Nathan Secker, Kaiapoi, Canterbury, Society
Petra Leary, Mount Roskill, Auckland, Aerial
Simon Runting, Muriwai, Auckland, Wildlife
Zhi Yuen Yap, Te Heuheu, Mount Ruapehu, Landscape

Look back on the year that was with this thought-provoking photography exhibition

The country’s largest annual photography exhibition celebrates its 12th year this year with a look at how New Zealanders have spent a tumultuous and challenging 2020.

Titled A Year in Aotearoa, the New Zealand Geographic Photographer of the Year Exhibition is on display at New Zealand Maritime Museum until March 2021, with the 40 top entries on display sure to prompt contemplation, admiration and delight.

From breathtaking landscapes and arial photography to evocative snapshots of the Black Lives Matter marches; intimate family moments and impressive wildlife shots, the variance of images speaks to wide-ranging human experience, each image expressing the environment and society in which we live.

Viewers can vote in-person or online for their favourite images for the People’s Choice Award, and the winners will be announced in October, including the overall award for Photographer of the Year.

A Year in Aotearoa
New Zealand Geographic Photographer of the Year Exhibition
September 2020 – March 2021
New Zealand Maritime Museum, Viaduct Harbour

Free with Museum entry | Free Museum entry for Auckland region residents


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