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July 15th 2010
Published: July 14th 2010
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Took drive north to see Gamut colony on rocks beside great beach. Stopped in Helensville for tea and cake. This morning had terrific dawn walk through park. I'm flying to Christchurch tomorrow to tackle South Island in winter.


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GamutsGamuts
Gamuts

The colony on rocks. They fly to Australia each year and only 25% return.
TilesTiles
Tiles

The information on the tiles was a mixture of poetry and awe and touristy facts. Quite unique. Other countries should follow this model
SurfSurf
Surf

Pounding surf, in places like this, is music to the ears.
ShorelineShoreline
Shoreline

Beautiful, eh?
ChallengeChallenge
Challenge

These birds live challenging lives, born on flat surfaces at the edge of cliffs, destined to fly thousands of miles each year.
RocksRocks
Rocks

What a beautiful sunny day it was.
BeachBeach
Beach

Wow! If we had time we would have walked along the beach.
SunSun
Sun

I wonder how fast I'll lose my tan in this weather.....not for awhile
Servas FriendsServas Friends
Servas Friends

Great program, terrific people.
MonumentMonument
Monument

On top of ancient volcano, great views of Auckland
HomeHome
Home

For two days. Tomorrow I fly to Christchurch.
MailboxesMailboxes
Mailboxes

Funky boxes. Most houses are made of wood.
Morning Morning
Morning

A scene from early morning hike through parks and to outdoor gym equipment.


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