Category Archives: Sea

Load of….

…abalone. Or paua, as we say around here. Advertisements

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Ready, willing and…..

….Abel Tasman National Park.

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Reverse engineered

Discovered these on the SH1 coast. Maybe local biologist Sam can un-reverse engineer them……

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Great Taste Trail

The Great Taste Trail is Nelson-Tasman’s contribution to Nga Haerenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trail. It starts at Nelson airport and runs mostly along he coast to Kaiteriteri and then runs through the Motueka valley and  over the Dovedale Saddle … Continue reading

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Net result = Zero

Disappointment on Rabbit Island. Unless you’re fishing for seaweed. Or 3 crabs…

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Chug. Chug.

Here comes 94 year old bateau de pêche Lily, powering [sic] up the Waimea Inlet channel on a high-ish tide and into a wild sou-westerly with mon ami Patrice at the helm. I zipped down to Port Hoddy just in … Continue reading

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Barack Obama…..

..would say privately that the first task of an American president in the post-Bush international arena was “Don’t do stupid shit.” The Waimea Inlet is the largest enclosed estuary on the South Island. It’s home to 50 species of water … Continue reading

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