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Coming Up Close · 13h ago

Spring skies over Trinity Wharf

A few nights ago I drove out to the Tauranga Bridge Marina in the hope of catching some evening sunsets. My original idea was to walk to the top of the bridge and take some photos from there...
Coming Up Close · 4d ago

The Hamilton LDS Temple

On a rainy day through Hamilton we drove past the Temple belonging to the Church of the Latter Day Saints. The temple is the 13th constructed and the 11th operating operating temple. The bui...
Coming Up Close · 6d ago

Daisies everywhere!

After being sick on and off for the last couple of weeks I finally got out yesterday and enjoyed a long beach walk. Lots of sun and warmth and when I sat on the sand above the beach in among...
Coming Up Close · 1W ago

Karapiro Power Station

This is the Karapiro Power Station just out of Hamilton, the Waikato River has 8 other hydroelectric power stations - this one is the last of them. Construction started in 1940, the building...
Coming Up Close · 1W ago

Road trip to Bridal Veil Falls

So Spring here feels like a rewind of Winter. When we left home Sunday morning the skies looked overcast as usual, we've had so much rain here lately but the forecast was that it would clear...
Coming Up Close · 1W ago

Small oil tanker at Pilot Bay

I was having a look through some of my photos I've taken around the area since we moved here in January 2016 and I found this one of a small oil tanker coming into Pilot Bay in early Autumn....
Coming Up Close · 2W ago

Angel of the morning...

It's been almost constant Spring time rain here and I've been down with the flu, seems to happen in those change of seasons. Today I can see blue skies out the window so here's hoping it las...
Coming Up Close · 2W ago

The dreaming stone...

The dreaming stone - Te Puna Quarry Park...The best thing about dreams is that fleeting moment, when you are between asleep and awake, when you don't know the difference between reality and ...
Coming Up Close · 2W ago

Hairy MacLary is here...

While walking along the waterfront in Tauranga yesterday the other half and I wandered past this group of sculptures that has recently been put in. In case you can't see it clearly, the scul...
Coming Up Close · 3W ago

First day of Spring...

Four season in one day....that's what you get in NZ when Spring hits. We're expecting more rain. Kinda never-ending at the moment - looking forward to some warmth and blue skies.Linking up w...