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Gyromitra tasmanica False morel.

Gyromitra tasmanica False morel.

Common name: False morel.Found: Nothofagus & Pine forest.Substrate: Ground.Spore: ?Height: 80 mm.Width: 30 mm.Season: Spring.Edible: No

TSS Earnslaw. Queenstown. NZ

TSS Earnslaw. Queenstown. NZ

The TSS Earnslaw is a 1912 Edwardian vintage twin screw steamer plying the waters of Lake Wakatipu in New Zealand. .Construction started: July 4, 1911.Launched: February 24, 1912.Length: 51 m.Draft: 2.1 m.Build... more

The Australasian crested grebe.

The Australasian crested grebe.

The Australasian crested grebe has a fine, sharp bill, slender neck and head with a distinctive black double crest. Their cheeks have chestnut frills, fringed black. Their legs are set well back on their bodies... more

Dermocybe canaria.(Canary Webcap)

Dermocybe canaria.(Canary Webcap)

Dermocybe canaria, "Canary Webcap"is a rare, brightly coloured species found in SE Australia and NZ, mycorrhizal with eucalypts. Cap and stem are bright yellow, cap to 80 mm, convex, umbonate, Stem often has a ... more

Shaggy parasol.

Shaggy parasol.

The shaggy parasol is a large and conspicuous agaric, with thick brown scales and protuberances on its fleshy white cap. The gills and spore print are both white in colour. Its stipe is slender, but bulbous at ... more

The Lower Shotover River. Queenstown.NZ

The Lower Shotover River. Queenstown.NZ

The Shotover River is located in the Otago region of the South Island of New Zealand.The name correctly suggests that this 75-kilometre (47 mi) long river is fast flowing, with numerous rapids. The river flows ... more

The Shotover Bridge. Queenstown. NZ

The Shotover Bridge. Queenstown. NZ

This sweeping bridges spans The Shotover River. Located on SH6, the main road from Queenstown to Cromwell.

St Paul’s Anglican Church. Arrowtown.NZ

St Paul’s Anglican Church. Arrowtown.NZ

St Paul’s Anglican Church was built in 1871 and is the oldest church building of any denomination to be built in the historic gold mining town of Arrowtown. The small timber church in a simplified Gothic Reviva... more

Moeraki boulder.

Moeraki boulder.

A concretion is a hard, compact mass of matter formed by the precipitation of mineral cement within the spaces between particles, and is found in sedimentary rock or soil. Concretions are often ovoid or spheric... more

Gymnopilus junonius,

Gymnopilus junonius,

This impressive mushroom is found growing in dense clusters on stumps and logs of both hardwoods and conifers--and a number of associated species names are found growing in a dense cluster, as well. These speci... more

TSS Earnslaw. At Walter Peak.

TSS Earnslaw. At Walter Peak.

A cruise on Lake Wakatipu aboard the iconic steamship the TSS Earnslaw is undoubtedly one of the best ways to experience Queenstown’s famed scenic beauty. .Cruises depart regularly throughout the day. You can c... more

Urban Art Christchurch.

Urban Art Christchurch.

Street artists from all over the world have created new colourful work on walls in Christchurch's city centre, attracting thousands of people.

The Moorhouse Range. Mt Cook NP. NZ

The Moorhouse Range. Mt Cook NP. NZ

Mount Sefton (Māori: Maukatua) is a mountain in the Moorhouse Range of the Southern Alps of New Zealand, between The Footstool and Mount Brunner, just north of the Hooker Range. It has a height of 3,157 metres ... more

The yellow-eyed penguin. NZ

The yellow-eyed penguin. NZ

The yellow-eyed penguin is one of the few penguin species found north of the Antarctic Ocean, and as it's name suggests, this species of penguin is easily idenitfied by it's yellow coloured eyes and bright yell... more

Basket Fungi. (Ileodictyon cibarium)

Basket Fungi. (Ileodictyon cibarium)

Ileodictyon cibarium is a saprobic species of fungus in the family Phallaceae. It is endemic to New Zealand, where it commonly known as the basket fungus or the white basket fungus, alluding to the fruit bodies... more

Gymnopilus junonius

Gymnopilus junonius

Gymnopilus junonius is a large and colourful wood-rotting species that occurs in small groups at the bases of dead broad-leaf trees and occasionally conifers from spring through to early winter. When seen in fu... more

Mount Sefton. Mt Cook National Park. NZ

Mount Sefton. Mt Cook National Park. NZ

Mount Sefton (Māori: Maukatua) is a mountain in the Moorhouse Range of the Southern Alps of New Zealand, between The Footstool and Mount Brunner, just north of the Hooker Range. It has a height of 3,157 metres ... more

ITALICA General Cargo Vessel.

