LOCAL FOCUS

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:: 50 Years On

This past weekend marked the 50th Anniversary of the first official World Championships of Surfing, which was held at Manly Beach 16-17 May ...
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:: Wandering Ways

Sarah Kearney’s creativity extends way beyond her graceful combination of gentle trim and nibble cross-stepping style on a board. For ...
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* Wild Things Turns One

Wild Things is turning 1 and they’re throwing a huge sold out party to celebrate.  Andy Findlay, one of the founders of Wild Things, ...
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:: Yonder

I’ve got a confession; I’ve been struggling to get up for the early of late.  Not sure if it’s the longer days and later...
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:: Cetacean Encounters

This morning was one of the most amazing experiences I’ve had in the ocean anywhere in the world.  It’s not often you get to ha...
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:: The Delicate Brush of J...

  Jaimee Paul is an young artist who’s work seems to reflect her life’s journey to date.  A curiosity, strength and indepe...
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:: Fun Fearless & the...

Getting a free minute to interview this woman was a bit tricky.  Between her pre-production meetings for an exciting upcoming adventure tv ...
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TomTom GPS (Global Psycho ...

Over four decades of a mad – yet loving relationship with the ocean, two time world champion and all around family man, Mr Tom Carroll...
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Low Pressure System

Today is story day. There once was a little street in Manly called Pine Street. On that street there is a house, and in that house a couple ...
RUM_SERIES

:: Gulliver Is A Rum Smugg...

I’m walking into The Steyne.  The magnitude of this place is hard to comprehend as its nooks and 66 different beers on tap are easy to ge...
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:: Something Pretty Good

You may have noticed in recent times our Local Focus segment has been delivered with the help of our friends at Little Hobo Project.  So, w...
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:: A Beard, A Konan &...

When I left for my interview with Matt Dampney this was the preparation I had received: “Matt is a beard with an exceptionally talented an...