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Glenn Jowitt

Glenn Jowitt was born in 1955 in Upper Hutt. He graduated in graphic design and photography from Canterbury University, Christchurch, in 1978. He has travelled extensively as a freelance photographer, and also teaches documentary photography. Widely published and exhibited, his books include Race Day, Pacific Pattern, What Is on Top?, Pacific Island Style, and Focus on the Pacific, a series of 10 booklets for schools.
Glenn has an extensive knowledge of the South Pacific and has expeditions have resulted in many books and exhibitions. He is also a commissioned photographer and provides access to his extensive photographic library and archival Cibachrome exhibition prints.

Selected bibliography:
  • Race Day introduced by Vincent O’Sullivan (Collins 1982).
  • A Title Bestowal in Western Samoa [Focus on the Pacific] text by Jennifer Wendt (Longman Paul 1987).
  • The Haircutting Ceremony of the Cook Islands [Focus on the Pacific] text by Jennifer Wendt (Longman Paul 1987).
  • Blessing Jams in Niue [Focus on the Pacific] text by Jennifer Wendt (Longman Paul 1987).
  • Recovering from a Tropical Cyclone in Tonga [Focus on the Pacific] text by Jennifer Wendt (Longman Paul 1987).
  • Food Distribution in Tokelau [Focus on the Pacific] text by Jennifer Wendt (Longman Paul 1987).
  • Cricket in the Pacific [Focus on the Pacific] text edited by John Hart and Kath Joblin (Longman Paul 1990).
  • Craft in the Pacific [Focus on the Pacific] text edited by John Hart and Kath Joblin (Longman Paul 1990).
  • Ear Piercing Ceremony in Niue [Focus on the Pacific] text edited by John Hart and Kath Joblin (Longman Paul 1990).
  • Dance in the Pacific [Focus on the Pacific] text edited by John Hart and Kath Joblin (Longman Paul 1990).
  • Churchgoing in the Pacific [Focus on the Pacific] text edited by John Hart and Kath Joblin (Longman Paul 1990).
  • Feasts and Festivals: A Celebration of Pacific Culture in New Zealand text by Graeme Lay (New Holland Publishers 2002).
  • What Is on Top? text by John Parker (Scholastic New Zealand 2006).
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