Posts Tagged ‘event’

Escape Mt Crawford Mountain Bike event

Just up from where I live, is Miramar Mountain Tracks – a joint venture by the Miramar Track Project (through the Wellington Mountain Bike Club) and the Wellington City Council. Today, 19 January 2015 there was an event called “Escape Mt Crawford” which was a series of downhill timed runs. It was really well set […]

Positively Pacifika Festival Wellington 17 January 2015

On Saturday 17 January 2015. I went down with my family to the Positively Pacifika Festival at Waitangi Park. The event is a celebration of the culture, food, music of the peoples of the Pacific. One of the performances by a Paupa group contained 30% of the entire Wellington population! One of the parts I […]

Yvonne Todd: Creamy Psychology Opening

City Gallery hosted the opening of Yvonne Todd’s ‘Creamy Psychology’ on Friday 5 December 2014. Todd is a New Zealand based photographer and her work spans both floors of the gallery. It is the first time the so much space in the gallery has been dedicated to one artist. I think its great that its […]

Inaugural Interislander Hutt River Festival 30th November 2014

I went for an hour and took photos at the Hutt River Festival. As it was a first, I had no idea what to expect. I was pleasantly surprised by how well run it was and the great atmosphere the organizers managed to create. There was a gusty northerly blowing but they found shelter on […]

Petone Winter Carnival 2014

The Petone Winter Carnival was held on the 2 August 2014. Here are some of my favourite photos from the event. For more information and to go next year check out the event website: The Facebook page is also a great resource for getting updates

Chinese New Year Parade 2 February 2014

On Sunday I went and checked out the Chinese New Year Parade which is part of the Chinese New Year Festival each year. While it was a short parade, it was lots of fun to photograph with a really good turnout. I also liked the route which went from Kent Terrace to the Michael Fowler Centre […]

New Years Day 2014 picnic revels in the rain

I was really impressed by the positive attitude by Wellingtonians at this years New Years Day picnic put on by the Wellington City Council. The event was at Waitangi Park and featured 3 bands: Trinity Roots, Eb and Sparrow, and Vanessa Stacey, The Amazing Traveling Photobooth, Push Play, Kids games and a chill out zone […]

Peter Robinson opening at Dowse 14 December 2013

On Saturday 14 December 2013, I photographed the Peter Robinson “Tribe Subtribe” exhibition opening at the Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt. It was an afternoon event which was great because it suited families being a participatory art project. Members of the public were invited to create artworks using felt disks that had been laid out […]

Wellington’s top Chefs rally together to support Neonatal Trust

12 of Wellington’s top Chef’s including Al Brown, Simon Gault, Martin Boseley, Laurent Loudeac joined forces to produce a cookbook, the proceeds of which will go to help families of premature and sick newborn babies. The direct link to buy the book for $39.95 is here. I was asked to help out and donate some […]

Karapoti Classic mountain bike race “Take-2”

mountain bike rider

As an adventure sports photographer based in Wellington, one of the premier events on the local calendar to photograph is the Karapoti Classic mountain bike event. Arguably one of the toughest events in the country, it boasts a 50km full and 20km short course. I was disappointed to realize that this year the Classic coincided with a trip to […]

Webstock 2012

I just got the call up to go get shots of the 2012 Webstock conference. I had heard about the event in the past but had never had the opportunity to go and check it out. Having seen the slither I did, I must say it was impressive! The line up of speakers over the 2 days […]