Artillery

Wellington, NZ, Oct 2013: This coastal artillery battery (one of many) was built to defend New Zealand’s capital Wellington against a Naval attack. Work began in 1908 on constructing a 2 gun battery using 6″MkVII guns. By 1912 these 6″ guns were manned by the Wellington Naval Artillery Volunteers. At its prime at the beginning […]

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The Hunter

Wairarapa, NZ, yesterday: Met this young local hunter at the beginning of the Rimutaka Rail Trail yesterday. He was pretty quiet at first, then opened up and gave me a detailed breakdown of the lay of the land ahead. With his four pig dogs- GPS collars around their necks- he was heading off-trail into the […]

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Future Fix

New Zealand, October 2013: Exploring the grounds of a former historic hospital- unfortunately now earmarked for demolition due to the large amount of asbestos and at least a $50m repair bill.

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Tunnelvision

Wellington, NZ, Nov 2013: A short film exploring the same abandoned railway tunnel featured in Portal. The final cut is inspired by horror/film noir-  with soundtrack by legendary English experimental rock pioneers, Swell Maps.

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WT

Bulls, Rangitikei, NZ, March 2012: This iconic water tower at Bulls, has been a well known landmark on SH1 for half a century or so. Looking like a cross between a mushroom and a UFO, it’s always been a favorite structure of mine on the road between Taranaki and Wellington.

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Awatuna

South Taranaki, NZ, Aug 2012: Awatuna Dairy Factory- one of many that dot the Taranaki landscape. Before the advent of the milk tanker and the colossal Fonterra factory near Hawera, Whareroa, these milk factories were the lifeline of Taranaki dairy farmers. Spaced at roughly five miles apart, they allowed local farmers easy delivery of milk […]

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