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A South Sumatran Travelogue

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Nowhere in the surfing world has changed as much as Bali in the past 30 years, but if you still want that sublime Indonesian surf experience then you don’t have to mortgage your house to get it. Photographer Craig Levers shares an insight into the surfing subtleties of South Sumatra.......
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Storm Chasing With Team Backdoor

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When a low-pressure system parks itself off the east coast it spins everyone into a frenzy. The recent July swell was no different and Piha photographer, CPL, fresh up for air after a deadline, wasted no time. He picks up the story … “Yes!” That was the emphatic reply I......
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Book Review: The South Seas Revised Edition

Derek Morrison
The South Seas Revised Edition features the work of some of the best photographers in New Zealand. These are combined with short pithy stories that offer a glimpse into our favourite beaches, surf history and characters of New Zealand’s surf culture. The South Seas Revised Edition came out of the......
Artists Gear New Zealand Reviews 8.0

Book Review: NZ Surf: The Collection Vol. 1

Darren Eade
From discussions with artistic souls, cross-stepping wave sliders, neck-tattooed lip-launchers and salty old sea dogs there’s something for everyone in NZ Surf: The Collection Vol.1. Drawing from a range of historical and recent material, and from a variety of contributors, this volume directed by Warren Hawke, is an open-hearted sweep......
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Roger Hall Stole My Shaper: Inside The HC–Surfline Deal

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HC Surfboards shaper Hayden Chamberlain has moved his operation north to Ruakaka and into Roger Hall’s Surfline surfboard factory. It’s a mutual relationship that should see both brands benefit. But surf photojournalist Craig Levers thinks he just may be the one missing out. A couple of months ago West Auckland......
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Finding Work Life Balance With Auckland Artist Greg Straight

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You may not have heard of artist Greg Straight, but chances are you’ve seen his work. His art is prolific and right now he’s completely on trend. He, and his wife Hannah, have landed his art into galleries throughout the country. And he’s in demand for commercial illustrations. Craig Levers......

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