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Niki Bezzant
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Niki Bezzant

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Niki Bezzant is a New Zealand writer, journalist, editor and commentator who has built a reputation for translating complex health and science jargon into easy-to-understand information for everyone over more than 20 years. A trusted advocate and sought-after speaker on menopause, perimenopause and midlife, Niki is passionate about women’s health, especially empowering midlife women to become vibrant, kick-ass old ladies. She now spends much of her time on menopause education and awareness in workplaces and communities.

Niki’s career in publishing saw her found and edit Cuisine online, and as founding editor, she took Healthy Food Guide magazine from indie start-up to New Zealand’s top-selling food magazine, a position it held for over a decade. She is a frequent contributor to New Zealand’s top print, online and broadcast media including the NZ Listener, RNZ, Good magazine and Newstalk ZB. Niki’s first, and bestselling, menopause guide This Changes Everything was published by Penguin Random House in 2022.

Books by Niki Bezzant

This Changes Everything

The must-have guide to perimenopause and menopause for every woman: What's happening, what you can do, and what really works.

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The Everything Guide

Every woman’s honest, healthy guide to eating, moving and feeling your best — for the rest of your life.

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Ageist Language We Need to Ditch

As we head into midlife, we can’t ignore the fact of gendered ageism.