News and general comment on what is happening with my photography and the Photo Gallery.

Wall art on old Kaikohe Hotel

Walls of Kaikohe

Over recent years many of the walls in Kaikohe have been decorated with paintings. The featured image of the painting on the wall of the old Kaikohe Hotel was the first major artwork done in Kaikohe back in 2013 but has since been lost as the hotel was demolished a year later. In the years …

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Wall art on old Kaikohe Hotel

Walls Of Kaikohe Gallery

Walls Of Kaikohe A look at some of the wall art around Kaikohe. Please respect the copyright of the original artists and do not take any of these images for use anywhere. Wall art on old Kaikohe Hotel Kaikohe Wall of Fame plaque Wall art in Kaikohe. Marino Court. Wall art in Kaikohe. Marino Court. …

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Tractor using a Kuhn HR 5003 DR 5 meter hydraulic folding power

Northland Field Days 2007

Northland Field Days March 2007 visit to the Northland Field Days at Dargaville Racecourse Clydesdales hauling wagon Clydesdales hauling wagon Clydesdales hauling wagon Band perfoming country music Demonstration Demonstration Having fun on loose soil Hyundai digger – big boys toys Mr Whippy – the ice cream man Fun for the children Bell 206 Jetranger helicopter …

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Water lilies

Wrights Watergardens

Wrights Watergardens A stunning and picturesque watergarden located 45 minutes south of Auckland city at Patumahoe. Ponds, colourful gardens and winding pathways surround the iconic Mauku Waterfall. The garden is a great location for day visits, retreats, weddings and special occasions. Wrights Watergardens, Patumahoe Wrights Watergardens, Patumahoe Boardwalk at Wrights Watergardens Cactii Cactus flower Wrights …

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Cape Reinga lighthouse

Cape Reinga

Cape Reinga A collection of photos taken at Cape Reinga, Northland, New Zealand

Gannet in flight

Muriwai Gannet Colony

Muriwai Gannet Colony Muriwai beach, Northland, New Zealand Motutara island – gannet nesting colony Motutara island – gannet nesting colony Information sign at the Gannet colony Gannet nesting colony on the mainland Gannet nesting colony – Muriwai Muriwai gannet colony Gannet nesting colony on the mainland Looking south from the gannet colony Gannets resting and …

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Sunset at the Omapere wharf

Chasing a Sunset – Omapere

I had a trip planned for Wednesday 16th May to visit Omapere when the sun would be setting more or less in line with the wharf. I worked this out using the Photographers Ephemeris. As it happened I decided to do this trip on Tuesday instead, which turned out perfectly as the sunset on Tuesday was …

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Kawakawa Main street

Kawakawa Visit

On Saturday, 19th September, I spent some time in Kawakawa with a few members of the Bay of Islands/Kaikohe Photography Club. From 10 until noon we roamed around the centre of town and the railway station photographing everything that took our attention. The weather which has not been the best lately held up with no …

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