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Capital Characters : Wellington Portraits from Then to Now

Through the first half of 2015 I was working on an exhibition for the New Zealand Portrait Gallery - Capital Characters: Wellington Portraits from Then to Now (11 June - 23 August 2015). Here is a blog about it.

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At Karaka Bay

This photograph has long intrigued me - of the forgotten Maori settlement in nineteenth-century Karaka Bay

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The Mysterious Mr Darnoc

A researcher has discovered the identity of the mysterious Mr Darnoc, creator of a remarkable proposal for the Wellington waterfront in 1877.

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The War begins...

As all New Zealand knows by now World War I started one hundred years ago, and we are now entering a long and gruelling campaign of war commemoration. Here is my tiny contribution to the war effort. From now on, though, I think I'll be a conscientious objector. 

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Alleyways

Here is my latest FishHead pictorial piece, written after a summer's day wander around the backstreets of Wellington

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The Lost History of Bill Sticking

Every month I do a Wellington piece for FishHead magazine. There is not much to them, just a few paragraphs accompanying a Turnbull Library image. Most of them go up on my Wellingtonians flickr site. However, that site only takes single images and sometimes the columns include a several-image collage. Here is one from several months back.  

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