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Hawkes Bay

I was back in Hawkes Bay (North Island of NZ about four hours drive north of Wellington) – such a beautiful spot.  The weather is great too.  Us Wellingtonians are so used to grey skies, howling gales and chilly temperatures … 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, Hastings farmers market

Hawkes Bay is a great place to eat and drink.  It’s wine country.  The area is also the fruit bowl for much of New Zealand and the locals are great at turning all that bounty into tasty treats, which they … Continue reading

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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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