One of the more talked about images from our latest issue came from Cam King with an unimaginable switch frontside flip in Auckland. Photo by @kingsley.attwood. This image was published in the Gallery of Manual #55, available now from

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Joel Middlemiss and @spokemagazine (#bretttheeditor) about to slay @trademe_nz in the @coffee_supreme #thesupremecup #hopefully

Stop what you are doing right now and go to the @thrashermag site and watch @toymachine’s new video The Re-education of Jeremy Leabres (@jeremy_leabres). Shit will knock your loyal pawn socks off.

Premium Skate Design’s Dragon Tail ledge is taking shape at Mangawhai Heads. @parrkoss #premiumskateparks #premiumconstruction Keen to ride on @cologneboy_hd?

Happy Birthday Josh! (@josh_gemmell) Have a ripper of a day. Seen here smashing out a boardy on a less that willing spot in Hamilton for his recent @elementnewzealand ad in #manual55 🎉

Who’s a fan of @flatbushzombies? If you are then you’ll love the music feature we ran on them in Manual #55. What’s even better is we’ve uploaded the entire feature on to the @manualmagazine site. So what are ya waiting for, check it out now. Photo by Aleyna Martinez (@masalabean).


Napier’s Marineland is soon to be dust, making way for a new skate park. Let’s hope it looks nothing like this artist impression that featured in the Dominion Post this morning. Hawkes Bay skaters get involved and make sure the design has your seal of approval.

Dragon tail ledge. Poured today at Mangawhai Skate Park. Regram from @parrkoss #premiumskateparks #premiumconstruction #mangawhaiheads

For issue #55’s Close Up feature, Hootie Andrewes came to us with the idea of shooting a whole series within Wellington’s iconic Civic Square, and that’s exactly what he did, coming through with some quality results. This frontside wallride shot by Jake Mein was one of the many images from the series and is now available as a wallpaper here: @manualmagazine

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