Category Archives: Tasman

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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The things you find in Motueka…

….perched on top of the State cinema. No  idea  where he’s from. Could be Golden Bay (the bare feet give it away…), but I’m not seeing any dreads….

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“Do I get to keep it…?”

This is a cool story. Robin, Steve Fullmer‘s wife, mailed me saying that one of Steve’s older pots was for sale on Trade Me, New Zealand’s eBay. Put in a decent bid, got it, arrived today. It’s quite stunning. Steve … Continue reading

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

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My Sunday: Part 2

Robin Fullmer is not only a sweetie to the power of 10, she also bakes the best cinammon rolls known to mankind and sells them at the Tasman General Store. That hole in the middle? That’s mine. The biggest one….

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Ningen Kokuhō

The Japanese have a word (2 actually..) for it – Ningen Kokuhō: Preservers of Important Intangible Cultural Properties. I’m all for having New Zealand adopt the idea and I’m nominating Robin Fullmer in the category of Whitebait Fritter Making. Who yet … Continue reading

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They also serve….

……who only stand and wait. Surfcasting doesn’t appear to be a particularly profitable pastime at the moment….

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