Helena O'Neill is a journalist based in Auckland, New Zealand. She is working as a contributing writer for the horticulture industry but has an extensive general news reporting background.
An article on the 2016 Canterbury Rural Fire Challenge at Castle Hill, also features a brief video that she shot and edited.
Farming/agribusiness article on a Mid Canterbury blackcurrant harvest for the 2015 season. Published on the Stuff website and Stuff's community newspapers. She also took all the photographs for this piece.
The second page of a two-page spread on kiwiberries in the Bay of Plenty for the April 2022 edition of The Orchardist.
The first page of a two-page spread on kiwiberries in the Bay of Plenty for the April 2022 edition of The Orchardist.
A profile on young orchardist Ellen Watt in Waitaki, New Zealand. She also took photographs for this feature, with one of her close up shots of apricots chosen for the front cover of The Orchardist magazine.