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Month: June 2010 (Page 1 of 3)

Painted Boxes: NZ Birds

Painted Boxes: NZ Birds (Dan Mills)

Painted Boxes: NZ Birds (Dan Mills)

(Wednesday is for painted boxes.)

This transformer at the intersection of Triangle Road and Elder Place in Massey (map), was decorated by Dan Mills. It depicts a number of New Zealand native birds (Harrier, Pukeko and NZ Wood Pigeon above, and more as indicated on the captions below, walking counterclockwise around the box).…

Whau Pod

Whau Pods

Whau Pods

On Saturday we had thick fog until late morning, and I found these beautifully decorated whau pods at the Arataki Visitor Centre. The Whau (Entelea arborescens) is a shrub or small tree, endemic to New Zealand.…

Glen Eden Mural: Ladder Fern

Glen Eden Mural: Ladder Fern

Glen Eden Mural: Ladder Fern

I have an older photo of this mural, faded and tagged. So I was very pleased when I saw that the decorative wall had been given a new lease of life. Well, about half of the mural, anyway, the other half is hidden behind the shrubs on the right which are now quite big.…

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