From the Road

Giovanni Tiso travels 2200km, or thereabouts, in the South Island with his family, and shares his photos and impressions From the Road. Read Post

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Image by Giovanni Tiso

Peak Pohutukawa

For the love of our favourite trees. Read Post

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Tell You What

A nonfiction celebration... and a holiday giveaway! Read Post

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Old Delhi

Simon Grigg visits Old Delhi with his Canon G1X, and leaves only footprints. Read Post

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Image by Simon Grigg


Capture is three. Enter our Movement photo competition to win a copy of 'Tell You What', a wonderful collection of New Zealand essays. Read Post

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