Inhospitable

Hawera, South Taranaki, NZ, 2011: The final days of the old Hawera Hospital (1925-2012). Demolition was already well underway with at least half the complex already gone. I rigged a compact digital camera onto the hot-shoe of my DSLR to capture on video the state the place and what I was taking photos of- plenty of […]

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Hospitalized – part 3

Hawera, Taranaki, NZ, Dec 2011:  More images documenting the last days of the doomed Hawera Hospital. These were from my third visit to the derelict and semi-demolished former Hospital. Part 1 is here –  part 2 here…  Within a month it would be gone, without a trace…

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Show

SmallWorks Gallery, Brisbane, Feb 17-March 17 2012:  “Bricks & Mortality” opens next week in Brisbane.  If you live in the area or are just visiting, why not pop in for a looksee…

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Hospitalized – part 2

Hawera, Taranaki, November 2011:  These pictures are from the second foray into the derelict Hawera Hospital…  Most of the interior shots were taken inside the reception area in the main building.  Click here for part 1…    Canon EOS 30D/18-55is  

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Hospitalized – part 1

Hawera, Taranaki, New Zealand, Nov 2011:  The former Hawera hospital has been abandoned for at least a decade.  The 80+ year old hospital once accommodated 116 patients, the new modern “clinic” that sits adjacent to the ruins has 16 beds. This hospital once contained the full range of services, including an A&E, surgery, x-ray dept, […]

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