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New Zealand Nov/Dec 2008

View from my bedroom window at Ian & Karen's house
View from my bedroom window at Ian & Karen's house
View from the lounge
View from the lounge
Ian and Karen's House
Ian and Karen's House
Vegetable Garden
Vegetable Garden
Hamilton Pistol Club Action Shooting World Champs
Hamilton Pistol Club Action Shooting World Champs
Greg on his Guzzi Californian
Greg on his Guzzi Californian
Karen with Sheep and Chickens
Karen with Sheep and Chickens
John in his Installation Technology shirt
John in his Installation Technology shirt
John with speciality sculptures in Tirau
John with speciality sculptures in Tirau
Club shoot at Whatawhata
Club shoot at Whatawhata
Greg Dunn with his father
Greg Dunn with his father
John Welsford's boat shed
John Welsford's boat shed
John Welsford's house
John Welsford's house
View from John Welsford's house
View from John Welsford's house
Ian and John Welsford wrestling with broken cylinder head
Ian and John Welsford wrestling with broken cylinder head
Sunset from my bedroom
Sunset from my bedroom
Bay of Plenty
Bay of Plenty
Pistol shooting at Whakatane Pistol Club
Pistol shooting at Whakatane Pistol Club
Ian Mander on left with our host Mick Buckley
Ian Mander on left with our host Mick Buckley
View downrange
View downrange
It has been over 10 years since I last shot a pistol. Thanks Mick
It has been over 10 years since I last shot a pistol. Thanks Mick
Lupins grow wild everywhere
Lupins grow wild everywhere
But only at night
But only at night
Ian with his Barnard action rifle at Te Puke
Ian with his Barnard action rifle at Te Puke
Range Officer Carol (Mick's wife) and Jake
Range Officer Carol (Mick's wife) and Jake
Charmingly rustic
Charmingly rustic
Te Puke Rifle Club gent's toilet (not charmingly rustic!)
Te Puke Rifle Club gent's toilet (not charmingly rustic!)
Glow Worm caves
Glow Worm caves
The spiral walkway
The spiral walkway
Glow worm with sticky threads
Glow worm with sticky threads
Each blue spot is a Glow worm trying to attract an insect into its sticky clutches
Each blue spot is a Glow worm trying to attract an insect into its sticky clutches
The preserved railway at Waikino
The preserved railway at Waikino
New Zealand farmers are busy harvesting grass for feed during the summer
New Zealand farmers are busy harvesting grass for feed during the summer
Beach at Wanghamata
Beach at Wanghamata
In the Dunes
In the Dunes
Snowmen eat their young ?!?
Snowmen eat their young ?!?
6 km hike into the Coromandel National Park
6 km hike into the Coromandel National Park
Ian and Rudi built the bridge
Ian and Rudi built the bridge
Suspension bridge 6 km from the nearest road
Suspension bridge 6 km from the nearest road
Chopper only way of transporting heavy equipment
Chopper only way of transporting heavy equipment
The bridge even took my weight
The bridge even took my weight
We take time out on the way back to cool off
We take time out on the way back to cool off
The water was beautifully pure until I put my feet in it
The water was beautifully pure until I put my feet in it
Ian and Karen at entrance to Wai-o-Tapu
Ian and Karen at entrance to Wai-o-Tapu
Champagne Lake thermal pool
Champagne Lake thermal pool
And John in his Installation Technology shirt (again)
And John in his Installation Technology shirt (again)
Why they call it Champagne Lake
Why they call it Champagne Lake
More Bubbles
More Bubbles
Giant Fern unfurling
Giant Fern unfurling
This lake was an even more luminous green than shown
This lake was an even more luminous green than shown
This is what the bush mostly comprises
This is what the bush mostly comprises
Ian, Karen, Patsy, Leah and Chris
Ian, Karen, Patsy, Leah and Chris
Leah and Max the puppy
Leah and Max the puppy
Bridal Veil Falls from the top
Bridal Veil Falls from the top
Bridal Veil Falls from the bottom
Bridal Veil Falls from the bottom
Wellington
Wellington
Bottle Bush Tree
Bottle Bush Tree
Wellington War Memorial
Wellington War Memorial
View of Wellington harbour from Te Papa museum
View of Wellington harbour from Te Papa museum
I love these paintings
I love these paintings
John Britten's bike by the cafe in Te Papa
John Britten's bike by the cafe in Te Papa
Fern sculpture suspended over Wellington Town Square
Fern sculpture suspended over Wellington Town Square
