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The Tiny House Dream

BY DOUG ROBINSON
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 11, 2016

Doug Robinson - Discussing the process of working through the designing and building, to date, of his tiny house. From growing up in Montana, he has played and worked in Wanaka for the last 10 years. He has been designing houses from bespoke houses to both modular and prefab homes, all of which are part of the design concept for his tiny house.

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Journey of Life in the Mountains

BY VITEK KOCANDRLE
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 11, 2016

Vitek Kocandrle - Czech adventurer, photographer and life enthusiast. He took us on a little journey through the mountains and gave us a lesson on how to live life to the full out there.

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Real India

BY PAUL ROY
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 11, 2016

Paul Roy - Filmmaker and photographer from Wanaka.

Paul brought us to India to show us the heart breaking reality of life in this colourful, but very poor country. Listen and learn how happy your life is.

There is no doubt his show was a serious & dignified finish to the first PKN in Wanaka!

http://www.paulroy41.com
http://www.birdseyeproductions.org

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Where Is My Home?

BY GABRIEL MAZUR
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 11, 2016

Gabriel Mazur - Mountain guide who shared with us stories of traveling to the mountains and what the word HOME means to him. Crowd was going wild after this guy finished his presentation!

http://justonestep.eu

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Communicating Through Art

BY ESTHER DEXTER
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 11, 2016

Esther Dexter - Encouraging people to understand the messages behind her artworks, to see beyond the obvious and to understand how to use art as a method of communication.

http://www.estherdexter.com

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Free Skiing Madness

BY JACKSON WELLS
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 11, 2016

Jackson Wells - He took us on an excursion to the world of top class free-style skiing. Skiing since the age of three, Jackson oozes pure enjoyment on the snow and is easy to spot from the huge grin on his face. Jackson represented NZ in freeski at the 2014 and 2015 FIS Junior World Champs and at the 2016 Youth Olympic Winter Games. His disciplines are Slopestyle, Halfpipe, and Big Air. 

 

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Why We Need to Take REAL Photographs

BY JODIE RAINSFORD
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 11, 2016

Jodie Rainsford - a Wanaka based photographer, she enjoys all her different projects in the surrounding area. Jodie focuses on wedding photography as well as  family portraits, commercial projects and events, and she is open to any opportunity for creativity.

You can find more information about her bellow:

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The Definition of New Luxury

BY ALEX GUICHARD
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 11, 2016

Alex Guichard - The reinvention of the Bistrot Chair and The Definition of New Luxury by this great Frenchman. Pure design excellence!

http://revology.com

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Unraveling Sustainability

BY FLORENCE MICOUD
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 11, 2016

Florence Micoud - She defined sustainability in a way that is real and understandable for everyone. She also described the language, the processes and tools that facilitate action so that we may work together for effective and desirable change.

https://aimatsustainability.org

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Scrap Is Not Crap!

BY LUKE WILSON
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 11, 2016

Luke Wilson - Luke is super unique with his metal creations and objects that he constructs out of recycled materials.

Luke has also taken out the overall prize at the Wanaka Arts Society Labour Weekend Exibition for his sculpture titled Cutlery Kea.

This one was just a rad kiwi presentation!

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The Joy of Noise

BY LYNNE CHRISTIE
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 11, 2016

Lynne Christie - She is committed in her vision of NZ artists becoming a global economic force within the creative Industries, and offering young people a productive, expressive outlet. Recognising the power of music not only in uniting people but introducing people to their tribe, Lynne shares her passion for all things noisy.

Check her website out to see more: http://www.yami.nz/

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Horizon Line

BY ROBYN BARDAS
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 11, 2016

Robyn Bardas - came to Wanaka for a week-long ski holiday 20 years ago and never left. She has explored emotive responses to land in several multimedia art works and a dissertation for her Otago Polytechnic Masters degree in Fine Arts.

Robyn shared with us "Ways to think about a horizon line, and the Central Otago landscape".