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Old Apr 20th 2007, 10:43 am
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I have spent most of this gorgeous sunny day on Maraetai Beach with friends.... and all of our kids had great fun in the park and on the beach. Stupidly I didnt remember to put any suncream on myself..... Youre not seeing pictures of me, I look like a right beetroot face!!
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Old Apr 20th 2007, 12:20 pm
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I have spent most of this gorgeous sunny day on Maraetai Beach with friends.... and all of our kids had great fun in the park and on the beach. Stupidly I didnt remember to put any suncream on myself..... Youre not seeing pictures of me, I look like a right beetroot face!!
nice, here's hoping that weather continues over the w/e......
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Old Apr 20th 2007, 12:32 pm
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sunset from plimmerton beach
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Old Apr 20th 2007, 9:38 pm
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sunset from plimmerton beach
Thats a beautiful photo. That coastline is fantastic for sunsets, got a few photos of it myself................well, more like hundreds!
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Old Apr 22nd 2007, 12:08 am
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A few from yesterday afternoon on the way to Kapiti Coast



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Old Apr 22nd 2007, 2:06 am
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Testing to see if I resized this to a good size. This is Rakaia Gorge in Canterbury.
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Old Apr 22nd 2007, 2:34 am
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OK Seemed to work, here are two more from Easter Monday's drive to Rakaia, about 1 hour from Christchurch, at least our part of it.
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Old Apr 22nd 2007, 7:14 am
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Looking at Auckland from Devonport - yesterday
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Old Apr 27th 2007, 10:38 pm
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Looks like Autumn has arrived





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Old Apr 29th 2007, 3:39 am
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Tui



Tree fern from above




Anyone know what this is?

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Old Apr 29th 2007, 6:40 am
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It's a Lorikeet.
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Old Apr 29th 2007, 6:49 am
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Ooops, not a Lorikeet, it's a Rosella.
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Old Apr 29th 2007, 10:35 am
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Ahhhhh.....I see that the Kywy Tourist Board have hijacked the thread!

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Old Apr 29th 2007, 10:37 am
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Ahhhhh.....I see that the Kywy Tourist Board have hijacked the thread!

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Burt, wrong thread my love: yours is the REAL New Zealand Picture Thread..........looking forward to more from you!
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Old Apr 29th 2007, 11:50 pm
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Ooops, not a Lorikeet, it's a Rosella.
So it is - Eastern Rosella.

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