ITALICA General Cargo Vessel.

IMO: 7942075.MMSI: 247002200.Call Sign: ICSI.Flag: Italy [IT].AIS Type: Cargo.Gross Tonnage: 5825.Deadweight: 6080 t.Length Overall x Breadth Extreme: 130.33m × 17.3m.Year Built: 1981.Status: Active

NINGPO General Cargo .

NINGPO General Cargo .

IMO: 9134658.MMSI: 477463600.Call Sign: VRMI5.Flag: Hong Kong [HK].AIS Type: Cargo - Hazard A (Major).Gross Tonnage: 16801.Deadweight: 22900 t.Length Overall x Breadth Extreme: 183.91m × 25.3m.Year Built: 1997.... more

The Australian pelican (Pelecanus conspicillatus)

The Australian pelican (Pelecanus conspicillatus)

The Australian pelican (Pelecanus conspicillatus) is a large waterbird of the family Pelecanidae, widespread on the inland and coastal waters of Australia and New Guinea, also in Fiji, parts of Indonesia and as... more

St Pauls Papanui. Christchurch. NZ

St Pauls Papanui. Christchurch. NZ

St Paul’s Papanui is an Anglican Church that has been providing Christian worship for the people of Papanui since 1853. The Bell Tower has a full peal of 8 bells which were installed in 1880. The church is sur... more

Jetty at  Rapaki. NZ

Jetty at Rapaki. NZ

Rapaki Jetty...If you drive over the Port Hills down into Governor’s Bay and then drive towards Lyttelton, you will come across the small settlement of Rapaki which has a Marae, a small church, a very nice bay,... more

Behind the brick wall.

Behind the brick wall.

This is an other wall that is one of several in the central city of Christchurch being tackled by spray-can and paint roller weilding street artists as part of the RISE stret art festival.

The pied stilt. NZ.

The pied stilt. NZ.

The pied stilt is a dainty wading bird with, as its name suggests, black-and white-colouration and very long legs. It is common at wetlands and coastal areas throughout New Zealand and may be seen feeding along... more

Skipper School Otago. NZ

Skipper School Otago. NZ

The little school was opened in 1879, shortly after gold was discovered in the nearby Shotover River (then dubbed ‘the richest river in the world’). Skippers Township became the largest gold settlement on the S... more

The Sydney Opera House.

The Sydney Opera House.

The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre in Sydney, Australia, identified as one of the 20th century's most distinctive buildings...Designed by Danish architect Jørn Utzon, the building wa... more

Under The Bolte Bridge Melbourne.

Under The Bolte Bridge Melbourne.

The Bolte Bridge is a large twin Cantilever bridge in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. It spans the Yarra River and Victoria Harbour in the Docklands precinct to the west of the Melbourne CBD. It forms part of t... more

Queenstown Bay.Lake Wakatipu. NZ

Queenstown Bay.Lake Wakatipu. NZ

Queenstown (Māori: Tāhuna) is a resort town in Otago in the south-west of New Zealand's South Island...It is built around an inlet called Queenstown Bay on Lake Wakatipu, a long thin Z-shaped lake formed by gla... more

Under The Bowen Falls. Milford Sound. NZ

Under The Bowen Falls. Milford Sound. NZ

Deep within Fiordland National Park lies New Zealand’s most stunning natural attraction: Milford Sound. Discover the beauty of this pristine scenic destination and find out why it should be on every traveller’s... more

Road to Skippers. NZ

Road to Skippers. NZ

The scenery of Skippers Canyon is without a doubt a subject you will talk about...An excursion into the backcountry of Queenstown is certainly worth your time: landscapes that are only accessible in Skippers Ca... more

Castlehill Station Canterbury. NZ

Castlehill Station Canterbury. NZ

A station, in the context of New Zealand agriculture, is a large farm dedicated to the grazing of sheep and cattle. The use of the word for the farm or farm buildings date back to the mid-nineteenth century. Th... more

The wharf Akaroa.NZ.

