David Vass

David Vass is a recovering mountaineer. He has recently come down from the mountains to engage more with the world of people and do some writing.

David Vass: How Blue is Your River?

2021 Zealandia Te Māra a Tāne Essay Prize: 2nd place winner.  

Mata-au/Clutha River.          Before. As human beings, we seem to have a deep-rooted desire to connect with ‘real’ nature; it could easily be argued that we need to.