Some images from our camping holiday

I think everyone needs to go camping, unplug, be social in a real world The walk...   Tha bach (cottage, crib) has no electricity or cell signal and no road access. So you either go by boat or walk in at low tide.   The view from my tent #camping

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 …

Hawaiki

I made a short video of my trip to Hawai'i earlier this year. I attended the inaugural Deep Waters Film Festival organised by PIC and UH. I didn't get out to the beaches, was much luckier than that. I got to spend my whole time there with locals (Tangata Whenua) enjoying their philosophies, politics and …

On the Road

Have traveled a lot this year already. Here and abroad. Hawaii was amazing and is worth a separate blog. Then I went to Whakatane and Tauranga.  In Northland I stayed in Ahipara and in recent weeks had an amazing trip up to Tairua in the Coromandel. Really lucky with my job and it does sound …

Down North

Am in Ahipara, a small Northland beachfront community. Amazing and beautiful place. Warm, although we haven't seen the sun. Could easily live here.Heading to Kerikeri to fly home tonight but have the day free. Was thinking of driving to Te Reinga (image) but it is a long way to go to not see much. The …

New Zealand Calendars in time for xmas

Kia ora, I have some calendars for sale on my RedBubble site. $30 NZ which is cheap if you don't live here haha. There are two, 'Aotearoa' (landscape) and 'Aotearoa Wild' (people) They take a couple of weeks to deliver so will arrive before xmas. I have had photographs in two exhibitions lately. Pataka Museum …