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Month: December 2009

Te Komoki (Jackie Peak)

Te Komoki (Jackie Peak)

Te Komoki (Jackie Peak)

The cone of Te Komoki (map) rises to 148 metres above the settlement of Little Huia  and is also known as Jackie Peak. It forms the western headland of Huia Bay, opposite of Huia Point.…

Christmas Treats

Christmas Treats

Christmas Treats


Our Christmas baking, beautifully presented by Ingrid. Maybe neither Auckland nor West, but hey, it’s Christmas and the taste lingers!…

The Waima Stone

The Waima Stone in Christmas Attire

The Waima Stone in Christmas Attire


In the weeks before Christmas, this stone marking the Waima community found itself adorned with Christmas glitter.

The stone, complete with bench seat, was sculpted by local stonemason Kelynge Lucas England, and put into place at the top end of Woodlands Bay Road during 2009.…

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