Crude Futures Update

Leslie Bowman, who I photographed in 2009 as part of Crude Futures, is definitely living up to his (obvious) potential with this article last week updating Wellington on his London breakthrough as a dancer in the Westend production of Michael Jackson's Thriller.   

UTP Manila Dispatch

I spent a month in Manila last year hanging out with members of SE Asia's oldest punk scene. This is a short documentary on the music, art and activism that's happening there. 

Making It Work EP01: Charlie Camp

The first episode in a new series I'm shooting for The Wireless looks at young people's experience in the workforce. First up was a look at building apprentice Charlie Camp. One of a small but growing number of women working the tools on building sites across New Zealand.  

Introducing Charlie Camp: the punk drummer and builder who is smashing stereotypes about what young women "should" do. Video filmed and edited by John Lake.

Kick Out The Jams: !NOW!

I spent New Years eve at Flat Point on the south Wairarapa coast where around 200 people had decided to escape civilisation at !NOW! festival of music and art.  

Interviews and live sets from the New Zealand music underground. This week, we head out to New Year's festival NOW!

Walk for Jerry Collins, 14 June 2015

Thousands of people gathered on a sunny winter's day in June to walk in honour of local rugby hero Jerry Collins who, along with his partner Alana Madill, was killed in a car accident in Southern France on June 5. The walk followed a route through Jerry's childhood neighbourhood in eastern Porirua and on to his home rugby club, Norths RFC.  

Shooting Overseas Bands for UTPTV

Tried out a new format for UTPTV in 2015 getting a local to interview some of the touring bands who wash up on our shores. Here's a clip of DJ Alphabethead interviewing Mesa Cosa from Melbourne on the steps of Space Monster in Whanganui. 

Erotic nipple sucking with a vacuum cleaner on Valentines Day.

Erotic nipple sucking with a vacuum cleaner on Valentines Day.