Laurence Aberhart

A DigitalNZ Story by Courtney Johnston

Laurence Aberhart (born 1949) is simply one of New Zealand's best photographers. That's all there is to it.

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Interior #14 'Danceland', Rotorua, 19 March 1993

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Files, Wanganui, 1986/87 - Portrait of Law

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Mechanical yellow-eyed penguin

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Albatross

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Orca skull, Taranaki St., Wellington, 4 October 1995

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Figurehead

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Interior no. 2. "Whitikaupeka", Moawhango, April 1982

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Interior no 1. "Whitikaupeka" Moawhango, April 1982

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Untitled (Takamatua, Banks Peninsula, 1978)

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

Untitled (Pines Beach, Kaiapoi) 1977

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

Hau Hau Flag #1, Wellington 1983

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

Hau Hau Flag, Nelson 1983

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

Dunedin (warehouse facade)

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Carved headboard, Victoria Valley, Northland, 15 May 1982

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Andersons Bay

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa