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.
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
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.
January 2020: Auckland's sky turns orange as a huge layer of smoke from the Australian bushfires covers much of New Zealand.
July 2019: Sunrise reflections at Lake Tekapo in New Zealand's South Island.
August 2019: An Auckland mother prepares the veil for her daughter's wedding.
December 2019: Contractors setting up fireworks on the Sydney Opera House, in the hours before New Years' Eve celebrations.
January 2020: An American tourist on the Sydney to Manly ferry uses her mobile phone to capture the Sydney Opera House.
February 2018: Drone footage samples from Karekare beach in Auckland, New Zealand.