Hamish is a theatre and film-maker from Christchurch who has recently moved to Auckland after completing his Master's in creative writing in Wellington. He tends to spend a lot of time doodling.
Content by Hamish
Life's a beach: A day in the sand
New Zealanders flock to the beach like the seagulls that plague it.
Out of the echo chamber, onto the streets
In the digital age, everyone has a platform. So is turning out to protest in person more relevant, or less?
Put money where your ice bucket is
Combine a good cause with peer pressure and you've got an unstoppable force for – if not change, or good – success on social media.
Shoulder to shoulder with a fistful of flyers
Taking a show to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe can launch careers or crush spirits. Hamish Parkinson ended the month somewhere in between.
Cathedrals of consumption
If Christchurch needs more shopping malls, what does this mean for the culture of the city?
When family need each other
Ten years after his father's death, Hamish Parkinson reflects on personal loss.
A trip to the slaughterhouse
Curious as to how his meat gets made, former vegetarian Hamish Parkinson takes a trip to the slaughterhouse.
What I learned from Bob
What can a man who grew up during the Depression teach Hamish Parkinson, 26, about the modern world? Quite a bit, actually.
Waiting to leave: Life in an airport
Hamish Parkinson discovers what it's like to be stuck in a perpetual state of waiting.