Constantly Gardening

Auckland greensman Robbie Penny has worked on Bridge to Terabithia, 10,000 BC and The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian arranging on-set nurseries, sourcing Belgian lettuce ferns and relocating apple orchards. Feet are Penny’s biggest enemy. For instance, “In Prince Caspian, you’ve got horses running through the sets. So you can imagine the devastation you’ve got to deal with between takes . . . You’re constantly trying to make the set look like it was the first day they walked in. That is the biggest challenge, I find – maintaining continuity,” he says.


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Shihad Endures Through Struggles and Triumphs

Shihad Endures Through Struggles and Triumphs

In a story for ABC News, Dan Condon looks back at some of the key musical and personal moments in New Zealand band Shihad’s career. In 1991, just three years after first…