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Working on Hong Kong harbour.

Working on Hong Kong harbour.

Victoria Harbour is a natural landform harbour situated between Hong Kong Island and Kowloon in Hong Kong. The harbour's deep, sheltered waters and strategic location on the South China Sea were instrumental in... more

Hot Chocolate.

Hot Chocolate.

The most unusually colored rose to come out in the last decade, Hot Cocoa is a hardy floribunda rose that has it all. The flowers grow in fragrant clusters, and each bloom is large, fully double, and well forme... more

The Groynes Recreation Reserve

The Groynes Recreation Reserve

The Groynes offers variety and fun for all ages. Within this.reserve there are many recreational opportunities including.walking, fishing, canoeing, and relaxing. The picnic areas,.playgrounds and coin operated... more

Boletus edulis.

Boletus edulis.

Boletus edulis, commonly known as the porcini (as well as penny bun, porcino or cep), is a basidiomycete fungus, and the type species of the genus Boletus. Widely distributed in the Northern Hemisphere across E... more

Harvest time New Zealand.

Harvest time New Zealand.

Sunshine KT 1938...1938 Sunshine KT Auto-header which was built near Melbourne Australia. These were built from 1937 to 1946. The earlier mode WT auto-header were built from 1924 to 1936 and were the worlds fir... more

The Green and Golden Bell Frog

The Green and Golden Bell Frog

The Green and Golden Bell Frog, Litoria aurea, is a magnificent looking frog and can often be mistaken for a garden ornament! In the late 1860s several consignments of these frogs were received from Sydney and... more

The Tui.NZ

The Tui.NZ

Tūī are unique (endemic) to New Zealand and belong to the honeyeater family, which means they feed mainly on nectar from flowers of native plants such as kōwhai, puriri, rewarewa, kahikatea, pohutukawa, rātā an... more

Spotted Shag NZ

Spotted Shag NZ

The spotted shag is one of two yellow-footed shag species, both of which are endemic to New Zealand. Adult breeding birds are elegant and colourful, sporting a Mohican-like double crest, bright green-blue facia... more

Church of the Good Shepherd

Church of the Good Shepherd

The Church was built in 1935 as a place of worship for the pioneer families of the Mackenzie country. Congregations of the 3 main Churches worship regularly in the Church, which offers awe inspiring views of th... more

Kitson steam tram .

Kitson steam tram .

Kitson Steam Tram number 7 is probably the most iconic vehicle in the Society's collection - and is depicted on the Society's logo. (This vehicle is generally referred to as "Kitty" by Society members.) It is b... more

Steam locomotive W192

Steam locomotive W192

Ferrymead Heritage Park's steam locomotive W192 was built in 1889 by the New Zealand Government Railways (NZR) in their Addington Workshops, here in Christchurch. It was the first locomotive to be built in the ... more

Starling.

Starling.

The common starling (Sturnus vulgaris), also known as the European starling or in the British Isles just the starling, is a medium-sized passerine bird in the starling family Sturnidae. It is about 20 cm (8 in)... more

Silver eye.

Silver eye.

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

Russell Lupins.Standing Tall.

Russell Lupins.Standing Tall.

In New Zealand, where it is known as the Russell lupin, Lupinus polyphyllus is classed as an invasive species[citation needed and covers large areas next to roadsides, pastures and riverbeds, especially in the ... more

Russell Lupins. Lake Tekapo.NZ

Russell Lupins. 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. The Lake is a photographer’s dream come t... more

MV Sirius. Sydney Harbour.

MV Sirius. Sydney Harbour.

Sydney Ferries is the public transport ferry service on Sydney Harbour and the Parramatta River in Sydney, Australia...Since July 2012 the provision of services has been contracted out to Harbour City Ferries. ... more

Autumn hues.

Autumn hues.

Every autumn, or at the end of a growing season, the leaves on trees change colors. They turn from green to red, yellow, purple, and sometimes blue. This signifies that soon the tree will shed its leaves so tha... more

Spring is in the air.

Spring is in the air.

Daffodil Day - 29 August 2014.Daffodil Day is the Cancer Society's annual flagship event and one of the most important fundraising and awareness campaigns in the country. As well as providing an opportunity to ... more

A pair of  snowdrops.

A pair of snowdrops.

Galanthus nivalis (common snowdrop)..The common snowdrop is one of the most popular of all cultivated bulbous plants, and its flowering is traditionally seen to herald the end of winter.

Azalea.

Azalea.

