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King Tide

Help!

Help!

Friday night/Saturday morning we had exceptionally high tides, even in the estuary that is Manukau Harbour. The picture below was taken about 10 days earlier at nearly full tide. (4.42m vs 3.37m at Onehunga)

The sculpture is at the shore end of the Onehunga sea wall, next to the Manukau Cruising Club.…

Orange Sculpture

Orange Sculpture

Orange Sculpture

The construction of the Eric Armishaw Boardwalk in Point Chevalier involved a lot of protective fences which shifted to various positions as required. Now near completion of the project, there seems to be some surplus, draped into delightful shapes.…

Eyelet (Rebecca Rose)

Eyelet (Rebecca Rose)

Eyelet (Rebecca Rose)

An eyecatching work of impressive scale (stainless steel, 2 metres diameter) at the Harbourview Sculpture Trail in Te Atatu. The artist is Rebecca Rose.

From the catalogue: This sculpture is inspired by water and the beautiful sinuous shapes water creates in our environment.

Manu Hangarua (Todd Sheridan)

Manu Hangarua (Todd Sheridan)

Manu Hangarua (Todd Sheridan)

The Harbourview Sculpture Trail in Te Atatu opens today. Set on a beautiful site with views of Auckland, lush vegetation and fine wetlands.

From Saturday 5 March to Monday 28 March 2016. Open daily from 10am-6pm Mon to Thurs, with later Twilight hours every Friday & Saturday till 7.30pm.…

Bad Hair Day

Brolga

Brolga

The heads of two Australian Brolga Cranes made from copper (recycled from old hot water cylinders) at an exhibition “Country Life” at Orewa’s Estuary Arts Centre: New ceramic, jewellery and copper sculptural work by our friends, Riverhead artists Stuart and Virginia Angus.…

At the Gallery

Alice's Birthday Party (Dean Buchanan), Detail

Alice’s Birthday Party (Dean Buchanan), Detail

In yesterday’s post I got sidetracked into a study of mime and gestures — time to actually show some of the work on display at the Upstairs Gallery, Titirangi. Father (Dean) and son team Dean Buchanan (paintings) and Rudi Buchanan-Strewe (sculptures) are showing “Contemporary Works” at the Upstairs Gallery Titirangi until Sunday, July 26 2015.…

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