Time is running out for Aucklanders to experience the eye-opening World Press Photo Exhibition. Hosted at Smith and Caughey’s on Queen St, the arresting images are complemented by captions outlining the fascinating stories behind them.

The perfect post work outing or mid-winter activity, audiences have had high praises for this year’s exhibition, calling it a “must see” and “deeply moving and thought provoking”.

Connecting you to the far reaches of the world, this year’s exhibition showcases the best images from 2016, capturing everything from police violence in the USA and Zika virus in Brazil, to war in Iraq and water pollution in the Canary Islands. Picked from over 80,000 submissions from 126 countries across the globe, these photographs offer a striking perspective of the world we live in.

Get in quick to see the remarkable collection of winners before 30 July!

EVENT DETAILS

What: World Press Photo Exhibition
When: 1st – 30th July 2017
Where: Level 6, Smith and Caughey’s, 253-261 Queen Street
Tickets: Weekends $18 / weekdays $15 / students $10
Website: worldpressphoto.co.nz

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Nathan Luscombe
Executive Editor, Nightlife & Travel

Nathan joined The Speakeasy hoping to get some free travel out of it. Still hasn’t happened yet, but he’s ended up writing on topics ranging from copyright infringement to getting boozed in Bangkok.

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