Meet the Administrators

Nichola Meyer - Principal

Nichola Meyer started her career as a freelance writer in 2001, and has written feature and cover articles for several leading magazines, among them O: The Oprah Magazine, Femina, Your Baby, Essentials and Child. With a university Major in English, Honours in Psychology (magna cum laude) and a Masters Degree in Psychology (cum laude), Nichola has a special interest in reporting on issues of interest to women and parents.

Previously she lectured in psychology, taught English to High School Pupils, and presented the Magazine Journalism Short Course since 2004 at CityVarsity Film & Television and Multimedia School, as well as at Boston Language College. She launched SA Writers College in 2005 and NZ Writers College in 2008.

Nichola runs NZ Writers College from the foothills of the Waitakere Ranges in West Auckland.

You can contact Nichola here.

Read an Interview with Nichola


Koos Turenhout Koos Turenhout - Vice-Principal

Koos Turenhout was previously involved in Higher Education for six years at a private institution. During this time he was a department head and served on the academic board. Koos took over the role of administrator at the college in early 2009. For any questions about the college and our courses, please email Koos by clicking here.


Sam-Narrazid Sam Narrazid - Administrator: Course Completions and Graduate relations

Sam is an administrator at our writing college. He manages course completions and graduate relations. Contact Sam


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About Us

NZ Writers College is a leading online writing school in New Zealand.

We offer specialised, online writing courses tutored by award-winning writers. Get the writing tools you need, expert insider advice and hours and hours of writing practice. Work one-to-one with a professional writer and realise your writing dreams.



NZ Writers College offers online writing classes all over New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific Islands. We have students from Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Napier, Whangarei, Rotorua, Hastings, Wellington, Nelson, Christchurch, Invercargill, Dunedin, Hawkes Bay, Palmerston North, as well as Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra and Melbourne, Australia.

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Nichola Meyer or Koos Turenhout

Phone:      +64 9 550 4635

9-5 Monday to Friday

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