Bill Bennett is a New Zealand technology journalist. He started in 1980 as a junior writer on Practical Computing magazine. He left the UK in 1987 to work in Wellington on The Dominion as Computer Page editor.
He spent a decade working in Sydney, Australia where he was managing editor of two regional editions of PC Magazine. He also wrote news, features and columns for The Austalian Financial Review and The Sydney Morning Herald. On returning to New Zealand he edited and became associate publisher of New Zealand Reseller News.
Today Bennett works as a freelance journalist. In recent months his work has appeared in The New Zealand Herald and NZ Business. His writing also appears on Scoop.co.nz and Geekzone. Bennett is a regular on The New Zealand Tech Podcast and on television.
He is co-author of the best-selling Usbourne Guide to the Microcomputer.
Bennett has a degree in Physics from Manchester University in the UK and remains interested in science. He lives in Auckland.