Meet the team

Cali

Carli Christian is a 9th Generation to Fletcher Christian and 8th Generation Mathew Quintal, together with daughter Aurora who is 4 years old reside on island at Rocky Point overlooking Kingston and Emily Bay, they enjoy the day to day lifestyle and sustainable island living. Embark on her Garden Tour 'Leaves & Weaves' or follow her small business Island Concierge specialising in tailor made Retreats & Weddings. 

Alison

Alison Christian is a seventh generation descendant of Fletcher Christian. Alison and her partner Adam Kennerley, have two children, Eamonn who is 16 years old and Danielle who is 13. Alison and Adam have built their home on Family land that has been passed down through the generations at Bucks Point, Norfolk Island. Alison has been working for Norfolk Online since 2006.

Rachael

Rachel is a sixth generation Norfolk Islander. Her family is very important to her and she is very proud of her Island home and it's people.  Rachel has a passionate interest in the Norf'k language and culture. She feels it is a fragile and wonderful legacy and that it is important for everybody to actively participate in its maintenance, preservation and perpetuation. Rachel has been writing for Norfolk Online since 2007

Cristina

Cristina is a busy mother of 3 who also runs the local preschool on the island called Minischool and her small photography business for local and visiting families and weddings. In her spare hours Cristina manages many of the islands facebook pages. Cristina blogs, sings, dances, paints and snorkels and writes for Norfolk Online News because “if you want to get something done, ask a busy person”.

Betty

Betty arrived from Kiwiland in 2011 with her husband Stephen.  Betty is always out with her camera and shares her pictures on her Facebook page Norfolk Island photos.  Betty is a member of Flora & Fauna, NI Bowling Club and St John Ambulance as well as works at the NI Museum.  The beach is her summer addiction, she loves fish photography. Betty proudly became a Norfolk Island Resident in 2016. Betty started writing for Norfolk Online in 2014.  Famous Last Words- “I only take photo stories”.

Cousin Fred

There is not much we know about Cousin Fred. What we can tell you is that at one time he use to live on Norfolk Island before moving back to the West Island (Australia). Every week Cousin Fred write's an article from the West Island called "Life on the West Island" 

Liz

Liz McCoy is a descendant of the Bounty Mutineers and is fluent in the Norfolk Island Language, growing up and living on Norfolk Island most of her life  Liz is a historian and tour guide and has just started up a her own personal touring company called Norfolk Island History and Genealogy. Specializing in smaller more personal tours. You can check out her at http://www.norfolkislandhistoryandgenealogy.com/


Margaret

Margaret Christian has researched and worked for over 25 years in the unique Norfolk Island environment. Margaret use to work as a Park ranger over 10 years ago and stated a eco tourism business on the island called The Natural History and bird finder tour. Margaret is also a renowned author, researcher, and tour guide for the unique and fragile eco-systems of Norfolk Island. 

Mary

Mary Christian Bailey first came to Norfolk Island as a teacher just on 50 years ago. She is married to Bernie, who is a Norfolk Islander, and together they have five adult children, four of whom live and work on Norfolk Island, and they are now enjoying the blessings of grandchildren. They own and run Fletcher Christian Apartments. Mary has many interests, including arts and crafts, voluntary community work. and politics. Nowadays Mary especially enjoys writing, focussing on all the wonderful stories of Norfolk Island, both past and present.

Tim

Tim Young, a descendant of Edward Young, was born in New Zealand, brought up on Pitcairn Island and is now living near the Gold Coast in Australia.  He is a writer and modeller, who married an Australian (hence his current address).  He has a passion for history and enjoys making snarky comments, and was approached several years ago to write for Norfolk Online for this very reason