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How Convenient! #8

Bellwood Avenue Convenience

Bellwood Avenue Convenience

A mural showing a tui in a kowhai tree disguises the public conveniences in Bellwood Avenue, near Dominion Road. The bird theme continues with fine tile work of birdlife.

Fantails

Fantails

Kereru, New Zealand Woodpigeon

Kereru, New Zealand Woodpigeon

Volcanoes

View of Auckland from Mount Eden

View of Auckland from Mount Eden

A beautiful day yesterday, as we looked out across the crater of Mount Eden to Mount Victoria and North Head on the other side of the Harbour, with Rangitoto Island in the back.…

Artists in Eden

A sequence of pictures from last Saturday’s “Artists in Eden” event. An annual event, usually held in brilliant weather in the Essex Road Reserve, Mount Eden. Artists showing what they are doing and how it is done, with plenty of opportunity to interact.…

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.…

The Pose

On Top of Mount Eden

On Top of Mount Eden

This young tourist is posing for a friend shooting from below the platform. Auckland City in the background.…

The Crater

Mount Eden

Mount Eden

With 196 metres above sea level, Mount Eden is the highest elevation on the Auckland isthmus, one of over 50 volcanoes that characterise our landscape. Its crater is 50 metres deep (I assume that is measured from the summit), and here we look up from the lowest point of the rim.…

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