Tag Archives: beach

Road trip – Tolaga Bay horse races

To mark the start of a New Year, the locals of the East Cape bring  their horses to a beach near Tolaga Bay to have some fun.  These horses are usually used to round up cattle and slog through the … Continue reading

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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 – Gisborne area

The beaches of Gisborne are known around their world for their beauty, surf and long stretches of isolated sand. I hung out at Tatapouri and collected these, which show no sand, no sun, no surf but some of the other … Continue reading

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At the beach

Christmas and New Year 2012 – the beginning of summer, the start of a new year and a chance to wind down at the beach.  Once again it was Castlepoint in the Wairarapa, lower North Island, New Zealand.  This year, … Continue reading

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Akitio beach

A long weekend and it’s time to brush the cobwebs off the caravan and head to a part of the country I haven’t been to before.  Akitio is a beach on the eastern side of the North Island, about 40km … Continue reading

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Wellington South Coast

Ahh, a nice bike round around the rocky beaches and inlets of Wellington’s south coast.  Stopping to take photos is a good excuse for catching your breath!

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Waitarere – Easter 2011

Waitarere is a small holiday community on the west coast of the lower North Island of New Zealand.  It’s known for its long, grey sand beach, fishing, swimming and shellfish.  In early winter its a great place for a long … Continue reading

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