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The "urban jungle" Christchurch NZ

The "urban jungle" Christchurch NZ

This mural of elephants in on a wall on Manchester Street. Artist is Owen Dippie

Canada geese (Branta canadensis) NZ

Canada geese (Branta canadensis) NZ

Canada geese (Branta canadensis) are a problematic introduced bird in New Zealand because of the damage caused to pastures and crops...History.Canada geese were introduced as a game bird into New Zealand in 190... more

The Final Curtain Falls.

The Final Curtain Falls.

Calendar Girls mural. Christchurch..Making way for progress..Seb Humphreys, who goes by the alias 'order-fifty-five', has come out as the street artist behind the painting..His work can be seen on the side of C... more

Golden Princess.

Golden Princess.

Golden Princess is a Grand-class cruise ship with Princess Cruises that entered service in 2001. She is the sister ship of Grand Princess and Star Princess. She measures 109,000 gross tons and carries 2,600 pas... more

The Australian coot.  (Fulica prisca)

The Australian coot. (Fulica prisca)

The Australian coot is a smart, dark-grey, duck-like waterbird, instantly recognisable from its bright white bill and frontal shield. Coots are related to gallinules – the branch of the rail family that include... more

The Brill in The Square.Christchurch NZ

The Brill in The Square.Christchurch NZ

History of Brill..The J.G. Brill Company manufactured trams/streetcars (also, US: trolleys, trolley cars)[1], interurban coaches, motor buses, trolleybuses and railroad cars in the United States for almost nine... more

Pacific Runner. Dry Dock.Port of  Lyttleton.

Pacific Runner. Dry Dock.Port of Lyttleton.

Tug/Supply Vessel..IMO: 9257527.MMSI: 563144000.Call Sign: S6GS5.Flag: Singapore [SG].AIS Vessel Type: Tug.Gross Tonnage: 1879.Deadweight: 2030 t.Length Overall x Breadth Extreme: 64.3m × 15.03m.Year Built: 200... more

White faced heron. (Egretta novaehollandiae)

White faced heron. (Egretta novaehollandiae)

The white-faced heron is New Zealand's most common heron, despite being a relatively new arrival to this country. It is a tall, elegant, blue-grey bird that can be seen stalking its prey in almost any aquatic h... more

Fishing boats quayside.

Fishing boats quayside.

A wharf, quay, staith or staithe is a structure on the shore of a harbor or on the bank of a river or canal where ships may dock to load and unload cargo or passengers. Such a structure includes one or more ber... more

Seal pups. (gang of three)

Seal pups. (gang of three)

The most common seal on the New Zealand mainland is the New Zealand fur seal which breeds around the South Island and as far north as the Coromandel Peninsula on the North Island with males occasionally found n... more

Walter Peak. Lake Wakatipu. NZ

Walter Peak. Lake Wakatipu. NZ

Walter Peak is a mountain located near Queenstown, New Zealand. It has a height of 1,800 metres. It is regularly visited by the TSS Earnslaw steamship, which takes passengers to the base of the mountain to visi... more

Fishing boats. Cheung Chau. Hong Kong.

Fishing boats. Cheung Chau. Hong Kong.

Cheung Chau.Island in Hong Kong.Cheung Chau is an island 10 kilometres southwest of Hong Kong Island. It is nicknamed the 'dumbbell island' due to its shape.

Tuk Tuk Tuk.

Tuk Tuk Tuk.

An auto rickshaw (in India), or rickshaw (in Pakistan) also known as a Bajay or Bajaj (in Jakarta, Indonesia), three-wheeler (in Sri Lanka), samosa, tempo, tuk-tuk (in Thailand), trishaw, autorick, bajaji (in M... more

Darling Harbour Sydney.

Darling Harbour Sydney.

Darling Harbour is a harbour adjacent to the city centre of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It is also a large recreational and pedestrian precinct that is situated on western outskirts of the Sydney centra... more

OOCL DALIAN.(Container ship)

OOCL DALIAN.(Container ship)

MO: 9445526.MMSI: 477627800.Call Sign: VRFW9.Flag: Hong Kong [HK].AIS Vessel Type: Cargo.Gross Tonnage: 40168.Deadweight: 50464 t.Length Overall x Breadth Extreme: 260.05m × 32.25m.Year Built: 2009.Status: Active

Fishing boats Malaysia.

