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SUBTERRANEAN WONDERS

18 Aug 2019

Caves: Exploring New Zealand’s Subterranean Wilderness – Neil Silverwood and Marcus Thomas
Strap on your head torches – it’s time to go underground.

In this vividly rich visual presentation, cavers Marcus Thomas and Neil Silverwood take us beneath the earth into an unimaginable world of astounding beauty.

The pair are the creative force behind Caves: Exploring New Zealand’s Subterranean Wilderness, a winner at the 2018 Ockham Book Awards.

This stunning publication delivers a treat for cavers and non-cavers alike by showcasing the splendour of this country’s underground caverns, and the mettle of those who explore them.

In this two-man talk, you’ll learn of the courageous exploits and terrifying tight spots faced by those dedicated to traversing the realm way down under.

You’ll also see, on screen, the stunning images that earned Neil the New Zealand Geographic 2017 Photographer of the Year Award.

“The photographs in Caves are undeniably exquisite. They depict moments of wonder, an otherworldliness that a dedicated few access.” – Ockham Awards judges

General admission $25.00
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Sunday 18 August, 1pm