If the latest Bay Dreams line up is anything to go by, there is still a lack of representation from New Zealand’s African and third culture population in music, fashion and pop culture. Perhaps due to a lack of jobs and opportunity, especially for those working the events administration and behind the scenes realms. SoContinue reading “#BLACKGIRLMAGIC x LOOPED AKL”

2020: An Pham on Covid-19 and Black Lives Matter in NYC

An Pham is an Art Director and hair colour specialist at Roman K Salon in Tribeca, New York. Having worked in the hair design field before leaving New Zealand in 2005 she is regarded as one of the world’s leading hair colour specialists.  For a Kiwi living in the US at present – through Covid-19 andContinue reading “2020: An Pham on Covid-19 and Black Lives Matter in NYC”

ARTIST: Welcome to Way’s World

When NZ Minister of Foreign Affairs, Winston Peters called for the 80,000 New Zealanders travelling overseas to return to Aotearoa before the covid-19 pandemic showed just how deadly it would become, Rhaiah Spooner Knight had to watch, from Orange County Los Angeles. As the US clocked the world’s highest death toll for the virus, thousandsContinue reading “ARTIST: Welcome to Way’s World”


Serum: What inspired this shoot? Nirvana: A combination of a few things, mainly conversations between Kamal and myself. I wanted to pay homage to immigrant women.  I remember when I was very young my sister and I used to go for walks with my Nani (grandma) and Nana (grandpa) and Nani used to wear aContinue reading “PHOTOS: THE #CURRYGANG INTERVIEW”