Filmed in late 2011- this was the final days of the old Hawera Hospital (1925-2012). Demolition was already well underway on the South Taranaki Hospital, with at… Read more "Inhospitable"
Rural legend says this house was transported to its spectacular hilltop location sometime in the 1980’s. Allegedly the farmer who owned the property, had intended to renovate… Read more "House on the Hill"
This abandoned gardening centre no longer has house and garden plants for sale- the weeds have taken over…
This former quarantine station was first opened in 1872 for people arriving New Zealand with contagious diseases. The facilities were refurbished and extended in 1918-19 and were… Read more "Quarantined"
We explored this former Italian restaurant two years ago, just prior to demolition. Remiro Bresolin, a flamboyant pioneer of Italian cuisine in New Zealand and legend of Wellington's… Read more "II Casino"
https://vimeo.com/100685477 This former conference and accommodation complex- closed due to being "earthquake prone"- is still very, very vacant...
At the fringe of this neglected community garden area, there was a strange, landscaped new-age prayer circle thing. It wasn't peaceful, inspirational, meditative etc... just a bit… Read more "Mother Earth"