Mainly West of Queen Street - seen through my lens

Month: February 2013 (Page 1 of 2)

My Fireworks

My Fireworks

My Fireworks

We did not stay for the fireworks at the Auckland Lantern Festival, so I had to create my own in the camera.

My Fireworks

My Fireworks

My Fireworks

My Fireworks

My Fireworks

My Fireworks

Hula Hoops

Hula Hoops

Hula Hoops

Chinese artists provided acrobatic entertainment at the Auckland Lantern Festival. Here an act with 101 hula hoops. Maybe 102?

Hula Hoops

Hula Hoops

Inside the Sixpack

Industrial Heritage

Industrial Heritage

The Sixpack (officially known as “Silo Six“) is a cluster of cement silos in the Wynyard Quarter, preserved as a memento of the industrial heritage of this area of reclaimed land. Currently (until February 26) it houses part of the Summer of Sculpture (the exhibition of outdoor sculptures continues to March 15).…

Please Slow Down …

Pedestrian/Pedallers' Overbridge, Waterview

Pedestrian/Pedallers' Overbridge, Waterview

This bridge spans Great North Road, just after one leaves the motorway (SH16) for Avondale. And immediately after comes a new set of traffic lights controlling the (rather heavy) traffic to and from the gigantic construction site of the tunnel entrance for SH20.…

Spinning Tiers (Steve Woodward 2006/07)

Spinning Tiers (Steve Woodward (2006/07)

Spinning Tiers (Steve Woodward (2006/07)

Presently on display at the Karanga Plaza, Wynyard Quarter, as part of the Summer of Sculpture. Bronze, stainless steel bearing system, granite base. Contact: (09) 827 1438 or mobile +64 21 256 5117.

And, yes, it does spin — give it a whirl!…

New Zealand Woodpigeon (Kereru)

New Zealand Woodpigeon (Kereru)

New Zealand Woodpigeon (Kereru)

This woodpigeon is gorging itself on the berries of a cabbage tree which reaches the level of our deck. The bird was very cooperative, letting me come quite close to take pictures. Thanks again to Mrs H who alerted me to the opportunity.…

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