Kōrero: Perceptions of the landscape

‘St Clair Dunedin. Skateboarding at the Surf Bathing Pavilion’ (1 o 3)

‘St Clair Dunedin. Skateboarding at the Surf Bathing Pavilion’

Robin Morrison’s 1981 book of photographs, The South Island of New Zealand from the road, presented a new view of the landscape – not the conventional ‘beautiful New Zealand’. Images like this one emphasised quirky buildings, unusual characters, and the geometric shapes of the hills.

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Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira
Reference: RMS/FTR99/177
Photograph by Robin Morrison

Permission of the Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

Courtesy of the Estate of Robin Morrison

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Perceptions of the landscape - New landscapes – after the 1960s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/14411/st-clair-dunedin-skateboarding-at-the-surf-bathing-pavilion (accessed 12 May 2021)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007