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Road trip – Tolaga Bay

Tolaga Bay, north of Gisborne is a lovely spot, known in New Zealand for it’s historic wharf which was built by local farmers needing to get their sheep and cattle to market.  The wharf is now a tourist attraction and … Continue reading

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Road trip – Hawkes Bay hills

The hills around Havelock North dry off in summer – creating shades of bleached brown and gold mottled with dark patches of shade and trees.  An evening’s drive provided me these shots from Maraetoa Rd.  

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Road trip – Hawkes Bay

Yay for the summer holidays. Time to pack up the caravan, polish the camera lenses and head out.  This trip was mostly a meandering between beaches – what else do you do when the sun is shining? Sadly the wind … Continue reading

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Wellington – the ‘coolest little capital in the world’

Wellingtonians are secretly quite chuffed to be known by the Lonely Planet Guide as the ‘coolest little capital in the world’.  Of course, we know that it’s quite true, and it makes a change from being famous as the windiest … Continue reading

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Picton (upper South Island)

Picton is the ferry terminal for ships traveling between the two islands.  On my last day in the South Island, I drove up to Karaka Point – it was pretty overcast and there was clearly not going to be a decent … Continue reading

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Tata Beach, Golden Bay

So, Easter and another trip with the caravan and the camera.  This time, I saw a bit more of Golden Bay, spending time at Tata Beach before heading down to Nelson Lakes and then up to Picton and back to … Continue reading

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All Day Bay – south of Oamaru

There was a fabulous blue dawn and a gentle sunset the two times I visited All Day Bay over Anzac weekend.  This place, just south of Oamaru (South Island New Zealand) has the most amazing geologic formations.  It has a … Continue reading

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