Beauty in Cold

Winter in New Zealand is captured in seascape images by Independent photographer Hannah Bills, who travelled through Wellington and then south, taking shots in and around Christchurch, “the Oxford of the southern hemisphere.” “Intensely cold, mid-winter days in New Zealand, especially in the south island,” writes partner Peter Bills, “often produce vivid blue skies to tempt the photographer. The sunsets can be wondrous, dramatic; nature’s fireworks at the end of a day. But the blue skies of day time also offer dramatic backdrops for photos, as is seen with the sculpture of flowers which stands in Christchurch’s Cathedral Square. The lack of visitors at this time of year in the southern hemisphere enhances the scenes of naturalbeauty to be found all over the antipodes.”


Tags: Independent (The)  Winter in New Zealand  

What to Do in Cool Lil’ Wellington

What to Do in Cool Lil’ Wellington

Wellington is, “of course”, the more “Melbourne” of the North Island’s two largest cities, according to Pedestrian TV correspondent Chantelle Schmidt. Schmidt writes that Wellington is “art, vintage, bars and all-round…