The wharf Akaroa.NZ.

The small seaside township of Akaroa simply oozes charm. Nods to its history as a French settlement are everywhere, with pretty French-named streets, lined with historic cottages cloaked in roses. While away th... more

Southern NZ Fur Seal.

Southern NZ Fur Seal.

Kekeno – New Zealand fur seal – Arctocephalus forsteri.New Zealand fur seal...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 a... more

Fishing. Philippines.

Fishing. Philippines.

Marine fishing in the Philippines in more than an industry; it is a way of life. With 7,100 islands, the Philippines has the world's longest discontinuous coastline. Over a million Filipinos are engaged in mari... more

Milford Sound. Fiordland National Park. NZ

Milford Sound. Fiordland National Park. NZ

Carved by glaciers over 100,000 years the landscape is one where waterfalls cascade hundreds of metres into deep black fiords; where ancient rainforest untouched by man clings to mountains and where shimmering ... more

Wandering Albatross

Wandering Albatross

Wandering albatrosses are among the largest birds in the New Zealand marine area, surpassed only slightly by the southern royal albatross for size. Together, these are the largest of the great albatrosses, of w... more

Kereru. NZ Wood Pigeon.

Kereru. NZ Wood Pigeon.

The kererū is a large bird with irridescent green and bronze feathers on its head and a smart white vest. The noisy beat of its wings is a distinctive sound in our forests...New Zealand status: Endemic.Conserva... more

LARS MAERSK

LARS MAERSK

Vessel LARS MAERSK (IMO: 9294379, MMSI: 220291000) is a container ship buit in 2004 and currently sailing under the flag of Denmark. LARS MAERSK has 267m length overall and beam of 37m. Her gross tonnage is 50657 tons

Shipping. Port Lyttleton. NZ

Shipping. Port Lyttleton. NZ

Lyttelton Port..Lyttelton has long been the main port of the Canterbury / Christchurch area, having been opened in 1877 by the Lyttelton Harbour Board, later becoming the Lyttelton Port Company with the introdu... more

Beach access Ruakaka. NZ

Beach access Ruakaka. NZ

The general area is made up of Ruakaka Beach, Ruakaka Township and Marsden Point. Other Bream Bay localities such as One Tree Point, Takahiwai and even Waipu are often included in general conversation regarding... more

The Lady Bowen Falls. Milford Sound

The Lady Bowen Falls. Milford Sound

The Bowen River runs south for 8 km, before flowing from a hanging valley to become the 162 m Lady Bowen Falls, and draining into the head of Milford Sound. The falls are named for Diamantina Bowen, wife of Geo... more

Lake Wanaka Otago.NZ

Lake Wanaka Otago.NZ

Lake Wanaka is located in the Otago region of New Zealand, at an altitude of 300 metres. Covering an area of 192 km2 (74 sq mi),[citation needed] it is New Zealand's fourth largest lake,[1] and estimated to be ... more

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

Wax or silvereye. (Zosterops lateralis)

Wax or silvereye. (Zosterops lateralis)

The silvereye – also known as the wax-eye, or sometimes white eye – is a small and friendly olive green forest bird with white rings around its eyes..Silvereye (Zosterops lateralis) were self introduced in the ... more

The Golden Gate Bridge. “International Orange”

The Golden Gate Bridge. “International Orange”

The color dubbed “International Orange” existed before the Bridge (and still exists) and is a color used in the aerospace industry to set things apart from their surroundings, similar to safety orange, but deep... more

Evening Queenstown Bay. NZ

Evening Queenstown Bay. NZ

Lake Wakatipu is an inland lake (finger 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... more

Days last light. Lake Tekapo.

Days last light. Lake Tekapo.

In photography, the golden hour (sometimes known as magic hour, especially in cinematography) is a period shortly after sunrise or before sunset during which daylight is redder and softer than when the Sun is h... more

Lake Wakatipu. NZ

Lake Wakatipu. NZ

15,000 years ago during the last ice age, a huge glacier moving from the north west carved out what is now Lake Wakatipu. The lake is relatively thin, but the mountains run straight into the lake, forming a dee... more

Dancing in the street.

Dancing in the street.

