Artists

Turn the creative dial right up on this inspirational group. This collection of people are among the most talented creatives around. Find out what makes them tick, what connects them to the ocean and where they’re off to next.

Artists

Inside Camper Life With Craig Levers

Derek Morrison
Surf photographer Craig Levers, or CPL, as many will know him by his picture credit, is a bit of a nomad. Like most surfers he likes to travel. That has led him into a whole new world of escapism and the vehicles that deliver us to dream locations. Craig was......
jav xxx
desi porn jewels j accepting her punishment.
Artists

Chasing Unicorns With Jean Pierre Guillotin

Derek Morrison
Meet the French-speaking Spaniard chasing waves in New Zealand – not to surf them, but to photograph them. Jean Pierre Guillotin is bringing a fresh perspective to the waves and surfers of the North Island. New Zealand Surf Journal’s Derek Morrison caught up with 32-year-old JP during Auckland’s most recent......
Artists

Choice: The Movie

Derek Morrison
Choice is a short film that takes you on a journey through the wilderness of New Zealand in search of perfect waves. Along the way filmmaker Jean Pierre Guillotin explores the stunning scenery and landscapes that define New Zealand. “This was my first short film,” explains photographer Jean Pierre. “It......
Artists

Breaking Eggs With Filmmaker Isaac Chadwick

Derek Morrison
The intake of students at the University of Otago is thick with talented surfers who have had their OE wings clipped by Covid-19. One of them, 20-year-old Isaac Chadwick, has been filming and documenting his mates surfing, the student lifestyle and their rise in the music scene since he arrived.......
Inspiration

The Charlesworths: Living Inspired

Oscar Hetherington
Two super-creative and talented brothers from Auckland’s North Shore have found their feet in Otago’s student party culture and thumping line-ups. But for Sam and Ollie Charlesworth, life marches completely to their own beat. They’re not afraid to be different and they don’t conform to any one style. That’s a......
Artists

From The Mountains To The Sea: Oscar Hetherington

Derek Morrison
Every now and then a young photographer comes along who just seems to have an eye for surf culture. They see the waves, landscapes and humans in a new, more youthful light and that adds volumes to the story of New Zealand surfing. Award-winning photographer, Oscar Hetherington, is one of......
Inspiration

40 Frames: The Duke Festival of Surfing

Derek Morrison
There are very few surfing events that really buck the trend and blow their participants and spectators away. Even fewer deserve the “festival” monicker, but The Duke Festival takes the challenge by the short and curlies and knocks it right out of the park. Many years ago local Christchurch surf......
Artists

Artist Insight: Spanish Visual Storyteller Sara Guix And Her Love For New Zealand

Derek Morrison
New Zealand has a special magic that is sometimes hard to see from within. For Spanish-born visual storyteller Sara Guix that elixir drives her creativity and has captured her heart. Since 2015 Sara has been based in Raglan and spent her time wandering New Zealand’s coastline, in search of waves,......
Artists

Watch: A Thank-You Letter To New Zealand

Derek Morrison
In 2015 Spanish-born filmmaker Sara Guix visited New Zealand for a year. She hasn’t left. In this film the 30-year-old visual storyteller shares a heartfelt thank-you to New Zealand. Filmed from January to December 2020 Sara offers the piece as “a gift for helping me find peace in a time......
Artists

Five Minutes With: 15-Year-Old Filmmaker Hunter Cooney

Derek Morrison
Whangamata surfer Hunter Cooney is the guy responsible for producing Flightless Obsession – that’s the Kiwi surf film that was borne out of our Covid-19 Lockdown. New Zealand Surf Journal caught up with the young creative along the iconic shoreline of Kaikoura. NZSJ: Hello, Hunter. What are you doing standing......

The New Zealand Surf Journal website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More