How to Remember Sir Peter Blake?

The government has committed $2.5 million to the construction of a memorial museum in the late Sir Peter Blake’s honour on the Auckland waterfront. Sports Minister Trevor Mallard: “The [Blue Water Black Magic] exhibition will ensure a lasting tribute to a New Zealand hero and icon who was recognized the world over.” Gordon McLauchlan muses over the need for a Blake Mausoleum and the qualities of NZ heroism in general in the NZ Herald. 


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Travel Lockdown a Blessing for US Surfers

Travel Lockdown a Blessing for US Surfers

Back in March, photographer Ridge BenBen and surfer Joe Kisling, both from the US, travelled to the South Island for the Single Fin Mingle logging contest, an annual event that describes…