Posts Tagged ‘Jo Blackley’

Close Call on the Volcano

During late September 1995 Jo and I decided to make the trip to Mt Ruapehu, staying at the National Park for some snowboarding at the Whakapapa Ski Field. The forecast was perfect with a fresh dump of snow the night before. We got up early and drove up to base at Whakapapa and headed out […]


The funny side of protesting

Although their were big concerns over what Southern Water were proposing back in 1996 there is always the humorous side when coming to protesting. The famous cartoonist Rubert Besley offered his help during the campaign and drew up some great cartoons. Here are a selection of drawings by Rubert Besley and Jo Blackley that were used on banners, t-shits, handouts, posters and leaflets. One of the pictures shows Kev Goodall wearing one of the t-shits worn during the demonstration march on the 8th of May 1996 from Yaverland to Sandown Pier.


Craig’s travels in 1995

Craig flew out to New Zealand with Nathan Holt and met up with Paul Blackley. Travelling with Craig was never boring, and if you want to see Craig Surfing, Skiing, Snowboarding, hiking in the bush, on a glacier, bungy jumping, talking to Sea Lions and even herding sheep for 4 miles then check out the pics by clicking here (New Zealand & Bali 1995).