Azaleas are flowering shrubs in the genus Rhododendron, particularly sections Tsutsuji and Pentanthera. Azaleas bloom in spring, their flowers often lasting several weeks. Shade tolerant, they prefer living nea... more

The Empire Hotel and Country Club

The Empire Hotel and Country Club

The Empire Hotel and Country Club is one of Bandar Seri Begawan's best placed hotels for business and leisure guests. The hotel has 518 guestrooms, each equipped with industry-standard amenities for guests' com... more

The Empire Hotel and Country Club.Brunei.

The Empire Hotel and Country Club.Brunei.

The Empire Hotel & Country Club is situated by the South China Sea. Truly one of the finest golf, meeting and spa resorts in the Asia Pacific Region. Member of WORLDHOTELS and has won many prestigious honors

Windows of the World Shenzhen China.

Windows of the World Shenzhen China.

Around the world to see the sights in one day – it is now possible. Shenzhen City in China has a great theme park called “Window of the World” giving you this opportunity. Here you can see around 130 reproducti... 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 Om... more

Hong Kong. Kennedy Town

Hong Kong. Kennedy Town

Kennedy Town is at the western end of Sai Wan on Hong Kong Island in Hong Kong. It was named after Arthur Edward Kennedy, the 7th Governor of Hong Kong from 1872 to 1877. Administratively, it is part of Central... more

Brunei. Land of contrast.

Brunei. Land of contrast.

The Sultanate of Brunei is wedged in between the two East Malaysian states of Sarawak and Sabah, with its northern shore facing the South China Sea. Brunei is a land of contrasts, especially the capital, Bandar... more

A rugged coastline.NZ

A rugged coastline.NZ

New Zealand has 14,000 kilometres (8,700 mi) of coastline making it the 10th longest in the world. The coastline borders the Tasman Sea and the Pacific Ocean. The northern and southern most points of the coastl... more

Evening Hong Kong.

Evening Hong Kong.

Hong Kong can nudge you out of your comfort zone but usually rewards you for it, so try the stinky beancurd, sample the shredded jellyfish, brave the hordes at the city centre horseracing and join in the dawn t... more

Koi carp.

Koi carp.

Koi or more specifically nishikigoi, are ornamental varieties of domesticated common carp that are kept for decorative purposes in outdoor koi ponds or water gardens. Koi varieties are distinguished by colorati... more

Church of the Good Shepherd

Church of the Good Shepherd

On the shores of Lake Tekapo you'll see the beautiful Church of the Good Shepherd, where the altar window frames a perfect view of the Southern Alps beyond the lake. The church was built in 1935 for the pioneer... more

Church of the Good Shepherd.

Church of the Good Shepherd.

The Church of the Good Shepherd is situated on the shores of Lake Tekapo amongst the natural beauty of the lake and the mountains. The Church of the Good Shepherd was built to the glory of God as a memorial to ... more

Kaiteriteri. Nelson NZ

Kaiteriteri. Nelson NZ

Kaiteriteri is a town and seaside resort in the Tasman Region of the South Island of New Zealand. It is close to both Marahau, the main gateway to Abel Tasman National Park, and the township of Motueka. It is b... more

Moeraki Boulder

Moeraki Boulder

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

Port  Stephens. NSW Australia.

Port Stephens. NSW Australia.

Port Stephens is a popular tourism destination with a strong focus on aquatic activities such as whale and dolphin watching,fishing and recreational boating and swimming.. Port Stephens lies within the Port Ste... more

Akaroa Harbour NZ
Sunset pelican.

Sunset pelican.

Amongst the heaviest flying birds in the world, pelicans as a group evolved from marine ancestors, but six of the seven species including the Australian pelican spend most of their time on rivers, lakes, inland... more

Clathrus archeri.

Clathrus archeri.

This is Clathrus archeri. Looking every inch the result of a GM experiment gone wrong, it resembles a strange cross between a toadstool and an octopus...Yet this is not the result of some subterranean gene-spl... more

Paper kite.

Paper kite.

A Paper Kite Butterfly On Red Flowers.The Beautiful Paper Kite, or Large Wood Nymph enjoying nectar from a flower..The Beautiful Paper Kite, or Large Wood Nymph enjoying nectar from a flower..Source: Oceansunsu... more

Magnolia. Campbellii.

Magnolia. Campbellii.

Magnolia campbellii, Campbell's Magnolia, is a species of Magnolia that grows in sheltered valleys in the Himalaya from eastern Nepal, Sikkim and Assam, India, east to southwestern China and south to northern Myanmar.

Autumn Christchurch NZ

Autumn Christchurch NZ

The Avon follows a meandering course through Christchurch from its source in the outer western suburb of Avonhead through Ilam, Riccarton and Fendalton, then through Hagley Park and the Central Business District

The Case Traction Engine.

