Tolaga Bay Wharf

Spent some time up in Tolaga Bay last week. Awesome place. Perfect for trying out my hipstamatic app for the phone. Took a lot of video too, may post some here if I can get the file size down without losing too much quality. Also, imported my post from 'blogger'. Just didn't like the way …

Central Plateau

Mt Ruapehu Have been traveling our beautiful country recently, the part of my job at the NZ Film Archive that I love. The screening of archival footage in Taumarunui was fantastic. The emotional response to seeing these old films and interviews with the local people's tupuna (ancestors) is why I do this job. Someone has too.These …

All Roads Film Project

 I received some great and surprising news this week. I have been invited to submit a photographic essay to the All Roads Film Project  a National Geographic program dedicated to providing a platform for indigenous and underrepresented minority-culture storytellers around the world to showcase their works to promote knowledge, dialogue, and understanding with a broader, …

Summer

Kia ora, he mihi nui mo te tau hou. Best wishes for the New Year. Had a great summer holiday. A roadtrip East and North camping on beaches, taking photos and wasting heaps of kaimoana ( seafood) but my computer has spat the dummie and in getting fixed. So no photos to post yet but …

My travels Part 2, Poland

My travels from small town New Zealand to Wroclaw, Poland for the New Horizons Film Festival 2008 I was going to greet you in Polish but I don't actually know how to spell any of it. Phonectically it is something like 'zindabre' I'm picking up more and more words everyday. My pronounciation is really good …

My Travels Part 1 Poland via Hong Kong and Munich

Kia ora all, I've just had the longest day of my life. 40 minutes sleep during the 12 hour flight to Hong Kong , then putting my watch back 5 hours just to make it drag on longer. I was in shock by the time I picked my bags up. Yes Air NZ bless them …