Category Archives: Sky


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

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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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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

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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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