Fishing boats Malaysia.

Fishing boats at Air Hangat beach Langkawi.

At the marina. Port Lyttleton.

At the marina. Port Lyttleton.

Located in the inner harbour of Lyttelton Port and the Dampier Bay Marina is a safe, all weather, all tide harbour. It is situated between the commercial activities Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) and an ... more

Westcoast Beach New Zealand.

Westcoast Beach New Zealand.

The West Coast is a region of New Zealand on the west coast of the South Island, one of the more remote and most sparsely populated areas of the country

Wax or Silver eye.(Zosterops lateralis)

Wax or Silver eye.(Zosterops lateralis)

The silvereye or wax-eye (Zosterops lateralis) is a very small omnivorous passerine bird of the south-west pacific. In Australia and New Zealand its common name is sometimes shortened to white-eye, but this nam... more

Hypholoma brunneum.

Hypholoma brunneum.

Grows on wood in small clusters during autumn - winter..Common name: None..Found: Native forest..Substrate: Found on wood in small groups or singly..Spore: BrownHeight: 60 mm..Width: 40 mm..Season: Early autumn... more

Sultan Ulmar Ali Saifuddien Mosque.Brunei.

Sultan Ulmar Ali Saifuddien Mosque.Brunei.

Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Masjid in Bandar Seri Begawan, the capital of Brunei. ..The Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Masjid is a majestic masjid in the capital city of Bandar Seri Begawan. The masjid is named after ... more

A Bangkok Skyline.

A Bangkok Skyline.

Bangkok, also known as the City of Angels and Venice of the East, will hit you like a ton of bricks. It's hot, polluted, and chaotic, and it thrills with energy; there's such a vast array of sightseeing, shoppi... more

Fishing Boats Langkawi.

Fishing Boats Langkawi.

Archipelago in Malaysia.Langkawi, officially known as Langkawi the Jewel of Kedah is an archipelago of 104 islands in the Andaman Sea, some 30 km off the mainland coast of northwestern Malaysia

The Starling.(Sturnus vulgaris)

The Starling.(Sturnus vulgaris)

Starlings from Europe were introduced for insect control to North America, South Africa, Australia , and New Zealand. They have iridescent purple and green feathers tipped with white spots, but appear black at ... more

Silver eye. NZ.

Silver eye. NZ.

Silvereye (Zosterops lateralis) were self introduced in the 1800s and now have a wide distribution throughout New Zealand. They have made the forest their home and are now among the most common bird in suburbia... more

Southern NZ Fur seal pups.

Southern NZ Fur seal pups.

(Arctocephalus forsteri). Population: about 200,000..Threat status: least concern (population trend: increasing)..Found on: rocky shores throughout mainland New Zealand, the Chatham Isla... more

White faced Heron.(Egretta novaehollandiae)

White faced Heron.(Egretta novaehollandiae)

The white-faced heron (Egretta novaehollandiae) also known as the white-fronted heron,[2] and incorrectly as the grey heron,[3] or blue crane,[2] is a common bird throughout most of Australasia, including New G... more

Variable oystercatcher. (Haematopus unicolor)

Variable oystercatcher. (Haematopus unicolor)

The variable oystercatcher (Haematopus unicolor, torea or toreapango) is found on rocky and sandy beaches. It is rare – there were around 3,500 birds in 1994, and they are found only in New Zealand...Also known... more

WESTPORT  (Cement Carrier.)

WESTPORT (Cement Carrier.)

IMO: 7423249.MMSI: 512000049.Call Sign: ZMJW.Flag: New Zealand [NZ].AIS Type: Cargo.Gross Tonnage: 3091.Deadweight: 4081 t.Length Overall x Breadth Extreme: 94.52m × 14.25m.Year Built: 1976.Status: Active

Dusk on the Downs. NZ

Dusk on the Downs. NZ

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Hubbard Glacier. Alaska.

