‘Almost Pumping’: Dunedin Surf on Film

Posted 3:33pm Sunday 25th February 2024 by Hugh Askerud

Surf culture in Ōtepoti has always operated in an uneasy tandem with the student community. When a gaggle of students sputter into view of the beach, most local surfers roll their eyes and call it a day, or else begrudgingly share their waves with often very good (if greedy) student surfers. We Read more...

BASK Vol. III: A Deep Dive into Ōtepoti’s Newest Creative Community

Posted 1:50pm Saturday 24th September 2022 by Kaia Kahurangi Jamieson

There’s something about this city. Something that made Chris Knox pick up a guitar, Taika Waititi envision a film set in his dingy student flat, and Steven Malkmus refer to us ‘home-baking Kiwis’ in Pavement’s recently blown-up TikTok hit Harness your Hopes. We come here and Read more...

Super Sick Students Surf Stormy Stream

Posted 1:18pm Sunday 31st July 2022 by Keegan Wells

While students across North D were busy hunkering down during last week’s storm, two looked at the waves of the Leith and saw something else: a mid-winter surfing opportunity. They promptly chucked their wetsuits on, rented Unipol boards, and hit the eddy just near the Clyde St bridge on last Read more...

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