Monday, 24 July 2006


Port Hills at sunset looking directly away from the sun. Posted by Picasa

Old hardwood fence post. Posted by Picasa

More Tussock....in a similar way to Cabbage trees I find Tussock very "New Zealand". Posted by Picasa

Christchurch City looking west. Posted by Picasa

Porters Pass Ski Feild area. (click image for larger view) Posted by Picasa

Sunday, 23 July 2006


Highway 73 west of Porters Pass Posted by Picasa

Castle Rock on Highway 73 Posted by Picasa

Porters Pass on Highway 73 Posted by Picasa

Tussock Grass Posted by Picasa

The town of Lyttelton, one of the first settled parts of the South Island . ( 1840 ) The early settlers then faced the prospect of carrying their belongings up and over the "bridal path" (this crosses what is now the Summit Road) and down into Canterbury Plains.
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Lyttelton Harbour . Posted by Picasa

Saturday, 22 July 2006


more mountain biking.... Posted by Picasa

Mountain biking the Summit Road Posted by Picasa

Banks Peninsula to the north of Mt Herbert.
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Mt Herbert , from the Summit Road Posted by Picasa

Photographer hard at work in Christchurch . Zero degrees...brrrrrrr Posted by Picasa

Saturday, 15 July 2006


Looking towards Back Beach from the port foreshore at New Plymouth .  Posted by Picasa

Back Beach at New Plymouth , Jim and I spent a lot of our misspent youth here . Posted by Picasa

Thursday, 13 July 2006


What can you say? Our New Zealand bush is wonderful.
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So much more interesting than the rose bush in my back yard that this is growing on an a sure sign of nice clean air. Posted by Picasa

Sunday, 9 July 2006


Almost dark at Byron Bay . ( 20D , ISO 3200 1/3 sec)  Posted by Picasa

Byron Bay light house almost pitch dark. (ISO3200 20D ) Posted by Picasa

Friday, 7 July 2006


Yes there is some water in Queensland !!
I sure would like to have seen this after some rain , it was one very long way from top to bottom . Posted by Picasa

Wednesday, 5 July 2006


All bow and no "rain" for the drought ridden Queensland  Posted by Picasa

In a minor break from tradition I thought I'd include this picture of Jims rocket powered pogo stick which goes at least the speed limit , honestly officer........ Our well used photo platform !!
I just like the colour and the way the 17mm lens bends it nicely around .
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