Hubbard Glacier. Alaska.

Hubbard Glacier, SE Alaska, largest tidewater glacier in North America, on Disenchantment Bay at head of Yakutat Bay, at the northern end of the Alaskan panhandle. Extending 76 mi (122 km) from Mt. Logan in Yuk... more

Spotted Shag. New Zealand.

Spotted Shag. New Zealand.

Stictocarbo S. punctatus..The Spotted Shag or Parekareka is endemic to New Zealand. It was originally classified as Phalacrocorax punctatus, but since there are many points of difference between the types, incl... more

Mount Cook Lily NZ

Mount Cook Lily NZ

Not too bad from an old bridge camera!.Ranunculus lyallii.Ranunculus lyallii, is a species of Ranunculus, endemic to New Zealand, where it occurs in the South Island and on Stewart Island at altitudes of 700–1,... more

"The Tree"Lake Wanaka. NZ

"The Tree"Lake Wanaka. NZ

A bit of an icon and some may say cliche’ photograph is Wanaka’s lonely Willow tree. Submerged under water for most of it’s life the tree appears to float on the lake creating a unique photographic composition.... more

Last light on the fairway.

Last light on the fairway.

The Cairns Golf Course is designed to be a fun 18-hole golf course with strategy being a key objective whilst taking in some stunning views of both the McKenzie Basin and the Tekapo area.

Light rail in Sydney

Light rail in Sydney

The Sydney light rail network is a tram or light rail system serving the Australian city of Sydney, New South Wales. The network presently consists of a single 12.8-kilometre (8 mi) line of 23 stations. A secon... more

Motorized tricycles.(Philippines"

Motorized tricycles.(Philippines"

Motorized tricycles, or simply tricycles, are an indigenous form of the auto rickshaw and are a common means of public transportation in the Philippines. These public utility vehicles either ply a set route or ... more

Evening along the Yarra River Melbourne.

Evening along the Yarra River Melbourne.

Yarra River..The Yarra River flows west for more than 240 km (148 miles) from its source in the Yarra Ranges, through rural and suburban Melbourne to the city center and Docklands, where it empties into Port Ph... more

Sunset Ruakaka River Mouth. NZ

Sunset Ruakaka River Mouth. NZ

The Ruakaka River is a river of the Northland Region of New Zealand's North Island. It flows north before turning east and finally south, reaching the sea at the township of Ruakaka on Bream Bay.

The Two Thumb Range. South Canterbury. NZ

The Two Thumb Range. South Canterbury. NZ

Mountain ranges are usually segmented by highlands or mountain passes and valleys. Individual mountains within the same mountain range do not necessarily have the same geologic structure or petrology.

OOCL SAVANNAH (Container Ship)

OOCL SAVANNAH (Container Ship)

IMO: 9404871.MMSI: 477738900.Call Sign: VRGO8.Flag: Hong Kong [HK].AIS Type: Cargo - Hazard A (Major).Gross Tonnage: 40168.Deadweight: 50490 t.Length Overall x Breadth Extreme: 260.05m × 32.25m.Year Built: 2010... more

Boats Kaikoura. NZ

Boats Kaikoura. NZ

The picturesque coastal town of Kaikoura is the perfect place for marine life encounters, coastal walks, and tucking into a plate of crayfish.

ANL WARATAH.

ANL WARATAH.

Flag: Liberia. Length: 294 m x 32 m.IMO: 9326794.Draught (min/avg/max): 0.1 m / 10.3 m /17.5 m.MMSI: 636091052 Speed (avg./max): 12.9 kn.23.1 kn.Callsign: A8IY2.Year Built: 2005.Gross Tonnage: 54809. Deadweight... more

Waipu Cove Northland. NZ

Waipu Cove Northland. NZ

Waipu is a small town in Bream Bay, in the Northland Region of New Zealand, with a Scottish heritage.

