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Hiking to the top of Mt Auckland.

Mt Auckland is a hidden wilderness located north of Helensville on state highway 16.  The track isn’t for the faint hearted and is a true tramping track.  The formed track is marked by tags on trees so the ability to follow a non formed track is a must.  The track takes you across some private farmland […]

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Kanga visits Whangarei Falls

  I always enjoy visiting Whangarei and stopping here at the waterfall is a must.  Kanga almost went for a dip while I was taking this photo.

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Awesome weekend in Wanaka

The weather has been really good over the last few days. While the forecast was for rain, Wanaka decided against it. Sunny skies all around.

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Martin Jetpack at Warbirds over Wanaka.

A brief appearance of Marton’s unmanned jetpack at Warbirds over Wanaka.  It’s still the training day but still looked pretty epic from where I’m standing.  Tomorrow hopefully we’ll see some brave pilot take it for a flight.

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Jetstar’s new Auckland -> Palmerston North Flights.

Getting from Auckland to Palmerston North just became a little cheaper now Jetstar’s picked up the route.  I checked out what it was going to cost. $39 one way seemed a little far fetched for a fight… but if you don’t need any checked in luggage then it’s a steal.  7kgs of carry on is […]

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Seeing in 2016 in Sydney Australia.

As the boats fill Sydney’s harbour and people line the waterfront the New Year festivities are set to begin. Back in New Zealand being 3 hours ahead much the same is happening. It’s almost midnight here, people are filling the city making sure they have a view of Sky Tower. Happy New Year! Photo Credit: Gary […]

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Commonwealth Place.

Extract from: nationalcapital.gov.au Commonwealth Place comprises a grassed-cupped square of approximately 100 metres by 50 metres on the southern shore of Lake Burley Griffin in the Parliamentary Zone. It is a multi-use public space equally suitable for major events and family gatherings. Centred on Griffin’s Land Axis, the design incorporates a walkway, linking Commonwealth Place to […]

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The business end of Canberra.

As parliament buildings go Australia really out did themselves with this massive art deco slab of concrete. Canberra feels a bit like a ghost town.  There seems to be no one around but don’t think you can do anything dodgy there is always someone watching even while you’re innocently eating your lunch.

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