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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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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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Kapiti Coast (from Paekakariki near Wellington)

About half an hour’s drive north of Wellington you hit the Kapiti Coast – on the western side of the North Island.  It’s a great spot at any time of the year and no matter where you look, you see … 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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Obsessed by a boat

First, I have to say I’m not really a boat person.  So I’m not able to explain why I got a little bit obsessed by this old wooden boat in the estuary at Marahau (Tasman District top of the South … Continue reading

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