Last Light Cecil Peak. Otago NZ

Last Light Cecil Peak. Otago NZ

Cecil Peak is a mountain in the Wakatipu Basin, New Zealand and reaches a height of 1,978 metres. It is on the south side of Lake Wakatipu, south south-west of Queenstown and is highly prominent from around this area.

New Zealand dotterel. ( Charadrius obscurus)

New Zealand dotterel. ( Charadrius obscurus)

The New Zealand dotterel is a familiar bird of sandy east coast beaches in the northern North Island, but is sparsely distributed around much of the rest of the country. There are two widely separated subspecie... more

GENCO CHARGER.Bulk carrier.

GENCO CHARGER.Bulk carrier.

IMO: 9324710.MMSI: 477985600.Call Sign: VRDK6.Flag: Hong Kong [HK].AIS Type: Cargo.Gross Tonnage: 16960.Deadweight: 28398 t.Length Overall x Breadth Extreme: 169.26m × 27.2m.Year Built: 2005.Status: Active

Dawn cruise Milford Sound. NZ

Dawn cruise Milford Sound. NZ

Milford Sound is the most famous and accessible of the grand, glacier-carved fiords along the South Island of New Zealand’s lower western coast. Described by Rudyard Kipling as the ‘eighth wonder of the world’ ... more

Shipping Port of  Melbourne Aust.

Shipping Port of Melbourne Aust.

The Port of Melbourne is Australia's busiest port for containerised and general cargo.[1] It is located in Melbourne, Victoria, and covers an area at the mouth of the Yarra River, downstream of Bolte Bridge, wh... more

BOUGAINVILLE. Oil/Chemical Tanker

BOUGAINVILLE. Oil/Chemical Tanker

IMO: 9581693.MMSI: 538005240.Call Sign: V7CC5.Flag: Marshall Is [MH].AIS Type: Tanker.Gross Tonnage: 29980.Deadweight: 50626 t.Length Overall x Breadth Extreme: 183m × 32.2m.Year Built: 2013.Status: Active..Rea... more

Lake Wakatipu. Queenstown. NZ

Lake Wakatipu. Queenstown. NZ

Shaped like a perfect cartoon thunderbolt, this gorgeous lake has a 212km shoreline and reaches a depth of 379m (the average depth is over 320m). Five rivers flow into it but only one (the Kawarau) flows out, m... more

LICA MAERSK - Container Ship

LICA MAERSK - Container Ship

MO: 9190779.MMSI: 219981000.Call Sign: OWAY2.Flag: Denmark [DK].AIS Type: Cargo - Hazard C (Minor).Gross Tonnage: 50721.Deadweight: 63400 t.Length Overall x Breadth Extreme: 265.84m × 37.4m.Year Built: 2001.Sta... more

Historic Arrowtown Otago NZ

Historic Arrowtown Otago NZ

Arrowtown is an historic gold mining town in the Otago region of the South Island of New Zealand. Arrowtown is located on the banks of the Arrow River approximately 7.5 km from State Highway 6. There is also ro... more

City Canyon Hong Kong.

City Canyon Hong Kong.

Hong Kong is a city, and former British colony, in southeastern China. Vibrant and densely populated, it’s a major port and global financial center famed for its tower-studded skyline. It’s also known for its l... more

The Jetty. Lake Hayes. Otago. NZ

The Jetty. Lake Hayes. Otago. NZ

Located about a 15 minute drive from Queenstown is the picture postcard Lake Hayes. ..Its position and accessibility to both Queenstown and Arrowtown make it a popular local spot for picnics, and on a hot summe... more

Fantail.  (Rhipidura fuliginosa)

Fantail. (Rhipidura fuliginosa)

Fantails belong to a group of small insect eating birds found in Africa, southern Asia and Australasia belonging to the family Monarchidae. Most of the species are about 15 to 18 cm long and very adept at catch... more

Panaeolus sphinctrinus

Panaeolus sphinctrinus

Edibility: Inedible.fungus colour: Grey to beige.normal size: Less than 5cm.cap type: Conical or nearly so.stem type: Stem much longer than cap diameter.spore colour: Purplish to black.habitat: Found in fields,... more

