The Colour of Sky

It’s a beautiful piece of coastline. Stoney beaches, caves and rocks with holes big enough to walk through. Cliffs sparsely dotted with trees clinging to the gravelly undergrowth, bent and twisted into the shaped by the prevailing winds that mould them. As a kid, I sat in this very same spot, amongst the trees looking …

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.

Tonga

I was really lucky to spend some time in Tonga. A team of film makers and a very small crew went to help make three short films. Tongan stories the Tongan way. Loved it. 12 hour days in 30 degree heat then swimming, local food and beer. Couldn't ask for a better gig.  My new …

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 …

Christmas set

It's beautiful this past week. Tropical, hotter than I can remember for this time of year. Had a great, relaxing Christmas. Hope you all do too. This paddle boarder is on to a good thing. So are we! Christmas Day sunset at Paekakariki