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Media Releases 2015

P J Paterson is going to Pingyao International Photography Festival - D-Photo on Kate van der Drift work in the Festival signature programme.

Ocula Magazine talk to Anne Noble about the exhibition No Vertical Song on at Two Rooms

Weekend Magazine NZ Herald was a feature on The Imperial Body by Fiona Amundsen at Gus Fisher Gallery.

D Photo on Facebook continues it's Festival coverage with Kate van der Drift at Sanderson Gallery in Newmarket.

The Eye of Photography feature writer Alison Stieven-Taylor has covered this year's Signature exhibitions,

Read The Eye of Photography interview PJ Paterson about the Annual Commission

More on the Sydney interview when Alison Stieven Taylor talked to Julia Durkin, Public Participation Director about the what feeds the Festival programme and audience generation.

Great to see the May Photo of the Month by Paul Craze from our Auckland Photo Blog featured too! - Simon Devitt Prize winner Elena Lochore-Ward

Radio NZ - Leon Rose on his show at Whitespace.

NZ Herald on Emma Badeia - We Play Rugby on Saturdays

Photojournalism Now talks with Festival Director, Julia Durkin, plus features on Fiona Amundsen, Peter Evans, Murray Lloyd, Sandra Chen Weinstein

TV3 News website - Magnum's Thomas Dworzak talks about war and playing with reality

Kim Hill interviews Alison Stieven-Taylor about the Future of Photojournalism

TV3 News website - Business - Festival turns lens on Photobooks

Elsewhere blog - Life in The Lens

Waiheke Blokes open up for photography

Photojournalism Now interview with P J Paterson, features on Anne Noble, Lay of the Land and Maria Kapajeva

Pukukohe - IHC photo and video show

TVNZ P J Paterson talks about his work Tues 26 May - Good Morning show

Anne Nobles wins 31st Higashikawa Award in Japan - D Photo

Scoop - Truth & Fiction 

Pro Photographer - Lay of The Land, Magnum Workshops and PJ Paterson Annual Commission

North & South - May issue - Choice Events - Footie photography Magnum Offside Brazil

The Photographers Mail - March 2015 - Magnum Workshops come to Auckland

North Shore Times 3/4/2015 - Festival director talks Takapuna lifestyle

D-Photo - Apr/May 2015 James K Lowe, Annual Commission 2012,  Magnum workshops and PJ Paterson Annual Commission 2015

Tanu Gago published on The Guardian

The Big Idea - Truth & Fiction

National Radio - Your Song - Julia Durkin, Public Participation Director

Truth & Fiction leads 100 events & exhibitions  -  2015 Festival Programme Announced

D Photo - Nikon Auckland Photo Day 2015 cancelled

Media Releases 2014

Peoples Choice and Nikon Auckland Photo Day D-Photo

Peoples Choice and Top 30 on 20/20 blog

Nikon Auckland Photo Day winner Scoop

Time for a Fag wins - The Big Idea

2014 Nikon Auckland Photo Day winners announced(1)

Tagata Pasifika chats to Tanu Gago

Photographic Museum of Humanity blog promotes us here Auckland 

Image Nation on Festival exhibitions D Photo

Al Ronberg reveals his journeys at Uxbrigde Art Centre Times online

Auckland Festival of Photography features on Yelp

Nikon Auckland Photo Day on Gather and Hunt

Emma Hughes on Fight on Waiheke - D Photo online

Photoforum discuss their history with images on Elsewhere

Nightcap with TV3

Interview with Festival Director, Julia Durkin on Photojournalism Now

Artist Tanu Gago creating conversations on his work with Manukau Courier

Brendan Kitto's Night Visions on D Photo online

Selection of the Festival exhibitions review by The Eye of Photography

Photoforum at 40 on Public Address

Festival for your diary NZ Life and Leisure

We Are Changing group show on Lea Schlatter D-Photo online

What's On Weekend NZ Herald

Chris Rainier interview by Kim Hill Radio New Zealand

Christine Webster by T J McNamara NZ Herald

Chris Rainier talks about the Nikon Photo Contest on TVNZ Good Morning

Wayne Quilliam discusses his cultural images on TV3

Qiane Matata-Sipu discusses her work on Te Karere

Mareea Vegas talks about Sourced D Photo online

Tanu Gago discusses his culture and work NZ Herald

Tatsumi Orimoto screens his work exclusively in Auckland The Denizen

Japanese artists and exhibitions open the 2014 Festival The Big Idea

Camera captures everyday life on pa Manukau Courier

Tanu Gago selected for Auckland Festival of Photography The Big Idea

Future Projections showcases international and Auckland students Rip It Up

Ane Tonga shows at Gus Fusher Architecture Now

Auckland Festival of Photography announces record numbers The Big Idea

Central city shows are in abundance Heart of The City

Memory theme looks at indigenous cultures in Spasifik

D Photo on 2014 Festival here - D Photo

Auckland Festival of Photography 2014 record numbers 115 exhibitions & events Media release 2014

Tanu Gago makes World News

Tanu Gago announced as Annual Commission artist Scoop

Sacred Hill backs Auckland Festival of Photography NZ Wine

Annual Fine Arts Commission sponsored by Sacred Hill, shortlist announced.

