From wide-open and majestic rural landscapes to compact urban metropolitan environments, stunning sunsets and extreme weather events, Simon Cartwright covers a lot of ground to capture New Zealand's places and open spaces.

Places and spaces photographed have included many New Zealand locations such as: Milford Sound, Lake Wanaka, most of the North and South Islands, and of course, Simon's adopted homeland, Hawke's Bay.

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