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Nihotupu Falls

March 22, 2016 - I didn't realise we had so many waterfalls around the Auckland area until I started exploring. Some waterfalls I had bee...
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Fallen Log

March 19, 2016 - I'd first seen this log over this stream when I was hiking along this track with my son. I returned today with my a7R ra...
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A trip to Fairy Falls

October 21, 2015 - My last two attempts to photograph the Fairy Falls (in the Waitekere Ranges) were thwarted by the weather. On the first...
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Auckland Waterfalls: Omeru

August 27, 2015 - It was another quick trip to the Omeru Reserve before work yesterday. There's a couple of good ways to start the work da...
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Forest Stream Goodness

August 23, 2015 - There are a good number of local forest reserves around the North Shore. These are nice to escape into, and for a while,...
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The return to Piha

July 07, 2015 - I'm trying to spend more time over the next three days taking photos. It kind of helps that it is the school holidays. T...
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When it rains

May 28, 2015 - With the weather news in India and Texas, it's been easy to overlook that a few days ago, the largest storm on earth was...
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A short sojourn in Birkenhead

May 03, 2015 - I took the youngest to an all days sports event in Birkenhead on Sunday. It wasn't really one of those spectator type ev...
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Oakley Creek Waterfall

April 26, 2015 - One of the kids had arranged a viewing of Marvel's Age of Ultron on Sunday with friends. The cinema chosen was Henderson...
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April Foolishness: Pic 2

April 04, 2015 - This is a scene from Lucas Creek, in Albany, Auckland. It's a few minutes from where I work, so I made a diversion on th...
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Up the creek

February 22, 2015 - I was staring at the computer monitor. The words for my book chapter I am writing were not flowing. Outside, the cicadas...
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A winter visit to Waterfall Gully

June 28, 2014 - Youngest child had a 'thing' on the Whangaparoa Peninsular on Saturday morning. So we ventured north at a pre-dawn hour...
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An NZ maelstrom

November 13, 2013 - The Huka Falls is in a narrow ravine that connects Lake Taupo with the Waikato River. At this point you get to see what...
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More pics from Monday

July 10, 2013 - And we have three more photos from the hike along the Mokora Stream near Muriwai. As with all of these pics, an essentia...
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Going feral again

July 07, 2013 - Well students are turning up next week for the new semester. This motivated an escape back up to the Mokoroa Stream near...
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Film is still alive!

April 11, 2013 - It's easy to forget in this world of digital photography, iPhones and the like, that film still exists and people still...
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Scenic photos from Mokoroa #Stream

September 07, 2012 - This is definitely one of the most picturesque nature reserves I've visited in the West Auckland area. It's sometimes ha...
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Take me to the river: Mokoroa #Waterfall

September 05, 2012 - The Mokoroa Stream includes a waterfall. In fact, it consists of twin falls as two streams feed into it. This fall is...
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Relax- Mokoroa #Stream

September 04, 2012 - While the earlier post showed some more dynamic sections of the Mokoroa Stream, there are also much more placid sections...
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Time for a cool change

September 02, 2012 - Last Wednesday in Auckland had the coincidence of clear skies, cool temperatures and a study-break on campus. I put in f...
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