Photography

Celebrating Eid in NZ: Fashion, food and family

"Everyone wears the nicest clothes they have or they’ll buy new outfits or dress however they want."

Preparing for Lunar New Year: In Photos

Lunar New Year in China was one of Crystal Chen most vivid memories as a child.

100 years of New Zealand summer: In photos

To celebrate the arrival of summer after the weird year we’ve had, Re: has dug through library archives to find a collection of photographs that capture…

Māori youth are capturing climate change through photos

Professional photographers are paired with Māori youth in an effort to combat climate change

Manifesting summer from South Auckland's front yards in lockdown: in photos

Photographer Geoffery Matautia aked his friends what they're most looking forward to in summer.

NZ's secret 1970s queer scene: photos by Fiona Clark

Fiona Clark's work provides valuable insight into the queer experience of 1970s Aotearoa.

In photos: What men feeling safe to be sensual looks like

“There was this really interesting sense of masculinity, but also complete vulnerability.”

The man who has been photographing Waitangi for 50 years

John Miller (Ngāpuhi) is an award-winning documentary photographer from Auckland. He has dedicated most of his 70 years to documenting political protests and other significant moments…

Reflect on 2020 with these haunting and beautiful photos

Rachel Mataira, 2019’s NZ Young Photographer of the Year captured a series of photographs from January to November 2020 which she says reflects the “abnormal”.

She even…

Seven travellers tell us what it’s like to be stranded in New Zealand

For some travellers, going home wasn't an option.

Observations of a rural nurse

Photographer Sara McIntyre has lived in the tiny town of Kākahi for the last ten years. She’s spent most of that time working as a district…

At Tapu Te Ranga marae, Matariki brings rebirth after the fire

In the early hours of June 9th last year, Tapu Te Ranga, an urban marae in Te Whanganui-a-Tara (Wellington) caught fire and quickly burnt to the…

Seven people tell us how they're resetting 2020 this Matariki

Matariki, the Māori new year, begins on July 13th. How are we resetting?

At Auckland’s gay rugby club for their first training after lockdown

Now that we’re well into Covid alert level 1, we can finally go out and do fun stuff again. This also means the country’s favourite sport…

Snapshots of athletes in isolation around the world

With many of the world’s best sports people stuck at home in lockdown, we’ve selected some of the best snapshots from New Zealand and overseas showing…

Global snapshots of Covid-19

While New Zealand is in lockdown and America erupts into protest, other countries are coming to grips with Covid-19 in different ways. Here is a selection…

In photos: NZ's empty streets at rush hour

At 11:59pm on Wednesday, 25 March, New Zealand went into a nationwide lockdown. Here are some photos taken by Re: journalists of the scenes about town…

Queer Portraits of Auckland

Becki Moss is a photographer and visual storyteller with a background in environmental science, psychology and medical science. Her photo project Queer Portraits of Auckland captures…

Students show us the last photo on their phone, surprisingly

We wandered around O-week at the University of Canterbury with one pressing question for students - what's the last photo you took on your phone? Despite…

Ihumātao: I know a world like this can exist and I’ve experienced it now

A few days after an eviction notice was served at Ihumātao in July last year, photographer Nicole Hunt (Ngāi Tūhoe, Te Arawa) arrived at the whenua.…

The Solomon Islands skateboarding scene

Solomon Islands is a country made up of six main islands and over 900 smaller islands strung between Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea, with a population…

“Righteous and Confident”: Being 18 in New Zealand Today

Classic coming-of-age tales used to include some combination of driving, sex, first loves, alcohol and arguing with your parents. But what would the story motifs be…

Tuvalu as Tuvaluans want you to see it

From above, Fongafale—Tuvalu’s largest island—snakes across the Pacific, a surprise sight in a great expanse of blue. It measures 12km long and at its narrowest point…

Regarde Moi: an exhibition by three siblings making art for themselves

When Synthia Bahati’s Burundian family first moved from Tanzania to Auckland’s North Shore as refugees, they were a source of fascination. “People would come up to…

The World Press Photo exhibition

Their journey to the USA was over, along with the hopes that her daughter Yanela Sanchez might grow up to see a brighter future in the…

Gui Taccetti explores gay spirituality through his art

"I compare my journey through anxiety as this journey through the circles of hell." Gui Taccetti's photography series delves into his experience with anxiety and gay…

Tricks from a dog photographer

Kirsty has a passion for dogs and photography. The logical next step would be, of course, to combine those loves. Kirsty shows us her tricks for…

Snapshots of trash

“It’s really hard to ignore the issue of garbage and consumption when you’re laying in it”Photographer Gregg Segal turned the camera on himself and his family.…

This online meme has a dark backstory

We've all seen the memes but do you know the weirdly detailed backstory behind this set of stock images?

The Kiwi food photographer making an edible art sensation

Deep-fried iPhones, prisoners' last meals, and setting donuts alight is what we've come to expect from Henry Hargreaves photography. For this year's Wellington On a Plate,…