New Zealand

When you see it … Whale Shaped Cloud

When you see it … Whale Shaped Cloud

In an area of New Zealand called the Bay of Plenty, near Tauranga there is a town called Mount Maunganui.  Mount Maunganui is also the name of the huge extinct volcanic cone, 761 ft in height,  that somewhat dominates the town and is locally known simply as ‘The Mount’. We were just about to set […]

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Kingfisher type bird in New Zealand – New Zealand Kingfisher ?

Kingfisher type bird in New Zealand – New Zealand Kingfisher ?

On my recent trip to New Zealand we were in a town called Whakatane on the North Island. There is a very enjoyable river walk which brings you from the town, along the river, and back. Along the way you see many wading birds, sea gulls and many other birds. One of the birds I […]

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By the Waters Edge, New Zealand Nelson Lakes

By the Waters Edge, New Zealand Nelson Lakes

Continuing from my previous post from New Zealand Nelson Lakes, this shot is from the first of the lakes which we visited. The area has a wonderful variety of light and shade and in the evening sun I took this shot while a girl walked out onto the pier. Adding people to a shot really […]

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New Zealand – Land of Reflections – New Zealand Reflections

New Zealand – Land of Reflections – New Zealand Reflections

New Zealand is a beautiful country and this year was my 3rd visit in 4 years. One of the features of New Zealand, especially the south island, is the number of reflective lakes which can be found. The ones I remember most were at Fox Glacier and also on the way to Milford Sound. This […]

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