Author Archives: Chaz

Helicopters

RiverFire is on Saturday so the helicopters are practising today.

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Misty Morning

With cranes! 

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Jungle

There were a number of plans. Originally we were going to spend a couple of days in Canberra to do the museums and galleries. An alternative was to spend a few civilised days in Noosa. Then one of the myriad … Continue reading

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Birthday!

It’s my birthday so we bunked off work and went to the zoo.                  

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Almost home

     

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Rotorua

The throbbing metropolis of Rotorua on a kicking Monday night.         We saw more birds than people on the walk to the pub. Keep it real, Rotorua.

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Rotorua Birds

Dozens of red-billed gulls and pied cormorants are nesting on a tiny islet a few meters from the shore at Sulphur Point in Rotorua. The wind was offshore, bringing the hellish stench of Satan’s flatulence from the geothermal features to … Continue reading

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Leander  Class Prop

Prop from HMNZS Canterbury (F421), a Leander Class frigate built in 1969 by Yarrow Shipbuilders. She served in the NZ Navy until 2005.      

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Storm Season

It’s going to get wet.       Twenty minutes later:      

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Eye Contact

I was editing the pictures from the zoo, deep in the geekery of levels and saturation and tone colour. I glanced back at this image and my visceral, limbic predator response fired. “I have been spotted by an apex predator … Continue reading

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