Luke Rogers and Ava Henderson rise to the top of a hungry pool of grommets at Round 3 of the South Island Grom Series held in fun waves at Porpoise Bay in the Catlins.
Luke Rogers, of Dunedin, on his way to a win in the U16 and U18 Boy
Born in the Waikato, Derek has worked as a photographer since 1994. During that time he has surfed and photographed extensively throughout New Zealand the Pacific, South Africa and Australia. Derek founded New Zealand Surf Journal in 2018 to "raise the tide for all boats" by shining a light on the New Zealand surf industry. He lives in Dunedin with his wife, Rachael and three children, Taya, Rewa and Keo.
Derek was recently named New Zealand Geographic Photographer of the Year for 2018.