fan girl

Rhian Sheehan’s Auckland concert on Friday for the launch of his new album A Quiet Divide, felt like a 120 minute soundbath. photo by @EdZuccollo, via Rhian Sheehan on twitter +++ We are sitting in the front row… so close we can hear the stage’s floorboards creaking with every shift of a body, and I can […]

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kintsugi workshop

Yesterday I was lucky enough to get a spot in a 2-hour kintsugi workshop run by railway street studios in collaboration with an astute assembly as part of auckland’s art week. we were asked to bring along a broken piece of pottery that we wanted to repair and i had just the thing – one […]

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the weekend that was

It’s been a full and fantastic weekend. Bursting with friends, laughter, adventures and new experiences. We had friends over for dinner Friday night, then packed overnight bags and road-tripped with friends to a sleepy seaside village just an hour north of Auckland where some other friends of ours have a beach house. After an evening […]

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safe passage

a slow glide through the fog, punctuated by ship horns in conversation on ferries devoid of sight. legions of sea birds drifting together on the water, as if they too were temporarily blinded. the apparitions of buildings, appearing and disappearing. and a surprisingly visceral response to this morning’s commute. +++  

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Tiritiri Matangi

ANZAC day this year, Nic, Nod, Jordan and I took a ferry to Tiritiri Matangi (which means”looking to the wind” or “wind tossing about”). some of New Zealand’s most endangered birds in the wild including takahē, kōkako, saddleback/tīeke and hihi/stitchbird can all be seen and heard on this island, making it truly amazing to visit. […]

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