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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 ›


By on Monday November 7 2016

The Christchurch scene really has been producing of late so to keep the ball rolling here’s Tom Clark’s latest video Fortnyt. Featuring the late Kurt Green, James Kingston, Josh Swinard, Louis judd, Liam McCulloch, Tom Clark, Jack Woodrow, Reece Brooker, Olly Wilson, Jack Dargan &… More ›

Friday Photo Feature: Tomoki Peters

By on Friday August 19 2016 in Exclusive, Skateboarding

Introducing Tomoki Peters, one of the most determined young skate photographers the South Island has to offer. Tomoki recently cleared his archives of photos from recent months, resulting in the following images from some of Christchurch’s finest. Featuring: Matthieu Lucas, Jack Woodrow, David Chen, James Kingston and… More ›

Settlers 2 ”Total Re-Do”

By on Monday August 1 2016 in Skateboarding, Video

An accurate account of Christchurch skateboarding in recent years, brought to you by Zack Gray. Featuring: Louis Judd, Andrew Pope, Zack Gray, Rapid, Morph, Josh Wilson, Reece Brooker, Kurt Green, Cade Wilson-Russ, Matt Beck, Jordan McStay, Billy McLachlan, Jack Dargan, Olly Wilson, Liam McCulloch, Issac Oke,… More ›

The Element Invitational 2015 Video

By on Friday December 18 2015 in Events, Skateboarding, Video

Here’s an official account of the events that took place at Vic Park on December 6th. The 2015 Element Invitational, attracted names from all across the country including the likes of Jesse Abolins, Lenard Tejada, Justice Reid, Chase Collins, James Kingston, Beach Thurlow, Tai Wepa – the… More ›

e2 Auckland Skate Demos

By on Wednesday March 5 2014 in Events, News, Skateboarding

e2 are bringing a series of skate demos to Auckland over the next few weeks with the help of flava 95.8 and Manual Magazine. Starting on the Saturday 8th March Barry Curtis Skate Park will host a lineup of Kiwi shredders including James Kingston, Joseph Whaanga,… More ›

Skateable art in the broken streets of Christchurch

By on Saturday November 9 2013 in Art, Skateboarding, Video

“Art is something that enhances a landscape.” Shaun Gladwell’s ‘Inflected Forms’ installation gets appropriated, as he intended, by Christchurch skateboarder James Kingston. As an accomplished artist and skateboarder, Shaun Gladwell’s practice has long been interested in public art as an aspect of the urban environment… More ›

James Kingston wins 2012 Billabong City Squared

By on Saturday February 25 2012 in Events, News

In a heated final that saw eight of New Zealand’s finest skateboarders go head to head, James Kingston came out triumphant. Hot on his heels were fellow Cantabarian Jack Woodrow in fourth, South Auckland’s Cameron King in second and Ohakune resident Dallas Marshall in third.… More ›


By on Friday March 26 2010 in Exclusive

Dallas Marshall, switch frontside noseslide, Mairehau, Christchurch. We have definitely been lagging on the FRIDAY PHOTO front of late. Nick CP (all photos) and this Christchurch crew are doing nothing of the sort. The exact opposite in fact. More ›