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Near Mangaweka

There’s some great, isolated hill country at the back of Taihape (near Mangaweka and Omapane) in the central North Island of New Zealand. It’s rough, steep and covered in bush and trees.  Deep river canyons pierce the hills.  Some of … Continue reading

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Central Otago in August 2013

I managed to squeeze a ten day trip to Central Otago into my schedule in the hopes of getting some snow and hoar frost shots.  Sadly, it was a very mild period of the winter 😦  Never mind, I did … Continue reading

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Ruapehu-Tongariro

In the middle of the North Island of New Zealand is a wonderful active volcanic region.  The landscape is incredibly diverse.  Raw and rugged at the upper altitudes, all rocks and lava and lichen struggling to survive in the harsh … Continue reading

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