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Polar Bears

Polar Bear

Polar Bear

On the prowl at Aotea Square. An ice rink (and ice slide) is opening today on Aotea Square, complete with polar bears, penguins and seals (the latter were not installed yet when I came past a few days ago – made by Rawstorne Studios).…

The Hand

Hand by Bootleg Design

Hand by Bootleg Design

On a train journey to the city, I noticed this hand beside the railway line (Haultain Street, Eden Terrace). It turns out that it belongs to Bootleg Design, creators of themed interiors, 3D models, sets and props.…

HOP

Way to move, Auckland!

Way to move, Auckland!

A long overdue integrated ticketing system (the HOP card) for Auckland’s public transport made its appearance a month ago. Here are pictures of some of the publicity at New Lynn station. So far, the HOP card is operational on trains, ferries are about to follow, and buses will come next year.…

Too Big for Me

High Heels

High Heels

Seen at the Albany Mega Centre. (Resene is a paint company — “the paint professionals use”, maybe wearing high heels?)

Nice Colour

Nice Colour

On Sponsorship

Thirsty?

Thirsty?

Without sponsorship there would probably be no major events. Sponsorship, on the other hand, seems to involve humourless and draconian rules designed to support the misconception that the world begins and ends with the sponsor’s product. At least at the Rugby World Cup.…

I beg your Pardon!?!

Roadside Offer

Roadside Offer

I thought that these are bought by the sh**load rather then by the kilogram – but here we are. Just north of Kumeu, kind of horse country, yet this sign is at an orchard. No, they are not diversifying into the fertiliser business, rather a case of “apples to apples” (if you have horses; but pigs, rabbits, poultry, and more, all seem to enjoy unsold apples from last year).…

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