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Photography is one great passion of mine. The camera goes every where with me (as does my silver wine goblet) so I have hundreds of photos ready for you to check out. My focus to capture the bea

Going Black and White 

West Coast Auckland NZ

Come Play Hauraki Gulf Islands.

You may like to check out the Recent Post Camping at Motuora Island Hauraki Gulf

This is a magic Island just out from Auckland. You need a boat to get there even though it is just out from local  beaches, say 10 min by boat, off the North Islands mainland east coast. Take a look


An Island for fishing , swimming, walking, diving, kayaking and relaxing in the sand. That is when you can put the camera down.

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Matakohe Kauri Museum North Auckland

You will love this Museum with early NZ history and the Great Kauri and and huge collection of gum.

Kauri Museum


 Stick around and come for the ride with so many posts to come.