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Jonas Tawharu: An Indonesian Edit

Derek Morrison
Rusty surfer Jonas Tawharu blazes a trail through Indonesia with filmmaker Oscar Johns capturing the powerful goofyfooter’s every turn, reo and barrel. Twenty-year-old Jonas may call Mount Maunganui home, but it has been the waves around Dunedin, where he is currently studying marketing and communications, that have helped him to......
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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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Travel Warning: How To Avoid Excessive Baggage Charges

Derek Morrison
Be warned: Qantas’s excess baggage charges and policy are designed to trap travelling surfers. New Zealand Surf Journal’s editor Derek Morrison finds out first hand how the Aussie airline is making a questionable fortune in Bali. The Bali season is in full swing and this little island of the Indonesian......
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UPDATED: Elliot Paerata-Reid and Billy Stairmand Make Top 100 After Krui Pro

Derek Morrison
Elliott Paerata-Reid and Billy Stairmand have launched into the top 100 in the World Qualifying Series after their performances at the Krui Pro held at Tanjung Setia Beach, Lampung, Sumatra. Stairmand was the form surfer of the event dominating through his early heats on his journey to the finals. The......
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Meke. This Is Elliot Paerata-Reid

Derek Morrison
There is no doubting that Piha local Elliot Paerata-Reid is on a performance surge right now. His 2018 Indonesian season was sensational in and out of competition, but the Mega Swell of late July saw him paddling into some of the most intense waves ever witnessed at his favourite Indo......
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Five Minutes With: Maz Quinn (And Why Wave Pools Rule)

Derek Morrison
It’s one of those swells. Every ten minutes a pulse that gets you excited, but in between a calm pool of blue with the occasional rideable ripple. It’s been like this all week with the same crew hunting the sets on the favourable tide led by Josh Thickpenny and Luke......

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