Category Archives: Sea

So, Farewell then….

Farewell Spit, top of the south and over the Takaka Hill seems appropriate. Normal service will resume over at Mainz Daily Photo presently Advertisements

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On yer bike

  You only get this view if you’re on a) the velociped or b) shank’s ponies. Great Taste Trail, looking from the Richmond foreshore across to Nelson

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Propellor shell

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Neither there nor here

This is there – Mapua wharf – from here – our place And this here – our place, tucked away in the trees on the right – from there – Mapua wharf

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I don’t think so.. This was the morning after a day and a half of 90+ km/h winds and 140 litres of rain per square metre. Since then, the estuary’s been dotted with up-country driftwood and other objects of interest … Continue reading

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Evechinus chloroticus better known as kina Found on Kina Beach, Tasman  

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Dividing line

This what happens when an outgoing tide (top) gets chased along by the remnants of heavy rainfall in the hills issuing from the Waimea river into the estuary. As much as I like rain, the sediment that it deposits on … Continue reading

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