The view from Huia Road, Titirangi, across the mangroves of Little Muddy Creek, with Laingholm Bay in the midground. Awhitu Peninsula in the background.
December 19, 2014
December 18, 2014
December 17, 2014
Supersized version of an iconic kiwi children’s toy – this decorates the entrance to the Nikau Ridge Bed and Breakfast in Muriwai.
December 16, 2014
December 15, 2014
A transformer box at Newham Place, McLaren Park. Painted by Monique Rush, and showing impressions of local bush and birdlife.
December 14, 2014
December 13, 2014
A scissor lift can reach the height of the cabin at the racecourse tower – and you don’t have to lug all your equipment up. Several people in various contortions assist in the exercise – maybe rigging up a temporary transmission system.
For more black and white images check out Dragonstar’s Weekend in Black and White.
December 12, 2014
We were “neighbours” separated by a window pane, and I could not resist a shot of this happy scene. Mövenpick Quay Street.
December 11, 2014
The Treasure House is part of the Lopdell Precinct, Titirangi. I was built in 1926 to house the “finest collection of kauri gum in the world”. (Lopdell House opened as “Hotel Titirangi” in 1934 – “in the Blue Mountains of Auckland”.)
An extensive writeup with pictures of the inside of the museum can be found in Timespanner’s blog post of July 28, 2013.