Mainly West of Queen Street - seen through my lens

Month: May 2017 (Page 2 of 2)

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Pylon

Pylon

Do not climb (the pylon, that is; it is pylon 32 on Line A between Otahuhu to Henderson). More importantly: clear blue sky with a promise of (so far) the coldest night to come (3 degrees C expected). In the background right: Mangere Mountain, one of our volcanic hills.…

Nihotupu Falls

Nihotupu Falls

Nihotupu Falls

It was a mainly dull and grey afternoon today when I was walking down from Piha Road to the falls of the Nihotupu Stream. There are in fact three falls along that track, this is the lowest of them, marking the upper end of the Upper Nihotupu Reservoir (one of the dams supplying Auckland with water).…

The Guard

The Guard

The Guard

Teddy has taken residence at the gate to the Lower Huia Dam, drawing attention to the signs about track closures (to protect healthy stands of kauri from the dieback disease which is spread through foot traffic).…

Fungal Idyll

Fungal Idyll

Fungal Idyll

A walk on Rangemore Track, looking for fungi, resulted in just one image. Well choreographed fungi on a branch well past its best.…

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