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Waynne Williams


Veteran cameraman Waynne Williams, MNZM, has shot everything from the Vietnam War and French nuclear testing to the Christchurch quake, TV drama Pukemanu and Australian movie The Box. Over more than half a century, Williams has worked on over 10,000 news stories. The Christchurch-based lensman runs Port Hills productions with partner Anne Williams.

The manners of the business have changed. Back then we'd have huge arguments about whether a crew would go to intrude on someone, and nowadays we don't really mind intruding. Waynne Williams on changes in the ethics of reporting over his career, The Press, 1 June 2015