The Paper Came the Next Day
Tikitiki, New Zealand
On the East Coast of New Zealand lies the township of Tikitiki. Rural and isolated, it is a poster-child for parts of the country that have been left behind.
In 2014 Guy Needham returned to where he grew up. The sight of decrepit buildings and desolate spaces motivated him to embark on an ongoing project. Originally a cathartic ode to his childhood, his deep connection with the town is evident; the images reflecting both physical and emotional isolation.