Aotearoa Music Photography Awards | Whakaahua Puoro Toa 2023


Queens Wharf Fence • 1 May - 27 May

24hrs daily
89 Quay St, Auckland Central

Image Auckland [tamaki makaurau] in partnership with Eke Panuku Development is stoked to present a curated selection and the winning photographs from hundreds of submissions to 2023's Music Photography Award | Whakaahua Puoro Toa.

This outdoor exhibition is part of AFP's ongoing commitment to create experiences with images that inspire, connect, and educate, whilst supporting the Aotearoa NZ music photography scene. The images in 2023's Music Photography Award were taken by professional and amateur photographers at live gigs, concerts and festivals, backstage, and community events. All genres and styles of photography were welcome as long as they were music related.

Entries were judged by Robert Knight, NZ/USA rock photography master. This year's Queens Wharf exhibition has been curated by the Festival team.

Entries for the 2024 Aotearoa Music Photo Award open 1st May via Auckland Photo Blog. Terms and Conditions apply.

Thanks to Eke Panuku Development Auckland. 

Featuring the following artists, bands by the amazing photographers :

  1. Gin Wigmore by Amanda Hodge
  2. JPEGMafia by Doug Peters
  3. Broods by Jack Mensah
  4. Silent Planet by Jessica Barnes
  5. Chops McWatters by John Flatt
  6. HO99O9 by Doug Peters
  7. Gutter Killer by Luke Keir
  8. The Datsuns by Ian Jorgensen
  9. Ed Sheeran by Andrew Cornaga
  10. Joe Walsh by Amanda Hodge
  11. Che Fu by Nichole Davis
  12. Mark Fatt Max Hill by Juelle Hunt
  13. Shaggy by Andrew Cornaga
  14. Rhythm & Alps Festival by George Heard
  15. Katchafire by Jenny Feaver
  16. Proteins of Magic by Stella Gardiner
  17. Jon Toogood by Bevan Triebels
  18. BOUNCEONE by Nickolas Elliott
  19. Dream Performance by Xiaoyang Qin
  20. Carnivorous Plant Society by Chris Zwaagdyk
  21. Earth Tongue by Ryo Nishikawa
  22. Piano Extravaganza by Karen Ip
  23. The violinist behind the screen by Jiongxin Peng
  24. Dorian from Tooms by Shades Misa

Katchafire, Jenny Feaver

Katchafire, Jenny Feaver

 Mark Fatt Max Hill by Juelle Hunt

Mark Fatt Max Hill, Juelle Hunt

Eke Panuku

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