Our Team

Victoria Smith

Founder and Editor-in-Chief

Victoria is our Founder and Editor-in -Chief of Ora Health & Wellness. With a passion for holistic health and more than five years’ experience as a registered nurse working in acute and critical care units across Australia and New Zealand, she’s hell-bent on educating and improving the health and wellbeing of young Kiwis. Victoria is our inspiring leader – she challenges the status quo, celebrates the incredible people doing great things in our communities, talks about the tough topics and brings a fresh approach to media in 2019 and beyond.

Campbell Attwood

Creative Director

Cam is our incredible Lead Designer. His eye for detail and ability to bring a clear vision to life is second to none. Mount local (and surf-lover, naturally) Cam also runs his own design studio that offers creative branding and graphic design solutions for businesses of all sizes. If you’re keen to chat about a design project, whether it’s a new visual identity, fresh packaging design or total rebrand, don’t be shy to reach out. Cam’s your guy.

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Jordan Reid

Chief Photographer

Chief Photographer Jordan is the creative mastermind behind Ora’s visual content. She’s our favourite Canadian with a megawatt smile, and a self-confessed foodie, coffee connoisseur, travel lover and dark chocolate addict. Jordan also runs her own photography studio where she specialises in beautiful editorial photography, as well as social media management. When she’s not styling lifestyle products (or scaling mountains for the perfect shot), Jordan’s capturing weddings, celebrations and other special moments in life for individuals, couples and families across New Zealand.  

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Laura Tuck

Editorial Director

Laura is our Editorial Director, lead writer and editing machine. Discovering and sharing stories in a deep, powerful and authentic way isn’t always easy – but it’s what makes her excited to be part of the Ora team. The chance to share stories that positively impact the wellbeing of young Kiwis? The cherry on top. With years of corporate copywriting, PR and feature writing experience behind her, Laura launched her own communications studio in 2017 offering high-impact storytelling solutions to businesses (from compelling website copy through to blogs, advertising scripts and media releases). 

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Monique Hemmingson

Assistant Editor & Sales Manager

Monique is our Assistant Editor and Sales Manager. Having studied and worked within creative writing and journalism in her younger years before delving into the addictive and high paced world of hospitality for the last decade, Monique has done full circle and is now super passionate and excited to be writing about wellness in its many forms. Having recently owned and operated her own wholefood café, Monique is an avid wellness advocate for both the planet and our own bodies. She’s a lover of yoga, hiking, travel, plant-based living and her pup Remy and is currently embarking on a new project that profiles incredible Australasian small business’ over at @_wlder_ 

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