” or “ForTheLoveofTravel”

On LINKEDIN – Search “Mike Yardley”


4 Responses »

  1. Just discovered the site – absolutely Momentus.

  2. Go, Mike.
    Keep up the great work, as it’s truly excellent to have a person like yourself, especially and currently within this local Canterbury region.
    Cheers, Gary.

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