Autumn leaf color is a phenomenon that affects the normally green leaves of many deciduous trees and shrubs by which they take on, during a few weeks in the autumn season, various shades of red, yellow, purple,... more

Sun Princess. Auckland NZ.

Sun Princess. Auckland NZ.

Sun-class cruise ship.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. Wikipedia.Len... more

Pied Shag NZ. (Phalacrocorax varius)

Pied Shag NZ. (Phalacrocorax varius)

This large black-and-white shag is often seen individually or in small groups roosting on rocky headlands, trees or artificial structures. In regions where it occurs it can usually be readily seen about harbour... more

HM Bark Endeavour Replica. Sydney.

HM Bark Endeavour Replica. Sydney.

At the Australian National Maritime Museum .The Australian-built replica of James Cook's HMB Endeavour is one of the world's most accurate maritime replica vessels. When you come on board you may wonder whether... more

New Zealand DX class locomotive.

New Zealand DX class locomotive.

The New Zealand DX class locomotive is a class of 49 Co-Co diesel-electric locomotives that currently operates on New Zealand's national railway network...Built by General Electric in Erie, Pennsylvania, United... more

Amazing Milford Sound. NZ

Amazing Milford Sound. NZ

Milford Sound runs 15 kilometres inland from the Tasman Sea at Dale Point (also named after a location close to Milford Haven in Wales) - the mouth of the fiord - and is surrounded by sheer rock faces that rise... more

Southbank Mural. Melbourne.

Southbank Mural. Melbourne.

SOUTHBANK MURAL..Southbank is the area that stretches along the southern bank of the Yarra River. Southbank was once an old and neglected area, mostly industrial, which has been rejuvenated as the heartbeat of ... more

Tutuko River Fiordland National Park NZ

Tutuko River Fiordland National Park NZ

The Tutoko River is a river in New Zealand, a tributary of the Cleddau River.

Anemone, Japanese

Anemone, Japanese

Herbaceous Perennial Flower, Spring-Flowering Bulb..Also known as Hybrid Anemone.Anemone x hybrida.Ranunculaceae Family.Synonym: A hupehensis var. japonica x A. vitifolia, A. japonica , A. x elegans..This delic... more

Hosier Lane Melbourne.

Hosier Lane Melbourne.

The Street Art Canvas on Hosier Lane - Melbourne, Australia. ..The thing about "street art" is that its dynamic. Its always changing. There may not be a better exhibition of urban art than Hosier Lane in Melbou... more

Goldne Princess and Milford Wanderer.

Goldne Princess and Milford Wanderer.

The Milford Wanderer is a purpose-built vessel designed along the lines of a traditional trading scow to reflect Fiordland's heritage... Sleeps 36. Private twin-share cabins (twin or double bed configurat... more

The blue lupins.

The blue lupins.

Russell Lupins in New Zealand..For about 4-5 weeks at the end of each year, the center of New Zealand’s South Island bursts into color — purples and pinks and blues and yellows sprout up along lake sides and in... more

Sydney Ferries.

Sydney Ferries.

Sydney Ferries provides a unique public transport service to the people of Sydney. For residents living adjacent to Sydney Harbour and the Parramatta River, ferry travel is the most practical way of commuting t... more

Lady Bowen Falls, Milford Sound, New Zealand

Lady Bowen Falls, Milford Sound, New Zealand

Description: The Bowen River runs south for 8 km, before flowing from a hanging valley to become the 162 m Lady Bowen Falls, and draining into the head of Milford Sound. The falls are named for Diamantina Bowen... more

The Paoay Church (also known as the St. Augustine Church )

The Paoay Church (also known as the St. Augustine Church )

The Saint Augustine Church (Spanish: Iglesia de San Agustín de Paoay), commonly known as the Paoay Church, is the Roman Catholic church of the municipality of Paoay, Ilocos Norte in the Philippines. Completed i... more

Adenium obesum. (desert rose)

Adenium obesum. (desert rose)

Adenium obesum is a species of flowering plant in the dogbane family, Apocynaceae, that is native to the Sahel regions, south of the Sahara, and tropical and subtropical eastern and southern Africa and Arabia.

Back country road.NZ

Back country road.NZ

Lord of the Rings scenery on Hakatere Potts Rd.The journey to Edoras begins at Mt. Somers down the Ashburton Gorge Road and takes about 40 minutes one-way driving at about 50 km/h (31 mph) from Hakatere: 20 min... more

Cruising Milford Sound. Daimond Princess.

