Manual Magazine

Author: Connor Hill

Grid City

By on Thursday November 9 2017 in Skateboarding, Video

Christchurch proves once again why it’s responsible for some of New Zealand’s best. The latest release comes from Myka Stringer, featuring a solid lineup of upstarts and veterans alike – including Jordan McStay, James Kingston, Tomoki Peters, Olly Wilson, Reece Brooker, Pj Wybrow, Hunter Moore,… More ›

Concrete Desert

By on Wednesday October 11 2017 in Skateboarding, Video

A wee while back Beach Thurlow took off to Central America with not much more than his board and artist/partner, Tukana Dalton. What followed was an intrepid journey from Costa Rica to Peru skating all the sand made architecture one could ask for. Here’s a taste… More ›

Element Skateboards’ 25 Year Party

By on Tuesday September 26 2017 in Art, Events, News

25 years is a long time to be popping boards out the factory, but Element Skateboards have done it and we were there to celebrate last Thursday as the New Zealand contingent held it down at Allpress Espresso’s Auckland Gallery. Here’s photos from the night… More ›

#MonthOfFoo Blog

By on Thursday August 3 2017 in Exclusive, Skateboarding

“In August my good friend Bernard turns 40. With a few month of’s out there, it’s time to showcase a true legend. With Colin Evans’ blessing, expect gems spanning over 2 decades. Stand by for daily updates” – Glenn Wignall More ›

Skate Copa Court /// Sydney

By on Wednesday June 21 2017 in Skateboarding, Video

Dennis Durrant breaks down the latest stop in adidas Skateboarding’s Skate Copa series – unlocking a new location under the Sydney Harbour Bridge and celebrating GSD, Skate Copa Court saw the entire skateboarding community gather together in one iconic spot. More ›

Bond Street Hooligans Remix.

By on Monday June 12 2017 in Skateboarding, Video

Josh Spoors Candy’s Bond Street Hooligans video dropped a few months back, and for those who didn’t make it along to the premiere, we’ve got the next best thing, a highlight reel featuring some of Auckland’s latest and greatest – including Phillip Beatson, Alex Fullerton,… More ›

BREAD & BUTTER – Trailer

By on Wednesday May 24 2017 in Skateboarding, Video

From the lens of Neihana Tonkin comes Bread & Butter, featuring a wealth of NZ and AU skateboarding courtesy of Scott Standley, Jesse Noonan, James Hall, Pat Roberts, Shaun Paul and Paul Battlay. If you’re lurking around Melbourne on June 2nd, be sure to get along… More ›

Troubled

By on Tuesday May 2 2017 in Skateboarding, Video

You can always count on Aidan Rogers and his band of brothers to come through with something of pure goodness – his latest release, Troubled, features: Kyle Svensen, Xavier Fenton, Zach Wheeler, Martin Harlow, Ross Emery, Sean Bone, Ben Playfair, Mikey Gibson, Ayrton Boot, Joe… More ›

Tengu: Roof Skating

By on Wednesday April 12 2017 in Skateboarding, Video

Here’s something that New Zealand might not have enough of – rooftop skating. Get inspired by Colin Read and Co. as they get high above the streets of NYC, in this section as seen in Tengu: God of Mischief. More ›

JJ Rayward at LAAX

By on Wednesday March 29 2017 in Snowboarding, Video

Snowpark LAAX gets a taste of JJ Rayward in this well crafted edit, filmed by Cam Henderson. Judging from what’s within, it’s going to be a solid Winter season on home soil for JJ. Keep an eye out for him in Manual Issue 65 –… More ›