The Case Traction Engine.

Case was one of America's largest builders of steam engines, producing self-propelled portable engines, traction engines and steam tractors. It was a major producer of threshing machines and other harvesting eq... more

Steam powered sawmill.

Steam powered sawmill.

In general usage, the term steam engine can refer to either the integrated steam plants (including boilers etc.) such as railway steam locomotives and portable engines, or may refer to the piston or turbine mac... more

The Robey traction engine.

The Robey traction engine.

The steam traction engine was for a long time a vital means of freight transport, and for providing power on the spot for ploughing, threshing, funfairs, and so on. They were the mainstay of agriculture from th... more

Silver eye.(Zosterops lateralis )

Silver eye.(Zosterops lateralis )

Also known as wax-eye or white-eye, Zosterops lateralis belongs to the widespread family Zosteropidae. New Zealand possesses one species which is a relatively recent arrival in this country from Australia. Perm... more

Monarch Butterfly.(Danaus plexippus)

Monarch Butterfly.(Danaus plexippus)

The Monarch is a common poisonous butterfly that eats poisonous milkweed in its larval stage and lays its eggs on the milkweed plant. Monarchs have a wingspan of 3 3/8 - 4 7/8 inches (8.6 - 12.4 cm)..Butterflie... more

A walk through the larches.

A walk through the larches.

Larches are conifers in the genus Larix, in the family Pinaceae. Growing from 20 to 45 m tall,[1] they are native to much of the cooler temperate northern hemisphere, on lowlands in the north and high on mounta... more

Pisces. Hong Kong.

Pisces. Hong Kong.

After the end of her service for Viking Line, the Kalypso sailed to Naantali, Finland where she was docked and renamed MS Star Pisces. Later in the same month she sailed to Finnyards, Rauma, Finland, where she ... more

Dawn Princess Hong Kong.

Dawn Princess Hong Kong.

Dawn Princess Fact Sheet..Passenger Capacity: 1,998 lower berths.Tonnage: 77,441.Inaugural Cruise: May 10, 199.Number of Crew: 924.Registry: Bermuda.Length: 856 feet.Height: 185 feet.Beam: 131 feet (including b... more

Diamond Princess Port Lyttleton NZ

Diamond Princess Port Lyttleton NZ

Passenger Capacity: 2,670 lower berths.Tonnage: 115,875.Inaugural Cruise: March 13, 2004.Number of Crew: 1,100.Registry: Bermuda.Length: 952 feet.Height: 205 feet.Beam: .164 feet (including bridge wing).123 fee... more

Pelican in the sunset.

Pelican in the sunset.

Pelicans as a whole are big birds with a very large wingspan, large beaks and are very well known One of the reason such a big bird can fly is that its skeleton is very light (10% of their weight)..Australian P... more

Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque. Brunei..

Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque. Brunei..

Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque is an Islamic mosque located in Bandar Seri Begawan, the capital of the Sultanate of Brunei. Considered as one of the most beautiful mosques in the Asia Pacific, it is a place ... more

Albatros B. 11.

Albatros B. 11.

The Albatros B.II was a reconnaissance biplane used in the early years of the First World War, particularly on the German side. The product of design of one Ernst Heinkel, a name that would appear on a variety ... more

Breguet 14

Breguet 14

The Breguet 14 was a French biplane bomber and reconnaissance aircraft of the First World War. It was built in very large numbers and production continued for many years after the end of the war.

Pfalz D111.

Pfalz D111.

The Pfalz D.III was a fighter aircraft used by the Luftstreitkräfte during the First World War. The D.III was the first major original design from Pfalz Flugzeugwerke...Range: 400 km.Length: 6.95 m.Wingspan: 9.... more

Keith H.Dahlia.

Keith H.Dahlia.

This is a beautiful yellow waterlily dahlia with petals that are outlined in dark pink.

Red Flowering Gum.

Red Flowering Gum.

Corymbia ficifolia or the red flowering gum also known as Albany red flowering gum (previously known as Eucalyptus ficifolia) is one of the most commonly planted ornamental trees in the broader eucalyptus family.

The tulip.

The tulip.

Tulips need a winter-like chilling period to prepare them for their splendid spring show. Warm outdoor temperatures in mild climates just don't provide the cold required for great blooms.

ANZ Bank Chambers .Christchurch.

ANZ Bank Chambers .Christchurch.

ANZ Bank Chambers.188 High Street.Architects: Clarkson and Ballanytyne.Date:1915..Demolished following the Canterbury earthquakes.