Cruising Milford Sound. Daimond Princess.

The majority of cruise lines visit New Zealand during the October – April summer cruise season. A shorter winter cruise season also runs from April – July. Most of the world's major cruise companies offer cruis... more

Stranger on the Shore.

Stranger on the Shore.

A beach is a landform along the coast of an ocean or sea, or the edge of a lake or river. It usually consists of loose particles, which are often composed of rock, such as sand, gravel, shingle, pebbles, or cob... more

Langkawi Eagle Square - Dataran Lang

Langkawi Eagle Square - Dataran Lang

Also known as Eagle Square, Dataran Lang is one of Langkawi’s best known manmade attractions, a large sculpture of an eagle poised to take flight. A sight that greets visitors to the island via ferry, the 12 me... more

Milford Sound NZ

Milford Sound NZ

Milford Sound is by far the best known of all of the fiords and the only one that can be accessed by road. It is approximately 16km from the head of the fiord to the open sea, which means visitors can comfortab... more

New Brighton Pier. NZ

New Brighton Pier. NZ

The pier was officially opened on 1 November 1997, on the site of the original New Brighton Pier which had been demolished more than 30 years previously. It is the biggest ocean pier in Australasia.

Low tide at the beach.

Low tide at the beach.

Tides are the rise and fall of sea levels caused by the combined effects of gravitational forces exerted by the Moon, Sun, and rotation of the Earth...The times and amplitude of tides at a locale are influenced... more

Rocky shore. Lake Tekapo. NZ

Rocky shore. Lake Tekapo. NZ

Lake Tekapo is the second-largest of three roughly parallel lakes running north–south along the northern edge of the Mackenzie Basin in the South Island of New Zealand.

Dawn. Milford Sound NZ

Dawn. Milford Sound NZ

Milford Sound (Māori: Piopiotahi) is a fiord in the south west of New Zealand's South Island, within Fiordland National Park, Piopiotahi (Milford Sound) Marine Reserve, and the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage sit... more

Golden Princess on Milford Sound.

Golden Princess on Milford Sound.

Golden Princess tendering in Cabo San Lucas.JPG.Golden Princess tendering in Cabo San Lucas.History.Name:Golden Princess.Owner:Carnival plc.Operator:Princess Cruises.Port of registry:London, United Kingdom.Rout... more

Diamond Princess. Milford Sound. NZ

Diamond Princess. Milford Sound. NZ

Diamond Princess is a cruise ship owned and operated by Princess Cruises. She began operation in March 2004 and primarily cruises in Asia during the summer and Australia in the winter season. .Length: 290 m.Dra... more

Walter Peak. Lake Wakatipu. NZ

Walter Peak. Lake Wakatipu. NZ

Public domain free photos

On Lake Wakatipu. TSS Earnslaw.

On Lake Wakatipu. TSS Earnslaw.

A cruise on Lake Wakatipu aboard the iconic steamship the TSS Earnslaw is undoubtedly one of the best ways to experience Queenstown’s famed scenic beauty. New Zealand

Nelson Girls. Rose.

Nelson Girls. Rose.

Hybrid Tea. (Chewalma). An outstanding variety chosen in honour of the 125th Jubilee of Nelson College for Girls. Classic flowers in apricot, free-flowering and healthy. PVR.

Castle Hill Canterbury. NZ

Castle Hill Canterbury. NZ

Castle Hill is a location and a high country station in New Zealand's South Island. It is located at an altitude of 700 metres, close to State Highway 73 between Darfield and Arthur's Pass. It is private proper... more

Pyrmont Bridge. Darling Harbour Sydney.

Pyrmont Bridge. Darling Harbour Sydney.

The Pyrmont Bridge, a swing bridge across Cockle Bay, is located in Darling Harbour, part of Port Jackson, west of the central business district in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Wikipedia.Opened: June 28,... more

The Stirling Falls Milford Sound NZ

The Stirling Falls Milford Sound NZ

One of the Must See New Zealand Waterfalls, Stirling Falls, second name Waimanu Falls, is the most magnificent waterfall in the world's famous Milford Sound. Accessible via a Milford Sound Cruise or a Milford S... more

New Zealand Dotterel.

