So much to do

All the time. But I still have to have fun. Storm. Heres an old school double exposure. Took some First Nation friends for a walk up Ōtaki Forks. They were here for Maoriland Film Festival which was fantastic. It gets better every year. Writing always takes time.

Another great holiday

We traveled our usual migration this year, up the East Coast then on to Northland. Love it. Some images from Tuparoa. Old St Mary's church, and although my grandmother is buried here I have actualy never been inside. Nor had my father who was born and bred here. I guess an interesting fact is all …

Kāhu

Was really lucky  this week. The final shots for the movie The Pā Boys involved filming a Kaahu, a beautiful bird that you don't get much chance of seeing up close. Found that out as we chased several around the Bay of Plenty and East Coast landscape without much luck. They are common (as opposed …

Whale

A Sperm whale washed up on the beach over night. Pretty sad but even to my untrained eye I could tell it was an old whale and probably didn't get stranded. It died then washed ashore. So not as distressing as the last time when 3 Sperm whales stranded and died over the following few …

Kekeno

There have been a lot of fur seal pups washed up on the beach. It is the time of year that the mum's kick them out of the, um, pool? A lot don't survive. This one looked pretty exhausted but when I retiurned it had made it's way halfway back to the ocean. http://youtu.be/fdX8CTNoX5w The …

Bomb

On the first day of shooting the film The Strength of Water this car came driving along the road. I thought it was a prop or part of the movie. But no, it was a local on his way to go fishing haha. Note the exhaust pipe attached directly to the motor. So water doesn't …