Monday, 26 March 2018

Cuba Street Wellington


When I lived in Wellington (late 1960's - late 1970's) Cuba street was always the centre of the quirky off beat / student crowd.

While many of the other smaller streets have, over the passing decades, been swallowed up in a frenzy of street "improvements" Cuba Street has retained it character.

On my frequent work trips to Wellington between 1996 and 2016 I used to often wander from my hotel to Upper Cuba street and be transported back to my student days and time spent living in the inner city.

Recently they celebrated the Cuba Street Festival News piece

Photos below kindly supplied by Colin McLeod Morrison  (Sony RX1R - straight from the camera) 


"I like the couple photographing their burgers while opposite the woman is absorbed in her phone while her partner enjoys some street food and is watching me take the shot. " 


"A Dry-cleaners now a bar, very Cuba St.
Corner of Cuba and Able Smith Streets, opposite where real Groovy Records was until recently ... time and place move but the vibe remains ..." 



Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Auckland's Spaghetti junction at night


Auckland's famous "spaghetti" junction taken at night, this is only about half of this multi layered interchange.

The purple section is the new cycleway which utilises an old former right hand (from the fast lane) exit off State Highway One.



Thursday, 15 March 2018

Auckland City at night




Auckland City from Stanley Bay 



Auckland downtown from the Sky tower. Stanley Bay top centre across the water.


Sunday, 4 March 2018

Chinese Lantern Festival Auckland - Final night fireworks


Fireworks celebrating the final night of this years Chinese Lantern festival held once again in the Auckland Domain.

These fireworks viewed from across the Waitemata Harbour several km away.





(5-10 second exposures )