Honey Mushroom (Armillaria novae-zelandiae)

Honey Mushroom (Armillaria novae-zelandiae)

Has a cap which is slimy when fresh. .Common name: Honey Mushroom.Found: Native and introduced hardwoods and softwoods.Substrate: Wood.Spore: WhiteHeight: 100 mm.Width: 60 mm.Season: Autumn.Edible: Unknown

Spotted Shags. NZ

Spotted Shags. NZ

The spotted shag is a medium-sized, grey-blue marine shag with a long, slender bill and yellow-orange feet. Adult breeding birds have small black spots on their back and wings...A distinctive curved broad white... more

The Sydney Harbour Bridge.

The Sydney Harbour Bridge.

The Sydney Harbour Bridge is a steel through arch bridge across Sydney Harbour that carries rail, vehicular, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic between the Sydney central business district (CBD) and the North Shor... more

Panaeolus sphinctrinus.

Panaeolus sphinctrinus.

FAMILY: Coprinaceae.GENUS: Panaeolus.SPECIES: Sphinctrinus.COMMON NAMES: Ink Caps, Hoop-Petticoat, Petticoat Mottlegill, Warai-take (Japanese, ‘laughing mushroom’), Hsiao Ch’un (Chinese, ‘laughing mushroom’)..P... more

STENA PROVENCE  Oil Products Tanker.

STENA PROVENCE Oil Products Tanker.

The ship STENA PROVENCE (IMO: 9299135, MMSI: 310497000) is a Oil Products Tanker registered in Bermuda. The vessel STENA PROVENCE has a deadweight of 65125 tonnes and was built in 2005. The gross tonnage is 361... more

STENA PROVENCE Oil/Chemical Tanker.

STENA PROVENCE Oil/Chemical Tanker.

IMO: 9299135.MMSI: 310497000.Call Sign: ZCDR3.Flag: Bermuda [BM].AIS Type: Tanker - Hazard A (Major).Gross Tonnage: 36168.Deadweight: 65125 t.Length Overall x Breadth Extreme: 182.9m × 40m.Year Built: 2006.Status: Active

Spirit of Canterbury. Port Lyttleton. NZ

Spirit of Canterbury. Port Lyttleton. NZ

Container ship..The ship SPIRIT OF CANTERBURY (IMO: 9319557, MMSI: 512423000) is a Container ship registered in New Zealand. The vessel SPIRIT OF CANTERBURY has a deadweight of 9910 tonnes and was built in 2005... more

The Frankton Arm. Lake Wakatipu. NZ

The Frankton Arm. Lake Wakatipu. NZ

Lake Wakatipu is an inland lake in the South Island of New Zealand. It is in the southwest corner of the Otago Region, near its boundary with Southland. Lake Wakatipu comes from the original Māori word Whakatip... more

Gymnopilus junonius

Gymnopilus junonius

Gymnopilus junonius is a species of mushroom in the family Cortinariaceae. Commonly known as Laughing Gym, Laughing Cap, Laughing Jim, or the Spectacular Rustgill, this large orange mushroom is typically found ... more

The Moeraki Boulders NZ

The Moeraki Boulders NZ

The Moeraki Boulders are geological marvels, exposed by erosion of sedimentary rocks laid down from 65 to 13 million years ago. They are formed by the gradual precipitation of calcite in mudstone over 4 million... more

Quayside mooring.

Quayside mooring.

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Margaret Haggo. Dahlia.

Margaret Haggo. Dahlia.

Dahlia ‘Margaret Haggo’ (Dahlia). This genus has upright and bushy, early summer and early autumn flowering, tuberous, deciduous annuals and perennials. They bear pinnatifid or pinnatisect, mid green leaves and... more

Fishermen.Philippines.

Fishermen.Philippines.

Marine fishing in the Philippines in more than an industry; it is a way of life. ... Of these, an estimated 800,000 are small-scale fishermen using tradition, low-cost techniques, notably net fishing from small boats.

Yellow-eyed penguin.

Yellow-eyed penguin.