T & G Buiding.Christchurch.

T & G Buiding.Christchurch.

T & G Building.190-192 Hereford Street, Christchurch.Originally entered in the List as a Category 2 historic place...T & G Building was built 1929..Demolished following the Canterbury earthquakes.

Dunedin. Early homes. Stuart St.

Dunedin. Early homes. Stuart St.

Dunedin architect Louis Salmond designed these homes, built for draper Daniel Haynes in 1901. One of Dunedin's three cable-car lines ran up Stuart Street.

Chinese Garden Dunedin.

Chinese Garden Dunedin.

Dunedin's authentic Chinese Garden is located in the heart of the city. The Dunedin Chinese Garden uses authentic Chinese materials crafted by a team of artisans/craftsmen from Dunedin's sister city of Shanghai... more

Along the canal Brunei.

Along the canal Brunei.

In Brunei the list of things to do includes trekking, lazing on the beach, and marvelling at the impressive architecture of various mosques and public edifices. Take a trip to the famous water village Kampung A... more

Larnach Castle.Dunedin.

Larnach Castle.Dunedin.

With its exciting, sometimes scandalous, sometimes tragic history,.its magnificent carved ceilings, New Zealand antiques.and breathtaking views, Larnach Castle offers you a vision.of the past and present. .Toda... more

Monastery of 10,000 buddhas.

Monastery of 10,000 buddhas.

High above a lush hillside in the New Territories town of Sha Tin, the Monastery of Ten Thousand Buddhas is one of the most dramatic sacred sites in Hong Kong. I managed to visit the monastery before the start ... more

Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery

Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery

Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery is a Buddhist temple in Sha Tin, Hong Kong. It is located at 220 Pai Tau Village, Sha Tin. It is not an actual monastery as there are no resident monks and is managed by laypersons.

Black Swan.

Black Swan.

Native or introduced?..About 100 black swans were brought to the South Island from Australia in the 1860s, and the species has traditionally been regarded as introduced. However, numbers have increased faster t... more

Fantail NZ

Fantail NZ

Known for its friendly ‘cheet cheet’ call and energetic flying antics, the aptly named fantail is one of the most common and widely distributed native birds on the New Zealand mainland...It is easily recognized... more

Australasian crested grebe

Australasian crested grebe

The Australasian crested grebe is majestic and distinctive diving bird that is usually seen on the southern lakes of New Zealand where it breeds. It has a slender neck, sharp black bill and head with a distinct... more

Armillaria novae-zelandiae

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

Armillaria novaezelandiae

Armillaria novaezelandiae

Armillaria novae-zelandiae is a species of mushroom in the Physalacriaceae family. This plant pathogen species is one of three Armillaria species that have been identified in New Zealand.

Karaka. Corynocarpaceae

Karaka. Corynocarpaceae

Karaka or New Zealand Laurel (Corynocarpus laevigatus) is an evergreen tree of the family Corynocarpaceae endemic to New Zealand. It is common throughout the North and South Islands to Banks Peninsula (43°45′S)... more

Blackeyed Susans.

Blackeyed Susans.

Black-eyed Susans are flowering plants that grow over three feet tall. They have green leaves up to six inches long...Black-eyed Susans grow in open woods, gardens, fields, and roadsides. They grow quickly in j... more

Magnolia. Campbellii.

Magnolia. Campbellii.

Magnolia campbellii, Campbell's Magnolia, is a species of Magnolia that grows in sheltered valleys in the Himalaya from eastern Nepal, Sikkim and Assam, India, east to southwestern China and south to northern Myanmar.

Taratahi Sunrise.

Taratahi Sunrise.

Dahlia is a genus of bushy, tuberous, herbaceous perennial plants native mainly in Mexico, but also Central America, and Colombia.

Russell Lupins.

Russell Lupins.

Russell lupins produce long, colourful flower heads. The flowers are pea-like and come in a variety of colours; blue, purple, orange, yellow, pink, white or a mixture of two colours. These flowers appear from S... more

Budding azaleas.

Budding azaleas.

Azaleas are flowering shrubs comprising two of the eight subgenera of the genus Rhododendron: the Tsutsuji and Pentanthera. Azaleas bloom in spring, their flowers often lasting several weeks. Shade tolerant, th... more

Built in Brick.

Built in Brick.

A brick is a block or a single unit of a kneaded clay-bearing soil, sand and lime, or concrete material, fire hardened or air dried, used in masonry construction. Fired brick are the most numerous type and are ... more

St Pauls  Dunedin.

St Pauls Dunedin.

