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Kai Iwi beach

A colossal squid, whitebait fritters & bluff oysters

June 9th 2014
For the first official weekend in winter I made a quick visit to New Zealand, which was unseasonably warm. By unseasonably warm I mean that I didn’t need to wear more than one jersey and I could still feel my fingers and toes. It was Rod's first ever visit to New Zealand and I was trying to fit a lot in to a weekend visit. We visited Wellington, Martinborough, not to be confused with Marton, wh ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Wellington

New Zealand Flag The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about A.D. 800. In 1840, their chieftains entered into a compact with Britain, the Treaty of Waitangi, in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria while retaining territorial rights. In that same year... ... read more
15th July 2014

Home sweet home
Fantastic that you can take these quick trips home every now and then Rachael to check the family is still missing you. Fabulous spot for a beach house...great shot. Does West Coast mean kamikase sandflies or is that only South Island?
3rd August 2014

Kai Iwi Beach
Brings back memories from my youth living 20 minutes from here.
3rd August 2014

Small world!
It's a beautiful part of the world that's for sure. A typical West Cost beach, which is really quite special I think. Glad to bring you the memories!

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