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Kiwi Bikers

85 New Zealanders and their motorbikes by Downie, Ken Code: 61957 Format: Hardback / 264 pages Publication date: 21/12/2022 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day Price: AU $64.95

From Vincents to Moto Guzzis and the legendary Britten to the BSA Goldstar 350, Kiwi Bikers captures the love affair New Zealanders have with motorcycles. From north to south and from veteran bikes to the latest high performers, this book showcases 85 incredible motorbikes and their passionate owners. Shot by motorbike enthusiast and respected magazine photographer Ken Downie across New Zealand in a major two-year project, the 85 astounding portraits include some of the most famous names in New Zealand motorcycle sport and photo essays of the last-ever Brass Monkey rally, races at Pukekohe, and the Burt Munro Challenge.

Format: Hardback
Pages: 264
Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Publication date: 21/12/2022
Country of publication: NEW ZEALAND
Weight: 1430 g
Dimensions: 250.00mm X 250.00mm
Code: 61957

Ken Downie is a graduate of the highly regarded photography course at the former School of Design in Wellington. After he graduated he worked at the National Museum of New Zealand - now Te Papa - before moving to Hong Kong, where he became interested in a more documentary approach to photography, combining interviews and writing with image taking. He now lives in Auckland, and his photographic interests range from portraiture to architectural and industrial photography. He has documented large construction projects, and worked as a photojournalist for Metro, North & South and the New Zealand Listener magazines. His photographic projects are held in the permanent collections of the National Library of New Zealand, Te Papa and the Hocken Library.