The Pine Times | Short Film

From the pages of DGZ issue 15 we bring you ‘THE PINE TIMES’ a journey through Norfolk Island with Johnny Hicks and Alex Dive.

The unknown is a beautiful thing. It embodies all the exciting things in life: surprise, adventure, risks, rewards and sometimes ghosts and sharks too. Mum’s always stressed the importance of “going someplace new every year” a slogan she probably saw on a Flight Centre ad but I totally back the statement. It’s good for the soul to see new places and try new things. Norfolk Island doesn’t exactly spring to mind when you think of an intrepid excursion to foreign soil, where top-knotted Euro dudes strum their missing-string, surf-stickered acoustic guitars and faux-Rolex selling groms block yet another flawless sunset. Norfolk ain’t no Indonesia or Sri Lanka, nor does it try to copy its Pacific Island brothers, Fiji and Samoa. Located a short flight north of Auckland and only a mere 8 kilometres by 5 kilometres in size, with its tiny population of approximately 1400 permanent residents. We would soon find out this dark horse island is unlike any place we had ever been before.

HALVES EDITION 11 | The Pine Times

Welcome to our eleventh issue of Halves titled ‘THE PINE TIMES’.

The unknown is a beautiful thing. It embodies all the exciting things in life: surprise, adventure, risks, rewards and sometimes ghosts and sharks too. Mum’s always stressed the importance of “going someplace new every year” a slogan she probably saw on a Flight Centre ad but I totally back the statement. It’s good for the soul to see new places and try new things. Norfolk Island doesn’t exactly spring to mind when you think of an intrepid excursion to foreign soil, where top-knotted Euro dudes strum their missing-string, surf-stickered acoustic guitars and faux-Rolex selling groms block yet another flawless sunset. Norfolk ain’t no Indonesia or Sri Lanka, nor does it try to copy its Pacific Island brothers, Fiji and Samoa. Located a short flight north of Auckland and only a mere 8 kilometres by 5 kilometres in size, with its tiny population of approximately 1400 permanent residents. We would soon find out this dark horse island is unlike any place we had ever been before.

Pine Times Exhibition

A huge thank you to everyone that came out for the opening night of our Pine Times exhibition at Street Prints Gallery in Mount Maunganui on Wednesday evening. The Pine Times is a film and photographic journey through Norfolk Island with still imagery from from Jereme Aubertin and moving digital from Cam Neate. Thanks to RPM, Rip Curl, Corona and Burgerfuel for their help pulling together an epic evening!

The exhibition will be running until April 29th at Street Prints Gallery, 325 Maunganui Road, Mount Maunganui.

The full Pine Times story is printed in DGZ Issue 15 on sale now. CLICK HERE to get a copy.

Also stay tuned for the online premiere of the Pine Times film and HALVES #11 dropping early next week!

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Salt Circus Film

And now for the video clip! The inaugural Billabong Salt Circus attracted crew from far and wide last Saturday (April 9th). People dug deep into their board collections and bought all their old favourites to the beach. Free coffee flowed all day thanks to Allpress which fuelled the fibreglass yarns and some top notch logging in the fun only contest. Local lad Jordan Griffin took the title and won himself a Tyler Warren Log. Later on the Corona’s flowed at Flour & Water for the soiree which soon turned into some sort of street party.

Here is a little clip from the days activities… You can also check out the photo set by CLICKING HERE.

Stay tuned for an entire Salt Circus digital flip book and on the road clip with Tyler Warren coming soon!!

Thanks to Billabong and Corona for their support in the first of many #Billabongsaltcircus events.

Billabong Salt Circus Gallery

The inaugural Billabong Salt Circus attracted crew from far and wide last Saturday. People dug deep into their board collections and bought all their old favourites to the beach. Free coffee flowed thanks to Allpress and kept the crowd fuelled for a day of fibreglass yarns and some top notch logging from all that entered in the fun only contest. Here is a little teaser from the day, stay tuned for the video and an entire digital flip book coming soon! Thanks to Billabong and Corona.

DIPPED | Tyler Warren

Last night Tyler Warren opened his first ever New Zealand art exhibition – DIPPED. The Allpress Studio in Auckland city was host to a very content crowd filled with cold Corona’s and spicy taco’s. The works in this show were created over the past six years using oil on canvas and were inspired by Tylers travels, experiences and dreams. Big thanks to our friends Billabong, Corona, Mexicali and all those who attended.

The exhibition runs until the 9th of April at the Allpress Studio (8 Drake Street) Auckland
Monday – Friday 9am-3pm
Saturday 9am–230pm
Closed Sunday

For a look at the full album click here.

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