Sonya Wilson

Sonya Wilson is a freelance broadcaster, journalist and author, currently isolated with her two sons, husband, geriatric cat and recently panic-bought labrador puppy in Auckland.

Books
Oct 15, 2021
Selfie of Sonya Wilson as an adult in dense Fiordland bush; the cover of her novel, showing similar bush with a child walking through it, facing away.

A 'super nerd' on her first book, a YA novel about mysteries among the trees

A lifetime's obsession with Fiordland has resulted in a novel that's knock-your-socks-off good.

Read on.

Food
Oct 13, 2021

Restaurant review: Our Place, a hot new addition to the Auckland suburbs

This suburban eatery is a relaxed newcomer that embraces its homely, neighbourhood vibe. 

Read on.

Books
Nov 23, 2020
An assortment of children's books

Give a kid a book and you give them the world

A simple, powerful way to make a difference.

Read on.


Food
Jul 28, 2020

Why I love: Mr Hao’s spicy chicken wings

Chicken. Chillies. Spring onions. Oil. Spice. Peanuts. Other stuff I don’t know the name of. How can these simple ingredients combine to create something so much more than the sum of its parts?

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Food
Mar 31, 2020

Restaurant review: Our Place, a hot new addition to the Auckland suburbs

Our Place is the latest in a plethora of new suburban eateries opening up across Auckland city. When Sonya Wilson visited this week, she discovered a relaxed newcomer that embraces its homely, neighbourhood vibe. 

Read on.

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