Category Archives: Sky

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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Putting yer feet up….

Hard day’s work in the garden. Fish and chips from the excellent Ruby Bay (“Chef made food at takeaway prices”) Kitchen. A rigger of Whale Pale Ale from the Mussel Inn. Seawall. Tasman Bay. Deserved.

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Farewell then Mapua Queen of the Top of the South Home of dramatic skies Sometimes Even without 120 sodding millilitres in a day….

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Red sky at night….

Weather forecasting and toi toi (aka cuttygrass) on Sam’s Track.

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Flax and sunset

Sometimes, we get sunsets that leave you breathless. This Phormium tenax just happened to get in the way…

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Telegraph Road…

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Red sky at night……

Forget the rest of it. 0.6mm rain in the last 6 weeks means that what grass hasn’t been grazed short has zero nutrients. You see a lot of big trucks hauling last summer’s hay to where it’s needed. And you … Continue reading

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