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Greg Ward

International broadcast journalist, videographer and photographer, based in Auckland New Zealand.  Available to cover stories in Auckland, Wellington and nationwide.

I assist foreign news agencies with TV and radio packages; interviews and photography. I can film, edit, produce and present video as well as high-quality photography.  My background includes news reporting roles with state broadcasters Radio New Zealand and TVNZ.  For more than two decades I freelanced as the BBC's New Zealand correspondent.

Video kit:  Sony Z90 4K video camera; Sennheiser radio microphones and Rode Podcaster microphone.
Home studio (and mobile) lighting: Two Nanlite Compac 100s
Video editing: Final Cut Pro
Photography kit: Sony A7III and A6300.  I shoot RAW and edit in Adobe Camera Raw and Photoshop.

 
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APRIL 2020: Deserted motorways and stark warnings were a feature of New Zealand's April lockdown - a strict response to the global COVID-19 crisis


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April 2020: Auckland city streets and motorways are deserted after 4 weeks of lock-down. New Zealanders were forced into strict self-isolation as a response to the COVID-19 outbreak. This 60 second clip was shot for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.


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January 2020: Auckland's sky turns orange as a huge layer of smoke from the Australian bushfires covers much of New Zealand.


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July 2019: Sunrise reflections at Lake Tekapo in New Zealand's South Island.


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August 2019: An Auckland mother prepares the veil for her daughter's wedding.


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December 2019: Contractors setting up fireworks on the Sydney Opera House, in the hours before New Years' Eve celebrations.


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January 2020: An American tourist on the Sydney to Manly ferry uses her mobile phone to capture the Sydney Opera House.


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February 2018: Drone footage samples from Karekare beach in Auckland, New Zealand.


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