Thursday 6th January 2022 – Final stop of the Central north island trip. Visit to the Three Sisters at Tongaporutu just north of New Plymouth. Can only be accessed about 2 hours either side of low tide. About a 10-15 minute walk one way. This was the first time I processed a photo […]Read more "Three Sisters, Tongapōrutu, Taranaki"
Monday 3rd January 2022 – A pair of easy and short walks to a couple of falls around Mt Ruapehu. Waitonga Falls was visited in the past myself just after snow fall. Waitonga Falls is around 2 hours return including an explore up to the Falls themselves Mangawhero Falls is right beside the car […]Read more "Mangawhero and Waitonga Falls, Mt Ruapehu"
3rd January 2022 – Short walk to the base of Tupapakurua Falls and return. Managed to find the time to get out of Auckland after all over the Christmas / New Years break and do a road trip. Will gradually post up some other galleries over the coming week or so. Walk to the Tupapakurua […]Read more "Tupapakurua Falls"
Saturday 21st November 2021 – Later Afternoon short explore around Maketu Falls, Ōpaheke including an explore further upstream to it’s cascades. Auckland Council web page regarding Te Maketu Pa. Maketu falls is accessible from Maketu Pa Cemetery Reserve. There’s a gravel parking area out the front. Entry to the Path is to your […]Read more "Maketu Reserve Explore + Hidden Cascades"
Saturday 3rd July 2021 – On my way back to Auckland. Dropped into Morrinsville to wander along the Morrinsville River Walkway, a short 1.4 km one way loop-able track. See the Matamata-Piako District Council’s Official River walk page for more information (includes detailed route map) Anyway, looks like the latest Huawei EMUI 11 […]Read more "Morrinsville River Walk, Matamata-Piako"
Sunday 6th June 2021 to Monday 7th June 2021 – Easier overnight hike to Leitchs Hut walking along Leitchs track return (9 km one way). Apart from a sprinkling of rain in the middle of the night, Not too much rain while walking to and from the hut in spite of the forecasts. Hut had […]Read more "Leitch’s Hut Track"
Various Autumnal shots around the Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions. Weekends of 8th/9th and 15th/16th May 2021Read more "Te Ika-a-Māui North Island Autumnal"
Tuesday 20th March 2021 to Tuesday 6th April 2021 – Trip to Chatham islands archipelago 800 km off the east coast of the South Island. Staying at Skirmish Bay Stay situated at Rēkohu far North eastern corner. (17 May 2021 – More photos to be uploaded when I get a chance) See also the […]Read more "Rēkohu Chatham Islands Explore"
Sunday, 4th April 2021 – Morning photographing the Basalt Columns situated on Private land at Ohira Bay, Chatham islands. These columns were formed via vertical shrinkage. See the Chatham Island tourism Basalt columns page for more information. Land owner permission to access this attraction is required through your accommodation provider / host. Beware when we […]Read more "Basalt Columns, Ohira Bay, Chatham Islands"
Monday, 5th April 2021 – Day Tour to Pitt Island (flying in from Chatham island). Hosted and guided by Brent from the Flower Pot Bay Lodge. Key areas covered in the tour included… Caravan Bush – Short walks and Bird + bush experience. Flower Pot Bay Explore and Lodge (for Lunch) Waihere Bay Glory Hut […]Read more "Pitt Island, The Chathams"