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Bild:Bild03a Kopie.jpg|With sister Maren, 1970
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Image:Bild03a Kopie.jpg|With sister Maren, 1970
Bild:Dwenger_1976.jpg|1976
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Image:Dwenger_1976.jpg|1976
Bild:Dwenger_aegypten1980.jpg|On top of  the Cheops-Pyramide, Gizeh, Cairo, Egypt, 1980
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Image:Dwenger_aegypten1980.jpg|On top of  the Cheops-Pyramide, Gizeh, Cairo, Egypt, 1980
Bild:dwenger_algerien_1982.jpg|Algeria, Sahara, 1982
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Image:dwenger_algerien_1982.jpg|Algeria, Sahara, 1982
Bild:dwenger1983.jpg|Tank commander, 1982
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Image:dwenger1983.jpg|Tank commander, 1982
Bild:dwenger_volontariat_1984.jpg|Newspaper work, Norddeutsche Rundschau, Itzehoe, 1984
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Image:dwenger_volontariat_1984.jpg|Newspaper work, Norddeutsche Rundschau, Itzehoe, 1984
Bild:dwenger_brokdorf.jpg|Reporter: Brokdorf 1985, Demonstration against a nuklear power station
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Image:dwenger_brokdorf.jpg|Reporter: Brokdorf 1985, Demonstration against a nuklear power station
Bild:dwenger1987.jpg|Exhibition „Cairo – Millions in rubbish“, art gallery, Itzehoe, 1987
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Image:dwenger1987.jpg|Exhibition „Cairo – Millions in rubbish“, art gallery, Itzehoe, 1987
Bild:dwenger_Grenze_Oderdeich_1990.jpg|East Germany, 1990
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Image:dwenger_Grenze_Oderdeich_1990.jpg|East Germany, 1990
Bild:dwengerDLZ1992.jpg|Newspaper work, 1992
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Image:dwengerDLZ1992.jpg|Newspaper work, 1992
Bild:dwenger_bosnien.jpg|Bosnia, 1996
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Image:dwenger_bosnien.jpg|Bosnia, 1996
Bild:dwenger_koenigsberg.jpg|Kaliningrad/Russia, 1996
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Image:dwenger_koenigsberg.jpg|Kaliningrad/Russia, 1996
Bild:dwenger_washington_1997.jpg|Washington, 1997
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Image:dwenger_washington_1997.jpg|Washington, 1997
Bild:soenke world trade.jpg|New York, World Trade Center, 1997
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Image:soenke world trade.jpg|New York, World Trade Center, 1997
Bild:SA500137.jpg|„Documenta“ in Kassel, 2007, with daughter Miryam
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Image:SA500137.jpg|„Documenta“ in Kassel, 2007, with daughter Miryam
Bild:foto_jones_SDB5793.jpg|Interview about the falling of the Berlin wall, with Edwin Kooijman, Community Radio Hamilton, 8. May 2009. Photographie: Beate Jones
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Image:foto_jones_SDB5793.jpg|Interview about the falling of the Berlin wall, with Edwin Kooijman, Community Radio Hamilton, 8. May 2009. Photographie: Beate Jones
 
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Revision as of 09:28, 4 February 2010

Morrinsville, New Zealand. Photo: Steve Edwards, PIAKO POST

Date of Birth: 30. June 1960

Place of Birth: Heide (North Germany)

Citizenship: German

Married to Wiebke Reißig-Dwenger

From 1986 to March 2009: Newspaper-editor. Last 21 years for one company ('Dithmarscher Landeszeitung' in Heide), a rural district-newspaper with circulation of around 27 000 issues. Last seven years responsible for reporting of all aspects of the district capital section of the daily newspaper. My responsibilities included the entire spectrum of local newspaper work.

Now: Freelance photographer and journalist. I have decided focus more on photography and to find new challenges in New Zealand.

Living in New Zealand on my sister's farm near Te Kauwhata/Hamilton.


Music

Hobby-musician (guitar, harmonica, vocals).

January 2009: 'Summer School of the Arts' in Wanganui: One week bluesharmonica course with Master of Harp Brendan Power (England/New Zealand).


Travelling

1980/81: Eleven months journey through Western Europe, Israel and Egypt

1982: Algeria/Sahara

1996: Bosnia (visit to the German troops / reports and photos for the newspaper)

1996: Documentary about the work of the German Red Cross in Kaliningrad/Russia (photos and report for the newspaper)

1997: New York, Washington, Philadelphia (report with photos about the "Steubenparade" - military music parade)

Since 1998: 14 visits to New Zealand with visits for some days in Los Angeles, Bangkok, Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia (Perth, Brisbane, Townsville)


As years goes by