Sea and Shutter: Pat Greenfield

Photographs taken over many years record the erosion of Pat’s treasured place: the Tongaporutu coastline in northern Taranaki. Walking the area sometimes puts Pat in danger, but her connection to this place keeps her coming back. What special place do you connect to?

Tongaporutu Coastline image series, 2003–04. Photographs by Pat Greenfield. Reproduced courtesy of the artist

My Place
New Zealanders talk about the special connections they feel with their places – from wild cliffs to working farms.
Filmed in 2006 for the exhibition Blood Earth Fire | Whāngai Whenua Ahi Kā.
Blood Earth Fire exhibition – find out more

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