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Te Noho Kotahitanga

Meeting House

Meeting House

Pictures of the meeting house at Te Noho Kotahitanga, the marae of Unitec Institute of Technology. Design by master carver Lyonel Grant. You may note the shoes left outside the building – protocol requires shoes to be removed when entering the meeting house.…

Pyrostegia Venusta

Pyrostegia Venusta

Pyrostegia Venusta

Pyrostegia venusta, or flame vine, brings bright orange into our winter. Originally from Brazil, this plant seems to be classed a weed in some parts, but I don’t think this is the case in NZ. This is a fence along Mount Albert Road.…

Patterns

Mount Albert Train Station

Mount Albert Train Station

Cloud patterns in the sky (altocumulus, mackerel sky), and decorative patterns on the glass enclosure of the access way to the platform from the Carrington Road bridge. There will be more pictures of this station once the work is completed and all orange cones and security fences have gone.…

Ferndale House

Ferndale House, Mount Albert

Ferndale House, Mount Albert

As you drive from St Lukes to Mount Albert along Great North Road, No 830 is conspicuous by its stately Norfolk pines. The building is less obvious, set back from the street. This is Ferndale House, a heritage building now owned by Auckland City, available as Community Venue (Historical Society to Tarot Guild), and for weddings and other functions.…

That Hat!

To Bea or not to Bea

To Bea or not to Bea

It’s now in Mount Albert. The hat that raised so many a question mark. But don’t come to me for answers, they (and more questions) can probably all be found on facebook. But if you want instructions, you may wish to speak to Carolyn of Le’ Chapeau Millinery at 822 New North Road, Mount Albert, where you can enrol in workshops.…

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