Unique to New Zealand, the hoiho, or yellow-eyed penguin, is thought to be one of the world's rarest penguin species...Yellow-eyed penguins/hoiho are found along the south-east South Island and on Banks Peninsu... more

Old Lower Shotover Bridge. Queenstown. NZ

Old Lower Shotover Bridge. Queenstown. NZ

Situated 10 kilometres from Queenstown (off highway 6), the Old Lower Shotover Bridge was built in 1871 and offers foot traffic eye-catching 360 panoramic views of the Shotover River...The original bridge was w... more

Sun Princess Auckland. NZ

Sun Princess Auckland. NZ

Sun Princess is a Sun-class cruise ship built in 1995 and operated by Princess Cruises. At the time of her construction, she was one of the largest cruise ships in the world. .Length: 261 m.Beam: 32 m.Draft: 8.... more

Sulphur tufts (hypholema fasciculare)

Sulphur tufts (hypholema fasciculare)

This fungus is poisonous..Sulphur Tuft is a pale to bright sulphur yellow mushroom with a orange to brown coloured tip growing in groups or "tufts" on rotting wood in forests and woodlands to a height of about ... more

The jetty. Lakes Hayes. NZ

The jetty. Lakes Hayes. NZ

Lake Hayes tends to be calm, mirror-flat and a great spot for swimming and picnics. Its location between Queenstown and Arrowtown means that it is a much more secluded spot than nearby Lake Wakatipu. The loop t... more

Autumn Lale Hayes. NZ

Autumn Lale Hayes. NZ

Lake Hayes is a small lake in the Wakatipu Basin in Central Otago, in New Zealand's South Island. It is located close to the towns of Arrowtown and Queenstown.

Macrolepiota clelandii.

Macrolepiota clelandii.

Macrolepiota clelandii, commonly known as the slender parasol or graceful parasol, is a species of mushroom-forming fungus in the family Lepiotaceae

Redlead Roundheads (Stropharia aurantiaca)

Redlead Roundheads (Stropharia aurantiaca)

Leratiomyces ceres, commonly known as the Redlead Roundhead, is mushroom which has a bright red to orange cap and dark purple-brown spore deposit. It is usually found growing gregariously on wood chips and is o... more

A high country landscape. NZ

A high country landscape. NZ

High country is a New Zealand term for the elevated pastoral land of the South Island and - to a lesser extent - North Island of New Zealand. This terrain, which can be compared loosely with the outback of Aust... more

The New Zealand fantail (Rhipidura fuliginosa)

The New Zealand fantail (Rhipidura fuliginosa)

The fantail is one of New Zealand’s best known birds, with its distinctive fanned tail and loud song, and particularly because it often approaches within a metre or two of people. Its wide distribution and habi... more

Panaeolus sphinctrinus.

Panaeolus sphinctrinus.

FAMILY: Coprinaceae.GENUS: Panaeolus.SPECIES: Sphinctrinus.COMMON NAMES: Ink Caps, Hoop-Petticoat, Petticoat Mottlegill, Warai-take (Japanese, ‘laughing mushroom’), Hsiao Ch’un (Chinese, ‘laughing mushroom’)..P... more

St Pauls. Arrowtown.

St Pauls. Arrowtown.

St. Paul's has remained almost unchanged in over one hundred years. In 1973 a stained glass window was gifted by Mrs Sally Lusk as a memorial to her late husband. The window in a modern theme depicting the tree... more

Gyromitra tasmanica False morel.

Gyromitra tasmanica False morel.

The false morels. These large operculate discomycetes have lobed and distorted, sometimes saddle-shaped caps and well-defined stalks..There are at least two species in New Zealand, the indigenous G. tasmanica a... more

White Heron NZ.( Egretta alba modesta)

White Heron NZ.( Egretta alba modesta)

The white heron or great egret is a cosmopolitan bird and is found worldwide in tropical and temperate regions. Of the four or more subspecies, the range of the largest, Egretta alba modesta, is India, China, J... more

Hypholoma brunneum.

Hypholoma brunneum.

Hypholoma brunneum (Strophariaceae) is a species known from Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand, and Argentina, which grows on wood in small clusters.