New Zealand Dotterel.

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

Evening Hong Kong.

Evening Hong Kong.

Situated between Hong Kong Island and Kowloon Peninsula, Victoria Bay is the largest harbour in China and the third largest in the world, after San Francisco in the United States and Re de Janeiro in Brazil. It... more

Darling harbour Sydney.

Darling harbour Sydney.

SS South Steyne is a retired steam ferry. For 36 years, she operated on the Manly run on Sydney Harbour and is now a floating restaurant moored at Darling Harbour..SS South Steyne was built by Henry Robb in Lei... more

The Mount Cook lily (Ranunculus lyallii)

The Mount Cook lily (Ranunculus lyallii)

The Mount Cook lily (Ranunculus lyallii) is one of New Zealand’s most well known alpine plants.. It is the world’s largest buttercup. . It can grow over a metre tall with leaves larger than the size of yo... more

Mist in the morning. NZ

Mist in the morning. NZ

Public domain free photos

Basket Fungi.

Basket Fungi.

Ileodictyon cibarium is a saprobic species of fungus in the family Phallaceae. It is endemic to New Zealand, where it commonly known as the basket fungus or the white basket fungus, alluding to the fruiting bod... more

Orange Ruby. Dahlia

Orange Ruby. Dahlia

Dahlia plants are amazing, another example of horticultural magic. The dinner plate types can grow a full metre high in just a few months while producing blooms almost 30 cm across...Underground, the same thing... more

Evening on the farm.

Evening on the farm.

In photography, the golden hour (sometimes known as magic hour, especially in cinematography) is a period shortly after sunrise or before sunset during which daylight is redder and softer than when the Sun is h... more

Wheat fields. New Zealand.

Wheat fields. New Zealand.

New Zealand produces close to one million tonnes of cereal grains each year, predominantly wheat, barley and maize. These crops are used to produce high quality ingredients for New Zealand’s food industry, cont... more

New Zealand scaup

New Zealand scaup

New Zealand scaup are quite unlike any other resident duck species. Dark and squat with a rounded profile, they often occur in large flocks, floating with cork-like buoyancy. Scaup are diving ducks and spend a ... more

Lake Wakatipu. NZ

Lake Wakatipu. NZ

The second largest of the southern glacial lakes, Lake Wakatipu is 48 miles long and up to 3 miles wide, and covers an area of 113 sq. miles. The lake is 1,017 ft above sea level, is 1,239 ft deep, and occupies... more

Remarkable Mountains Queenstown NZ

Remarkable Mountains Queenstown NZ

Mountain range in New Zealand.The Remarkables are a mountain range and skifield in Otago in the South Island of New Zealand. Located on the southeastern shore of Lake Wakatipu, the range lives up to its name by... more

Paoay ruins. Philippines.

Paoay ruins. Philippines.

Old convent ruins Paoay.Luzon..Ruins of the old convent buildings in the town of Paoay.Ilocos Norte. This is on the northernmost edge of western Luzon.Philippines..Several projects for the restoration of Paoay ... more

Moeraki Boulders. Otago. NZ

Moeraki Boulders. Otago. NZ

At Moeraki, 40 kilometres south of Oamaru, huge spherical boulders are scattered along the beach. Others can be seen emerging from the sandstone cliffs. Each boulder weighs several tonnes and is up to two metre... more

Edna Brown Dahlia.

Edna Brown Dahlia.

Dahlia 'Edna Brown', a medium-sized Semi-cactus cultivar.

Rogers K88 (Washington). Plains Railway. NZ

Rogers K88 (Washington). Plains Railway. NZ

Rogers K88 (Washington).Built in Paterson, New Jersey in 1877 the Rogers K88 was the first locomotive to be sent over to New Zealand from America. The Rogers was the first train to haul the Christchurch to Dune... more

Open country. NZ

Open country. NZ

As the planet heats up environmentally and politically, it’s good to know that New Zealand exists. This uncrowded, green, peaceful and accepting country is the ultimate escape.

Margaret Haggo. Dalhia.

Margaret Haggo. Dalhia.

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

Pelicans x2

Pelicans x2

Pelicans are a genus of large water birds that makes up the family Pelecanidae. They are characterised by a long beak and a large throat pouch used for catching prey and draining water from the scooped up conte... more