Category Archives: Tasman

Reflective

Jetty at Riwaka Harbour Advertisements

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If only dogs could read….

On the westerly bit of Kina Beach.

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Kina Beach? Yeah, nah…

Kina Beach is a favourite 6km walk, enhanced by being a good source for kina (sea urchin) shells. Not this year. Found none. At all. They could possibly rename it Aporo Beach, a loan word in the Maori language for … Continue reading

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Not to mention a 4 star garden….

Our friends Cameron and Maria own and operate the exquisite Tasman Bay Cottage. In fact, that’s how we met them in 2006. Their cottage is as classy as, but their garden leaves you breathless. They’ve now been recognised by the … Continue reading

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Smoke-free zone

Answerphone message: “Thank you for calling New Zealand. The country is now closed until mid-January. Please call back later” An old joke , sure, but there’s an element of truth in it. The country really does close down for 3 … 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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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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