Dr Chris Reid (pictured above, with his book) has done something remarkable.
Armed with both his qualifications as a GP, and a diploma in photography, he came to New Zealand to practice both skills in the Far North.
After every 15-minute consultation, he asked the patient involved if he or she would mind having his or her photo taken. To his surprise, as he says, everyone said, Yes.
The result is a book that memorialises the characters of a small community.
From the Northern Advocate
For readers who can't possibly get to the exhibition, here is a short gallery
And this one is my favorite: