Te Arai - The Veil

Our journey took us through the rolling hills of the Waikato, past the Waikune prison, the Ratana Church, our marae and finally to the waters of the Whanganui River. Read Post

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Image by Tia Huia Ranginui

See Into the Trees

Winter trees are all filigree and shadow. Read Post

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One Of These Things
Is Not Like The Other...

Quake drama Hope and Wire polarized audiences in Christchurch and beyond. But one review in The Press should disturb everyone... Read Post

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Image by David Hockney ('Place Furstenberg #1, Paris, August 7-9, 1985')

PhotoForum at 40

A new book about the PhotoForum society also includes a superb collection of significant New Zealand photographs from the last forty years. Read Post

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Image by Murray Cammick: from 'Flash Cars', 1977.


A new series of photographs by Doug Richards - ‘Lost’ in the experience but at home amongst the concrete, steel and glass. Read Post

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Image by Doug Richards

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