Interview Festival Director, Julia Durkin on being a judge for China International Press Photo

Give A Little to the Photo Festival D Photo 

Media Releases 2013

Runners up in Top 30 Pete Rees -

Scoop announces Nikon Auckland Photo Day 2013

Seven Sharp TV1 announces winner Nikon Auckland Photo Day 2013

The Big Idea on Groo Lee's We Need To Talk winner

Media release Nikon Auckland Photo Day take on contemporary life - We Need To Talk - 2013 Nikon Auckland Photo Day winner announced

Stuff on Korean War exhibition -

Architecture student wins Devitt prize -

Korean War exhibition goes to Albany -

TV3 on Pakistan Proud -

TV3 on Edith Amituanai

Stuff on Pakistan Proud at The Depot -

NZ Herald Weekend Magazine on Gil Hanly

Channel Magazine on My Photo My Navy -

Dominion Post review Jae Hoon Lee

The Big Idea on Peter Grant -

North Shore Times on Know Your Monster

NZ Herald on Qiane Matata-Sipu

Eastern Courier on Polish Heritage exhibition in Howick

Urbis online

Gather and Hunt on Festival launch -

Weekend Gig Guide on Chris McLennan

Spasifik Mag on  Qiane Matata-Sipu

The Listener -

Stuff on Korean War Exhibition

Harbour News features Jennifer Mason at Wynyard Quarter

Concrete Playground -

Waiheke draw card for Fringe shows

Jennifer Mason on show at the Silo 7

NZ Herald with Chris McLennan

Radio NZ with Andrew Quilty

Newstalk ZB on start of Festival

NZ Herald on start of 10th Festival -

Gil Hanly explored by Elsewhere

A Cry For Protection - NZ Herald on Allan McDonald and earthquake prone buildings

A Stroke of artistic genius in Devonport

Earthquake exhibition at Britomart opens

Two weeks to start - Auckland Festival of Photography - May 2013

Radio NZ discussion on the importance of photography  -

D Photo - Interview for the Source exhibition

NZ Herald -

Capture blog

Scoop -

Programme launched on 11 April 2013 - Media Release - Auckland Festival celebrates 10th year- 2013

Scoop -

The Big Idea - Celebrating 10 years Auckland Festival of Photography

D Photo Magazine - Photo Fest programme launches

Which Festival

Auckland Tourism

Media releases 2012

Henderson Photographer Juliet Hopkins - Western Leader

The Aucklander - Moko Man's Winning Smile

Stuff - Nikon Auckland Photo Day winners

Media Release - DontWorryBe HappycapturesNikonAucklandPhotoDay

NZ Herald - This isnt your Grandpa's slideshow

D-Photo - Solomon Mortimer

NZ Herald - T J McNamara: In the abstract

Asia Radio Show - Holy Cow - James Lowe and Nurain Janah

You Tube - Janet Lilo on Girls Who Shoot & FAM BAM at Papakura Art Gallery

Sharing top billing with the Queen - Stuff

Stuff - Nikki Denholm

Radio Ponsonby - Mareea Vegas at Digital Darkroom

NZ Herald - Life Through A Lens

Radio New Zealand - Talking Culture series - Photographing The Olympics

NZ Herald - Alfredo Bini; In search of a future

Talking Culture Symposium - Crossing Borders

Te Waha Nui - 1 day 6 cities

Groove Guide - Mareea Vegas exhibition

Concrete Playground - Sam Harris

NZ Herald - Tour

Radio New Zealand - Arts on Sunday - Solomon Mortimer

Nikon Auckland Photo Day Saturday 9 June

The Big Idea - Grab Your Camera For 24 Hours

The Aucklander - Culture and revelry May 2012

Auckland Festival of Photography Announces 2012 Programme

The Big Idea - Landscape Photography

Scoop - Festival programme announced

The Localist - Festival 2012

Media Release - Annual Fine Arts Commission 2012

Scoop - James K Lowe Commission 2012

The Big Idea - Annual Fine Arts Commission 2012

Media stories 2011

TV3 News - Tim Page

NZ Herald - Stephen Dupont

Scoop - Conflict Images Says a Thousand Words

Art News - Roberta Thornley

Stuff - Festival Tuesday

TV3 News - Photography Auction

NZ Herald - Favourite Things

Scoop - Festival Begins

NZ Herald - T J McNamara

NZ Herald - Shocking Decline of Detroit

Radio New Zealand - Frank Schwere

Central Leader -Snapshots of Dominion Road

The Aucklander - Never Too Late To Shine

The Aucklander - Blue View From East to West

Howick Times - Kiwi Landscapes

NZ Herald - Framed; City Frozen in Time

Big Idea - Auckland Photo Day Winner

Scoop - Nikon Photo Day Winner

Stuff - Curious Boy Scoops Prize

The Big Idea - Conflict Images

Western Leader - Life in Shanghai seen from inside

Scoop - Burlesque Gino Demeer

NZ Herald - Gladys Cunningham

Media release - Conflict Symposium

2011 Auckland Festival of Photography programme announced