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Jewish Prayer House

Jewish Prayer House, Oratia

Jewish Prayer House, Oratia

Situated at 541 West Coast Road, the Oratia Cemetery is one of the smaller places of interment around Auckland. If you enter through the green gate, the view past the gravesites reveals this simple cottage of kauri weatherboards.…

The new Fence

Wooden Fence, Oratia

Wooden Fence, Oratia

A little while ago, I noticed this new long timber fence along Parrs Cross Road. Looks like a new housing development is sprouting behind it.

For more black and white images check out Dragonstar’s Weekend in Black and White.…

Petja

Petja of Salash Delicatessen

Petja of Salash Delicatessen

He towers over his Serbian delicacies: spicy sausages and smoked meats in the tradition of four generations of his family. A regular at markets like here the Oratia Farmers’ Market, but also Titirangi markets and others. Can’t go past their stand without grabbing a sample.…

Rex LeGrice

Rex LeGrice

Rex LeGrice

Rex was at the Oratia Farmers’ Market on Saturday, selling his peanut butter. He is a keen photographer, too, shooting on Canon. Another of his passions is genealogy, he is a world authority on the LeGrice/Le Grys/Le Gris/le Grice/Grice/Le Greiss family tree, and can trace the family back to 1066.…

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