On 8 June 1915, the foundation stone of the new cathedral was laid. Huge foundations, large piers and a tremendous vaulted ceiling, the only one in stone in New Zealand, rose from the ground, forming the new ca... more

Cruising Hong Kong Harbour.

Cruising Hong Kong Harbour.

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

Cruising Milford Sound NZ

Cruising 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

Male mallard duck.

Male mallard duck.

The Mallard or Wild Duck (Anas platyrhynchos) is a dabbling duck which breeds throughout the temperate and subtropical Americas, Europe, Asia, and North Africa, and has been introduced to New Zealand and Austra... more

Magnolia bud.

Magnolia bud.

Magnolia is a large genus of about 210 flowering plant species in the subfamily Magnolioideae of the family Magnoliaceae. It is named after French botanist Pierre Magnol...Magnolia is an ancient genus. Appearin... more

Horse ploughing.

Horse ploughing.

The plough (UK) or plow (US; both /ˈplaʊ/) is a tool (or machine) used in farming for initial cultivation of soil in preparation for sowing seed or planting to loosen or turn the soil. Ploughs are traditionally... more

Pinwheels  for sale Hong Kong.

Pinwheels for sale Hong Kong.

A pinwheel is a children's toy that spins when blown.

Burma Star.

Burma Star.

Large apricot-yellow,fragrant flowers set against vigorous upright glossy foliage.

Shepherd's shelter.

Shepherd's shelter.

The shepherd's hut was used in the 19th and 20th century by shepherds during sheep raising and lambing. They were also used while moving flocks around for "natural fertilizer" purposes. Shepherd's huts often ha... more

Cortinarius porphyroideus

Cortinarius porphyroideus

Cortinarius porphyroideus, commonly known as purple pouch fungus, is a secotioid species of fungus found in Australia and in beech forests of New Zealand. It was one of six species that appeared as part of a se... more

suikerbossie" (sugarbush) Protea .

suikerbossie" (sugarbush) Protea .

This sturdy, dense shrub produces fairly large flowers ranging in colour from cream to deep red either during summer or during winter, depending on the variant grown. It is an excellent addition to any "wild-li... more

Lakes at the Groynes.Christchurch.

Lakes at the Groynes.Christchurch.

Named after the large concrete blocks that jut out into the Otukaikino Creek, The Groynes is a recreational area just north of central Christchurch, with the creek as its central feature. Cut off from the Waima... more

Old Government  Buildings

Old Government Buildings

The Government Buildings at 28-30 Cathedral Square were .designed in 1909 to accommodate many of the Government .Departments in Christchurch. It has served that role for .seventy years yet shows little evidence... more

Lichen on tree.

Lichen on tree.

Algae, lichens and moss are non-parasitic plant-like organisms that colonise bark, rock and other hard surfaces. Lichens and algae are often mistaken for a fungal disease but, fortunately, they do not harm plan... more

High and the Mighty.

High and the Mighty.

Larix decidua, common name European larch, is a species of larch native to the mountains of central Europe, in the Alps and Carpathian Mountains, with disjunct lowland populations in northern Poland and souther... more

Among the Silver birches.

Among the Silver birches.

Betula pendula (silver birch) is a species of tree in the family Betulaceae, native to Europe, though in southern Europe it is only found at higher altitudes.[citation needed] Its range extends into southwest A... more

Red Billed Gull

Red Billed Gull

The Red-billed Gull (Chroicocephalus scopulinus), once also known as the Mackerel Gull, is a native of New Zealand, being found throughout the country and on outlying islands including the Chatham Islands and s... more

Trams Hong Kong.

Trams Hong Kong.

Take a step back in time and explore the bustling north corridor of Hong Kong Island aboard one of the city's historic trams. These double-decker streetcars have been travelling through Hong Kong's busiest thor... more

Mitchell auto.

Mitchell auto.

Mitchell-Lewis Motor Company was founded in 1900 in Racine, Wisconsin as a motorcycle maker spin-off from the wagon maker Mitchell & Lewis Company Ltd. The company began manufacturing automobiles in 1903. The w... more

1930 Model A Ford

1930 Model A Ford

Superficially identical to the early 1928-1929 Ford Model A/AA trucks, the 1930-1931 Ford Model A trucks were changed considerably under the skin..Alterations included lower, wider fenders; a higher hoodline; s... more

1924 Overland Tourer Model 91

1924 Overland Tourer Model 91

Willys was the brand name used by Willys-Overland Motors, an American automobile company best known for its design and production of military Jeeps (MBs) and civilian versions (CJs) during the 20th century.