Hersey Paul (Author) Dunedin-based author Paul Hersey has climbed, surfed, mountain-biked, kayaked or otherwise explored his way through most corners of New Zealand and many destinations overseas. Between adventures, he researches and writes articles for various magazines, including Alpinist, The Surfer's Journal, New Zealand Geographic and North & South. Derek Morrison (Illustrator) Derek Morrison was born into a farming family near Putaruru in 1974. While studying veterinary science at Massey University he discovered his two passions- photography and surfing. He began supplying images for New Zealand Surfing magazine and eventually took over the editorship. After a stint working in Sydney, in 2008 he moved to Dunedin to raise his young family and to start his company Adventure Media Group Ltd. He continues to contribute to a range of leading magazines as well as his surf, lifestyle and culture photo blog, Box of Light. He is married to Rachael and they have three children- Taya, Rewa and Keo.