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Into the Mountains

One of my favourite places in the world is Tongariro National Park. It has every shade of blue, grey, purple and green you can imagine, and the landscape is cold, unpredictable and imposing. So when Heather from T&H Fiber Works … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2016

I know that around the internet there is a lot of talk about kicking 2016 out the door, and I get it. A lot of very nasty, very sad, very hopeless-seeming things happened this year. But there are good things … Continue reading

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Hands On – Tyke and Co

Tyke and Co is the brand created by Amy Partridge (great name). Amy is a young graduate of fashion design and she is putting her skills to good use creating hand-sewn leather and fabric items. These include baby wear, and … Continue reading

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Hands On – Happy-go-Knitty

When I turned up for the Hands On shoot with Helene of Happy-go-Knitty¬†it was pouring with rain and I hadn’t brought any lights with me. However, Helene was very willing to stand outside (under cover!) with armfuls of yarn so … Continue reading

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Hands On – Eloise White, Illustrator

Eloise has a bright, sunlit studio almost on the beach at Piha. From her front room she creates beautiful illustrations and designs that are influenced by what she sees out of her windows, and the surrounding bush. While I was … Continue reading

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Franklin Road

This year we took Molly to see the Christmas lights on Franklin Road. They were beautiful (and quirky too). I hope you have a wonderful Christmas if you celebrate.

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Hands On – Heavenly Nature

One of the women that I photographed for Hands On is Tanya Ji. Her company is Heavenly Nature and she makes cosmetics and soaps, from scratch. All ingredients are organic and locally sourced where possible and her workshop is quietly, … Continue reading

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