Kotuku, White heron, Egretta alba modesta,

Kotuku, White heron, Egretta alba modesta,

A large white heron with a long yellow bill, long dark legs and a very long neck. When breeding, the bill becomes grey-black and long filamentous plumes develop, mainly on the back. In flight, the white heron t... more

A moody Milford Sound. NZ

A moody Milford Sound. NZ

Wet or fine, Milford Sound is incredibly grand. Mitre Peak magnetises photographers, and the fiord’s sheer cliffs excite both admiration and apprehension...Milford Sound is by far the best known of all of the f... more

Redlead Roundhead

Redlead Roundhead

Leratiomyces ceres,commonly known as the Redlead Roundhead, is mushroom which has a bright red to orange cap and dark purple-brown spore deposit. It is usually found growing gregariously on wood chips and is on... more

Lakes Entrance.Vic Aust.

Lakes Entrance.Vic Aust.

Lakes Entrance is situated between Bairnsdale and Orbost at a man-made channel that links Bass Strait and the Tasman Sea with the 400 square kilometre network of inland waterways known as the Gippsland Lakes.s ... more

Lake Hayes. Otago. NZ

Lake Hayes. Otago. NZ

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Entoloma haastii.

Entoloma haastii.

Entoloma haastii. is a mushroom in the Entolomataceae family. Described as new to science in 1964, it is known only from New Zealand, where it grows on the ground in leaf litter, usually near Nothofagus species.

Ferry Building and Terminal.Auckland.

Ferry Building and Terminal.Auckland.

The Ferry Building is one of the most imposing port buildings in New Zealand, and testimony to the importance of water transport in early twentieth-century Auckland...Erected by the Auckland Harbour Board in 19... more

Moeraki Boulders Otago NZ

Moeraki Boulders Otago NZ

MOERAKI BOULDERS..The Moeraki Boulders are situated on Koekohe Beach at a place named Kumara, midway between Hampden and Moeraki townships in North Otago. Access to them is gained by a small one-way side road, ... more

Dicksonia squarrosa Wheki. NZ Fern.

Dicksonia squarrosa Wheki. NZ Fern.

Dicksonia squarrosa.Wheki..This is the most common tree fern found in forests throughout New Zealand...It is a medium sized tree fern and the fastest growing and will tolerate a wide range of conditions...The f... more

Hypholoma brunneum.

Hypholoma brunneum.

Grows on wood in small clusters during autumn - winter.Common name: None.Found: Native forest.Substrate: Found on wood in small groups or singly.Spore: BrownHeight: 60 mm.Width: 40 mm.Season: Early autumn to wi... more

Stinkhorns: The Phallaceae and Clathraceae

Stinkhorns: The Phallaceae and Clathraceae

Stinkhorns: The Phallaceae and Clathraceae ...Stinkhorns are amazing mushrooms, notorious for popping up suddenly and unexpectedly in urban settings. They are very diverse in appearance, but all of them share ... more

Lake Hayes Walkway. Queenstown NZ

Lake Hayes Walkway. Queenstown NZ

A local favourite! Easy grade walk on a well formed track providing outstanding views of the lake and surrounding area. Please keep dogs on a leash around the wetlands area - its one of the few sites you can ... more

Cruising Milford Sound NZ

Cruising Milford Sound NZ

Every moment spent in Milford Sound is uniquely beautiful and truly awe-inspiring. Whether you cruise Milford Sound, catch a scenic flight or paddle the fiord by kayak, there is something for everyone.

Female Shelduck. New Zealand.

Female Shelduck. New Zealand.

The paradise shelduck is New Zealand’s only shelduck, a worldwide group of large, often semi-terrestrial waterfowl that have goose-like features...Unusually for ducks, the female paradise shelduck is more eye-c... more

The Lower Shotover Bridge.

The Lower Shotover Bridge.

Situated 10 kilometres from Queenstown (off highway 6), the Old Lower Shotover Bridge was built in 1871 and offers foot traffic eye-catching 360 panoramic views of the Shotover River...The original bridge was w... more