Category Archives: Views

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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Katoa on the swivel…

The instant the tide changed at the Mapua channel. High-ish tide (4.2m) at 10:32, not a breath of wind, menacing clouds that gave off a few drops, but nothing else. Big tide coming up on Friday – 4.6m and dropping … Continue reading

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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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Neither there nor here

This is there – Mapua wharf – from here – our place And this here – our place, tucked away in the trees on the right – from there – Mapua wharf

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Jane Ussher ist arguably New Zealand’s best portrait photographer and unarguably an exceptionally nice person. We had the pleasure of having her at our place for the best part of 2 days, photograhing the cottage for one of New Zealand’s … Continue reading

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I don’t think so.. This was the morning after a day and a half of 90+ km/h winds and 140 litres of rain per square metre. Since then, the estuary’s been dotted with up-country driftwood and other objects of interest … Continue reading

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Waimea Inlet. Monochromatically

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