The view of Wellington from my hotel window
The view of Wellington from my hotel window
Foxton Dutch Windmill
Foxton Dutch Windmill
Bert the engineer
Bert the engineer
View across the Rangipo desert North of Wellington
View across the Rangipo desert North of Wellington
Mount Ruapehu
Mount Ruapehu
Taupo Lake
Taupo Lake
Chappie a.k.a. Skippy
Chappie a.k.a. Skippy
Missie
Missie
Missie and Chappie
Missie and Chappie
Te Miro
Te Miro
Hobbiton Tour Bus ( Matamata)
Hobbiton Tour Bus ( Matamata)
The Party Tree from the Lord of the Rings
The Party Tree from the Lord of the Rings
The little Hobbit Holes have lost their brickwork
The little Hobbit Holes have lost their brickwork
The bricks were in any case made out of foam
The bricks were in any case made out of foam
Karen and Ian
Karen and Ian
John by Bilbo's house
John by Bilbo's house
One of the Anderson family who own the old film set
One of the Anderson family who own the old film set
Part of the tour was a sheep shearing demo
Part of the tour was a sheep shearing demo
There were also lambs to feed
There were also lambs to feed
Small Beer brewed for the Lord of the Rings set and still made today
Small Beer brewed for the Lord of the Rings set and still made today
Ian making a mess carving wood in Karen's kitchen
Ian making a mess carving wood in Karen's kitchen
Karen in her kitchen
Karen in her kitchen
The tasty results
The tasty results
Pudding!
Pudding!
Te Waikato Sanatorium close to Te Miru. Two people would have slept here
Te Waikato Sanatorium close to Te Miru. Two people would have slept here
The NZ government are trying to wipe out the Possum
The NZ government are trying to wipe out the Possum
Ian made the aluminium stock and the Kauri woodwork for this target rifle. You need to see the quality for yourself
Ian made the aluminium stock and the Kauri woodwork for this target rifle. You need to see the quality for yourself
The Kauri Museum at Matakohe
The Kauri Museum at Matakohe
My hat perched on the split in the plank gives an idea of scale
My hat perched on the split in the plank gives an idea of scale
Two Morris Minor based vehicles being restored
Two Morris Minor based vehicles being restored
Kauri gum collection
Kauri gum collection
The bed and breakfast that I stayed at in Matakohe - very nice
The bed and breakfast that I stayed at in Matakohe - very nice
Matakohe war memorial
Matakohe war memorial
Outside the Kauri museum
Outside the Kauri museum
Matakohe church
Matakohe church
I followed the sign - beautiful, but meanders aimlessly
I followed the sign - beautiful, but meanders aimlessly
Fishing off the pier at Tinopai
Fishing off the pier at Tinopai
This beach goes on for 90 km
This beach goes on for 90 km
Waipoua Forest
Waipoua Forest
Tane Mahuto (Lord of the Forest) 2000 year old Kauri tree
Tane Mahuto (Lord of the Forest) 2000 year old Kauri tree
View from the lookout above Opononi
View from the lookout above Opononi
Chickens run wild in New Zealand
Chickens run wild in New Zealand
View from the Waitangi Treaty House
View from the Waitangi Treaty House
The Treaty House
The Treaty House
View of one of the hundreds of islands in the Bay of Islands from Paihia sea front
View of one of the hundreds of islands in the Bay of Islands from Paihia sea front
Best fish restaurant in Paihia
Best fish restaurant in Paihia
Waitangi War Canoe
Waitangi War Canoe
Original NZ flag
Original NZ flag
Fast boat out to the Hole in the Rock, Bay of Islands
Fast boat out to the Hole in the Rock, Bay of Islands
Twin rooster tails of water from the props driving the boat at 45 knots
Twin rooster tails of water from the props driving the boat at 45 knots
Hole in the Rock
Hole in the Rock
Snapper
Snapper
At the Services South of Auckland on Route 1 I spotted this Jowett and Bradford Rally
At the Services South of Auckland on Route 1 I spotted this Jowett and Bradford Rally
Then a few km on I found the Dragway turn off and eliminators under way
Then a few km on I found the Dragway turn off and eliminators under way
Rotorua 300 m rifle shoot
Rotorua 300 m rifle shoot
Saracen
Saracen
Grant Moreland
Grant Moreland
Buick Straight 8
Buick Straight 8
Andy Moreland
Andy Moreland
Bell 47 at Andy's Museum
Bell 47 at Andy's Museum
This snack cost 20 in Shanghai Airport
This snack cost 20 in Shanghai Airport
Kauri Bowl
Kauri Bowl
Piece of Swamp Kauri 35,000 years old
Piece of Swamp Kauri 35,000 years old