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Spirula

Ram's Horn

Ram’s Horn

Spirula is a deep-water cephalopod. Its internal shell, known as ram’s horn shell, is a buoyancy organ of this mollusc, made up of numerous chambers. These pretty spiral shells are extremely lightweight, and Lots of them are found along our beaches (here on the black sand at Piha).…

Looking Down

Tasman Sea Meets Waitakere Ranges

Tasman Sea Meets Waitakere Ranges

Te Ahua Point is about 200 metres above sea level, on the Mercer Bay Loop Walk. Here we look straight down as the waves crash into the cliffs below.

The Mercer Bay Loop Walk featured on these pages before.…

Spinifex

Spinifex

Spinifex

Spinifex sericeus is a dune grass, important for stabilising sand dunes. The seeds form balls, blown about by wind and picked up by waves, Tumbleweed.…

West Coast

Piha

Piha

The title of the City Daily Photo theme for February has a record length:
“If you had to leave forever the city from which you usually post, what would you miss most?” Click here to see what others would miss.…

Two Hours…

Surfing

Surfing

… of watching the action at day 3 of the “2015 Billabong National Surfing Championships driven by Subaru” in Piha yesterday morning. Not the most exciting surf, unfortunately. Sadly, I don’t know the names of the performers.

Fans

Fans

Surfing

Surfing

Surfing

Surfing

Surfing

Surfing

Stand Up Paddle

Stand Up Paddle

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