walking

A long walk at Zealandia

Earlier in the year we had bought a hiking backpack that would allow us to go walking with Alayna and allow her to have a good view. This weekend just gone we decided it was time to test it out and see how Alayna would like it so we planned Read more…

By brendon, ago
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The 2014 Wellington Color Run

This year The Colo(u)r Run (spot the event that started in the USA) came to New Zealand for the first time and the Wellington event took place in Upper Hutt at Trentham Park. Thousands of people had signed up and ran or walked a 5km course which took in a Read more…

By brendon, ago
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Fever Hospital

The Wellington branch of the SPCA has been granted a lease on the old Fever Hospital located on Mt Victoria. Over the last few months tours have been run by the SPCA giving a view of the current state of the building and an insight into the future vision after Read more…

By brendon, ago
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Matuku-moana

A matuku-moana (white faced heron) after a quick shake, feathers all ruffled. Just a quick one, a photo of a matuku-moana or white faced heron that was all ruffled up after a quick shake in the sun. A probable entry for next years GOPI photo competition.

By brendon, ago
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Tiritiri Matangi Island

I’ve been wanting to visit Tiritiri Matangi Island for a long time and our recent trip up to Auckland for the Elbow concert gave us a perfect opportunity. It’s possible to visit the island as part of a day trip but we decided to stay the night. There is a Read more…

By brendon, ago
walking

A day off at Zealandia

Recently I visited Zealandia and explored a few areas I either don’t to much or hadn’t been to at all. The hour return walk up and down the Fuchsia Track was tiring but worth it for the views at the top. As always there was plenty of bird life for Read more…

By brendon, ago
Competition

An excuse for photos

There are a couple of photo competitions that I’ll be looking at entering over the next month or so. The DPhoto Amateur Photographer of the Year is back and this year sponsored by Nikon. They’ve done away with the silly voting scheme from last year as well which is good. Read more…

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